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  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:00 PM
    As if the heroin epidemic isn’t bad enough, a new even deadlier problem has surfaced too close to home. On Tuesday, Seymour police responded to several reports of heroin overdoses. It turns out the users had overdosed on heroin laced with Fentanyl.
  • Thursday, August 25, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: Good government requires changing operations, from time to time, to better serve and benefit its citizens. There are times however, when certain functions go above and beyond expectations and make government shine.
  • Head on down to Ribberfest
    OUR VIEW
    Friday, August 19, 2016 3:00 PM
    The smell of good food and the sound of great music will fill the air along Madison’s riverfront tonight and Saturday. The 15th annual Ribberfest returns to Madison.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: The Madison Teachers Association unanimously ratified this year’s contract with the Madison Consolidated Schools Corporation. It’s probably the best contract we’ve ratified in 20 years. It’s simpler and more understandable for teachers to figure out how much they will be paid, and the increments make sense at every level.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, August 18, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: Hillary Clinton has always wanted to be queen of America, and you know we have no queens in America.
  • OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, August 17, 2016 3:00 PM
    Jefferson County is blessed with many people who embrace volunteering. Our county has dozens of organizations that depend heavily on volunteer help.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, August 11, 2016 3:00 PM
    Although parents’ roles in their children’s learning evolves as kids grow, one thing remains constant: we are our children’s learning models. Our attitudes about education can inspire theirs and show them how to take charge of their own educational journey.
  • Monday, August 08, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: Your reporter Phyllis McLaughlin’s report on the Hanover Town Council meeting in the Thursday edition was superbly done.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, August 04, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: How do you plan to spend your extra second? According to the official timekeepers at the International Earth Rotation and Reference Systems Service, we have fallen one second behind and the mismatch will be resolved at 6:59:59 p.m. ET on Dec. 31. What will you do with your extra time?
  • OUR VIEW
    Tuesday, August 02, 2016 3:00 PM
    About 1,580 children died from abuse and neglect in the United States in 2014, according to childwelfare.gov. To put it another way: An average of four children died in our country daily that year from abuse or neglect.
  • OUR VIEW
    Monday, July 25, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: Vouchers have become the primary destruction force of public education. The AP report out of Indianapolis and reported in the Madison Courier on July 20, indicates vouchers have run up a $53.2 million deficit!
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, July 14, 2016 3:00 PM
    Many area businesses are looking forward to Friday’s 4-H livestock auction. The auction is an example of agriculture and commerce coming together to support the hard work of the 4-H members. Over the years, it has become an honor for a business to participate in the auction.
  • OUR VIEW
    Monday, July 11, 2016 3:00 PM
    The Jefferson County 4-H Fair has begun, and we agree that it’s one of the best parts of summer. We see families enjoying quality time together. We see young and old interacting and having a great time. Most importantly, we see youngsters who have dedicated themselves to the 4-H mission.
  • Friday, July 08, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: July 2nd was my husband Charlie’s bonus birthday.
  • Friday, July 08, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: It’s readily apparent which side of the political sense The Madison Courier favors. On two consecutive days this week, you’ve published very nasty, extremely ugly and distasteful, completely-without-a-hint-of-class cartoons about Hillary Clinton.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, July 02, 2016 10:00 AM
    The Fourth of July is a day to honor our great nation’s declaration that it would be free from the tyranny of the British Crown. The Declaration of Independence has served us well over the years, but make no mistake, we still have challenges to overcome.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, June 30, 2016 3:00 PM
    The message was simple, but in the midst of a presidential campaign filled with mean tweets, name-calling and a general air of nastiness, it sounded downright revolutionary — and refreshing. Be kind. Practice compassion.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, June 25, 2016 10:00 AM
    It’s time for the Madison Regatta Festival. The week-long festival kicks off today with the Little Miss and Pre-Teen Regatta pageants.
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: I am writing in response Madison Courier’s editorial The time has come to ban assault rifles. “A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed” – Amendment II to the Constitution.
  • OUR VIEW
    Tuesday, June 21, 2016 3:00 PM
    Packing up the gear and heading out for a day of fishing is a great way for families to spend quality time together. For those who already know the joys of fishing, and those who have never given it a try, the Big Oaks National Wildlife Refuge will host a “Take a Kid Fishing Day” from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, July 9.


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