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  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, October 20, 2017 3:00 PM
    All of Indiana now knows what we’ve known for a long time ... Madison is a Stellar community. Years of hard work by many people in the city has culminated with Madison earning the designation of one of Indiana’s Stellar communities. Mayor Damon Welch got the news Wednesday during a phone call with Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch.
  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, October 13, 2017 3:00 PM
    Come down to Main Street on Saturday for Soup, Stew, Chili & Brew one of summer’s final festivals — or one of fall’s first festivals (depending on your seasonal preferences).
  • OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, October 4, 2017 3:00 PM
    Scott County became the face of the nation’s opioid epidemic with an HIV outbreak in 2015. Now the county has sued two drug manufacturers it alleges are responsible for the scourge.
  • OUR VIEW
    Monday, October 2, 2017 3:00 PM
    The news hasn’t been getting any better when it comes to the health of Hoosier children. The latest comes from the National Survey of Children’s Health that shows more than one-third of Indiana youth ages 10-17 are overweight or obese, and that Indiana has the ninth-highest youth obesity rate in the United States.
  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, September 29, 2017 3:00 PM
    Downtown Madison will be overflowing with people this weekend as the Chautauqua Festival of Art and Old Court Days are held. Today through Sunday, our city will host thousands of people in the annual fall celebrations of the arts.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, September 23, 2017 9:00 AM
    For several months, The Madison Courier news staff has been discussing how best to contribute to — or start — a dialogue about the growing number of suicides in our community.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, September 21, 2017 3:00 PM
    On Friday each of us will have a chance to strike a blow against cancer by participating in the Jefferson County Relay for Life.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, September 9, 2017 9:00 AM
    Many Hoosiers remember the story of Ryan White, a young boy from the Kokomo area who became an icon in the battle to understand HIV/AIDS, diseases we didn’t know much about in the  1980s.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, September 2, 2017 9:00 AM
    Politicians of every persuasion and at every level of government blowtificate mostly empty rhetoric about the need to create more jobs so that our economy can move forward.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, August 31, 2017 1:50 PM
    With summer unofficially over and children back in school, we hope their year is off to a great start. Unfortunately, bullying can ruin it.
  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, August 25, 2017 2:27 PM
    There’s no reason to travel too far this weekend to find a good time. From Madison to Neavill’s Grove to Vevay, there will be lots of family oriented events to enjoy.
  • OUR VIEW
    Monday, August 21, 2017 3:00 PM
    A Madison man’s 10-year sentence for meth-related crimes has been upheld by the Indiana Supreme Court.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, August 19, 2017 10:00 AM
    You don’t have to be a science geek to get excited about Monday’s solar eclipse. The eclipse will be visible in our area beginning at 2:27 p.m. and will last only a few minutes.
  • Worker training program welcomed
    OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, August 16, 2017 3:00 PM
    The state’s new workforce development initiative will give many Hoosiers the training they need to land good jobs they they previously weren’t qualified to fill.
  • OUR VIEW
    Tuesday, August 15, 2017 3:00 PM
    This year’s Ribberfest BBQ and Blues festival is only a few days away. On Friday and Saturday, the riverfront will be filled with the sounds of great music and the smell of some of the best barbecue you’ve ever eaten.
  • OUR VIEW
    Tuesday, August 8, 2017 3:00 PM
    As the new school year begins, there are some key lessons that children should learn to get them to and from school safely.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, August 3, 2017 3:00 PM
    The weather might suggest a visit to the pool would be in order. The calendar says otherwise, August has arrived and that means it’s back to school time for our children.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, July 22, 2017 10:00 AM
    Most stories that come our way aren’t going to change the course of mankind. Some stories just make us feel good. This particular story, as reported by the Associated Press in Indianapolis, had a sad beginning.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, July 15, 2017 10:00 AM
    The 2017 Jefferson County 4-H Fair ends today. As has been the case for decades, some of the finest youngsters in the county impressed us with their knowledge, dedication and drive.
  • OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, July 12, 2017 3:00 PM
    The country’s next surgeon general could be the man described as someone who “has his hands on the pulse of what’s going on in communities” and who “gets right out there at the grass roots levels and really identifies with the folks he needs to serve.”
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