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  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, April 29, 2016 3:00 PM
    Most of us who live in Madison know our city isn’t perfect … We never claimed that it was. But we recognize that is a darn good place to live and work.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, April 21, 2016 3:00 PM
    If you’re like most people who drive past the seemingly never-ending fence surrounding the Jefferson Proving Ground on U.S. 421 you think “that’s the place where they tested military weapons.”
  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, April 15, 2016 3:00 PM
    Big Brothers Big Sisters of Jefferson County will hold its annual Bowl For Kids’ Sake fundraiser on Saturday at Madison’s Ten Pin Alley. Money raised through pledges and donations help fund the group’s programs. Money generated from the event accounts for about 50 percent of the organization’s yearly budget.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, April 07, 2016 3:03 PM
    The new law that overhauls the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles makes a start at tackling the deeply entrenched problems at the state’s second largest agency.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, April 02, 2016 9:00 AM
    Hoosier motorists will have the opportunity to order a personalized license plate once again from the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles beginning Friday, The Associated Press reported.
  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, April 01, 2016 3:00 PM
    The percentage of adults with college degrees in Indiana has dropped over the last decade. The Hoosier State’s college attainment rate is 42nd in the nation.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, March 31, 2016 3:00 PM
    Prevent Child Abuse Awareness month kicks off on Friday. The annual designation is to call attention to a problem that continues to grow. Awareness is the first step in slowing the epidemic.
  • OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, March 30, 2016 3:00 PM
    It’s a big election year. Are you registered to vote? If you want to have your say, you must register. Eligible residents of Indiana must register by April 4 to be able to vote in the May 3 primary election.
  • Saturday, March 26, 2016 9:00 AM
    On Sunday, millions of people around the world will observe Easter, the Resurrection of Jesus Christ, whom Christians believe was the Son of God.
  • OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, March 23, 2016 3:00 PM
    It was a strange winter that passed through the Courierarea this year. One day snow, the next shirt-sleeve temperatures. Now, spring has arrived, and we can expect more rollercoaster weather.
  • OUR VIEW
    Monday, March 21, 2016 3:00 PM
    Our prayers go out to the family of Howard County sheriff’s deputy Carl Koontz who died Sunday after being shot at a home near Kokomo earlier in the day.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, March 17, 2016 3:00 PM
    For many Hoosiers senior citizens, going back to work is not an option - it’s a necessity. Re-entering the work marketplace can be daunting — even though many seniors spent decades working.
  • OUR VIEW
    Tuesday, March 15, 2016 3:00 PM
    The recently concluded short session of the Indiana General Assembly produced some important legislation and some that could be damaging. It also brought the demise of some promising and some ill-conceived bills.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, March 12, 2016 9:00 AM
    Journalism organizations across America — including The Madison Courier — observe Sunshine Week to promote open government and freedom of information. The week begins on Sunday.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, March 10, 2016 3:00 PM
    Out-of-the-box programs to combat drug abuse are often met with resistance. Take, for example, the free needle exchange that Gov. Mike Pence approved to combat the HIV epidemic in Scott County. Some believed that offering free needles with the intent of stopping the spread of the disease would encourage drug use.
  • OUR VIEW
    Thursday, March 03, 2016 3:00 PM
    Volunteers are needed to help with a clean-up effort on Hatcher Hill on Saturday, a step in the plan to connect the hilltop and downtown areas by a pedestrian pathway.
  • OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, March 02, 2016 3:00 PM
    Workforce development efforts in Southeast Indiana received a huge boost recently, receiving $1.8 million in funding from the Indiana Department of Workforce Development’s Skill Up Indiana program.
  • OUR VIEW
    Saturday, February 27, 2016 9:00 AM
    It’s not the most important issue the Indiana General Assembly has tackled this year, but legislation addressing how state office holders are described in laws is a small step in the march toward complete gender equality.
  • OUR VIEW
    Friday, February 26, 2016 3:00 PM
    So here we were, a divided country with a presidential primary, that many people find challenging, amusing, shocking, disgusting (select your own adjective). Then Justice Antonin Scalia dies at the age of 79, and we are reminded that there are serious issues out there and this will be the most consequential election in a long time.
  • OUR VIEW
    Wednesday, February 24, 2016 3:00 PM
    Imagine for a moment you work in Louisville every day and commute from Southern Indiana. It’s not a tough scenario for regular commuters to envision.


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