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  • Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:00 AM
    To the editor: School boards hire their superintendents. The superintendents report to the school board. The school board can, with adequate cause, dismiss the superintendent.
  • Tuesday, December 20, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: Your Friday editorial, concerning gerrymandering and originally published in a Fort Wayne newspaper, makes a logical case for public re-drawing of congressional districts, instead of the every-10-year task being done by the political party with a controlling interest in a particular state.
  • Wednesday, December 14, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: Donald Trump is president elect. There is a thrust in political circles and the liberally biased media to discredit his presidency.
    Monday, December 12, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: I am a mere mortal businessman compared to Donald Trump. I do not live in a gold tower with employees washing and kissing my feet or, with disagreeing employees kissing my … goodbye.
  • Tuesday, December 06, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: The staff and patients of Madison State Hospital would like to thank this wonderful community for all the generous support you have provided over several decades.
  • Tuesday, November 29, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: In a recent paper, there was a small article that made me smile. “Morgan & Nay receives honors”.
  • Thursday, November 10, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: The Salvation Army would like to thank the community for the ongoing support they have shown to us throughout the year.
  • Saturday, October 29, 2016 10:00 AM
    To the editor: With all of the festivals and publicity our community has experienced recently, I wanted to take this opportunity to acknowledge another “newsworthy” accomplishment.
  • Wednesday, October 19, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: This letter is in response to the Oct. 10, 2016, article entitled “Domestic Abuse Case Turns Fatal” and the comments of prosecutors Chad Lewis and D.J. Mote implying that Jefferson Superior Court Judge Michael J. Hensley failed to protect Laura Russell, who was my client in a separate divorce action.
  • Tuesday, October 04, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: As a retired clinical social worker recently relocated to the Madison area, I have become interested in the mayor’s plan to move the Senior Center from Main Street to a part of the Trilogy facility, on the lower level of River Terrace at the old KDH campus.
  • Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: The many Jefferson County residents who worked hard to organize a thoughtful, peaceful response to Saturday’s Klan rally write to thank you for your excellent coverage of the event.
  • Wednesday, September 21, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: (This is an) open letter from Jefferson County residents to Richard Preston, Larry Philmore, and the Confederate White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan We write this letter in anticipation of your proposed rally at Fireman’s Park in Madison, Indiana, on September 24, 2016.
  • Monday, September 12, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: I am deeply disturbed that the Madison Ministerial Association is planning a protest of the KKK protest. As Christians we are taught to love our enemies.
  • Monday, September 12, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: With the presence of the Ku Klux Klan at the Chautauqua festival, this raises some thoughts in my mind about where we are in our society and where we are headed.
  • Friday, September 09, 2016 3:00 PM
    To the editor: Dick Polman’s column about “False media equivalency helps Trump” intrigued me, as a retired newspaperman. In 40 years in the newsroom, I never heard the phrase “media equivalency.”
  • 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.
    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.
    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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
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