Category: Editorials

The Miss Madison County Pageant is this weekend

Emerald G. Parsons Baby to Junior Miss Pageant – 10 a.m. Miss and Teen Miss Pageant – 4 p.m. The annual Miss Madison County and Baby Miss Madison County pageants will be held this Saturday at the Madison County Central School. The “Baby to Junior Miss” pageant will begin at 10 a.m and wrap-up around…

Diann Douglas For the fifth year, Madison County Extension office will be hosting an IRS Voluntary Income Tax Assistance (VITA) site.   Over forty years ago, VITA began; training volunteers to process tax returns for low and moderate income people.  What started as a small opportunity for college students has expanded into a national program,…

Leslie McLeod I worry constantly about what the future holds for our children, especially for our first born. Having a child with special needs and having one without, there are major differences when it comes to what we as parents worry about with each one. With my daughter, I can picture her graduating high school…

Joe Boyles: Guest Columnist In all of my travels, I have never visited the state of Wisconsin.  Someday, I hope to rectify that omission.  I’ve always admired the fight song of the university, “On Wisconsin.”  I would label that music as iconic.  I do know that the Badger state played a crucial role in the…