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  • Abigail Rae Walburn is Miss Madison  Regatta 2015

    After nearly three perfectly-poised hours, the 10 women competing for the title of Miss Madison Regatta 2015 were able to take a deep breath and find out which of them had been chosen to become queen.

  • Madison Police arrested a Canaan man Saturday morning after another man claimed to have been threatened with a knife.

  • Stretching before the trail hike

    Becky Staab, of Yoga In Madison, led a small group of amateur yogis on a hike up the Heritage Trail recently. The next yoga and hiking outing is planned for 8:30 a.m. on July 6. The event is open to the public.

  • Art Oberto’s ‘Thank You’ tour starts in Madison

    For over 40 years, Art “Oh Boy” Oberto has been a fixture at Unlimited hydroplane races. Walking around with his distinctive white suit and multi-colored hat, Oberto has always had a smile — and a multi-colored pen and beef jerky samples  — for every fan he has encountered.

  • Oberto leaving H1, Miss Madison

    The partnership between the Oberto Sausage Company and Miss Madison Racing will come to an end after this season, ending an association that has been one of the most successful in the history of the sport.

  • Reds get up by 8 runs, hang on 11-7 over Twins

    CINCINNATI — Billy Hamilton ran the Minnesota Twins into a hole so big they couldn’t get out of it.

  • Pets of the Week - June 30, 2015

    Tawyna came to the shelter in April with her kittens. They have all been adopted, and now she is looking for a home. The 1- to 2-year-old is very affectionate. She is a calico tabby. She and all adult cats that are not spayed or neutered are $25 off their fees. The Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter currently has more than 13 dogs and puppies, and 45 cats and kittens available. Pictures of additional pets waiting for adoption can be viewed at www.sisaveapet.com.


    The Madison Regatta Festival Baby and Cutie Pie Contest was held Sunday in Bicentennial Park. The event, which was in its second year as part of the festival, was held along with a kickoff party.

  • Leahighs celebrate 40th anniversary

    Richard and Susan Rowell Leahigh of Madison will celebrate their 40th anniversary Sunday. The couple married July 5, 1975, in Paris, Ind.

  • Books can help children explore bullying

    Occasionally being the brunt of someone’s nasty behavior doesn’t feel good but is manageable. Having to endure a constant diet of being bullied is quite a different story.

  • Fair Queen enjoys chance to be a role model

    In her first time competing in a pageant, Hanna Maria Doty navigated her way through an interview, then commanded attention on-stage before being crowned 2015 Jefferson County Fair Queen on Saturday.


    The Miss Preteen Regatta top three, left to right: winner, Gabriella Hembree; first runner-up, Syrenia Hardy; second runner-up, Chloe Ferris.

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