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  • Bolinger explains Yancey decision
    The position of alumni relations and community outreach coordinator is one of three new positions that are to be integrated into the Madison Consolidated Schools, Superintendent Ginger Studebaker-Bolinger told The Madison Courier on Monday.
  • Union rep: Hope  for agreement with Grote, avoid strike
    A representative for the Indiana International Association of Machinists Local 153 said he hopes a strike can be avoided at Grote Industries as contract negotiations continue.
  • Campbellsburg man accused of shooting, killing roommate
    A Jeffersonville man, who has relatives in the Madison area, was found dead of a gunshot wound on Jan. 12 and his roommate has been charged with the murder.
  • HomeStreet/Miss Madison sweeps top H1 awards
    The U-1 Miss HomeStreet Bank/Miss Madison Racing Team was the big winner at the annual H1 Unlimited Champions Gala at the Marriott Hotel on Seattle on Saturday.
  • Switzerland County turned the ball over 26 times and trailed at every quarter break in a 55-40 loss at New Washington in girls basketball on Saturday.
  • In a program first, Switzerland County’s wrestling team had two grapplers reach the championship round of the Southern Indiana Wrestling Conference meet at Southwestern on Saturday.
    Southwestern High School has announced candidates for homecoming royalty ahead of Saturday’s boys basketball game against Austin. Winners will be crowned after the 7:30 p.m. junior varsity game.
  • Pets of the Week - January 17, 2017
    Nico is looking for a new home that will give him a comfy spot. He is an independent brown tabby who is very unhappy at the shelter. Rex is a little guy who loves meeting new people. He has a fun, playful personality and gets along with everyone. He likes to cuddle up on the couch. The Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter currently has 10 dogs or puppies, and 11 cats or kittens available. Pictures of additional pets waiting for adoption can be viewed at www.sisaveapet.com.
  • Books to excite the childhood imagination
    Albert Einstein wrote, “Imagination is everything. It is the preview of life’s coming attractions.” Well said, Albert. Everyone possesses imagination, some more than others. After all, if humans had no imagination our species wouldn’t have survived.
  • Push forward; put differences aside
    Clergy, law enforcement and members of the public gathered Monday for a special service to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Indianapolis minister Ahmad Perry spoke to those in attendance at Trinity United Methodist Church during a service that also included prayer and song.
    Students and faculty made a short trip Monday around the Hanover College campus for an annual “marade” to honor Martin Luther King Jr. The march and parade hybrid made stops around campus for readings by students that included quotes from King and gave a look into the history of the civil rights movement.
  • Kentucky state Sen. Paul Hornback and state Rep. Rick Rand will visit Trimble County to meet with constituents at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the conference room at the judge’s office in Bedford, Ky. to discuss issues facing both houses during the 2017 legislative session in Frankfort.
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Celebrity Birthdays at 3:50 PM on 10/21/2016
Start Time: 10/21/2016 3:50:00 PM
Actress Joyce Randolph (“The Honeymooners”) is 92. Keyboardist Manfred Mann is 76. Guitarist Steve Cropper of Booker T. and the MG’s is 75. Singer Elvin Bishop is 74. TV judge Judy Sheindlin (“Judge Judy”) is 74. Actor Everett McGill (“Twin Peaks”) is 71. Trumpeter Lee Loughnane of Chicago is 70. Actor Dick Christie (“The Bold and the Beautiful”) is 68. Charlotte Caffey of The Go-Go’s is 63. Actress Carrie Fisher is 60. Guitarist Steve Lukather of Toto is 59. Singer-bassist Nick Oliveri of Queens of the Stone Age is 45. Charlie Lowell of Jars of Clay is 43. Actor Jeremy Miller (“Growing Pains”) is 40. Matthew Ramsey of Old Dominion is 39. Actor Will Estes (“American Dreams”) is 38. Actor Michael McMillian (“True Blood”) is 38. TV personality Kim Kardashian is 36. Actor Matt Dallas is 34.
Courierarea Sports at 12:00 AM on 1/17/2017
Start Time: 1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
End Time: 1/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
— Carroll Co. girls basketball hosts Owen Co., 6 p.m.
— Southwestern swimming, ORVC Meet at Southwestern, 6 p.m.
— Southwestern girls basketball at Rising Sun, 6:30 p.m.
— Madison girls basketball hosts Scottsburg, 7:30 p.m.
— Shawe girls basketball hosts Trinity Lutheran, 7:30 p.m.
— Switzerland Co. girls basketball hosts Jac-Cen-Del, 7:30 p.m.
— Carroll Co. boys basketball hosts Owen Co., 8 p.m.
Celebrate Recovery at 6:00 PM on 1/3/2017
Start Time: 1/3/2017 6:00:00 PM
Location: Hanover Baptist Church
151 West Main Street
Hanover, IN 47243
End Time: 1/3/2017 6:00:00 PM
Celebrate Recovery: The faith-based recovery program meets from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesdays at Hanover Baptist Church. For more information, call (812) 801-6008 or (812) 498-8982.

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