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  • Sewer rate increases should be expected later this year after Madison City Council members approved a preliminary report for a multi-million dollar project to address long-term upgrades to the city’s wastewater treatment plant.
  • Madison to seek state designation
    Mayor Damon Welch said during Tuesday’s City Council meeting that the city will submit a letter of interest for the “Stellar Community” designation through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs at the end of April.
    Hanover’s town council swore in the police department’s newest officer Tuesday night during its regular meeting. Isaac Salters, 26, graduated from the Southwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in November of 2015.
    Mayor Damon Welch and city council members honored two local teams and an individual who excelled in sports this season.
  • Hanover baseball rallied from a three-run deficit in the top of the sixth inning to tie Tuesday’s conference opener over Transylvania 4-4 in Lexington, Ky.

    But that’s as far as the Panthers’ comeback went.
  • Carroll County baseball notched its first win in four games Tuesday and the Panthers’ slugging senior pitcher left his mark all over the victory in Owenton, Ky.
    As his time with Scout Troop 717 comes to a close, Fisher DeWitt wanted to mark his participation with a project that would benefit the community in a place he enjoys.
  • Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame calls for Class of 2017 nominations
    The Indiana Military Veterans Hall of Fame is asking for nominations for its fourth class of veterans to honor. The not-for-profit organization honors Hoosier veterans for service during and after active duty.
  • Free event item listings must be in writing and hand-carried, mailed, faxed or e-mailed to The Madison Courier two weeks before the date of the activity or meeting. The Madison Courier is at 310 West St., Madison, IN 47250. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. The fax number is (812) 273-6903 and the e-mail address is zelda@madisoncourier.com.
    The first day of spring brought warmer temperatures to the Courierarea on Monday. Madison’s riverfront was busy with activity as walkers and runners enjoyed temperatures that reached well into the 60s.
  • Learning in the digital age will take a step forward in the Switzerland County School Corporation after organizers secured at $75,000 grant from the Indiana Department of Education.
  • Passport to future: Raise compassionate kids
    Compassion is a far better attitude than not caring. Tolerance is a far better attitude than intolerance. Love is far better than hate. Generous is far better than stingy. The list of good personal attributes we want children to develop goes on and on.
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Events for 3/23/2017

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 3/23/2017
Start Time: 3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM
End Time: 3/23/2017 12:00:00 AM
— Southwestern softball, Tennessee Tournament, TBA
— Hanover College women’s lacrosse hosts Transylvania (Ky.), 4 p.m.
— Trimble Co. girls tennis at Spencer Co., 5 p.m.
— Carroll Co. baseball hosts Gallatin Co., 5:30 p.m.
— Trimble Co. baseball hosts Henry Co., 5:30 p.m.
— Carroll Co. boys & girls tennis hosts Shelby Co., 6 p.m.
— Carroll Co. softball hosts Boone Co., 6 p.m.
Volleyball Clinic at 5:30 PM on 8/15/2016
Start Time: 8/15/2016 5:30:00 PM
Location: Brown Gym
100 Broadway
Madison, IN 47250
End Time: 8/15/2016 8:30:00 PM
Madison Parks Department in conjunction with Hanover College head volleyball coach Peter Preocanin will hold a volleyball clinic for fourth, fifth and sixth graders Monday and Tuesday at the Brown Gymnasium.
The clinic runs 5:30 to 8:30 nightly with instruction building throughout the program.
Cost is $50 made payable to Peter Preocanin.

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