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  • Carroll edges Trimble on 73-yd. TD with :24 left
    Friday night’s border battle between Trimble County and Carroll County — two teams both winless in the district and fighting for a final playoff spot — was a wild card playoff in every sense of the word so it was only fitting that the Panthers had to seize the 19-12 victory in a wild fight to the finish.
  • Cubs’ offense stalls in 17-7 playoff loss at Jennings Co.
    NORTH VERNON — Madison has been plagued by offensive woes all year long and on Friday it cost the Cubs in a season-ending loss at Jennings County.
  • Switzerland County’s second varsity football season came to an end with a 42-6 loss at Triton Central in the Class 2A Sectional 38 quarterfinals on Friday.
  • Calling all singers for the Messiah
    The Madison-Ohio Valley Community Chorus and Hanover College Concert Choir will begin rehearsals on Sunday, Nov, 6, for the annual performance of selections from Handel’s “Messiah.”
    Vernon Morris, a familiar face around downtown Madison, celebrated his 50th birthday Friday with a surprise party at The Madison Courier.
  • Looking Ahead items must be submitted in writing and hand-carried, mailed, faxed or e-mailed to The Madison Courier at least two weeks before the date of the activity, meeting or event. The Madison Courier is located at 310 West St., Madison, IN 47250. Office hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday. E-mail us at zelda@madisoncourier.com.
  • Christmas parade looking for entries, grand marshal nominations
    As October draws to a close, preparations are being made for Madison’s Very Merry Madison Christmas Parade. The parade will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 3 on Main Street from Jefferson to Mill streets. Organizers are seeking nominations for a grand marshal, parade participants and the city Christmas tree.
  • Bloomington musician Dakota Curtis, formerly of Madison, opened for singer and actor Rick Springfield on Oct. 7 in Watseka, Ill. at the Watseka Theatre.
  • Serendipity Gifts & Boutique has opened at 108 W. Main St. The shop, owned by Beth and Daniel Paden, specializes in women’s clothing, accessories and prom dresses and tuxedos.
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Courierarea Sports at 12:00 AM on 10/22/2016
Start Time: 10/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
End Time: 10/22/2016 12:00:00 AM
— Carroll Co. cross country, Carroll Co. Invitational, 10 a.m.
— Shawe/Lanesville volleyball vs. New Washington/South Central, IHSAA Class A Sectional at South Central, 10 a.m. (championship, 7 p.m.)
— Madison, Shawe, Southwestern, Switzerland Co. cross country, IHSAA Semistate at Brown Co., 11 a.m.
— Southwestern/Switzerland Co. volleyball vs. Austin/North Decatur, IHSAA Class 2A Sectional at North Decatur, 11 a.m. (championship, 7 p.m.)
— Hanover College volleyball hosts Anderson, 1 p.m.
— Hanover College women’s soccer at Defiance (Ohio), 1 p.m.
— Hanover College football hosts Earlham, 1:30 p.m.
— Hanover College men’s soccer at Defiance (Ohio), 3:30 p.m.
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.
PALS Fun Show 2016 - Bloomington at 10:00 AM on 10/22/2016
Start Time: 10/22/2016 10:00:00 AM
7644 West Elwren RoadBloomington, IN 47403
End Time: 10/22/2016 3:30:00 PM
Telephone: 8123362798
Email: cynthia@palstherapy.org
Website: http://palstherapy.org/news-events/the-fun-show/
The 2016 PALS Fun Show, taking place on Saturday, October 22th beginning at 10 am at the PALS Facility, offers the opportunity for all of PALS’ clients to participate in a day of therapeutic equine activities while family and friends cheer them on and witness the benefits of participation in our unique program! The event is FREE and open to the public. Please come enjoy refreshments from Great White Smoke and Zeitgeist Organic Creamery, engage in our family-friendly fall activities and celebrate the accomplishments of our wonderful clients!
Writers Guild at 11:00 AM on 10/22/2016
Start Time: 10/22/2016 11:00:00 AM
Location: Jefferson County Public Library - Madison Branch
420 West Main Street
Madison, IN 47250
End Time: 10/22/2016 12:00:00 PM
Telephone: 8122652744
Email: sarah@mjcpl.org
Website: www.mjcpl.org
Writers of all genres and levels of experience are welcome to attend. We do a writing prompt, get a writing assignment and help each other with current projects. The writing group is for ages 18+. The event is held in the Madison library conference room.
Pumpkin Crafts at 1:00 PM on 10/22/2016
Start Time: 10/22/2016 1:00:00 PM
Location: Jefferson County Public Library - Madison Branch
420 West Main Street
Madison, IN 47250
End Time: 10/22/2016 2:00:00 PM
Telephone: 8122652744
Email: sarah@mjcpl.org
Website: www.mjcpl.org
Adults are invited to come and make a couple cute pumpkin crafts to bring some fall cheer to their homes. This craft event is open to ages 18+. Call 812-265-2744 to reserve a spot. The event takes place at the Madison library.
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.
Southwestern High School Quarter Century Reunion at 6:00 PM on 7/30/2016
Start Time: 7/30/2016 6:00:00 PM
Location: Knights of Columbus
2250 Lanier Drive
Madison , IN 47250
End Time: 7/30/2016 11:59:00 PM
Telephone: 812-866-3609 or 701-3001
Southwestern Classes of 1960-1991 Knight of Columbus Madison Indiana 6 pm July 30.2016 $20.00 pre registration $ 25.00 at the door dinner will be served with a cash bar. entertainment by the Blue Hearts class pictures available that night

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