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  • Cops Cycling for Survivors
    Courier Staff Report
    Friday, July 22, 2016 3:00 PM
    Members of Cops Cycling for Survivors rolled into Jefferson County Thursday morning during the group’s annual ride to honor fallen police officers and their families from across the state of Indiana.
  • World’s biggest marble hunt
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, July 21, 2016 3:03 PM
    While the latest craze has people glued to their phones finding imaginary creatures in the real world, a large group of artists want to bring the hunt for treasure to life with an old school twist.
  • Discover the region with day trips
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, July 21, 2016 3:02 PM
    In a continuing series, one local business is sponsoring trips around the region highlighting arts, culture, sports and history.
  • Pre-sale wristbands available through Aug. 1 for festival
    Thursday, July 21, 2016 3:01 PM
    Pre-sale tickets for the 2016 Madison Ribberfest, scheduled for Aug. 19 and 20 in Bicentennial Park, are available for $20.
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 3:02 PM
    Bees land on flowers in the Lanier Mansion’s garden Tuesday afternoon. The garden provides plenty of feeding opportunities – including dozens of daisies and other flowers – for the bees during the summer months as they help pollenate crops and other plants in area gardens.
  • Wednesday, July 20, 2016 3:01 PM
    Four days have been scheduled this fall for the annual deer hunts at a number of Indiana’s state parks. The Indiana Department of Natural Resources says it is accepting online applications through the agency’s website from hunters who want to take part in the hunts planned for Nov. 14-15 and Nov. 28-29.
  • Do you Pokémon Go?
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 12:00 PM
    The Madison Courier office, much like the rest of the world, has been taken over by Pokemon Go. We even have a PokeStop in our parking lot!

    Has the search for Pikachu taken over your life? Caught one too many Weedles? Did a Pinsir run away? Are you spending all your free time on Vaughn Drive waiting for a lure? Do you actually know how to use a gym? Want to tell us about it?
  • MCHS CLASS OF 1969
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:03 PM
    The Madison Consolidated High School class of 1969 held a 65th birthday celebration on June 29.
  • Pets of the Week - July 19, 2016
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:02 PM
    Tango is waiting for someone special to adopt him. He is a 3- to 5-year-old Corgi mix who likes going for walks and enjoys being outdoors. He is affectionate and likes children too.
  • Explore emotions, experiences through books
    Kendal Rautzhan
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:01 PM
    Friendship, companionship, love, reassurance, acknowledgement, a sense of belonging – these and other feelings are part of the human condition, regardless of a person’s age. Our need for these things never ends, but our understanding of them grows as we mature.
    Monday, July 18, 2016 3:02 PM
    The American Queen docked for a few hours in Madison on Sunday for the first time this year. The paddlewheel riverboat brought dozens of onlookers to the riverfront throughout the day. Those still around as the boat set off for Cincinnati around 4 p.m. heard a variety of tunes played on the paddlewheel’s calliope. The American Queen will again pass through the area this week as another tour returns to the St. Louis area.
  • Trimble property recognized for role in Underground Railroad
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Monday, July 18, 2016 3:01 PM
    It might seem unusual to honor the history of a place where slaveholders lived, but those places are also a part of the story of the Underground Railroad.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, July 16, 2016 10:02 AM
    Janet McIntosh, of Bad Apple Mac’s restaurant, has received the Start-up Entrepreneurship Award from the Indiana Office of Small Business and Entrepreneurship.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, July 16, 2016 10:01 AM
    Dr. Russell Gornichec and Dr. Thomas Barley have joined the King’s Daughters’ Health medical staff.
    Friday, July 15, 2016 12:00 PM
    Last minute grooming was in order for nearly every cow at the fairgrounds in the minutes leading up to Thursday’s Jefferson County 4-H beef show. As young calves waited their turn for a quick bath ahead of being shown, young future 4-H’ers Lance and Baylor Hubbard watched the ongoing show through a gate on one end of the arena.
  • BYOB: Brew your own beer
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, July 14, 2016 3:03 PM
    Ale. Brew. Suds. From it’s inception thousands of years ago, beer making has moved from simple at-home operations to mass-produced labels. Today, more than ever, beer making is moving back into the hands of the individual as homebrewers grow in numbers.
  • Madison’s first ‘comic con’
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Thursday, July 14, 2016 3:02 PM
    If you’ve ever wanted to go to the comics conventions, known as Comic Cons, held in major U.S. cities, next week is your chance to get up close and personal with comics celebrities without leaving Madison.
  • Arts in the Park
    Thursday, July 14, 2016 3:01 PM
    In a continuing series of events to honor the 100-year anniversary of Indiana State Parks, a free concert will be held at Clifty Falls State Park this weekend. Bloomington musician Craig Brenner will perform at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Clifty Falls campground amphitheater in a show that should entertain audiences of all ages.

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