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  • FULL STEAM AHEAD?
    Danielle Grady
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:03 PM
    Jo Ann Schoen can’t remember a time when she didn’t love the Delta Queen. The 1920s-era steamboat used to dock in Louisville, causing Schoen and her siblings to crowd around their grandmother, begging for a trip to the river.
  • An offer too good to pass up
    Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:02 PM
    Area fire companies and the local American Red Cross have partnered for another safety campaign installing free smoke alarms.
  • Free tax assistance offered
    Tuesday, February 28, 2017 3:01 PM
    The Jefferson County United Way is offering a free tax preparation service at the Clearinghouse, 100 E. Second St.
  • Be a responsible digital citizen
    Monday, February 27, 2017 3:00 PM
    Switzerland County High School will host a educational presentation Thursday on safety, security and being a “responsible citizen” in the digital community.
  • Jefferson County’s Black History began with William Hood
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, February 25, 2017 10:02 AM
    During the past two decades, the depth of Jefferson County’s role in the anti-slavery movement and the Underground Railroad has unfolded, bringing forth a lot of information and focus on the history of the free blacks who lived here and worked inconspicuously with their white counterparts to help lead their enslaved brothers and sisters to freedom.
  • Help Historical Society research black history
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, February 25, 2017 10:01 AM
    While research has been focused intensely on Jefferson County’s role in black history during the pre- and post-Civil War era, there are many more important – yet largely untold – stories about the local African American community to be preserved.
  • A new approach to criminal justice
    Brett Eppley
    Friday, February 24, 2017 3:00 PM
    The Coalition for Teens and Young Adults invited a speaker “working on the front lines” for its Thursday night meeting.
  • Cast serves up ‘Death by Dessert’
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:03 PM
    The Southwestern High School Drama Club cooks up some fun this weekend with a dinner theater murder mystery. At 7 p.m. Friday, in the high school cafeteria the club will present “Death By Dessert.”
  • Indiana Wine Trail hosts Souper Saturday
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:02 PM
    A warm reception is a sure thing as the Indiana Wine Trail hosts its seventh annual “Souper Saturday” event this weekend.
  • Heaven’s Gait
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 3:02 PM
    Ellie Troutman is caring for 13 horses that were found neglected on a Trimble County farm as they recover from as variety of illnesses. From barely alive, one-by-one the horses are regaining their health. They’re not out of the woods yet, but the horses clearly are responding to the loving care from Troutman who understands that the pace of the recovery process is more of a trot than a gallop.
  • SHROUDED IN FOG
    Tuesday, February 21, 2017 3:01 PM
    The Courierarea woke up to a dense blanket of fog Monday with the worst of the cover in low-lying areas and along the Ohio River.
  • Children’s Advocacy Center to host fundraiser
    Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:03 AM
    The Children’s Advocacy Center of Southeastern Indiana will hold its third annual Mardi Gras Ball fundraiser this month. The event will be held from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. on Feb. 25 at the Lawrenceburg Event Center, 91 Walnut St.
  • Students host food drive at MCHS homecoming
    Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:02 AM
    Two local students will host a canned food drive at Madison’s homecoming Saturday as part of a community service project.
  • Prince of Peace plans auction dinner fundraiser
    Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:01 AM
    Prince of Peace Schools will hold its 27th annual auction dinner fundraiser this month with a Mardi Gras-themed event. The Mardi Gras Ball will be held at 6 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 at the Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club/Family & Community Center.
  • ‘Soft skills’ help students find success
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Friday, February 17, 2017 3:03 PM
    Being successful after high school, whether a graduate is college bound or directly entering the work force, requires many skills that aren’t always taught along with language, math, science or other core subjects.
  • Friday, February 17, 2017 3:02 PM
    MADISON — Wildlife officials say a black bear believed to be hibernating in southern Indiana will likely awaken soon from its winter slumber.
  • Friday, February 17, 2017 3:01 PM
    The Jefferson County Republican Party will hold a meeting to elect officers at 10 a.m. March 4 at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch, 420 W. Main St.
  • CAM senior organizer of Saturday benefit concert
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:03 PM
    A local student will put her musical talents to good use this weekend with a concert to benefit the Jefferson County Habitat for Humanity. Annamae Harmon, a senior at the Christian Academy of Madison, will host the concert at 2 p.m. Saturday at St. John’s United Church of Christ, 406 East St.
  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:02 PM
    Music and books will meet in concert at 6 p.m. as Village Lights Bookstore hosts a Sunday event for children and adults.
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