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  • LILLIES are back in BLACK
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, May 05, 2016 3:03 PM
    With a diverse sound and an unwillingness to place themselves in one genre, a national-touring act returning to Madison this weekend might be a hard sell. But as long as you come to the show, the band’s leader doesn’t care what you call it.
  • STEAMPUNK: Sci-fi and fantasy go back in time for featured artwork
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Thursday, May 05, 2016 3:02 PM
    The Thomas Family Winery is hosting its fourth annual Steampunk Night to kick off its latest art exhibit featuring steampunk-inspired art.
  • The Knoble: Artists in our Own Backyard
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 05, 2016 3:01 PM
    An art exhibition named in honor of a local artist returns to the Hanover College Greiner Art Gallery this month. “The Knoble: a Group Exhibition of Artists in Our Own Backyard” showcases local talent and is named after artist Lou Knoble of Madison. This year’s event features the work of two couples.
  • The Velveteen Rabbit
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 05, 2016 3:00 PM
    Everyone is invited to revisit a classic children’s story that speaks to both young and old with themes of love and friendship in an event scheduled for this weekend. At 4:30 p.m. Saturday, the Southwestern High School Drama Club will present a production of “The Velveteen Rabbit,” on stage in the cafeteria at Southwestern Elementary school.
  • Help is there for the asking
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:03 PM
    About three dozen freshmen, sophomores and juniors at Carroll County High School who have expressed interest in the Early College program were invited Monday to participate in a new mentorship program by the Carrollton Rotary Club.
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:02 PM
    Five-year-old Kyla Roland looks on in awe as she gets a closer look at a horseshoe crab and a starfish courtesy of WAVE on Wheels, a program sponsored by the Waves Foundation at the Newport Aquarium.
  • Phyllis McLaughlin
    Wednesday, May 04, 2016 3:01 PM
    While recovering from a near-fatal automobile accident two years ago, Seymour resident Charles Moman, 64, was restricted to bed rest for weeks so that his many broken bones could heal without pins and surgery.
  • Pets of the Week - May 3, 2016
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 3:03 PM
    Penelope is a big, playful puppy that is barely a year old. She likes people and would be happy with a large yard where she can play. However, she can be territorial and may defend her yard from other animals. The Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter currently has more than 15 dogs or puppies, and 10 cats or kittens available. Pictures of additional pets waiting for adoption can be viewed at www.sisaveapet.com.
  • Developing knowledge is the key to survival
    Kendal Rautzhan
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 3:02 PM
  • Hoosier fourth-graders get free pass to national, Indiana parks
    Julie McClure
    Tuesday, May 03, 2016 3:01 PM
    Indiana is celebrating its 200th birthday by giving a big present to fourth-graders. Every fourth-grader in Indiana may download a pass from everykidinapark.gov for free admission to any national or Indiana state park during 2016.
  • Signs of the Times
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:03 AM
    Before there were billboards, advertisements for businesses and products were painted on the front, side or back walls of buildings – any place that was visible from the street.
  • VisitMadison plans events for National Travel Tourism Week
    Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:02 AM
    In honor of the 33rd annual National Travel and Tourism week, Visit Madison has scheduled special events beginning Sunday.
  • Saturday, April 30, 2016 10:01 AM
    Madison Consolidated High School agriculture teacher and FFA advisor, Amanda Briggs, has been appointed to the Southeastern Regional Board of Trustees for Ivy Tech Community College.
  • Friday, April 29, 2016 3:03 PM
    The Work Ready Community Committee is hosting a free job fair open to the public from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, in the gymnasium at the Trimble County High School.
  • Friday, April 29, 2016 3:02 PM
    Applications for the 2016 Jefferson County 4-H Queen contest are available at the Jefferson County Purdue Cooperative Extension office, located at the Jefferson County 4-H Fairgrounds, 3767 W. State Road 256. The office is open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Friday, April 29, 2016 3:01 PM
    The Ground Raking Hike & Hand Day scheduled for Saturday has been postponed until May 14 because the weather forecast for Saturday calls for rain.
  • Play On! A play within a play
    Renee Bruck
    Thursday, April 28, 2016 3:03 PM
    Local actors will present a comedy about a fictional community theater group’s behind-the-scenes antics in the days leading up to the production’s opening night.
  • 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, April 28, 2016 3:02 PM
    For its final show of the school year, the Shawe Memorial Junior-Senior High School drama department will present a show about a high-stakes competition.
  • Blue Belles bring Bluegrass to Vevay
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, April 28, 2016 3:01 PM
    A regional favorite is set to return to the Courierarea with a rollicking bluegrass show this weekend. The Blue Belles, a four-piece group from Kentucky, will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at Vevay’s Historic Hoosier Theater.

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