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  • Get Heart Smart in February
    Friday, January 20, 2017 3:00 PM
    As the leading cause of death for all Americans, heart disease claims 600,000 lives annually. It’s understandably frightening to be at risk for heart disease.
    Friday, January 20, 2017 3:00 PM
    The Grote Lamplighters, a non-profit at Grote Industries, raises money for a charity each year. The recipient for 2016 was Milton Fire & Rescue.
  • Blush, Lytle win Chamber business awards
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, January 19, 2017 3:03 PM
    Businesses and individuals were honored Wednesday night at the 93rd annual Madison Area Chamber of Commerce dinner at the Clifty Inn.

    The 2017 Small Business of the Year Award went to Mary Beth Boone and her Blush on Main and French Tulip shops.
  • Wyatt resigns as Main St. director
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, January 19, 2017 3:02 PM
    After four years leading the organization, the Madison Main Street Program executive director is leaving. Whitney Wyatt has resigned from her position according to a Wednesday press release.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, January 19, 2017 3:01 PM
    After anonymously making a gift to the Canaan Community Academy last November, the humble $10,000 donor introduced himself during a Monday school board meeting.
  • Push forward; put differences aside
    Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:03 PM
    Clergy, law enforcement and members of the public gathered Monday for a special service to honor Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Indianapolis minister Ahmad Perry spoke to those in attendance at Trinity United Methodist Church during a service that also included prayer and song.
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:02 PM
    Students and faculty made a short trip Monday around the Hanover College campus for an annual “marade” to honor Martin Luther King Jr. The march and parade hybrid made stops around campus for readings by students that included quotes from King and gave a look into the history of the civil rights movement.
  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:01 PM
    Kentucky state Sen. Paul Hornback and state Rep. Rick Rand will visit Trimble County to meet with constituents at 10 a.m. Wednesday in the conference room at the judge’s office in Bedford, Ky. to discuss issues facing both houses during the 2017 legislative session in Frankfort.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:02 AM
    Three local businesses and one special individual were honored this week during an annual Madison Main Street Program dinner event.
  • Ky. Labor Sec.to speak in Carroll County
    Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:01 AM
    The Carroll County Community Development Corporation will host Kentucky Secretary of the Labor Cabinet Derrick K. Ramsey during its annual economic development luncheon Tuesday.
  • Bell brings ‘Curve’ to Hanover
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:03 PM
    The stage is set for laughs, learning and discovery this weekend when comedian and television host W. Kamau Bell comes to Hanover College for a conversation on race in America.
  • More music for Regatta festival
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:02 PM
    This year’s Madison Regatta will have something more for music fans with the announcement of a new concert headlined by a national act. The Reverend Peyton’s Big Damn Band will be the featured act in a show beginning at 7 p.m. Saturday, July 1 in Bicentennial Park.
  • Derby Dinner opens the new year with ‘Run for Your Wife’
    Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:01 PM
    Derby Dinner Playhouse will present the comedy, “Run for Your Wife,” from Jan. 11 through Feb. 19.
  • Holcomb takes the oath
    Brian Slodysko
    Tuesday, January 10, 2017 3:03 PM
    INDIANAPOLIS — Republican Eric Holcomb was sworn in Monday as Indiana’s new governor, calling on the state to do more for those who “feel they’ve been left out” despite a growing economy and low unemployment rate.
    Tuesday, January 10, 2017 3:02 PM
    The Jefferson County Genealogical Society awarded grants Monday to two local historical groups for 2017. Society President Allen Manning, center, presented checks to John Nyberg, left, director of the Jefferson County Historical Society, and Jan Vetrhus of the Eleutherian College board of directors.
  • Busy summer, now it’s time to rest
    Brett Eppley
    Saturday, January 07, 2017 10:00 AM
    A black bear roaming through the region has decided to winter in Jefferson County. The bear is one of two confirmed in Indiana in the past year. It’s believed the bear came to Southern Indiana in July after swimming across the Ohio River from Kentucky, according to the Indiana DNR.
  • RiverRoots series to host The Accidentals Saturday
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, January 05, 2017 3:03 PM
    A young trio receiving national attention will bring their musical talents to Madison this weekend. The Accidentals will perform at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Red Bicycle Hall as the newest piece of the RiverRoots Music Series.
  • Vevay’s First Friday of 2017 celebrates Swiss tradition
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, January 05, 2017 3:02 PM
    Switzerland County Tourism will start off the new year with its First Friday of 2017. The monthly event will celebrate the Swiss tradition of Silvesterklaus, where revelers don masks, headdresses and costumes, carry bells, sing and yodel.
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