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  • A new chapter for library director
    Brett Eppley
    Friday, May 22, 2015 3:03 PM

    Only on the job a week, Mark Mellang is still adjusting to his new surroundings. But, as the new director of the Jefferson County Public Library, he’s eager to guide the program into a new age.

    Friday, May 22, 2015 3:00 PM

    Demolition crews were at work Thursday at the Madison Plaza tearing down walls and salvaging metal. The former Madison Plaza and vacant Hardee’s restaurant are being torn down. Workers have discovered some  asbestos, but city building inspector Mark Johnson said that will not slow the demolition.

  • Enter the world of motherhood...
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:03 PM

    Motherhood and all the ups and downs that come with it take center stage at the Ohio Theatre this weekend as the Little Grand Theatre Company performs “The MOMologues.”

  • Indiana-made, indie film comes to Madison
    Josh Hunt
    Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:02 PM

    The Ohio Theatre will soon screen an indie sci-fi film with Indiana roots.

  • Parmalee to headline Swiss Wine Festival
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:01 PM

    A country music group with a hit single currently climbing the charts will headline the musical entertainment for the 44th annual Swiss Wine Festival later this year.

  • Riverfront Run Car Show to line Vaughn Drive Saturday
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:00 PM

    The Riverfront Run Car Show will be held Saturday in downtown Madison. The event, in its fifth year, follows a Friday night poker run and concert by southern Indiana-based cover band, The Rumors.

  • Thursday, May 21, 2015 3:00 PM
  • ISP Versailles post hosts annual memorial service
    Wednesday, May 20, 2015 3:00 PM

    Indiana State Police Versailles post hosted its annual memorial service Monday on the lawn of the post. Indiana State Police Superintendent Doug Carter, active and retired troopers, surviving family members of fallen troopers, city and county officers and a few local citizens stood as 46 names and a short summary of the circumstances leading to their death were read by Versailles District Commander Lt. Ray Otter and Captain Anthony Scott.

  • Head of the Class
    Josh Hunt
    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:03 PM

    Ruthi McGarry said that winning the inaugural Madison Consolidated Teacher of the Year award was a humbling honor.

  • Kendal Rautzhan
    Tuesday, May 19, 2015 3:02 PM

    If you ate the same meal every day, three times a day, needless to say you’d get tired of it very quickly. The same is true for the books we read to children. Kids are innately curious about almost everything, especially things they don’t know even existed. That’s why it’s important to explore all kinds of books with them, from fact to fiction and those that are a bit of both.

  • Brothers learn to play together
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:03 PM

    When the RiverRoots Music and Folk Art Festival nears its end Saturday night, the Wood Brothers will be the final act to take the stage at Bicentennial Park.

  • RiverRoots festival bracketed by kick-off event, after party
    Josh Hunt
    Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:02 PM

    The 10th annual RiverRoots Music & Folk Art Festival weekend begins and ends with parties featuring even more entertainment.

  • 10 years of fun and counting
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:01 PM

    Bands, groups and solo artists spanning the styles of bluegrass, Americana, traditional folk and almost everything in between plan to perform this weekend during an annual music and folk art festival on Madison’s riverfront.

  • Thursday, May 14, 2015 3:00 PM
  • Taking Flight
    Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, May 13, 2015 3:03 PM

    Two new gold plaques hang on the wall of an iconic downtown restaurant marking the spot where two men first came up with plans for a trip in a single-engine airplane that took them around the world.


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