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  • Main Street welcomes Black Friday crowds
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, November 28, 2015 10:03 AM
    Black Friday in Madison was progressing at a fair pace, according to some downtown shop owners early Friday afternoon. 
  • Making Her Pitch
    Brett Eppley
    Saturday, November 28, 2015 10:02 AM
    From the outside, a love of sports may appear just as simple as an enjoyment of the game. But for those who grew up sitting in the stands and watching the World Series on television, it’s much more than that. 
  • Robbery suspect sought
    Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, November 28, 2015 10:01 AM
    Police are asking for the public’s help to identify a suspect in the robbery of a hilltop convenience store during the early morning hours Friday. 
  • New 315-ton boat ramp moved into place
    Renee Bruck
    Friday, November 27, 2015 3:03 PM
    Construction crews used six bulldozers to move a new boat ramp weighing more than 600,000 pounds into the river in just minutes Wednesday afternoon. 
  • Man in standoff gave police a false name
    Renee Bruck
    Friday, November 27, 2015 3:02 PM
    A Louisville man who caused a four-hour standoff with police on Mulberry Street earlier this week could face additional charges after providing police false information during his arrest. 
    Friday, November 27, 2015 3:01 PM
    William Page, of Hanover, was driving westbound on State Road 56 Wednesday afternoon when he swerved to miss another vehicle, driven by Paula Mahoney, of Madison, as she attempted to make a left turn onto State Road 62 at the top of Hanover Hill. 
  • Phyllis McLaughlin
    Wednesday, November 25, 2015 3:03 PM
    A body found buried in a shallow grave in Shelby County, Ky., during a Kentucky State Police investigation was identified Tuesday by the Louisville medical examiner’s office as Angela Hall, 34, of La Grange. 
  • 4-hour standoff on Mulberry St. ends peacefully
    Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, November 25, 2015 3:02 PM
    A four-hour standoff between Madison Police and a Louisville man ended peacefully Tuesday morning after officers were called to Mulberry Street because of an individual showing what was believed to be a gun. 
  • Wednesday, November 25, 2015 3:01 PM
    The Indiana Department of Transportation is hosting a public open house regarding Project 421 – the study of the half-mile section of U.S. 421 through downtown Madison that approaches the Milton-Madison Bridge. 
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, November 25, 2015 3:00 PM
    Madison Police arrested a Madison man Sunday night on multiple drug charges after responding to a call of an unresponsive man sitting in a vehicle at a hilltop store. 
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, November 25, 2015 3:00 PM
    Several Poplar Ridge Road homeowners asked Jefferson County Commissioners Tuesday night to do something about the dangerous condition of the gravel road that runs by their homes. 
  • Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, November 25, 2015 3:00 PM
    Lunch prices will increase by 10 cents in January for Southwestern students. The change was approved by the Southwestern School Board during its Tuesday night meeting after Superintendent Trevor Jones’ monthly report. 
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 3:03 PM
    No matter what decision is made by the Madison School Board regarding the idea of moving the fifth grade to Madison Junior High School, most parents meeting with board members Monday said they just want to see a plan. 
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, November 24, 2015 3:02 PM
    An Austin man remains behind bars after he allegedly rear ended a vehicle on Hanging Rock Hill on Saturday night and fled the scene before crashing his vehicle into a guardrail near the Michigan Hill overlook. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 3:01 PM
    Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man who was out of jail on bond after they witnessed him driving even though his license was suspended for life – the same criminal act allegedly committed earlier this month. 
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2015 3:00 PM

    The City of Madison Street Department and Transfer Station will be closed on Thursday, Thanksgiving Day. Trash and recycling pickup will be delayed one day. On Friday, the Transfer Station will close at 11:30 a.m. and will reopen on Saturday from 8-11:30am.

    Renee Bruck
    Monday, November 23, 2015 3:03 PM
    A Madison Police Department senior patrolman who works third shift with his K-9 partner has been honored as the department’s “Officer of the Quarter.” Ricky Harris received the honor after being nominated by Capt. Rick Mundt. 
    Monday, November 23, 2015 3:02 PM
    From a distance, the fire on Deputy Pike Saturday morning looked quite serious. But, everything was under control. 
  • IU Southeast, Ivy Tech to offer 4-year teaching degree
    Monday, November 23, 2015 3:01 PM
    For aspiring elementary school teachers, a bachelor’s degree will soon be much closer to home. 
  • GOP censures Smith for LGBT bill comment
    Saturday, November 21, 2015 10:03 AM
    State Sen. Jim Smith, R-Charlestown, is in hot water with his own party. 

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