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  • Teen leaves trail, dies in fall at Clifty
    Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 3:03 PM
    A 17-year-old boy died Tuesday at Clifty Falls State Park after leaving the trail while hiking and slipping into a creek before going over Hoffman Falls. The boy had been hiking with another boy, Indiana Conservation District 9 Commander Lt. William J. Beville said.
  • MAN HURT TRYING TO EXIT CAR ON BRIDGE
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 3:02 PM
    A man was injured Tuesday on the Madison-Milton Bridge after attempting to get out of a moving vehicle during an argument with the driver. Madison Police and King’s Daughters’ Health EMS responded to scene just before 1:30 p.m., MPD Chief Dan Thurston said.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, March 29, 2017 3:01 PM
    Small brush fires can turn deadly. Following the recent death of a Madison man, a local fire chief wants to remind people of unexpected dangers a small fire can create.
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 3:03 PM
    A Madison man faces criminal charges following a motorcycle crash Friday night where he is believed to have been driving with a breath alcohol concentration of more than three times the legal limit. Paul Kevin Reed, 43, faces two misdemeanor counts of operating a vehicle while intoxicated.
  • Brett Eppley
    Tuesday, March 28, 2017 3:02 PM
    The Southwestern School Board voted to invest more than $80,000 on energy-efficiency measures that should lead to savings over time.
  • Tuesday, March 28, 2017 3:01 PM
    Carrollton Utilities plans to flush fire hydrants on its water system from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 3 through April 13.
  • BRUSH FIRE
    Monday, March 27, 2017 3:00 PM
    Members of the Brooksburg Milton Township Fire and Rescue responded Saturday to a brush fire in the 9400 block of East State Road 56.
  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, March 25, 2017 10:00 AM
    A Madison man faces a theft charge for allegedly taking t-shirts and a jacket from the Madison Goodwill store earlier this week. Dusty Wayne Collins, 34, faces a Level 6 felony count of theft.
  • Criminal complaint details charges against Kinman
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Friday, March 24, 2017 3:03 PM
    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman pleaded not guilty to charges filed Wednesday —two Class B felony counts of first-degree burglary and two Class D felony counts of theft of a controlled substance.
  • Renee Bruck
    Friday, March 24, 2017 3:02 PM
    A Christmas tree will be returning to the Jefferson County Courthouse lawn this holiday season. Jefferson County Commissioners unanimously approved the addition of a tree during Thursday’s meeting.
  • Renee Bruck
    Friday, March 24, 2017 3:01 PM
    A Madison man faces drug charges following a traffic stop for a license plate that did not match the vehicle were it was displayed. Orval G. Luellen, 47, faces a Level 6 felony count of possession of methamphetamine and misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.
  • Kinman faces burglary, theft charges
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:03 PM
    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman faces new charges, after being taken into custody Wednesday afternoon in Grant County by Kentucky State Police.
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:02 PM
    Two people remain jailed following their arrests earlier this week after a Madison Police detective saw a man sitting in a car holding a glass mirror with a crystal substance that later tested positive for drugs.
  • Marina rebounding from storm
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Thursday, March 23, 2017 3:01 PM
    Cleanup at Rivercrest Marina is nearly complete, but there is a lot of work yet to be done to restore it after straight-line winds nearly ripped it apart on March 1. “We’re going to rebuild,” said Tom Power of Louisville, owner of the marina.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:03 PM
    Sewer rate increases should be expected later this year after Madison City Council members approved a preliminary report for a multi-million dollar project to address long-term upgrades to the city’s wastewater treatment plant.
  • Madison to seek state designation
    Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:02 PM
    Mayor Damon Welch said during Tuesday’s City Council meeting that the city will submit a letter of interest for the “Stellar Community” designation through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs at the end of April.
  • NEW OFFICER IN HANOVER
    Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:01 PM
    Hanover’s town council swore in the police department’s newest officer Tuesday night during its regular meeting. Isaac Salters, 26, graduated from the Southwest Indiana Law Enforcement Academy in November of 2015.
  • Wednesday, March 22, 2017 3:00 PM
    The City of Madison Water Department has scheduled hydrant flushing for downtown Madison beginning at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, March 28 through Friday, March 31, weather permitting and barring any emergency repairs.
  • Daycare worker faces molestation charges
    Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:03 PM
    A local daycare employee remains jailed on a $100,000 cash-only bond after his arrest last week on child molestation charges following a two-month investigation by Indiana State Police. Joseph D. “J.D” Hook, 39, faces two Level 1 felony counts of child molesting, a Level 4 felony count of child molesting and a Class A felony count of child molesting.
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:02 PM
    A North Vernon woman faces drug charges after leaving the scene of an accident Sunday. Allyssa N. Staples, 18, faces a Level 6 felony count of possession of methamphetamine, a Level 6 felony count of unlawful possession of hypodermic needles and a Class B misdemeanor count of leaving the scene of an accident.
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