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  • Tuesday, February 21, 2017 3:00 PM
    A Rising Sun woman shot a man who was fighting with an Indiana Conservation Officer on Monday. The man later died at Dearborn County Hospital.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Monday, February 20, 2017 3:02 PM
    A Saturday-morning jog by two Madison police officers ended in the arrest of a Milton, Ky. woman on drug charges. Jill Jester, 51, was arrested after off-duty MPD officers — Detective Kurtis Wallace and Patrolman Kyle Cutshaw — saw Jester with what they believed to be illegal drugs.
  • KSP investigating non-fatal shooting Friday in Owen Co.
    Monday, February 20, 2017 3:01 PM
    Kentucky State Police responded to a call Friday that two people had been shot in Owen County.
  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:03 AM
    A Dupont woman faces three DUI charges following a single-vehicle accident earlier this week on County Road 1250-W.
  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:02 AM
    A Madison man entered a preliminary plea of not guilty to drug-related charges Friday afternoon after an employee at a hilltop gas station noticed the man passed out in a vehicle Valentine’s Day morning. Travis L. Lockard, 32, faces a Level 6 felony count of unlawful possession of hypodermic needles, as well as misdemeanor counts of possession of a controlled substance and driving while suspended.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:01 AM
    The Madison Consolidated school board will hold a special meeting at noon Monday, Feb. 27, at the administration building on Wilson Avenue to approve an amendment to its Capital Projects Fund.
  • Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:00 AM
    The Madison Street Department and Transfer Station will be closed Monday in observance of President’s Day. Trash, recycling and compost pick-up will be delayed one day during the week. For more information, call (812) 265-8304.
  • TRAGEDY ON THE ROADS
    Friday, February 17, 2017 3:03 PM
    Separate wrecks in Southern Indiana left one person dead and several others injured.
  • Friday, February 17, 2017 3:02 PM
    Human Relations Commission members discussed and gave support to a proposed discrimination ordinance relating to the City of Madison’s employment and services during the group’s first meeting of the year Thursday morning.
  • Renee Bruck
    Friday, February 17, 2017 3:01 PM
    Madison Police arrested a woman earlier this week on drug dealing and other drug-related charges following an investigation and three controlled buys at a Hanover home. Melissa L. Shifflett, 46, faces two Level 4 felony counts of dealing in methamphetamine and Level 6 felony counts of maintaining a common nuisance, unlawful possession of hypodermic needles, and possession of methamphetamine.
  • Looking for Answers
    Renee Bruck
    Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:03 PM
    Flowers and a note have replaced the crime scene tape that blocked off a Bedford, Ky., medical center Tuesday after an ex-boyfriend allegedly opened fire on a woman while she was working at the location.
  • COUNTY ANNOUNCES ROAD PROJECTS
    Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:02 PM
    Jefferson County road crews will close a portion of County Road 1250-W for a bridge replacement project on or after March 1.
  • Thursday, February 16, 2017 3:01 PM
    Local law enforcement responded to reports of a suicide attempt on the Milton-Madison Bridge Wednesday morning.
  • WOMAN KILLED BY EX-BOYFRIEND
    Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:03 PM
    A Milton, Ky., woman is dead after being shot by an ex-boyfriend who led authorities on an hours-long search before he was captured a few miles from the shooting scene Tuesday.
  • Animal cruelty hearing draws demonstrators
    Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:02 PM
    A Bedford, Ky. woman facing more than 50 charges of animal cruelty was arraigned Tuesday morning as animal rights demonstrators gathered outside the Trimble County Courthouse.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:01 PM
    Jefferson County Council members cut more than $188,000 from the county general fund during a meeting Tuesday night.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:00 PM
    Madison Police arrested a woman on a warrant and drug-related charges Monday afternoon after parole officers attempted to locate another person who skipped out of a parole meeting that day. Kristen Nicole Noel, 21, faces a Level 5 felony count of possession of methamphetamine and a Level 6 felony count of unlawful possession of a hypodermic syringe.
  • Suspect in fatal shooting now in custody
    Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 3:03 PM
    A woman fatally shot at the Bedford, Ky. medical clinic has been identified as Lora Cable. Cable, 38, of Milton, was shot at the You First Medical office in Bedford where she worked. Suspect Timothy Riddle, 45, of Milton was taken into police custody without incident around 6:30 p.m. on Sulphur Bedford Road.
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 3:02 PM
    A Madison woman who said she was locked inside the Lide White Boys & Girls Club last week after it closed for the night has been charged with taking electronic items and food from the club. Kaity L. Drees, 33, faces a Level 6 felony count of theft.
  • Brett Eppley
    Tuesday, February 14, 2017 3:01 PM
    Corporation treasurer Laura Boldery delivered some unnerving news Monday night as the Southwestern School Board held a budget session ahead of its regular meeting.
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