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  • Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:03 PM
    Local and state police are asking Jefferson County residents for help in identifying possible suspects after a recent string of burglaries and thefts in and around Madison.
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:02 PM
    Jurors heard hours of testimony Wednesday from a lead investigator during the first day of a trial for a woman accused of dealing methamphetamine last year. Michelle D. Colen, 33, is accused of aiding or helping another person – Jonathon Ford – in dealing methamphetamine at Ford’s Bethany Road home in 2016.
    Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:01 PM
    A fire Wednesday morning destroyed a mobile home in Commiskey. The Dupont Volunteer Fire Department responded to reports of a fully-engulfed home in the 9100 block of West County Road 1000-N around 10:30 a.m.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, February 23, 2017 3:00 PM
    An Owen County man wanted by Kentucky State Police in connection to a non-fatal shooting has been arrested in New Mexico.
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:03 PM
    Timothy Riddle, 45, of Milton, Ky., entered a plea of not guilty to a murder charge during his arraignment Tuesday in Trimble County District Court before Judge Jerry D. Crosby. Riddle appeared on a closed-circuit video from the Carroll County Detention Center.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:02 PM
    Two Madison Police officers received recognition and letters of commendation during the Madison City Council meeting Tuesday afternoon.
  • Courier Sports Staff
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:01 PM
    A Gallatin County senior citizen was rescued Tuesday morning after he accidentally drove his pickup truck into the Ohio River at Point Park in Carrollton.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:00 PM
    Several people were arrested in North Vernon on Sunday during a traffic patrol by the Indiana State Police. Troopers Rick Hewitt, Randel Miller, and Brent Lykins conducted patrols near North Vernon, looking specifically for criminal offenses.
  • Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, February 22, 2017 3:00 PM
    A waste water project estimated to cost $350,000 is moving forward after the Hanover Town Council approved the next step of the process Tuesday night.
  • 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.
    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.
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