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  • 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.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, March 21, 2017 3:01 PM
    Police confirm that the man who jumped from the Madison-Milton Bridge on Friday night in an apparent suicide attempt is the same individual officers talked out of jumping last month.
  • WORK BEGINS AT NEW MADISON POLICE DEPARTMENT
    Monday, March 20, 2017 3:00 PM
    Madison city employees have begun demolition work at the former King’s Daughters’ Health Cancer Center, the future site of the city police department.

    The cabinets and fixtures, above, have been donated to Habitat for Humanity of Jefferson County.
  • Saturday, March 18, 2017 10:01 AM
    A man was pulled from the Ohio River on Friday night by search and rescue workers. Jefferson County Sheriff John Wallace confirmed that the man jumped from the Madison-Milton bridge.
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