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  • Purdue shows off first legal hemp fields in decades
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 3:03 PM
    ROMNEY — The high fence surrounding a Purdue University research farm here was installed to keep out pesky deer, but this summer it served a second purpose: Keeping federal drug agents at bay. The research farm, 10 miles south of Purdue’s West Lafayette campus, is home to the first legally grown industrial hemp crop in Indiana in decades. 
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, August 27, 2015 3:02 PM
    A Madison man remains in jail after police arrested him earlier this week following an investigation into theft of money from a local school.
    Justin L. Hall, 27, faces a misdemeanor charge of theft after Indiana State Police troopers believe he took money from an office closet at Shawe Memorial High School. 
  • Courierarea residents want answers to  gas price gap
    Staff, AP Wire Services
    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:03 PM

    Madison area residents are doing the math, and they don’t like the answers they’re getting.

  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:02 PM

    The City of Madison’s Redevelopment Commission will look at including a stoplight in the Hutchinson Lane project instead of installing one prior to the planned road widening project.

  • Goodwill Job Hunting
    Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, August 26, 2015 3:01 PM

    Finding work can be a daunting task, and for some it can seem like traveling a dead-end road. Now, a new local resource hopes to make the process easier.

  • Eckert charged with misusing  money from  family members
    Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:03 PM

    A former Madison attorney remains in a Texas jail facing 30 felony charges following a year-long investigation by federal authorities who believe he took family members’ money by forging signatures on documents.

  • The Road to Rio
    Brett Eppley
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:02 PM

    The commitment required of athletes competing on a global stage can be staggering. The path to the podium is filled with hurdles — big and small — but the challenges are easier with a loyal partner at your side.

    Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, August 25, 2015 3:01 PM

    A man in a neon yellow shirt and black running shorts put one bare foot in front of the other as he traveled through Jefferson County — just as he has done for the last five months in his journey across the United States.

  • the sights & sounds of Ribberfest
    Monday, August 24, 2015 3:03 PM

    Keb Mo delighted the Ribberfest crowd Saturday with his soulful performance.

    Renee Bruck
    Monday, August 24, 2015 3:02 PM

    Kansas City Barbeque Society cooking team Smoke Me Silly drove more than five hours from their Madison, Ala., home to compete for the first time in the annual Ribberfest competition in Madison, Ind.

  • Courier Staff Report
    Monday, August 24, 2015 3:01 PM

    A Hanover man sustained serious injuries during a two-vehicle crash involving a motorcycle early Saturday.

  • John Eckert arrested, faces criminal charges
    Renee Bruck
    Saturday, August 22, 2015 9:03 AM

    A former Madison attorney was arrested on 30 criminal charges Friday afternoon by the FBI and Texas law enforcement following a year-long investigation.

  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, August 22, 2015 9:02 AM

    A Madison man remains jailed after he was arrested earlier this week on drug charges after police responded to a noise complaint at a hilltop apartment complex.

  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, August 22, 2015 9:01 AM

    A Madison woman entered a preliminary plea of not guilty to criminal charges after crashing her vehicle while attempting to drive home while allegedly intoxicated earlier this week.

  • County residents want relief from truck traffic on roads
    Renee Bruck
    Friday, August 21, 2015 3:01 PM
      Hanover Beach residents and other homeowners living on county roads near industry asked Jefferson County Commissioners on Thursday night about what could be done to restrict truck traffic from coming down the narrow roadways. 

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