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  • Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, December 07, 2016 3:03 PM
    As the Town of Hanover works to enforce its laws and ordinances more thoroughly, not all residents are pleased. The council heard from one of those residents Tuesday night during its regular meeting.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, December 07, 2016 3:02 PM
    Madison City Council members discussed several ordinances during a meeting Tuesday night, including three which were unanimously approved during third reading. Council members approved repealing and replacing the city’s zoning ordinance from 1982.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, December 07, 2016 3:01 PM
    Paving work on Hutchinson Lane has stopped for the year after asphalt mills closed for the season, but work will continue as crews look ahead to the spring.
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 3:03 PM
    Indiana State Police arrested a Butlerville man last week after investigating reports that the man had been impersonating state police officers while working as a security guard at a Madison factory.
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 3:02 PM
    A Dupont man faces criminal charges after Madison Police responded to a report of shoplifting at a hilltop business over the weekend. Randall L. Proctor, 31, faces a Level 6 felony count of possession of methamphetamine and a misdemeanor count of criminal mischief.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, December 06, 2016 3:01 PM
    Members of Madison’s Board of Public Works and Safety approved a halfway point payment for one Preservation and Community Enhancement Grant during a meeting Monday morning.
  • Very Merry Christmas Parade
    Monday, December 05, 2016 3:00 PM
    Children and adults lined Main Street on Saturday to enjoy Madison’s Very Merry Christmas Parade.
  • Kinman cleared of tampering charge
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, December 03, 2016 10:03 AM
    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman was acquitted Friday evening on a felony charge of tampering with physical evidence in Carroll County District Court.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, December 03, 2016 10:02 AM
    A single-vehicle accident Thursday night killed a Butlerville man and seriously injured a Madison man after both were ejected from the vehicle.

  • Post Office offers Sunday hours for the holidays
    Saturday, December 03, 2016 10:01 AM
    After positive response from customers the past two years, the Madison Post Office, 207 Jefferson St., will be open on Sundays in December to offer customers expanded hours to send out packages for the holidays.
  • Carroll sheriff’s tampering case goes to jury
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Friday, December 02, 2016 3:03 PM
    After nearly nine hours of testimony from two key witnesses Thursday, the case against Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman is expected to go to the jury for deliberation today.
  • Renee Bruck
    Friday, December 02, 2016 3:02 PM
    A Madison woman faces multiple charges after police responded to reports of a shoplifting at a hilltop business earlier this week. Heidi M. Sullivan, 33, faces a Level 6 felony count of possession of legend drug without a prescription and misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana and theft.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Friday, December 02, 2016 3:01 PM
    A man is dead following a traffic accident Thursday night. Oliver Hamel, 41, of Butlerville, died as a result of the crash.
  • Deputy: Confronted Kinman about mishandling of evidence
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Thursday, December 01, 2016 3:03 PM
    “My fuse was lit.” That’s how then-Deputy James Thomas “J.T.” Shaw described his reaction when he discovered an evidence bag from a case he had worked in the back of a Chevy Tahoe during an inspection of the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office vehicle on Dec. 4, 2013.
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, December 01, 2016 3:02 PM
    Two Madison men face felony drug charges following a drug transaction police observed at a hilltop gas station earlier this week. William J. “Old School” Stearns, 57, faces Level 3 felony counts of aiding in dealing methamphetamine, dealing methamphetamine and conspiracy to commit dealing methamphetamine. Taylor L. Madden, 20, faces a Level 4 felony count of dealing methamphetamine.
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, December 01, 2016 3:01 PM
    Police arrested a Madison man Monday following a months-long investigation into several burglaries in the downtown area. Nicholas M. Tucker, 26, faces four Level 5 felony counts of burglary.
  • WOMAN INJURED IN SR 7 WRECK
    Thursday, December 01, 2016 3:00 PM
    A woman received minor injuries Wednesday following a wreck on State Road 7 when her truck flipped onto its side. Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies responded at 2:48 p.m. to the 5400 block of State Road 7
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, December 01, 2016 3:00 PM
    A Madison teenager faces a felony drug dealing charge in adult court after a judge ordered the case be waived from juvenile jurisdiction just days before the teen turned 18. Travis Melton, 18, faces a Level 4 felony count of dealing in methamphetamine.
  • Jury must decide if Kinman tampered with drug evidence
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:03 PM
    Timelines, prescription records, phone records – the jury in the trial against Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman will hear all about those things, but what Kinman’s guilt or innocence boils down to, according to Commonwealth’s Attorney Kathryn B. Hendrickson, is one document.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, November 30, 2016 3:02 PM
    An order for a preliminary injunction against two Jefferson County property owners has been vacated – or canceled – after the judge discovered a conflict of interest and excused himself from the case.


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