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  • Bolinger explains Yancey decision
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:03 PM
    The position of alumni relations and community outreach coordinator is one of three new positions that are to be integrated into the Madison Consolidated Schools, Superintendent Ginger Studebaker-Bolinger told The Madison Courier on Monday.
  • Union rep: Hope  for agreement with Grote, avoid strike
    Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:02 PM
    A representative for the Indiana International Association of Machinists Local 153 said he hopes a strike can be avoided at Grote Industries as contract negotiations continue.
  • Campbellsburg man accused of shooting, killing roommate
    Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:01 PM
    A Jeffersonville man, who has relatives in the Madison area, was found dead of a gunshot wound on Jan. 12 and his roommate has been charged with the murder.
  • Tuesday, January 17, 2017 3:00 PM
    Dog licenses for 2017 are now available at the Trimble County judge’s office at the courthouse or at the Henry-Trimble Animal Shelter on Sulphur Road. All dogs 6 months old and older are required to have tags, which cost $5 each.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Monday, January 16, 2017 3:03 PM
    A representative for the Indiana International Association of Machinists Local 153 is hopeful a strike can be avoided at Grote Industries as contract negotiations continue.
  • BELL OPENS HANOVER’S MLK OBSERVANCES
    Monday, January 16, 2017 3:02 PM
    Comedian and television host W. Kamau Bell brought his blend of comedy and social and political commentary Sunday to Hanover College’s Collier Arena for an event headlining the school’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day schedule.
  • Health officials  urge residents to get flu shots
    Courier Staff Report
    Monday, January 16, 2017 3:01 PM
    State health officials are urging Indiana residents to get their flu shots following a recent surge in flu-like illnesses.
  • Sheriff Sarah
    Renee Bruck
    Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:03 AM
    More than 75 years ago, Jefferson County’s Sarah Jane Melton Eaglin served in a county office that no other female had before or has since – county sheriff.
  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:02 AM
  • Speaker to discuss state of civil rights at MLK service
    Brett Eppley
    Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:01 AM
    In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, one local church will host an Indianapolis speaker who will take a look back on the history and current state of the civil rights movement and race in America.
  • A MATTER OF PRINCIPLE
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Friday, January 13, 2017 3:03 PM
    Madison Consolidated High School Principal Kevin Yancey said he and his wife, Jodi, were surprised during Wednesday’s school board meeting when a decision was made to reassign him to an administrative position at the central office.
  • ‘It’s not just a one-day thing’
    Brett Eppley
    Friday, January 13, 2017 3:02 PM
    More than 200 Madison Consolidated High School students took part in a walk-out Thursday following the school board’s decision to transfer principal Kevin Yancey to a new job in the administration building.
  • More than 2,000 names on petition to remove Bolinger
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Friday, January 13, 2017 3:01 PM
    The controversy over Wednesday’s vote to reassign Madison Consolidated High School Principal Kevin Yancey reignited interest in a Change.org petition posted last April by Hanover resident Erin Holler. The petition calls for the “immediate termination of Dr. Bolinger’s position as superintendent.”
  • MCHS PRINCIPAL CHANGE
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:03 PM
    In an unexplained move Wednesday, the Madison Consolidated Schools Board approved the reassignment of high school Principal Kevin Yancey to a new position – alumni relations and community outreach coordinator. 
  • E.O. Muncie to close; most students will go to Anderson
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:02 PM
    The ailing E.O. Muncie Elementary School will close at the end of the 2017-18 school year. After three years of discussions, the Madison Consolidated Schools Board voted 3-2 Wednesday to approve a lengthy motion by member Carl Glesing outlining exactly how the district will deal with the school closure, including improvements needed to reopen Anderson Elementary School.
  • Road projects will close SR 7 near Dupont in spring
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:01 PM
    State transportation officials are beginning initial work on two projects slated to take place this spring and close State Road 7 near Dupont for up to 60 days.
  • DISCUSSING STRATEGY
    Thursday, January 12, 2017 3:00 PM
    Indiana Democratic Party Chairman John Zody made a visit Wednesday to Madison’s Democratic headquarters for the first of his Chair Chat Forums to discuss the “future of the Democratic Party.”
  • Goodin bill aims to protect domestic abuse victims
    Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, January 11, 2017 3:03 PM
    INDIANAPOLIS – State Representative Terry Goodin, D-Austin, has introduced legislation that allows law enforcement officials to file an arrest order more than once.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, January 11, 2017 3:02 PM
    County council members approved about $17,000 in grants administered through the Jefferson County Justice, Treatment and Prevention organization to several local nonprofit organizations and a few county offices during the first meeting of 2017.
  • Phyllis McLaughlin
    Wednesday, January 11, 2017 3:01 PM
    Carroll County Fiscal Court gave the green light Tuesday for Circuit Clerk Laman Stark to arrange for an electrical inspection of the Wheeler Hall of Justice and the Carroll County Detention Center.
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