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  • INDOT kicks off 2018  Paint the Plow campaign
    The Indiana Department of Transportation has kicked off its 2018 Paint the Plow campaign, a community outreach program designed to promote safety and awareness of INDOT’s Winter Operations all year long.
  • County commissioners Thursday night approved the release of grant funds totalling $26,979 from Jefferson County Justice Treatment and Prevention to different county groups, organizations and departments. The grants are awarded under three of the major focuses of JCJTAP: prevention, justice and treatment. 
  • Judge, prosecutors, state, national candidates file
    Judge Darrell M. Auxier of the Jefferson Circuit Court, 5th Judicial Circuit and Jefferson County Prosecutor David R. Sutter as well as Switzerland County Prosecutor Monica L. Hensley filed on the Democratic ballot this week to retain their offices in the May 8 primary election. Sutter took office Jan. 1 after former prosecutor Chad Lewis resigned.
  • Bomholt’s No. 500
    Jerry Bomholt picked up his first win as a head coach back on Jan. 18, 1980 when Anderson Highland defeated Pendleton Heights — the same year Bomholt won his first sectional championship. Fast forward to Jan. 19, 2018 and the legendary head coach was picking up another monumental victory and etching his name into Indiana high school basketball history in the process. 
  • Greensburg foils Cubs’ upset bid with big 3rd quarter
    GREENSBURG — Madison got off to a great start against Class 3A No. 6 Greensburg, jumping out to a double-digit lead in the first quarter to look poised to return home with a huge boys basketball upset.

    The second half, Greensburg told a very different story.
  • Walton-Verona’s girls basketball team completed the school’s All “A” Classic Eighth Region basketball tourney sweep on Friday night by turning back Carroll County 72-36 to add a girls regional title to the boys regional championship the school won Wednesday.
  • Hippo-y birthday to Fiona!

    Associated Press

    CINCINNATI — Some days, it’s more like being a Hollywood star’s agent than a communications official for the zoo. That’s what happens when your prematurely born hippopotamus becomes a global celebrity.
  • NEW YORK (AP) — The flu season in the U.S. is getting worse.

    Health officials last week said flu was blanketing the country but they thought there was a good chance the season was already peaking. But the newest numbers out Friday show it grew even more intense.
  • Monday, Jan. 22

    Jefferson County Board of Tourism, 4 p.m. at the Madison Visitors Center

    • Agenda includes 2018 budget proposal and election of board officers. 
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Today's Events

Classes resume at 12:00 AM on 1/8/2018
Start Time: 1/8/2018 12:00:00 AM
January 8 - Classes resume, Hanover College.
Canaan Community Academy Board of Directors at 6:34 PM on 1/10/2018
Start Time: 1/10/2018 6:34:00 PM
January 10 - Canaan Community Academy board of directors, 6:30 p.m., school cafeteria
Courierarea Sports Calendar 1-20-18 at 12:00 AM on 1/20/2018
Start Time: 1/20/2018 12:00:00 AM
End Time: 1/21/2018 12:00:00 AM
— Madison wrestling in Hoosier Hills Conference meet at Jeffersonville, 9 a.m.
— Switzerland Co., Southwestern girls swimming, ORVC Championships, Switzerland County YMCA, Vevay, 1 p.m. (makeup)
— Southwestern girls basketball hosts Rising Sun, 1 p.m. (makeup game, varsity only)
— Madison girls basketball hosts Columbus East, 1:30 p.m.
— Switzerland Co. girls basketball hosts South Decatur, 1:30 p.m.
— Hanover College men’s basketball hosts Franklin, 2 p.m.
— Carroll Co. girls basketball at Frankfort, 3:30 p.m.
— Hanover College women’s basketball hosts Franklin, 4 p.m.
— Trimble Co. girls basketball hosts Williamstown, 6 p.m.
— Switzerland Co. boys basketball hosts Southwestern, 7:30 p.m.
— Madison boys basketball hosts Floyd Central, 7:30 p.m. (Homecoming)
— Trimble Co. boys basketball hosts Wiliamstown, 7:30 p.m.
— Carroll Co. boys basketball at Eminence, 7:30 p.m.
Courierarea Sports Calendar 1-20-18 at 12:00 AM on 1/20/2018
Start Time: 1/20/2018 12:00:00 AM
End Time: 1/21/2018 12:00:00 AM
— Trimble Co. girls basketball at Henry Co., 7:30 p.m.
— Switzerland Co. girls basketball hosts New Washington, 7:30 p.m.
Winter Bird Hike at 10:00 AM on 1/20/2018
Start Time: 1/20/2018 10:00:00 AM
End Time: 1/20/2018 11:00:00 AM
Winter Bird Hike: Take an easy 1-hour walk to look and listen for the birds of Clifty Falls State Park. Bring binoculars and meet at the park’s Nature Center at 10 a.m.
Lego Club at 11:00 AM on 1/20/2018
Start Time: 1/20/2018 11:00:00 AM
End Time: 1/21/2018 12:00:00 AM
Telephone: (812) 265-2744
Lego Club: All ages are welcome to build at 11 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. Use the library’s Legos or bring your own. There will also be Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, waffle blocks and more building toys. Sign up is requested. For more information, call (812) 265-2744.
Waterfall Hike at 2:00 PM on 1/20/2018
Start Time: 1/20/2018 2:00:00 PM
End Time: 1/20/2018 3:00:00 PM
Waterfall Hike: Meet at the Clifty Falls State Park’s Clifty Shelter at 2 p.m. for a 1-hour moderately rugged hike through a section of Clifty Canyon. Five waterfalls can be seen during the hike.

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