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  • Two Vehicle Crash Claims Life of Carrollton Kentucky Man
    Madison – A Carrollton, Kentucky, man was killed last night when the motorcycle he was riding left the northbound lane and struck a passenger car traveling in the southbound lane. 
  • Mary improving; breakfast ending at downtown site
    There is news again from Horst’s Bakery, which has been in the public eye recently after Horst and his wife, Mary, were injured March 8 while crossing Main Street.
  • Update: Commissioners agree to move forward with new jail site

    The Jefferson County Commissioners voted Thursday evening to accept the jail committee's recommendation to begin the purchasing processes for part of a property located north of J A Berry Lane, west of the former Robus Leather building. Commissioners David Bramer and Robert Little voted to in favor of moving forward and are still planning to look into purchasing around 50 acres of the more than 80-acre parcel. Commissioner Ron Lee was absent due to a death in the family. The county council is expected to take the first action regarding this potential jail site during their first meeting in April. 

    Midday Update:

    The Jefferson County Exploratory Jail Committee moved Wednesday night to recommend a site on Madison’s hilltop to consider for the new jail. The county commissioners will meet tonight, but it was unclear at publication time whether the commissioners will discuss the recommendation. The Madison Courier will update this story as soon as the information can be obtained. 

  • Fasten your seatbelt
    A seatbelt saved a driver from serious injury Monday morning when his vehicle clipped the concrete curb and rolled off the road in the 2500 block of Clifty Drive on Madison’s hilltop.
    
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