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  • Firefighters working a house fire
    Firefighters in Madison, Indiana working a house fire in the 500 block of Walnut Street early this morning. Structure fully engulfed on a 9 degree January morning.
  • ‘There’s something all of us can do’
    Trinity United Methodist Church’s annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day commemoration activities yesterday included a slideshow about King’s life and activism. 
  • $20,000 grant awarded to child advocacy group
    The National Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Association awarded Southeastern Indiana Voices for Children a $20,000 Local Rural Grant for 2018. The competitive grant will allow the local CASA chapter to upgrade a staff member from part-time to full-time. 
  • Courierarea Sports Calendar for January 16-20.

    Courierarea sports schedule for January 16-20 by clicking on this headline.Courierarea sports schedule for January 16 - 20.Courierarea sports schedule for January 16 - 20.Courierarea sports schedule for January 13 - 17 including Saturday's postponements.
    Courierarea sports schedule for January 13 - 17 including Saturday's postponements.
    Courierarea sports schedule for January 13 - 17 including Saturday's postponements.
  • Hanover women’s basketball played three quarters of shutdown defense at winless Anderson on Saturday to limit the Ravens to just 44 total points — only 24 of that over the final 30 minutes of the game — for a wire-to-wire 79-44 conference road win.
  • Pacers finish couple of stops shy of knocking off Raiders at home
    Switzerland County boys basketball had plenty of offense in Saturday’s Ohio River Valley Conference showdown with visiting South Ripley.

    The Pacers’ defense was a different story.
  • PETS OF THE WEEK - January 16, 2018
    TUNA and EARTHA KITTEN  are rare, they are winter kittens, because kittens are usually born and only available in the spring and summer months. Tuna and Eartha Kitten are both 10- to 12-week-old girls who are friendly and playful. They enjoy affection and will seek out attention. The Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter currently has three dogs or puppies, and eight cats or kittens available. Pictures of additional pets waiting for adoption can be viewed at
  • Sunshine Homemakers

    The Sunshine Homemakers met Jan. 10 at Dorothy Morgan’s residence. 
  • Hannah’s Harbor plans open house for Sunday
    Hanover United Methodist Church and Jefferson County Transitional Services Inc., which operates Ruth Haven, a transitional house for women in recovery will celebrate their new partnership Sunday with an open house  from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at a soon-to-be new home for Ruth Haven graduates.
  • The Jefferson County Highway Department will close Splinter Ridge Road for road work starting at approximatley 9 a.m. Tuesday. 
  • The City of Madison Street Department and Transfer Station will close Monday to observe Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Trash pick-up, recycling and compost will be delayed one day this week. For additional information, call (812) 265-8304.

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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 1-17-18 at 12:00 AM on 1/17/2018
Start Time: 1/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
End Time: 1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
— Shawe girls basketball hosts South Central, 6 p.m. (varsity only)
— Switzerland Co. girls basketball at Jac-Cen-Del, 7:30 p.m. (rescheduled) — Hanover College women’s basketball hosts Mount St. Joseph, 7:30 p.m.
— Hanover College men’s basketball at Mount St. Joseph, 7:30 p.m.
AL-ANON at 6:00 PM on 12/6/2017
Start Time: 12/6/2017 6:00:00 PM
Al-Anon is a mutual support program for people whose lives have been affected by someone else’s drinking. By sharing common experiences, families and friends of alcoholics aim to bring positive changes to their individual situations, whether or not the alcoholic admits the existence of a drinking problem or seeks help.
The local group meets at 6 p.m. Wednesdays at the Jefferson County Clearinghouse, 100 E. Second St.
Madison Public Video Service Board at 6:30 PM on 1/17/2018
Start Time: 1/17/2018 6:30:00 PM
End Time: 1/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
Madison Public Video Service Board: Will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Madison Municipal Airport, 3919 West Ims Lane.

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