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  • ORVC Perfection
    MILAN — Class 2A No. 7 Southwestern knew that winning an Ohio River Valley Conference boys basketball championship outright would require surviving a physical showdown against a formidable Milan squad in the Rebels conference finale. And the always gritty and well-balanced Indians provided just that by hounding the Rebels in a 48-46 fight to the finish in Milan.
  • Poor third quarter costs Cubs
    COLUMBUS — A low-scoring third quarter for Madison haunted the Cubs on Friday night.

    Columbus East held Madison to three points in the third period and used a 15-0 run to break open a close game and pull away for a 62-42 Hoosier Hills Conference victory.
  • Madison hires Crim to take over volleyball program
    Madison Athletic Director Joe Bronkella had some big shoes to fill after volleyball head coach Jeff Lawson resigned from that position following the 2017 season, arguably one of the most successful campaigns in the history of the program including the Cubs’ first sectional crown since 1998.
  • February 16

    Senior Dance: The Madison Parks Department will host a dance featuring the music of Country Thunder at 6 p.m. at the Moose. Doors open at 5 p.m. Admission is $5. For more information, call (812) 265-4758.
  • Kearstin Bruther, Kathryn Gillespie.
  • Mehls celebrate 40th anniversary
    Roger and Valeria ‘Val’ Molchan Mehl of Madison will celebrate their 40th anniversary Sunday, Feb. 18, 2018. The couple exchanged vows Feb. 18, 1978, at St. Michael Russian Orthodox Church in Cleveland, Ohio. Rev. Father Nicholas Gobora officiated.
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  • Election 2018

    • Indiana’s primary election will be held on May 8. Jefferson County voters will select candidates for congressional, state and local races in the November general election. A primary election ballot is on Page A8. 


    Saturday, February 17

    Guilderoy Byrne: The Kentucky-based Celtic band will present reels, jigs and ballads from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.
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Courierarea Sports 2-17-18 at 12:00 AM on 2/17/2018
Start Time: 2/17/2018 12:00:00 AM
End Time: 2/18/2018 12:00:00 AM
— Hanover College women’s basketball hosts Defiance, 1 p.m.
— Hanover College men’s basketball hosts Defiance, 3 p.m.
— Southwestern boys basketball at Scottsburg, 7:30 p.m.
— Shawe boys basketball hosts Edinburgh, 7:30 p.m.
— Switzerland Co. boys basketball at South Dearborn, 7:30 p.m.
Block Busters Building Club at 11:00 AM on 2/17/2018
Start Time: 2/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
End Time: 2/17/2018 12:00:00 PM
All ages are invited to build at 11 a.m. at the Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch. Bring your own Legos, or use some of the library’s. There will also be Lincoln Logs, Tinker Toys, snap bots, marble runs and new magnetic blocks. For more information or to register, call (812) 265-2744.
Waterfall Hike at 11:00 AM on 2/17/2018
Start Time: 2/17/2018 11:00:00 AM
End Time: 2/17/2018 12:00:00 PM
Meet at the Clifty Falls State Park’s Clifty Shelter at 11 a.m. for a one-hour moderately-rugged hike through Clifty Canyon. Five waterfalls can be seen on the excursion. For more information, call (812) 273-0609.
Uncovered Clifty — Ecosystems Asleep or Awake at 1:30 PM on 2/17/2018
Start Time: 2/17/2018 1:30:00 PM
End Time: 2/17/2018 2:30:00 PM
Join the Clifty Falls State Park naturalist at 1:30 p.m. in the second chapter in the new hiking series. Meet at 1:30 p.m. in the parking lot at Tunnel Falls for a one-hour rugged hike to determine what is awake and what is asleep at the park. For more information, call (812) 273-0609.
Make & Take: Essential Oil Pillow and Room Spray at 3:30 PM on 2/17/2018
Start Time: 2/17/2018 3:30:00 PM
End Time: 2/17/2018 4:30:00 PM
Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch at 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. Open to all ages. Please register (812) 265-2744.
Spaghetti Supper at 4:00 PM on 2/17/2018
Start Time: 2/17/2018 4:00:00 PM
End Time: 2/17/2018 7:00:00 PM
West Madison United Methodist Church, 1100 W. Main St., will host a spaghetti supper from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Feb. 17 at the church. A free will offering will be accepted to support the Jefferson County Youth Shelter.
The Book of Murder at 6:00 PM on 2/16/2018
Start Time: 2/16/2018 6:00:00 PM
End Time: 2/16/2018 7:00:00 PM
The Madison Community Players will present its annual dinner theater production at The Elks, 1251 W. Main St. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Feb. 16 and Feb. 17 with a buffet from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Feb. 18 with a buffet from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Tickets are $30 per person. Reservations are required, and can be made by calling (812) 493-3357.
Winter Ball at 6:00 PM on 2/17/2018
Start Time: 2/17/2018 6:00:00 PM
End Time: 2/17/2018 11:00:00 PM
The Rotary Club of Carrollton will hold a winter ball fundraiser at General Butler State Resort Park in support of the Jefferson Community and Technical College. The event will include a social hour at 6 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. and dancing with live music from The Tymes Band from 8 p.m. to midnight. There will also be a silent auction. Tickets are $125 per couple. Call (502) 732-4261, (502) 732-9938 or (502) 213-5200 for tickets.
Guilderoy Byrne at 8:00 PM on 2/17/2018
Start Time: 2/17/2018 8:00:00 PM
End Time: 2/17/2018 11:00:00 PM
The Celtic band will perform reels, jigs and ballads from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Thomas Family Winery.

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