• Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:00 AM
    Monday, April 23

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

  • Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, April 19, 2018 3:00 PM
    The Indiana Department of Health is urging Hoosiers to get vaccinated and take other steps to protect themselves from hepatitis A if they plan to travel to states experiencing outbreaks of the disease.
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:59 PM
    Indiana Walmart stores will be hosting the second Walmart Wellness Day event of the year from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday.
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:58 PM
    Clifty Falls State Park will host a Build a Bluebird House workshop at 10 a.m. on Sunday. The activity is limited to 15 people and there is a $10 per person fee. 
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 3:00 PM
    The Madison water department will continue flushing hydrants through Friday, April 20, starting at 7:30 a.m. daily. If residents experience dirty water after the hydrants are flushed, the water department advises them to run cold water only until the water runs clear. In the case of inclement weather, the dates and times may be changed.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 3:00 PM
    Two separate accidents April 13 at the Dirty Turtle Offroad Park in Trimble County left one man with non-critical injuries and another with more serious injuries.
  • Tuesday, April 17, 2018 3:00 PM
    Vaughn Drive Construction

    The city plans to have all excavations completed and to begin paving Vaughn Drive by the beginning of May, according to Brian Jackson, utility manager. His report to the Board of Public Works Monday said work on the Vaughn Drive Lift Station will continue and a main installation will begin from the lift station heading west toward the water treatment plant. Elm Street will remain closed.
  • Monday, April 16, 2018 3:00 PM
    Voting can be done Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Voter Registration Office on the 2nd floor of the Courthouse. Anyone can take advantage of early voting. You do not have to have a reason to cast an early vote. Saturday voting will be offered on April 28th and on May 5th from 8am to 3pm in the Courthouse. Call Jefferson County Clerk Tabatha Eblen at 812-265-7614 for more information.
  • Madison Correctional Facility Celebrates Its First Cohorts of CNC Graduates
    Thursday, April 12, 2018 3:00 PM
    The Madison Correctional Unit and Ivy Tech hosted a graduation ceremony April 11 to honor 24 women offenders who recently earned their National Institute for Metal Working Skills certification. With this certification, obtained through Ivy Tech, these women will qualify for employment as entry level CNC Machine Operators.
  • Wednesday, April 11, 2018 3:00 PM

    1 p.m. — National Institute for Metal Working Skills graduation ceremony at the Madison Correctional Facility. Ceremony will include remarks from the commissioner of the Indiana Department of Corrections and the warden of Madison’s Correctional Unit.
  • Scammer nets near half million
    Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, April 10, 2018 3:00 PM
    Kentucky State Police Detective Dave Roberts has provided an update to a story that was reported March 27 in the Madison Courier about a Carroll County resident who almost lost $8,000 in a fraud scheme.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 2:58 PM
    Property tax bills for Jefferson County were mailed April 2.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 2:15 PM
    Trimble County Public Schools posted on its Facebook page that it “will be closed Friday, April 13, 2018 so that our school educators and personnel are able to travel to Frankfort in support of public education.
  • Tuesday, April 10, 2018 2:08 PM
    • One lane of Cragmont Street between Main Street and Third Street will be closed from April 9 to April 13 for water line work. Only one lane will be closed at a time and there will be flaggers.
  • Boys & Girls Club director named Sagamore of Wabash
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, April 5, 2018 3:00 PM
    Ray Black Jr., only the fourth director in the 64-year history of the Lide White Memorial Boys & Girls Club, got a big surprise last night and a new recognition, when he was named a Sagamore of the Wabash, the highest honor an Indiana governor can bestow.
  • Thursday, April 5, 2018 2:43 PM

    April 6, 2018

    The Chestnuts: Homegrown acoustic tunes from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Red Roaster (100 W. Main).
  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, April 4, 2018 2:56 PM
    Madison Main Street could win a $25,000 cash prize in a national contest, if it receives the most votes. Independent We Stand, sponsored by the company STIHL, is hosting the annual contest for its third year. Voting for the first round will take place online at MainStreetContest.com until April 22. 
  • Hanover theatre department to present Molière’s “The Misanthrope”
    Courier Staff Report
    Monday, April 2, 2018 3:00 PM
    The Hanover College Theatre will stage Molière’s classic comedy “The Misanthrope,” at 7:30 p.m .Thursday-Sunday, April 12-15. The performances will take place at The Other Place, located in the former Donner Lecture Hall on Hanover’s campus.
  • Easter weekend services
    Thursday, March 29, 2018 3:00 PM
    Services are plentiful this year as the area prepares for the Easter weekend. The annual Good Friday service featuring the living stations of the cross will again be observed at St. Patrick’s Chapel.
  • Brunch to provide summer fun for kids
    Monday, March 26, 2018 1:51 PM
    The second annual Brunch with the Bunny to benefit Jane’s Kids Summer Activity Fund was March 24 at The Livery Stable.
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