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  • Protecting the pollinators
    Peggy Vlerebome
    Saturday, April 21, 2018 9:00 AM
    Planting time is upon us, and an agency you might never have heard of wants to encourage and help Jefferson County residents plant flowers that will attract butterflies, bees and other pollinators.
  • MCS welcomes superintendent
    Tali Hunt
    Saturday, April 21, 2018 8:59 AM
    Madison Consolidated School Board members voted unanimously Friday to approve Jeffery T. Studebaker’s superintendent contract, effective this July 1 through June 30, 2021.
  • His name in lights for many kind acts
    Saturday, April 21, 2018 8:58 AM
    He would do anything for anyone,” said Leigh Ann Hudson of her father who, with her mother, was lost just days ago when his home burned. 
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, April 21, 2018 8:56 AM
    Madison Police officers arrested William B. Rose, 31, Thursday on charges of possession of a handgun without a license, domestic battery, possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia and possession of marijuana. 
  • Working hard on Vaughn Drive
    Friday, April 20, 2018 3:00 PM
    Construction on Vaughn Drive is still underway as crews finish connecting old sewer lines with new lines.
  • Thunder to roll tomorrow
    Courier Staff Report
    Friday, April 20, 2018 2:59 PM
    “A Disco Thunder” is the theme for this year’s “Thunder Over Louisville,” the annual extravaganza on the Ohio River at Louisville that is the kickoff to Kentucky Derby week.
  • It’s a kinder world inside and out at MJHS
    Tali Hunt
    Thursday, April 19, 2018 3:00 PM
    Parents are receiving phone calls at home from teachers and administrators at Madison Junior High because of acts and behaviors they’ve witnessed at school. 
  • Library gets special gift as it celebrates 200
    Tali Hunt
    Thursday, April 19, 2018 3:00 PM
    It was a birthday celebration Wednesday for the Jefferson County Public Library as the institution marked its 200th anniversary. 
  • Elisabeth Moore
    Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:59 PM
    Trimble County’s newest report from AdvancEd, a non-profit organization that conducts on-site reviews of educational institutions and systems, became the major topic of discussion Wednesday night at the Trimble County school board meeting
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:55 PM
    A traffic stop Wednesday morning on U.S. 31 near Moonglo Road in Scott County resulted in three arrests on drug charges.
  • Thursday, April 19, 2018 2:11 PM
    A Trimble County bus crashed into a tree this morning while picking up students before school.
  • Wednesday, April 18, 2018 3:01 PM
    The fight for independence had ended, the Constitution had been ratified and the new country was official. Madison, Indiana, was on the frontlines of the brash new land. Historic Preservationist Camille Fife-Salmon has generously shared her time and knowledge to tell the story of the young men who came to call this area home: “Young and talented men who sought their fortunes amidst its hills and valleys. ...lured like slivers of steel drawn to a magnet. ...These young men shared Thomas Jefferson’s conviction that knowledge and democracy went hand in hand. ...‘Whenever the people are well-informed, they can be trusted with their own government.’ ” 
  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 3:00 PM
    JEFFERSONVILLE —  United Collection Bureau, a provider of business process outsourcing and accounts-receivable management solutions, announced plans this week to establish a new call center in Clark County, creating up to 621 new jobs by 2022. 
  • ‘Program saved my life,’ 18th Drug Court grad says
    Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 2:59 PM
    Maxine Uebel’s friends and family, along with members of the Drug Court team, packed the Superior Courtroom for an emotional graduation ceremony from the Jefferson County Drug Court. 
    Wednesday, April 18, 2018 2:59 PM
    During the first decades of the Nineteenth Century, Madison was the heart of the frontier.  It was the wild, deeply-forested West.  Only five years after the turn of the century, in 1805, treaties with Native Americans had made purchase of land on the north side of the Ohio River possible.
    Tali Hunt & Elizabeth Moore
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 3:00 PM
    Jefferson County is in the lower third of overall state health rankings in an annual study released by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
  • House, dog lost in fire off West 256
    Tali Hunt
    Tuesday, April 17, 2018 2:59 PM
    Hanover, Kent and Madison Fire Departments responded Monday morning to a house fire on Paradise Lane off West State Road 256.
  • 16th Student Art Show brings 200 entrants
    Monday, April 16, 2018 3:00 PM
    About 200 Jefferson County students of all ages participated in the 16th annual Student Art Show, which was hosted by the Jefferson County Historical Society.
  • Monday, April 16, 2018 2:59 PM
    Indiana 156  at Plum Creek near Vevay is back open after repairs to fix a 10-x15-foot hole that opened up Thursday evening.
    Saturday, April 14, 2018 12:03 PM
    With the chants of hundreds of teachers from throughout the state ringing in their ears, Kentucky lawmakers voted Friday to override the Republican governor’s veto of a $480 million tax increase that fuels record spending in public education.
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