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  • Collin Overton
    Thursday, May 28, 2020 3:00 PM
    A former employee of the Madison Correctional Facility charged with fatally stabbing two people and injuring a third in Indianapolis is scheduled to appear Friday morning in Marion County Court.
  • HDBR gives OK for partial demo at 505 Walnut
    Mark Campbell
    Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:59 PM
    Madison’s Historic District Board of Review gave approval Tuesday for a rare partial demolition and rebuild of a fire-gutted, two-story structure in the 500 block of Walnut Street that the board, the developers and many others think will serve as a catalyst for redevelopment of the entire Walnut Street neighborhood.
  • Collin Overton
    Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:58 PM
    Jefferson County is upgrading its dispatch software this year, but an extra charge from the software company may complicate the process, 911 Executive Director Suzie Lawrence told members of the 911 Communications Administrative Board at a meeting Tuesday night.
  • Collin Overton
    Thursday, May 28, 2020 2:57 PM
    A City of Madison police officer suffered facial injuries Monday evening when a tree fell on top of the utility terrain vehicle (UTV) he was driving on Bacon Ridge Road.
  • David Campbell
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020 3:00 PM
    Stage 3 of Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s plan for reopening the state began Friday and Madison Mayor Bob Courtney took the opportunity to hold his first in-person press conference in two months and introduce the city’s plans moving forward.
  • Memorial Day Honors
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:59 PM
    Mary Darbro places flowers on the grave of her late husband, Air Force veteran Paul Kenneth Darbro, Monday at the Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison while observing Memorial Day.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:57 PM
    River Valley Resources, in coordination with the Indiana Department of Corrections of Madison and Aramark food services, will begin Summer Meals for Kids food service in June for children 18 years and under in Jefferson County.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:56 PM
    Shawe Memorial High School will host an in-person graduation for seniors June 21, according to a letter Prince of Peace Schools sent to families last week.
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020 2:55 PM
    Most county offices in the Jefferson County Courthouse will continue to be open by appointment-only during Stage 3 of the Back on Track plan to reopen Indiana that began Friday, according to a release from the county.
  • David Campbell
    Friday, May 22, 2020 6:05 PM
    Stage 3 of Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb’s plan for reopening Indiana began on Friday and Madison Mayor Bob Courtney took the opportunity to hold his first in-person press conference in two months and introduce the city’s plans moving forward.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 21, 2020 7:55 PM
    Earlier this week city officials in Madison were anxiously awaiting a decision by Gov. Eric Holcomb that would allow Madison to reopen its basketball and tennis courts, ball fields, skate park and many other parks facilities as early as Sunday, but that wait ended even sooner with Holcomb’s announcement Wednesday that his Back on Track Indiana Plan will shift to Stage 3 effective Friday.

    Madison officials quickly followed suit by announcing a reopening of facilities in conjunction with the governor’s plans as quickly as safety precautions can be put in place to insure the least amount of risk possible to residents.
  • Mark Campbell
    Thursday, May 21, 2020 3:00 PM
    With numerous events already canceled and local innkeeper bookings lagging well behind last year due to the COVID-19 emergency, Visit Madison Indiana Inc. and the Jefferson County Tourism Board received a bleak report on one of the area’s biggest industries when both groups met Monday.
  • Collin Overton
    Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:59 PM
    The 2020 Jefferson County 4-H Fair is the latest event to fall casualty to the COVID-19 pandemic, Jefferson County Fair Board President Scott Hubbard announced on Wednesday.
  • Crash on 256 results in outages Wednesday
    Courier Sports Staff
    Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:58 PM
    The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a single vehicle accident where an SUV left the roadway on State Road 256 near Grange Hall Road and either fled the scene or remains missing and unaccounted.
  • Mark Campbell
    Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:57 PM
    The City of Madison stands ready to reopen local ball fields, courts and parks if Gov. Eric Holcomb shifts his five-stage Roadmap to Safely Reopen Indiana to the next level on Sunday.
  • Collin Overton
    Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:56 PM
    A crosswalk, new sections of sidewalk and the repaving of 14 roads in Hanover are in the works thanks to another Community Crossings Matching Grant (CCMG) and additional funding, members of Hanover Town Council said at a regular meeting Tuesday night.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:55 PM
    Madison Police on patrol arrested three adults for drug possession and other charges in two unrelated traffic stops recently.
  • Madison man facing Jennings charges
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 21, 2020 2:55 PM
    A Madison man has been charged with attempting to escape and battery of a jail officer in connection with an incident at the Jenning County Jail on Monday.
  • Mark Campbell
    Tuesday, May 19, 2020 3:00 PM
    Madison’s Board of Public Works on Monday gave its blessing to the largest quarterly grant allocation in the history of the city’s Preservation and Community Enhancement Grant (PACE) program.
  • Madison JAG program wins big at state
    Collin Overton
    Tuesday, May 19, 2020 2:59 PM
    Madison students earned four state-level awards through the Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) this year, capping off a strong but unconventional season for the program.
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