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  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 3:03 PM
    A Madison man remains behind bars after leading area law enforcement on a high-speed two-county pursuit before colliding with a Switzerland County patrol vehicle and running from officers early Saturday.
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 3:02 PM
    A Milton, Ky., woman remains jailed on a $10,000 bond after she allegedly stabbed a man with a box cutter during an argument Sunday night. Megan R. Ellegood, 35, faces a Level 5 felony count of battery with a deadly weapon, a Level 6 felony count of battery resulting in moderate bodily injury and a misdemeanor count of criminal mischief.
  • Phyllis McLaughlin
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 3:01 PM
    Southwestern schools treasurer Laura Boldery laid out the proposed budget for the 2018-19 school year during a public hearing Monday night before the regular board meeting.
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Monday, September 18, 2017 3:03 PM
    A preliminary total of about $23,000 was raised by 454 walkers during Saturday’s Out of the Darkness walk to raise awareness about suicide prevention. The money will be donated to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention and used for research to improve understanding of suicide and how to prevent it.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Monday, September 18, 2017 3:02 PM
    A Madison man sustained fatal injuries following a crash involving a vehicle and motor scooter Friday night on U.S. 421. Justin George, 37, of Madison, was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash by Jefferson County Coroner Rodney Nay.
  • Monday, September 18, 2017 3:01 PM
    Indiana State Police arrested a Hanover woman for several charges related to a burglary investigation that began 10 days earlier. Angela M. Edwards, 37, faces charges of: burglary, a Level 6 felony; fraud, a Level 6 felony; identity deception, a Level 6 felony; theft, a Class A misdemeanor; possession of stolen property, a Class A misdemeanor.
  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, September 16, 2017 9:03 AM
    Madison Police arrested three people earlier this week on drug and drug-related charges following a traffic stop for speeding on Clifty Drive.

    Clayton J. Littrell, 37, of Commiskey, faces Level 5 felony counts of possession of a syringe and possession of methamphetamine, a Level 6 felony count of maintaining a common nuisance and a misdemeanor count of possession of paraphernalia.
  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, September 16, 2017 9:02 AM
    A Madison teenager faces a criminal charge of sexual misconduct following an investigation into a complaint made by a 14-year-old female to the Department of Child Services earlier this month.
  • Muscle through  the Adversity
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, September 16, 2017 9:01 AM

    While he probably could bench-press several of the 60 second- and fourth-graders he spoke to Thursday, former Olympian Chip Minton, instead, gave out some good advice at Ryker’s Ridge Elementary School. 

  • Regatta takes action to cut into $41K debt
    David Campbell
    Friday, September 15, 2017 3:03 PM
    In a move to cut away at the Madison Regatta Inc’s debt, the organization took the unusual step of extending President Dan Cole’s tenure an extra year at the organization’s general membership meeting this week.
  • MPD bike patrol pedals into a motorized era
    Renee Bruck
    Friday, September 15, 2017 3:02 PM
    Madison Police officers have a new set of wheels to patrol the streets of Madison thanks to a donation from a former Madison resident and current Zionsville business owner.
    Friday, September 15, 2017 3:01 PM
    Firefighters think an air conditioning unit could be to blame for a fire Thursday in Lexington. Firefighters responded to a home in the 7900 block of West State Road 356 just before noon.
  • Bid rejected; Anderson  plans on hold
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Thursday, September 14, 2017 3:00 PM
    The Madison Consolidated School board voted Wednesday to reject the sole bid submitted for the renovation of Anderson Elementary School.
  • Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 3:00 PM
    A Madison man remains in jail and faces multiple felony charges following an alleged incident where he held another man against his will.
  • Rising from the Ashes
    Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 3:00 PM
    Work to rehabilitate the former Elks Lodge has begun as cleanup crews clear the way for construction and a new life for the building. The sale of the property to Larry and Valecia Crisafulli from the Cornerstone Society was announced last month.
  • A Home for Sgt. Carter
    Brett Eppley
    Tuesday, September 12, 2017 3:00 PM
    Clyde Marvin Carter was only 16 when he enlisted in the Army on Jan. 5, 1949. Carter was reported missing in action in 1950 and later presumed dead in 1953. On Monday, Carter’s surviving family members finally got something they’ve been waiting 64 years for – a final resting place.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Monday, September 11, 2017 3:00 PM
    A mobile home was destroyed in a fire Saturday on Ann Trace in Hanover. Firefighters responded to reports of a structure fire around 6:39 p.m., Madison Township Fire Department Chief Robert Black said.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Monday, September 11, 2017 3:00 PM
    Jefferson County residents in the Chelsea area will have a new trash drop-off location beginning today.
  • County takes first step in solving jail overcrowding
    Brett Eppley
    Saturday, September 9, 2017 9:03 AM
    The Jefferson County Commissioners and County Council met Friday to address the results of a state jail inspection last month.
  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, September 9, 2017 9:02 AM
    Two men remain jailed on $50,000 bonds each following a police investigation into allegations of child molestation of a minor under the age of 14.

    Alexander Moheno Gomez, 38, faces two Level 1 felony counts of child molesting. Obedo Moheno Gomez, 26, faces a Level 1 felony count of child molesting.
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