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  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 9:00 AM
    Jefferson County sheriff’s deputies arrested two Madison residents Wednesday following a traffic stop for a non-functioning license-plate light.
  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 9:00 AM
    Indiana State Police arrested two Madison residents following a traffic stop for an inoperable headlight and expired license plate Tuesday on Michigan Road.
  • Knowledge Depository
    Tali Hunt
    Saturday, November 18, 2017 9:00 AM
    Hanover College’s campus library celebrated its 125th anniversary as a Government Depository with a ceremony and gift card raffle Nov. 15. A group of Hanover College students, faculty and staff gathered outside the archives research room in Duggan Library for the occasion.
  • Saturday, November 18, 2017 8:00 AM
    The Jefferson County Highway Department will close County Road 1100-W between the addresses of 2014 and 2045 North. The closure is planned to begin at 7 a.m. Monday, weather permitting. The road will be closed for approximately four days for culvert replacement and drainage improvements. For more information, call (812) 273-1708.
  • Federal judge finds Theiring competent for trial in bombings
    Renee Bruck
    Friday, November 17, 2017 3:03 PM
    A federal court judge ruled that a Madison man facing federal charges of detonating two pipe bombs last year is competent to stand trial after a court-ordered hospitalization for mental health treatment.
  • Fir tree set for yule job
    Renee Bruck
    Friday, November 17, 2017 3:02 PM
    Signs of the season are beginning to appear around Madison just in time for Christmas.
  • Friday, November 17, 2017 3:01 PM
    Noting that the true price of a drug is often hidden from consumers, Medicare officials requested comments late Thursday on how to use discounts and rebates to help decrease what enrollees pay for prescriptions.
  • STELLARBRATION
    Renee Bruck
    Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:03 PM
    Nearly 100 people were at the Ohio Theatre Wednesday morning to welcome Lt. Gov. Suzanne Crouch, officials with the state’s Office of Community and Rural Affairs and other state leaders during Madison’s “Stellarbration.” The local celebration recognized the city as the 2017 Stellar Community Division I designee, which was announced by state officials last month.
  • Pigasus Pictures to complete its second feature film
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:02 PM
    The independent film company that brought a big-screen movie premiere to Madison earlier this fall is set to complete production of its second feature film in the coming weeks.
  • Thursday, November 16, 2017 3:01 PM
    The Indiana Department of Transportation has reopened State Road 250 near Patriot after stabilizing a 615-foot-wide embankment slide. Operations near mile marker 162.8 in Switzerland County began in mid-September.
  • Humans of New York creator opens Hanover College series
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 3:03 PM
    Brandon Stanton, the founder of the social media campaign and author of the best-selling book “Humans of New York,” kicks off Hanover College’s 2017-18 Enrichment Series at 7 p.m. Friday in Collier Arena. There will be a meet-and-greet and book-signing session after Stanton’s presentation.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 3:02 PM
    Local officials hope a few volunteers might give of their time to help veterans in need of transportation to medical appointments.
  • DESIGN SELECTED FOR VETERAN BANNERS
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 3:01 PM
    One design has been chosen from more than 40 entries to honor area veterans with public recognition in form of a banner.
  • Be aware of possible utility scams
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 3:00 PM
    A consortium of more than 100 U.S. and Canadian utilities, including local gas provider Vectren, are observing the second annual Utility Scam Awareness Day today as part of a weeklong advocacy and awareness campaign. The consortium wants to expose tactics scammers use to steal money from utility customers and to educate customers about how to protect themselves.
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 3:02 PM
    A short high-speed motorcycle chase through a residential neighborhood this weekend landed a 20-year-old Madison resident behind bars on criminal charges including reckless driving and resisting police. Riley James Nasby, 20, faces a Level 6 felony count of resisting law enforcement with a vehicle, as well as misdemeanor counts of operating a motor vehicle without a license and reckless driving.
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, November 14, 2017 3:01 PM
    A Cross Plains woman remains jailed after allegedly stealing more than $60 worth of makeup from Walmart and having drugs on her person during the jail booking process. Brittany R. Smith, 32, faces Level 6 felony charges of theft and two counts of possession of a legend drug without a prescription, as well as misdemeanor counts of possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia.
  • Take the challenge to go smoke-free
    Monday, November 13, 2017 3:00 PM
    The Healthy Communities Initiative of Jefferson County will host its Cold Turkey Challenge this week.

    The one-day challenge will take place Thursday, in conjunction with the American Cancer Society Great American Smokeout and will include participants from throughout Jefferson County. 
  • Monday, November 13, 2017 3:00 PM
    With cold weather just around the corner, the Indiana Department of Homeland Security encourages all Hoosiers to become more equipped during Winter Weather Preparedness Week, which is recognized from Nov. 12-18. 

    Here are several tips to be actively involved in Winter Weather Preparedness Week.
  • G. I. Gymnasts
    Monday, November 13, 2017 3:00 PM
    Gymnasts from Indiana, Ohio and Kentucky were at Madison Consolidated High School Nov. 11-12 for the G.I. Gymnast Classic competition. Madison Gymnastics World has been the host for this Veterans Day-themed meet for the past 10 years.
  • Gov. Holcomb announces historic year for Hoosier job commitments
    Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, November 11, 2017 9:03 AM
    INDIANAPOLIS — With one month still to go in 2017, businesses across Indiana and around the world have committed to creating up to 28,846 new Hoosier jobs in the coming years — an all-time high since the Indiana Economic Development Corporation was established in 2005, Gov. Eric Holcomb announced earlier this week.
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