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  • Tuesday, September 25, 2018 3:00 PM
    PLAINFIELD — If approved by state utility regulators, Duke Energy Indiana customers will pay $30 million less for costs at the company’s Edwardsport coal gasification power plant due to an agreement with some of the state’s consumer groups.
  • Gas prices: Little good news for motorists
    Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 3:00 PM
    Gasoline prices in Indiana have risen 8.5 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.92 a gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 3,271 stations in Indiana.
  • Need an auto part?
    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 3:00 PM
    It is by chance that Yancey Auto Parts has been located at 1404 Clifty Drive since 1960.

    “It wasn’t intentional,” said Harold “Junior” Yancey Jr., who owns the business with his brother, Jerry.
  • Tali Hunt
    Monday, September 24, 2018 3:00 PM
    Jefferson County Jail inmates who did not earn a high school diploma will be able to work toward their General Education Development Diploma, or GED, starting Monday.

    Sheriff John Wallace and Libby Hoffman, Jefferson County’s jail matron who is spearheading efforts from the Sheriff’s Department, said the classes were last offered two years ago.
  • The Madison Railroad 40 years of staying on track
    Monday, September 24, 2018 3:00 PM
    The Madison Railroad celebrated the 40th anniversary of its steam train by offerng rides over the weekend. The four-mile round-trip ride began near the Madison Transfer and Storage building on Green Road. 
    Monday, September 24, 2018 2:05 PM
    Madison Consolidated High School students Bailey Dyer and Daunte O’Banion were crowned homecoming queen and king at halftime during Friday’s football game against Mitchell. 
  • Tali Hunt
    Saturday, September 22, 2018 9:00 AM
    Madison Township Fire Department this afternoon responded to a call that came from their own house.

    There was a fire in an electric box but the blaze was smothered before it could spread from the panel where it started, thanks to the quick action of a firefighter who went to the firehouse to work on something and others nearby who responded to the call for help. 
  • Tali Hunt
    Saturday, September 22, 2018 9:00 AM
    Two juveniles — one 15 and the other 17 — were detained Friday in an investigation into a potential threat to Madison Consolidated High School. The 17-year-old was released later Friday but the 15-year-old remains in custody and the investigation is still ongoing.
  • Saturday, September 22, 2018 8:59 AM
    Monday, September 24, 2018

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

    • Madison Historic Board of Review, 5:30 p.m. at Madison City Hall
  • Welty joins Lytle funeral service as additional owner
    Courier Staff Report
    Friday, September 21, 2018 3:00 PM
    Lytle Funeral Homes, which began in Madison in 1920, has announced it is adding an additional owner to what is a fourth-generatin of family ownership.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Friday, September 21, 2018 3:00 PM
    The murder case against Timothy Riddle, 45, of Bedford, Ky., was continued yesterday by Circuit Court Judge Karen A. Conrad to October 18. Riddle will be moved from the Carroll County Detention Center to the Oldham County Jail. The case will continue at the Trimble County Courthouse in Bedford, Kentucky.
  • Health town hall: Smoking affects every Hoosier . . . smoker or not
    Friday, September 21, 2018 3:00 PM
    Indiana’s statewide smoking rate continues to be a costly challenge to Hoosiers’ health, quality of life and community economic development.
  • Events - Sunday, September 23
    Thursday, September 20, 2018 3:00 PM
    • Waterfall Hike: Meet at the Clifty Falls shelter for a one-hour moderately rugged hike at 10 a.m. through one of the most scenic sections of Clifty Canyon.
  • Events - Saturday, September 22
    Thursday, September 20, 2018 3:00 PM
    • Trail Cleanup: Celebrate National Public Lands Day by helping pick up trash from Clifty Falls trails from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Events - Friday, September 21
    Thursday, September 20, 2018 3:00 PM
    • The Christian Academy of Carrollton’s Fall Festival will be from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Carrollton. There will be a silent auction, music games and more.
  • Madison royalty candidates
    Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:50 PM
    Madison Consolidated High School will crown their Fall 2018 Homecoming royalty during Friday’s football game against Mitchell High School.
  • Switzerland County homecoming royalty
    Thursday, September 20, 2018 12:48 PM
    Switzerland County High School celebrated homecoming last Friday night with a win over Oldenburg Academy.
  • Woman found dead along I-65; help sought identifying her
    Associated Press
    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 3:00 PM
    COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — Authorities are seeking help from the public in identifying a woman found dead of blunt force trauma along an interstate in southern Indiana.
  • Taking the first steps in a new life...
    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 3:00 PM
    EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the second of two stories looking at an effort to help in the fight against substance abuse. The first story, which explained how the groundwork was laid, appeared in the Sept. 18 Madison Courier.
  • Kirk Dawson named VSG’s general manger
    Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, September 19, 2018 3:00 PM
    Vehicle Service Group has named Kirk Dawson vice president and general manager — The Americas, effective Dec. 1. Dawson will be based at the company’s American headquarters in Madison.
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