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  • Old Court Days
    Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:03 AM
    The sidewalks surrounding the Jefferson County Courthouse became a bustling marketplace as Old Court Days began Friday. As shoppers made their way downtown Friday morning, vendors put the finishing touches on their booths. Old Court Days, hosted by the Pilot Club of Madison, continues until 6 p.m. today before reopening from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday.
  • Water aerobics start Monday at Crystal Beach
    Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:02 AM
    Summer water aerobics classes are set to begin Monday morning at Crystal Beach swimming pool.
  • Saturday, May 28, 2016 10:01 AM
    May 2, 1866 - Anonymous letters are the certain signs of a character in which natural cowardice and meanness are blended together. We received one some time ago, and another very lately, short and bitter
  • Celebrating the end of the school year
    Friday, May 27, 2016 3:03 PM
    Today is the last day of the 2015-16 school year for Madison Consolidated Schools. Rykers’ Ridge Elementary School celebrated Thursday with outdoor fun and games during its annual field day.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Friday, May 27, 2016 3:02 PM
    As the school year comes to a close, area summer activity programs are about to begin. Both the Lide White Memorial Boys &Girls Club/Family & Community Center and Girls Inc. host all-day supervision and recreation programs.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Friday, May 27, 2016 3:01 PM
    Tuesday is the last day to reserve tickets to Historic Madison Inc.’s “Hard Hats and Sawhorses” preservation celebration, set for 6 p.m. Friday, June 3, at the Shrewsbury-Windle House.
  • Rolling on the Riverfront
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 26, 2016 3:03 PM
    Cars, trucks and motorcycles will line Madison’s riverfront for an annual car show during Memorial Day weekend. The Riverfront Run Car Show begins with a cruise-in from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday with vehicles on display and food vendors available.
  • Finding the Profound
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, May 26, 2016 3:02 PM
    Music, performance and the written word come together during a special event honoring a new collection of work from a local poet. Louisville native Joshua Hamilton will celebrate the launch of his chapbook of poetry “Slow Wind” at 7 p.m. Friday at the Village Lights Bookstore.
  • Backyard series returns to Butler
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 26, 2016 3:01 PM
    It’s almost summer, and that means that the Backyard Concert Series returns to the Butler-Turpin State Historic House at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton.
  • Old Court Days: Crafts at the Courthouse
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 26, 2016 3:00 PM
    Vendors will line the streets surrounding the Jefferson County Courthouse this weekend as an annual spring event returns.
    Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:03 PM
    A volunteer group of parents hoping to improve a downtown riverfront park announced that they’ve met the $50,000 goal needed to match a grant awarded from the Community Foundation of Madison and Jefferson County.
  • Vevay veteran joins others in DC Memorial Day parade
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:02 PM
    Twenty-five years ago, more than 600,000 service members took part in Operation Desert Storm, at the time the largest deployment of U.S. Armed Forces since Vietnam.
    Wednesday, May 25, 2016 3:01 PM
    Members of Friends of Butler are working this week to prepare the Butler-Turpin State Historic House and grounds for tours and this year’s Backyard Concert Series, both of which begin this weekend.
    Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 3:03 PM
    Public swimming pools are being prepared to greet the public as the time-honored beginning of the summer season arrives this Memorial Day weekend.
  • Hay press: Key part of Switzerland County history, moves to museum
    Vevay Media Group
    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 3:02 PM
    There was a time when hay was King in Switzerland County; and a specialized piece of machinery that was patented here was a big part of that coronation.
  • Use books to help explore important topics
    Kendal Rautzhan
    Tuesday, May 24, 2016 3:01 PM
    When you really think about it, there are many forces at work that try to shape what we think about other people, ourselves, and life in general.
    Saturday, May 21, 2016 10:03 AM
    The rain Friday afternoon didn’t stop Massachusettes-based Darlingside from kicking off the two-day RiverRoots Music & Folk Arts Festival – but the weather did keep the quartet from performing on the Main Stage as originally planned.
  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, May 21, 2016 10:02 AM
    A new initiative set to begin next month aims to get Jefferson County residents moving by challenging the community to complete 30 million steps during 30 days.
  • Man UP! - KDH offers health forum for men
    Saturday, May 21, 2016 10:01 AM
    The King’s Daughters’ Hospital Foundation will host Man Up! a Men’s Health Event, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. on Wednesday at the KDH Conference Center, 1373 East State Road 62.

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