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  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, February 15, 2017 3:00 PM
    The Famous Bello’s Pizza, owned by Kevin and Tammy Hockensmith, has closed after more than 25 years in Madison.
  • ‘The best kept secret in the area’
    Brett Eppley
    Saturday, February 04, 2017 10:03 AM
    A year after being named executive director of the Madison Area Chamber of Commerce, Lindsay Bloos is upbeat about the organization’s future. “I was definitely not expecting to take it on,” Bloos said Friday, just a week after her one-year anniversary as head of the Chamber.
  • Saturday, February 04, 2017 10:02 AM
    German American Bancorp, based in Jasper with branches in Jefferson County, has reported record earnings for the end of 2016 – marking the seventh consecutive year of growth.
  • MainSource welcomes VP,  agricultural manager
    Saturday, February 04, 2017 10:01 AM
    MainSource Bank recently welcomed Matthew Eldridge as vice president, agricultural manager. He graduated from Purdue University with a degree in agricultural economics.
  • Tuesday, January 31, 2017 3:01 PM
    The January edition of American Funeral Director magazine features Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre in one of its feature articles.
  • Visit Madison hires marketing director
    Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, January 28, 2017 10:03 AM
    Visit Madison has hired a marketing and advertising director. Sarah Prasil, formerly of Independence, Ky., will fill the position.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, January 28, 2017 10:02 AM
    German American Insurance has acquired Adams Insurance Agency effective Jan. 1. Adams clients in Madison and the surrounding area will now be served by the German American team, a release said.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, January 28, 2017 10:01 AM
    Gov. Eric Holcomb has appointed fellow Hanover College alum Elaine Kops-Bedel to serve as president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, January 25, 2017 3:00 PM
    Katie Wood has been hired on as volunteer coordinator for the Jefferson County United Way.
    Monday, January 23, 2017 3:03 PM
    The Jefferson County Board of Realtors banquet was held Jan. 14 at the Madison Elks Lodge. The group recognized sales achievement award recipients and the Indiana Association of Realtors treasurer Brian Thompson inducted the 2017 board of directors.
  • Grote workers approve contract
    Courier Staff Report
    Monday, January 23, 2017 3:02 PM
    Officials with the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers announced that union employees voted Friday to approve a contract with Grote Industries.
  • Blush, Lytle win Chamber business awards
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, January 19, 2017 3:03 PM
    Businesses and individuals were honored Wednesday night at the 93rd annual Madison Area Chamber of Commerce dinner at the Clifty Inn.

    The 2017 Small Business of the Year Award went to Mary Beth Boone and her Blush on Main and French Tulip shops.
  • Wyatt resigns as Main St. director
    Brett Eppley
    Thursday, January 19, 2017 3:02 PM
    After four years leading the organization, the Madison Main Street Program executive director is leaving. Whitney Wyatt has resigned from her position according to a Wednesday press release.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, January 19, 2017 3:01 PM
    After anonymously making a gift to the Canaan Community Academy last November, the humble $10,000 donor introduced himself during a Monday school board meeting.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, January 14, 2017 10:02 AM
    Three local businesses and one special individual were honored this week during an annual Madison Main Street Program dinner event.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, December 31, 2016 10:03 AM
    Officer Wesley McDonald, with the Carrollton Police Department, has received the Governor’s Award for DUI Enforcement. McDonald was honored alongside officers from various departments across the state during a recent award ceremony in Lexington, Ky.
  • Theater under new ownership
    Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, December 31, 2016 10:02 AM
    Madison’s hilltop cinemas are under new ownership which intends to bring some changes early next year. The Madison 6 Theaters are now owned by Infinity Theatres, a company based out of Chicago.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, December 31, 2016 10:01 AM
    Madison’s newest gym, Planet Fitness, opened Dec. 23.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, December 31, 2016 10:00 AM
    Green Roof Treasures, 220 W. Main St., closed Dec. 27. The consignment shop owned by Rick Wildey first opened November 2012.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, December 31, 2016 10:00 AM
    As part of an annual tradition, Friendship State Bank recently recognized employees that have been with the company for 15 years or more.
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