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  • Restoring its Place in Time
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:03 AM
    When Madison natives Carolyn and Graham Theiman returned to town after raising their family in Columbus, they bought and renovated a carriage house on Mill Street to call home.
  • Hilleary retires from Navy
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:02 AM
    Lieutenant Commander Curt Hilleary, a native of Hanover, celebrated his retirement from the Navy on May 19 in the Blue Angel Atrium of the National Naval Aviation Museum Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Fla.
    Saturday, May 27, 2017 9:01 AM
    Shoppers peruse the variety of wares available along the streets of downtown Madison on Friday afternoon.
  • Now playing: Movies in the Park premieres tonight with ‘Cars’
    Friday, May 26, 2017 3:00 PM
    The free Mayor’s Movies in the Park series returns tonight at Bicentennial Park. Disney’s “Cars” will begin at dusk, around 9 or 9:30 p.m. as part of the Riverfront Run Car Show.
  • Roll out on the riverfront
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:03 PM
    Shiny automobiles – both new and old – wil line Vaughn Drive this weekend with the return of the Riverfront Run Car Show.
  • Crafts around the courthouse
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:02 PM
    Crafty creations, food and more will fill the streets and sidewalks surrounding the Jefferson County Courthouse this weekend as an annual spring event returns.
  • Backyard series returns to Carrollton Saturday
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:01 PM
    Music returns to the Butler-Turpin State Historic House at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton this week with the Backyard Concert Series kickoff.
  • Arts in the Park
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:00 PM
    Bloomington musician Tom Roznowski will perform Saturday at Clifty Falls State Park as part of the Arts in the Parks program. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the camping ground amphitheater. Admission is the cost of park gate entry.
  • ‘Art for Africa’ auction Friday at MCHS
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 25, 2017 3:00 PM
    An art auction will be held at 7 p.m. Friday in the Madison Consolidated High School cafeteria. The event is a fundraiser organized by MCHS student Jordyn Bryant, who started an “Arts for Africa” campaign through the Rising Leaders program.
  • Encourage kids to believe in themselves
    Kendal Rautzhan
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 3:00 PM
    It’s important to spend less time directing a child on how to be. Rather, we should allow a child the freedom to become who they are, not what we want them to be.
  • Get Ready to Regatta
    Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017 3:00 PM
    A little more than a month is left before the kickoff of a week filled with pageants, parades, fireworks and other fanfare focusing on the Madison Regatta and the Fourth of July holiday.
  • Madison to host national tractor show
    Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 3:03 PM
    Thousands of people and hundreds of tractors and other equipment are expected to take over the Jefferson County Fairgrounds for a summer tractor show next month.
  • Hanover Goes Hollywood
    Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 3:02 PM
    Young filmmakers will show their skills tonight during a free event followed by question and answer session with the directors. The Hanover Goes Hollywood Documentary Film Festival begins at 7 p.m. at the Ohio Theatre. The public is invited.
  • Pets of the Week - May 23, 2017
    Tuesday, May 23, 2017 3:01 PM
    Hazel has a great personality. She is a friendly lady that loves everyone — young and old, big and small, male and female. She is a mix of breeds, including Labrador Retriever, German Shepherd, and maybe Spaniel. Sassafras is a very affectionate boy with a laid-back personality. He is looking for an indoor-only home that will pamper him and take care of his long fur.
  • Monday, May 22, 2017 3:03 PM
    Jefferson County resident, Linda Kramer, who began her career with State Farm Insurance in April 1972 in Madison, is set to retire. An open house is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, June 2 at the Ed “Sonny” Thomas Insurance Agency, 526 Clifty Drive.
  • Monday, May 22, 2017 3:02 PM
    Mimi’s Place, owned by Brandi Macon of Bedford, Ky., opened April 28 at 126 E. Main St. The shop handles both thrift and consignment sales of items including clothes, toys and furniture.
  • Monday, May 22, 2017 3:01 PM
    Just the Word, owned by Geri and Cornell Cook, opened Feb. 5 at 114 E. Main St. The shop carries items both “motivational and inspirational” such as home decor and greeting cards.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 18, 2017 3:03 PM
    RiverRoots, the annual music and folk art festival, returns to the riverfront this weekend. This year’s performers include returning acts from years past, blossoming new performers and award-winning industry icons.
  • Take a trip to the Land of Oz
    Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, May 18, 2017 3:02 PM
    They’ll be off to see the Wizard – the wonderful Wizard of Oz – when local thespians bring the well-known classic to the stage in a musical production this weekend.
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