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  • Renee Bruck
    Friday, September 30, 2016 3:03 PM
    A former Madison Correctional Facility security guard received a three-year sentence, which will be served through community corrections, Thursday after admitting he had sexual intercourse with a female offender incarcerated at the facility. Cody Konkle, 26, pleaded guilty earlier this year to a Level 5 felony count of sexual misconduct.
  • Friday, September 30, 2016 3:02 PM
    A Madison woman was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday afternoon after admitting to having sexual relations with two juveniles last year. Merychia E. Brown, 23, pleaded guilty to a Level 3 felony count of child molestation earlier this month.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Friday, September 30, 2016 3:01 PM
    The Madison Courier asked candidates in Jefferson County races to answer a set of questions — in their own words — and provide biographical information in advance of the November 8 general election. Over the next several days The Courier will print their responses. Today, we feature the Jefferson County Commissioner - Lower District race.
  • Three candidates to face off Monday at UIndy
    Courier Staff Report
    Friday, September 30, 2016 3:00 PM
    The three candidates for governor of Indiana — Democrat John Gregg, Republican Eric Holcomb and Libertarian Rex Bell — will participate in a gubernatorial debate planned by the Indiana Debate Commission at 7 p.m. Monday in Ransburg Auditorium of Esch Hall at the University of Indianapolis.
  • Renee Bruck
    Friday, September 30, 2016 3:00 PM
    Jefferson County Election Board members discussed issues voters should be aware of when voting in the November election during a meeting Thursday.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:03 PM
    An arrest warrant was issued out of Jennings County Circuit Court on Wednesday for Kevin Bell of Dover, Pennsylvania, on charges related to a crash on Sept. 17, that resulted in the death of Nikki Reed of Seymour.
  • Paving the way: Hatcher Hill trail gets a new surface
    Renee Bruck
    Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:02 PM
    A new layer of asphalt installed Wednesday takes the Hatcher Hill trail project one step closer to opening to the public next month.
  • Thursday, September 29, 2016 3:01 PM
    The Madison Courier asked candidates in Jefferson County races to answer a set of questions — in their own words — and provide biographical information in advance of the November 8 general election. Over the next several days The Courier will print their responses. Today, we feature the Jefferson County Surveyor race.
  • AFTER THE SHOWER
    Thursday, September 29, 2016 12:00 PM
    A rainbow spanned the Ohio River after a late afternoon shower on Wednesday.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:03 PM
    Several Madison residents voiced their opposition to moving the city’s senior center – specifically to River Terrace Health Campus – during a public hearing Tuesday.
  • Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:02 PM
    Today, we feature the Jefferson County Coroner race. Republican Scott Stevens and Democrat Rodney Nay seek the job. The coroner investigates all deaths and is responsible for determining the manner and cause of death.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:01 PM
    A former Madison Consolidated Schools substitute teacher pleaded guilty to child seduction and was sentenced to two years for having inappropriate contact with a woman while she was a juvenile. Derreck A. Ison, 46, pleaded guilty to a Class D felony count of child seduction Monday in Jefferson Circuit Court through an open plea.
  • Associated Press
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:00 PM
    BROWNSTOWN (AP) — Entry and exit from a southern Indiana school was closed briefly after a man’s body was found outside it during class hours.
  • LIGHTING UP CARROLLTON
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:00 PM
    Tuesday’s weather was ideal for outdoor activities, including changing lightbulbs in the parking lot of the Carrollton Kroger store.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:00 PM
    Madison’s Board of Public Works and Safety approved lease-purchase agreements Tuesday morning for two police vehicles. Members approved two three-year lease purchase agreements by a vote of 2-0. Board member David Carlow was absent.
  • HYDRANT FLUSHING
    Wednesday, September 28, 2016 3:00 PM
    City of Madison workers performed routine hydrant flushing Tuesday in downtown Madison. Flushing is scheduled to continue through Friday.
  • City, Trilogy work on deal for  rent-free senior citizens center
    Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, September 27, 2016 3:03 PM
    City officials hope to learn senior citizens’ opinions about possibly moving the city’s senior center from Main Street to a space in Trilogy’s River Terrace Health Campus during a public hearing tonight.
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016 3:02 PM
    The Madison Courier asked candidates in Jefferson County races to answer a set of questions — in their own words — and provide biographical information in advance of the November 8 general election.
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, September 27, 2016 3:01 PM
    A Madison man remains incarcerated on criminal charges – including battery with deadly weapon – after witnesses reported a stabbing during an altercation between two men in a downtown alley early Saturday. Nicholas M. Stitzel, 27, faces Level 5 felony counts of battery with a deadly weapon and battery resulting in serious bodily injury, as well as a misdemeanor count of public intoxication.
  • Tuesday, September 27, 2016 3:00 PM
    High school students and their families are invited to review some future educational possibilities at a free Thursday event.


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