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    Saturday, February 13, 2016 9:00 AM

    Promoting health, safety & well-being

    This team is focusing its efforts on meaningful, tangible projects to address a set of long-term issues in the community, including the drug problem, obesity and other health concerns, and a real and perceived crime problem. The team is compiling a list of existing resources and support services. In addition, they are exploring best practices in other communities in dealing with drug problems. They have recognized that Madison’s own Community Corrections program is becoming a model for other towns.

  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, February 13, 2016 9:00 AM
    Two people face criminal charges for giving false information to officers Thursday while they attempted to serve a warrant in the downtown area.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, February 13, 2016 8:59 AM
    Indiana State Police are investigating the death of a North Vernon man who allegedly shot himself in the parking lot of the Versailles State Police Post on Friday.
  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, February 13, 2016 8:58 AM
    A Madison man remains in jail after sheriff’s deputies served a warrant after locating him Thursday and then finding drugs and paraphernalia in his property during a search at the jail.
  • Carrollton man faces kidnapping, robbery charges
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Friday, February 12, 2016 3:03 PM
    A 42-year-old Carrollton man faces first-degree robbery and kidnapping charges after allegedly robbing a woman at gunpoint in her KY 227 home and forcing her to drive him away from the scene around 10 a.m. Wednesday.
  • Renee Bruck
    Friday, February 12, 2016 3:02 PM
    Madison City Council fire and safety committee members met Thursday and heard a presentation about e-cigarettes from a hospital official and began the discussion about possible changes to the city’s smoking ordinance.
  • Renee Bruck
    Friday, February 12, 2016 3:01 PM
    A Madison man out on bond after being arrested less than two weeks ago on drug charges faces another drug charge after allegedly attempting to sell methaphetamine Wednesday near the Broadway Fountain.
  • Friday, February 12, 2016 3:00 PM
    The public is invited to cut certain downed trees for firewood at Versailles State Park through May 13.
  • Juvenile facility worker faces sex charges
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 3:03 PM
    A former employee of the Madison Juvenile Correctional Facility faces sexual misconduct charges following an investigation into allegations of misconduct with three juvenile inmates at the facility.
  • Judge considers motion to dismiss Kinman indictment
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 3:02 PM
    Special Judge Fred Stine of Campbell County, Ky., is considering a motion to dismiss the Nov. 3, 2014, grand jury indictment of Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman. But the motion, along with an alternative motion for an evidentiary hearing, have been sealed by Stine.
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 3:01 PM
    Police arrested a Madison man Tuesday after he allegedly pointed a loaded shotgun at a person during an argument. James W. H. Terry, 27, faces Level 6 felony counts of criminal recklessness and pointing a firearm, as well as a misdemeanor count of criminal recklessness.
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 3:00 PM
    A Madison man remains behind bars following an arrest made earlier this week after he allegedly threatened a neighbor with a baseball bat. James E. Walters, 40, faces a Level 6 felony count of criminal confinement and a misdemeanor count of intimidation.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 3:00 PM
    A Jennings County deputy and two other Jennings County residents were arrested in connection with an August 2015 altercation near Butlerville. The investigation by Indiana State Police began on August 8, 2015, when ISP was contacted to investigate an alleged battery that took place at the Butlerville Grocery Store.
  • Phyllis McLaughlin
    Thursday, February 11, 2016 3:00 PM
    Madison’s Marching Cubs will have a new, updated look this fall. The school board Wednesday agreed to help pay for 120 new uniforms, replacing jackets students have been wearing since 2005 and trousers worn since 1999.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:03 PM
    Jefferson County Community Corrections officials requested an appropriation of money to pay for a new computer system and some wiring in the department’s new office during a County Council meeting Tuesday afternoon.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:02 PM
    A Walmart employee faces a felony charge following an investigation into alleged drawer shortages from her register.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:01 PM
    Madison City Council’s traffic committee members held their first meeting of the year Tuesday and discussed a petition presented during the meeting, as well as the ongoing issue with speeding on Main Street.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:00 PM
    City of Madison Fire Department crews responded to reports of a fire at a residence in the 800 block of West Third Street around 9:50 p.m. Tuesday to find smoke coming from the roof line of the building.
  • Wednesday, February 10, 2016 3:00 PM
    The City of Madison Street Department and Transfer Station will be closed Monday to observe President’s Day. Trash, recycling and compost pick-up will be delayed one day.
  • Two-state chase ends on Clifty Drive
    Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, February 09, 2016 3:03 PM
    Madison Police arrested a Carrollton, Ky., man after he led officers from Kentucky to Indiana on a high-speed chase across the Madison-Milton bridge and north on U.S. 421 Sunday afternoon.

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