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  • Thursday, October 27, 2016 1:45 PM
    The Town of Hanover issued a boil water advisory today for water customers in the College Hills area until further notice due to a main break.
  • Whitt: Never pointed gun at Stewart
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:03 PM
    The Milton, Ky., man accused of murder took the stand Tuesday in his own defense during the fifth day of testimony in his jury trial.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:02 PM
    A Hanover woman remains behind bars on a $20,000 cash-only bond after police located drugs and paraphernalia in her vehicle following a traffic stop Monday. Ruth Josephine Turner, 46, faces a Level 5 felony count of possession of methamphetamine, a Level 6 felony count of maintaining a common nuisance and a misdemeanor count of possession of paraphernalia.
    Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:01 PM
    Costumed characters can plan their trick-or-treating routes as official hours for Courierarea celebration have been set. The city of Madison and the town of Hanover, along with Jefferson, Carroll and Trimble counties have designated 6 to 8 p.m. on Monday as official trick-or-treat hours.
  • Tom Davies
    Wednesday, October 26, 2016 3:00 PM
    INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana gubernatorial candidates said during a debate Tuesday that they believe the state should do more to attack the growing abuse of heroin and other drugs.
  • Police recount pursuit after Crystal Beach fight, shooting
    Brett Eppley
    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:03 PM
    Jurors heard testimony from local and state law enforcement officials and a forensic pathologist as the murder trial for a Milton, Ky., man moved into its fourth day Monday.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:02 PM
    A skeletal human leg found on a Madison riverbank in August is one step closer to identification as forensic test results give investigators a clearer picture of the leg’s source.
    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:01 PM
    Robin Bruegmann, property manager for Driftwood State Fish Hatchery near Brownstown, and employee Jason Todd released 243 rainbow trout Monday to stock Johnson Lake for fishing.
  • Tom Davies
    Tuesday, October 25, 2016 3:00 PM
    INDIANAPOLIS — Republican Eric Holcomb and Democrat John Gregg are going into the last two weeks of their contentious campaign for the Indiana governor’s office by facing each other in a final televised debate tonight.
  • Bicentennial gift: Kids can ‘own’ a piece of Indiana
    Courier Staff Report
    Monday, October 24, 2016 3:00 PM
    In continuing Indiana’s Bicentennial celebration, an environmental group is inviting children to spend more time outdoors by giving them a piece of it for themselves.
  • Vigil honors Laura Russell
    Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:03 AM
    Nearly 200 people gathered Friday night at the Jefferson County Courthouse for a candlelight vigil honoring the memory of Laura Russell and to bring awareness to domestic violence.
  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:02 AM
    Jurors heard testimony from two teens from Trimble County and four witnesses from Madison on Friday during the third day of a murder trial for a Milton, Ky., man accused of murdering a teenager last year.
  • Trimble County clerk takes  steps to ensure a fair election
    Phyllis McLaughlin
    Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:01 AM
    Contrary to the battle cry of one presidential candidate in the 2016 election, perpetuating voter fraud at the polling booth would be no easy feat in Trimble County.
  • Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 AM
    Sunrise Golf Course will be closed to the public Monday through Wednesday and possibly Thursday. The closure will allow for improvements to the golf cart paths and sand traps.
    Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 AM
    The City of Madison will begin downtown curbside leaf pick-up on Monday. Crews will begin on the east end of downtown, working their way west.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 AM
    Two Henry County residents were arrested after Kentucky State Police troopers discovered an inactive methamphetamine lab in their home on Port Royal Road.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 AM
    A Vevay woman died in an accident Thursday on KY 1039 in Gallatin County. According to Kentucky State Police Post 5, Campbellsburg, a vehicle driven by Jeanette Ridner, 42, was struck by another vehicle traveling north in the southbound lane.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Saturday, October 22, 2016 10:00 AM
    Police arrested two people on preliminary drug charges after detectives received a tip of a possible methamphetamine dealing operation. Edward “Eddie” Humes Jr., 54, of Columbus, faces a preliminary charge of possession of methamphetamine. Carrie A. Kostin, 44, of Madison, faces preliminary charges of dealing in methamphetamine, possession of methamphetamine, maintaining a common nuisance, unlawful possession of a hypodermic needle and possession of paraphernalia.
  • Witnesses recount events leading up  to fatal shooting
    Renee Bruck
    Friday, October 21, 2016 3:03 PM
    Six people near Crystal Beach on the night of a shooting that left a teen fatally wounded last year provided emotional testimony Thursday during the second day of the trial of a Milton, Ky., man accused of murder.
  • Renee Bruck
    Friday, October 21, 2016 3:02 PM
    A Hanover man remains in jail on a $200,000 cash-only bond following a Jefferson County Sheriff’s Department investigation into a domestic incident last month. Eric T. Mathews, 22, faces a Level 4 felony count of burglary of a dwelling, Level 6 felony counts of residential entry, criminal confinement and intimidation, and a misdemeanor count of domestic battery.

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