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  • Bailing out the Lighthouse
    Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:03 AM
    The Madison Lighthouse Restaurant – owned by Gary Gillespie and Charlene Ballard – remains closed as workers pump out water from the eastern portion of the floating restaurant.
  • Renee Bruck
    Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:02 AM
    Police arrested a Madison woman Thursday morning after officers found her in a vehicle allegedly taken from the Columbus area and tracked to Jefferson County through an app on the owner’s cell phone.
    Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:01 AM
    Framework is going up at the new Jefferson Community and Technical College campus in Carrollton. The new building is expected to cost about $16 million.
  • Saturday, July 23, 2016 10:00 AM
    Beginning Tuesday morning, the entrance to Martin Road at the intersection of Wolf Run Road will be closed. Jefferson County Highway Department crews are replacing a small structure and expect the project to last a few days. For the duration of the closure, all traffic will have to use Martin Crossing off of Manville-Brooksburg Road.
  • Renee Bruck
    Friday, July 22, 2016 3:03 PM
    A judge released his decision on a sentence modification for former Madison Police officer Josh Abbott earlier this week and ordered him to serve the remainder of his sentence on home incarceration.
  • Renee Bruck
    Friday, July 22, 2016 3:02 PM
    Discussion during the Jefferson County Commissioners meeting Thursday again turned to the former Hatcher Hill Road and its proposed reuse as a pedestrian trail between the downtown area and hilltop.
  • Brett Eppley
    Friday, July 22, 2016 3:01 PM
    As the September deadline to approve the 2017 city budget nears, the Madison City Council held a budget workshop Thursday night to hear funding requests from department heads and other groups.
  • Pokemon Go craze hits Madison
    Renee Bruck and Brett Eppley
    Thursday, July 21, 2016 3:03 PM
    A blue icon with pink confetti draws a small crowd to an area on Madison’s riverfront Wednesday morning. With phones in hand, some people sit on the benches and attempt to catch a Weedle or other Pokemon appearing on their phone’s screen. Others simply walk by while trying to catch a flying Pidgey or a hopping Eevee.
  • Renee Bruck
    Thursday, July 21, 2016 3:02 PM
    A caller who reported an alleged overdose Wednesday ended up being arrested for confinement and battery after the victim told police she did not take medication but instead had been strangled during an argument.
  • Thursday, July 21, 2016 3:01 PM
    The Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency on Aging and Independent Living has partnered with the Louisville Metro Office of Aging and Disabled Citizens, and the United Steelworkers, to assist individuals in need of electric fans.
  • Thursday, July 21, 2016 3:00 PM
    Daily television grids will return to the Madison Courier on Saturday. The weekly TV book has been discontinued. We apologize for any inconvenience the absence of the listings may have created for our readers.
  • MPD lost a friend, partner
    Courier Staff Report
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 3:03 PM
    Purdue University officials have determined the cause of death for Madison Police K-9 Officer Eros, who died unexpectedly this weekend.
  • Renee Bruck
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 3:02 PM
    Streets Department and city officials said citywide cleanup efforts have gotten off to a good start during the weeklong event.
  • Brett Eppley
    Wednesday, July 20, 2016 3:01 PM
    Ahead of a budget planning meeting Tuesday night, the Hanover Town Council heard from three organizations making their annual appeal for financial support.
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:03 PM
    Two people remain behind bars after police located a syringe with heroin during a search for clothing allegedly taken from a hilltop business after the store’s owner reported a shoplifter on Saturday.
  • Renee Bruck
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:02 PM
    Members of Madison’s Board of Public Works and Safety approved three street closures for events next month and later this fall. City and county officials plan to host the annual National Night Out on Aug. 2 at Crystal Beach swimming pool.
  • Sharing Their Stories
    Tuesday, July 19, 2016 3:01 PM
    Ulster Project teens made time for a meet-and-greet Monday with residents of River Terrace Health Campus.
  • Courier Staff Report
    Monday, July 18, 2016 3:03 PM
    A Greenwood motorcyclist was killed after colliding with another vehicle Sunday north of Madison near Wirt. Brittany Eades, 25, of Greenwood, died at the scene of the crash around 7:14 p.m. in the 4400 block of State Road 7.
  • Monday, July 18, 2016 3:02 PM
    The Madison Police Department announced in a Facebook post the death of K-9 officer Eros on Saturday morning.
  • Monday, July 18, 2016 3:01 PM
    Carrollton Utilities will flush fire hydrants on its water system during the next two weeks, starting today and running through Friday, July 29. Flushing will begin at 8 a.m. and continue through 5 p.m. daily.

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