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New striping on Madison’s Main Street was done on Thursday afternoon from Jefferson Street west to the Crooked Creek Bridge. More work will be done next week, weather permitting, on crosswalks, stop bars at the stop lights and parking markings. All of the remaining work requires hand paintin…

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Building a new county jail is a costly venture but the Jefferson County Commissioners approved a credit of $451,979 at Thursday’s meeting after some cost savings were identified in the project.

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COVID-19-related deaths have been reported in three area counties this week — eight total deaths since last week — with Jefferson County adding two and Trimble and Carroll counties each adding three.

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On-site construction of the $2.6 million Crystal Beach Pool House Rehabilitation Project at 404 W Vaughn Drive will begin next week with a groundbreaking event scheduled for noon on Monday.

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The process of beautifying the gateway into Madison from the Milton-Madison Bridge advanced again with the unanimous approval of a resolution by city council at its meeting Tuesday to acquire property at 150 Harrison Street, which was the site of Bullock’s River City Marathon for many years.

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Madison City Council adopted a 2022 budget of more than $21 million at its meeting on Tuesday outlining the priorities of Madison Mayor Bob Courtney, focusing on public safety, economic opportunity, infrastructure and quality of life.

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The Jefferson County Animal Shelter will be getting new kennels after funding was approved by the Madison City Council at its meeting on Tuesday along with funding from the Jefferson County Commissioners.

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INDIANAPOLIS — Some conservative Indiana lawmakers wanting to stymie President Joe Biden’s planned COVID-19 vaccine mandates for private employers are facing skepticism from their own Republican leaders and the state’s largest business group.

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In an effort to strengthen the city’s enforcement of nuisance issues and to provide more efficiency in its planning office, the Madison Board of Public Works and Safety approved a professional services agreement Monday with iWorQ Systems.

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Work on Main Street is approaching its final phase with striping getting underway this week, it was announced by Deputy Mayor Mindy McGee at Monday’s meeting of the Board of Public Works and Safety.

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Madison firefighters responded to a fire at about 12:15 p.m. on Monday that caused heavy damage to a duplex in the 400 block of St. Michaels Avenue.

Fire in the early morning hours in the 1000 block of West Main Street severely damaged this house. City firefighters responded along with Madison Township and Rykers’ Ridge fire companies.

Sunrise: 7:53 a.m.