Additional Social Distancing Procedures Implemented at All City Parks

March 31, 2020

New procedures have been implemented at all city parks and city campgrounds. City basketball courts will remain open, but there…

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Burglary in Progress Interrupted by Madison Police

March 30, 2020

On March 26th, the Madison Police Department responded to a burglary in progress at the storage units located at 1054…

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Three Madison Residents Arrested on Felony Drug Charges

March 30, 2020

During the search of the West Third Street residence, officers seized methamphetamine, cocaine, marijuana, various pills, and narcotic related paraphernalia

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Two Hanover Residents Arrested for Burglary and Aggravated Battery

March 27, 2020

The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office and Ohio Valley Crime Suppression Task Force were requested to assist Clark County Sheriff’s Office…

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City Officials Address Stay-At-Home Order; Social Distancing Importance

March 26, 2020

Madison Mayor Bob Courtney, Madison Police Chief John Wallace, and Jefferson County Public Health Coordinator Blythe Couch, discuss the Stay-At-Home…

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Madison Man Found Guilty in Brutal Felony Battery Case

March 25, 2020

A 35-year-old of Madison was found guilty on the sole count of Battery Causing Serious Bodily Injury, as well as…

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Kentucky State Police Investigates Fatal Shooting of Madison Man

March 23, 2020

On March 21st, Post 5 received a call from Herman Webster reporting that shots had been fired at a residence…

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Governor Holcomb Issues Stay-At-Home Order for Indiana

March 23, 2020

On March 23rd, Governor Eric Holcomb delivered a statewide address telling hoosiers to stay at home. The order goes into…

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Madison Police Adjust 911 Response Protocol in the Era of COVID-19

March 20, 2020

Many people are out of a job or working from home to slow the spread of COVID-19. For law enforcement,…

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Hands-Free Device Driving Law Goes Into Effect July 1st

March 19, 2020

Gov. Holcomb signed into law House Bill 1070, which states that a person may not hold or use a telecommunications…

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Local Venue Hosting COVIDeo Concert Series to Support Artists Out of Work

March 19, 2020

The government has banned crowded events to support social distancing and slow the spread of Covid-19. This has put many…

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City Purchases 30 Body Cameras for Police Force

March 18, 2020

The thirty body cameras purchased by the city cost $10,470. They store hours worth of footage on the device until…

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Italian Exchange Student Forced to Return Home Early to COVID-19 Hotbed

March 18, 2020

Alessandros time in the United States is being cut short due to travel concerns, and uncertainties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Officials Work to Lower Impact of Covid-19 on Public Health, Economy

March 17, 2020

The City of Madison is taking measures to keep city employees and the community safe by restricting public access to…

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Cute or Creepy? A Rat Owner Talks About Why these Rodents Make Good Pets

March 16, 2020

A rat meet and greet at the Trimble County Library helped break some negative stereotypes about these misunderstood creatures.

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Local Organization Selling Native Plants to Support Pollinators

March 13, 2020

The Pollinator Action Group with the Jefferson County Soil and Water Conservation District is hosting a plant sale for locals…

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Missing Switzerland County Woman Found Alive in Wooded Area

March 13, 2020

Jessica Ledbetter has been located after search efforts along Markland Pike yesterday afternoon. Ledbetter was transported to Kings Daughters Hospital…

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Local Health Experts Discuss How To Prepare for COVID-19 In Our Area

March 12, 2020

Officials say it’s a matter of when, not if, Novel Coronavirus will come to our community. Local health experts discussed…

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Madison Man Arrested on Kidnapping and Auto Theft Charges

March 11, 2020

The man already had a warrant out for his arrest for two methamphetamine dealing charges.

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Shooting Investigation Leads to Arrest of Brownstown Man

March 11, 2020

Indiana State Police Detectives arrested a Brownstown man on felony charges as a result of the investigation into a shooting…

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Women in the Community Celebrated at the 17th Annual Girls Inc. Luncheon

March 11, 2020

Four women were honored at the Girls Inc. “She Knows Where She’s Going” luncheon for the positive impacts they have…

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