Jefferson County Newswire

Jefferson County Newswire

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  1. Ohio prisoner jumps to his death after sentencing at courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WANE-TV Fort Wayne

    Authorities say a man took his own life at an eastern Ohio courthouse moments after he was sentenced to 13 years in prison. Jefferson County prosecutor Jane Hanlin says 42-year-old Jason Binkiewicz was being led out of the courtroom by a deputy Friday when he got away and threw himself over the building's third floor banister.

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  2. How much do counties in Indiana actually spend?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Republic

    ... 2014 with per capita spending at $4,747. That's more than eight times the per capita $560 spending of the Jefferson County government. Can't you see the headlines in Lebanon? "Boone government spending out of control; leads state in expenditures." ...

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  3. Ohio prisoner jumps to his death after sentencing at courtRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Tribune

    Authorities say a man took his own life at an eastern Ohio courthouse moments after he was sentenced to 13 years in prison. Jefferson County prosecutor Jane Hanlin says 42-year-old Jason Binkiewicz was being led out of the courtroom by a deputy Friday when he got away and threw himself over the building's third floor banister.

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  4. Poet laureate to speak in MadisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Madison Courier

    The Jefferson County Public Library Madison branch will host Shari Wagner at 6 p.m., Monday for a poetry reading entitled, "Exploring the Indiana Landscape Through Poetry." The Indiana Arts Commission chooses a poet laureate and provides a stipend and schedules appearances.

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  5. Man faces drug charges after reports of attempted breakinsRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Madison Courier

    ... officer Chris Strouse noticed a man matching the description of the subject sitting on the steps of the Jefferson County Public Library at the corner of Elm and Main streets. Strouse noticed a handgun in the man's pants pocket while approaching him. ...

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  6. Human remains discovered by IKE worker near riverbankRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Madison Courier

    ... remains belong to a male based on the size and color of a running shoe found still attached to the leg. The Jefferson County Coroner's Office will complete DNA testing on the remains to see if it matches anyone listed as a missing person. Cadaver ...

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  7. Man dies after jumping out courthouse window after sentencingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | WFIE-TV Evansville

    The judge read her final remarks, details his criminal past, but when a deputy started to escort him out of the courtroom the unexpected happened. "As soon as Binkiewicz started running, Deputy Price was on him quick enough when he reached out, he had his shirt," Jefferson County Sheriff Fred Abdalla said.

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  8. Looking Ahead - August 26, 2016Read the original story

    Friday Aug 26 | The Madison Courier

    ... to 11:30 p.m. Friday and the Radiotronics from 9 p.m. to midnight on Saturday. Immunization Clinic: The Jefferson County Health Department, 715 Green Road, hosts immunization clinics from 8 to 10 a.m. and 1 to 3 p.m. on Tuesdays and by appointment ...

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  9. Two Hurt in WreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 26 | The Madison Courier

    Emergency crews worked for almost an hour to remove the driver of one vehicle after a wreck on State Road 56 near the IKE plant entrance Thursday morning. An eastbound vehicle driven by Justin Jester, 28, of Madison, crossed the center line before striking a vehicle driven by Angela Adams, 22, of Vinegrove, Ky., Jefferson County Sheriff John Wallace said.

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  10. 131st Neavill's Grove Old Settlers MeetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 25 | The Madison Courier

    ... festival is on The Library of Congress Local Legacy Register and is the oldest continuous civic event in Jefferson County to meet in the same location under the same name. This year's event will host the 19th bake-off contest for cakes, cookies and ...

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  11. Pets of the Week - August 23, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 23 | The Madison Courier

    The Humane Society of Scott County is in need of a new transport van. Over the past five years, the van has helped transport animals from eight Southern Indiana shelters to rescues in the Chicago area, and has taken hundreds of animals from the Madison-Jefferson County Shelter alone.

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  12. Looking Ahead - August 22, 2016Read the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | The Madison Courier

    ... 11:30 p.m. Friday and the Radiotronics from 9 p.m. to midnight on Saturday. Walk-In Screening Clinic: The Jefferson County Health Department offers free confidential testing from 1 to 3 p.m. every Wednesday for Hepatitis C, HIV, Chlamydia and ...

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  13. Scam discovered at Hanover BP stationRead the original story

    Monday Aug 22 | The Madison Courier

    ... stigation is ongoing. Anyone wishing to report suspected identity theft related to the incident should call Jefferson County Central Dispatch at (812) 265-2648.

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  14. Intoxicated driver ends up in bean field, then jailRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 20 | The Madison Courier

    ... of operating a vehicle while intoxicated. Prosecutors filed the charges Friday in Jefferson Superior Court. Jefferson County Deputy Sheriff Brian Muldoon was dispatched around 8:37 p.m. Thursday to the intersection of county roads 400-N and 300-W ...

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  15. Cubs make shots count in 2-0 win over SouthwesternRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 19 | The Madison Courier

    ... and the result was a 2-0 Cub win in boys soccer Thursday in Hanover. Madison was out-shot 15-14 by its Jefferson County rival, but held an 8-7 advantage in shots on goal. More importantly, the Cubs put two balls in the back of the net to escape with ...

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  16. Dupont man found guilty of molesting childRead the original story

    Friday Aug 19 | The Madison Courier

    ... in early 2015 after a juvenile victim reported being molested twice during a weekend stay at Barnes' home. Jefferson County Prosecutor Chad Lewis said Barnes could face anywhere from 20 to 100 years in prison for the crimes. Barnes' sentence will be ...

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  17. Done DealRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Madison Courier

    ... control and maintenance of the road; creating a trail or path to benefit citizens of both Madison and Jefferson County; and accepting liability including damages or any attorney's fees or expenses that could arise from any use or incidents on the ...

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  18. Bicentennial Flag PresentationRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 17 | The Madison Courier

    ... Flag, as well as a plaque to display in honor of Indiana's 200th anniversary of becoming a state. Jefferson County will host a weekend of activities in September in celebration of the state's achievement. Pictured from left are: City Clerk-treasurer ...

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  19. Pets of the Week - August 16, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Madison Courier

    The Madison-Jefferson County Animal Shelter currently has more than 14 dogs or puppies, and 24 cats or kittens available. Pictures of additional pets waiting for adoption can be viewed at www.sisaveapet.com.

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  20. United Way website connects volunteers, agenciesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 16 | The Madison Courier

    Jefferson County's United Way has launched a new website to connect people interested in volunteer work with agencies in need of workers. The site is simple to use, and sign-up is free for both the potential volunteers and the agencies seeking them, said United Way Co-Director Larry Cummins.

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