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$10,000 Bond Set for Alleged Assault Suspect

Posted On November 23, 2016 at 6:18am EST

A Madison man remains in jail on a $10,000 bond after allegedly assaulting a woman in downtown on Saturday. Police arrested 36-year-old Mark Nelson Swafford who faces a Level 6 felony count of intimidation and a misdemeanor count of domestic battery. The victim stated that the suspect had pushed her to the ground at a…

Alcohol a Factor in Two Weekend Crashes

Posted On November 23, 2016 at 6:15am EST

Alcohol has been cited as the main factor in two rollover crashes that occured this past weekend. Bart M. Law and John W. Ross, both of Madison, were charged in the separate incidents. Law's vehicle rolled on Hanover Hill in the evening hours of Saturday while Ross's vehicle rolled over in a crash on early…

Whitt Sentenced to 65 Years For April Murder

Posted On November 23, 2016 at 6:12am EST

Vaughn Whitt, 31 of Milton, was sentenced to 65 years in prison after being convicted by a jury of murder last month in the Jefferson Circuit Court in the April 2015 death of 17 year old Brennan Stewart near Broadway and Vaughn Drive. Whitt was found guilty of murder along with seven other charges including…

Miles Ridge Road to Close This Week

Posted On November 21, 2016 at 12:34pm EST

The City of Madison Sewer Department will be closing Miles Ridge Road just east of Quali Ridge Lane on Tuesday, November 29 and Wednesday, November 30 between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. for sewer line repair.  In case of inclement weather or other emergencies, these dates and times may be changed. Any changes in the…

Burn Ban Continues For Trimble Co.

Posted On November 21, 2016 at 6:53am EST

Outside burning still not permitted

Two Ripley County Women Arrested on Drug Charges

Posted On November 21, 2016 at 6:50am EST

Two Ripley County women are facing drug-related charges after they were stopped for a minor traffic violation.  According to Greensburg police, Jessica L. Merida, 41, of Osgood, and Deborah L. Brewer, 52, of Versailles, were arrested Friday afternoon.  Officers found an ounce of methamphetamine on Merida, and legend drugs and drug paraphernalia in Merida’s purse.  Four…

Madison Man Pleads Not Guilty After Pay Dispute Altercation

Posted On November 21, 2016 at 6:48am EST

A Madison man has been charged with a Level 5 felony. 38-year-old Jeremy A. Romans faces a count of robbery after attempting to steal from his employer, William Joseph Peckinpaugh.  Romans met up with Peckinpaugh at a work site on the 300 block of West Third Street where he proceeded to start an argument with…

Firing Range Shot Down by Jefferson County Circuit Court

Posted On November 21, 2016 at 6:25am EST

A firing range on residential property has been gunned down by the Jefferson County Circuit Court. Circuit Court judge Darrell Auxier ruled in favor of county commission plan which imposed an injunction on the Deputy Pike property of Joseph and Sherry Chapo that was deemed as an agricultural zone by the Jefferson County zoning ordinance. …

Trimble Co. Fire Companies Respond To Brush/Woods Fire. Burn Ban Continues

Posted On November 17, 2016 at 6:43pm EST

Burn Ban Continues

Gallatin Co. Looking For Theft Information

Posted On November 17, 2016 at 7:46am EST

Contact sheriff's department