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Madison Regatta wraps up after final day of races on Ohio River

MADISON, Ind. (WDRB) -- Boats glided on the water as thousands celebrated an annual tradition in southern Indiana. The Madison Regatta wrapped up on Sunday after three days of hydroplane boat races on the Ohio River. Jimmy Shane, the hometown favorite, drove Miss HomeStreet for Miss Madison Racing. He won...

Local News from Monday, July 4th, 2022

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Corey Peabody drives Lynx Healthcare to victory at Madison Showdown

MADISON, Ind. — Corey Peabody was the winner of today’s semi-feature event at the Madison Regatta, the first running of a match-race format introduced to the H1 Unlimited Racing Series this season. Peabody, 43, of Kent, Washington, drove Lynx Healthcare across the finish line in second place in the event’s final heat, but earned the victory when Jimmy Shane and Miss HomeStreet were disqualified for going too slow before the start.
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Mrs. Mary Ann (Gullion) Leap

Mrs. Mary Ann (Gullion) Leap, age 69, of Madison, Indiana, formerly of Switzerland County, Indiana, entered this life on May 15, 1953 in Bennington, Indiana. She was the loving daughter of the late, Verle and Mary Barbara (Chandler) Gullion. She was raised in Switzerland County and attended Pleasant Elementary School. Mary Ann graduated from the Switzerland County High School, class of 1971. Mary Ann was united in marriage to Mike Madison in 1972 in Vevay, Indiana. This happy union was blessed with a son James. She was later united in marriage on January 2, 1981 to Michael J. “Mike” Leap in Springfield, Tennessee. Mary Ann and Mike shared 18 years of marriage together until he passed away on January 21, 1999. Mary Ann was employed for Cole Bakes Insurance in Vevay, Indiana for several years. She later owned and operated McKay Lumber with her husband, Mike in Vevay, Indiana for several years. Mary Ann was later employed as a secretary for Waller’s Meter in Madison, Indiana. Mary Ann loved cats and enjoyed traveling, spending time with her friends and family and bowling, as well as, going to the beach with her best friends. Mary Ann passed away on Wednesday, June 29, 2022, at her residence in Madison, Indiana.

In Madison, five boats are ready for racing, but one hydro is done for the weekend

MADISON, Ind. — The fastest race boats in the world were running on the Ohio River in Madison, Indiana, today in preparation for this weekend’s Madison Regatta, the season’s second stop on the H1 Unlimited Racing Series. Six boats saw action, but the Miss Beacon Plumbing suffered damage in a test run that will eliminate it from the remainder of the event.

Traffic Stops Lands 5 Women In Jail For Drugs

June 28, 2022, Madison Police arrest five on drug related charges. At approximately 11:54 AM Patrolman Cameron Blankenship executed a traffic stop on Laner Drive near Duffy Lane for a traffic violation. Occupants in the vehicle were identified as Tamara S. (Jones) Voris 48, Madison, Indiana, Chandra Scudder 60, Vevay, Indiana, and Kathy M. Rook (driver) 54, Vevay, Indiana.

Town of Dillsboro Plans Celebration for Hometown Hero

Colonel Andy Gordon will celebrate 33 years of military service on July 15. Colonel Andy Gordon. Photo provided. (Dillsboro, Ind.) - Colonel Andy Gordon will be celebrating his 33 years in military service on Friday, July 15, 2022 at Heritage Point, Dillsboro. The celebration will begin at 11:00 am. Gordon...

Madison Regatta kicks off Friday for weekend full of events

MADISON, Ind. (WDRB) -- Boats hit the water on Friday for the first day of the annual Madison Regatta in southern Indiana. This is the 72nd year for the hydroplane boat races, one of the largest in the U.S. Heat races start Saturday and racing will continue all weekend, with...