Our Little Community Online

One fun part of having a page on Facebook is the “Insights” tab. It offers some basic statistics about the page’s reach and aggregate data about the users who have “liked” the Madison Observer. They don’t reveal this data about any individual user, only the totals from our group of 1,249 fans. Since we really […]

10 Ways Regular People Can Make Madison Better

A few months back, we wrote about the stability and benefits of living in Madison today. In fact, no other period in our history has offered the high standard of living we enjoy today. Our modern healthcare, education, recreation, safety, and public infrastructure keep getting better. Another part of this Golden Age is our community spirit. […]

Madison Indiana Featured in Travel Magazines

This post is a collection of links to travel articles about Madison. As local tourists, we always enjoy reading what outside groups have to say about our beautiful city. Please let us know if you discover more links to add to this list. We’ll keep updating this page as more travel guides discover what we […]

Travel Guide to Madison from the National Parks Service

Over the past few weeks, I’ve noticed the NPS.gov website roll out their essays & visitor’s guide to Madison. This excellent series of short articles describes the history, architectural, and tourist sites in our community. All counted, their guide has over 25 webpages. Whatever the case, it’s a good resource for visitors and locals alike. Click here […]

Real Estate in Madison Indiana

Jefferson County and Madison, Indiana offer a wide variety of real estate for sale. This page will help you get started in your search. The best way to browse for Madison Real Estate is through REALTOR.com – this will list the vast majority of homes & land for sale in the area. Those not listed […]

Madison Indiana Funeral Homes

There are only a handful of funeral homes in Madison, Indiana. This page lists their contact information and links to the official websites where available. Morgan & Nay Funeral Centre Phone: (812) 265-5577 Address: 325 Demaree Dr. Madison, IN 47250 Website: www.morgan-nay.com Obituaries: Available on their website   Lytle Funeral Chapel Phone: (812) 265.4021 Address:423 West Main […]

Hanover Pizza Hut

Surprise! Christmas came early in Hanover, Indiana. The new Pizza Hut is officially open for delivery & carryout. We’ve been watching their progress over the last few weeks, but didn’t expect the new restaurant to open until after the New Year. Sometimes it feels good to be wrong. I stopped in tonight just after 9PM. […]

Pate’s Pantry: Hanover’s Local Butcher

Pate’s Processing is the only choice in Jefferson County for full service meat processing. Now they’ve added a retail outlet in Hanover to better serve their customers. The shop is small but very clean and well-organized. When cooking dinner at home, having fresh local meat is always a winner. You can get cold cuts, cheese, […]