|Mon, Oct 20, 2014 10:14 PM
|Issue of October 15, 2014
The Harrison County Council has completed the 2015 budget process and planned to have its first public reading of the budget at its first October meeting last night (Tuesday)....more >>
Steve Haggard of Corydon will once again have a seat on the council, representing District 3....more >>
A seven-week-old baby died early Saturday evening after an alcohol-related crash on S.R. 62 near Hidden Valley Road about midway between Corydon and Lanesville....more >>
Harrison County Superior Court will have a new judge come Jan. 1. Voters will determine if it will be Dennis L. Byrd, the Democrat candidate, or Joseph (Joe) Claypool, the Republican candidate....more >>
Blue River Township residents will elect a new trustee Nov. 4, as the current trustee, Jill Beyerle, did not seek re-election. Vying for the position are Beyerle's husband, Michael Beyerle, a Democrat, and Jim Minter, a Republican....more >>
Blue River Township voters will elect three members to the township trustee advisory board. There are five candidates seeking the seats: Republicans Fred Churchill, an incumbent, and Michael L. Smith, and Democrats Imogene (Imy) Berkenmeyer and Thomas C. Black, both incumbents, and Richard Smith....more >>
Franklin Township residents will select three people to serve on its township advisory board from a slate of four candidates. On the ballot will be incumbents Charles D. (Charlie) Sell and Dale (Chip) White, both Democrats, as well as David Brengman, a Democrat, and William A. Rowett, a Republican....more >>
Bosler wins girls' eventThe North Harrison boys and Floyd Central girls had a big day at the Crawford County cross country sectional Saturday morning as the Cougars and Lady Highlanders brought home team championships for their schools. North Harrison added a little gravy as Daniel Fleace and Ashton Bosler also brought the team individual titles....more >>
Adjustments were made after a rocky first set, but North Harrison's Andrew Dones rallied to win the final two sets to claim the Floyd Central Individual Sectional title Saturday....more >>
When the final whistle blew and the referee signaled time had expired, it was hard to tell who had won the Class A Heritage Hills Sectional title by non-verbals....more >>
Points were hard to come by, but, after Friday night's gritty, 14-0 victory over host Salem, Corydon Central's football team is right where it wants to be heading into this Friday night's big home matchup against Brownstown Central: in the conversation for a Mid-Southern Conference title....more >>
Cougars rush for 453 yards, Best 266"Heart. Bond. Brothers." North Harrison senior lineman Dustin Nevil stated those three words to describe how the Cougars football team has hung together after a rough start to the season....more >>
One of the most anticipated days of the high school football season finally arrived as pairings for 317 teams were announced Sunday for the 42nd annual Indiana High School Athletic Association Football State Tournament presented by the Indianapolis Colts....more >>
Teams meet for 4th straight sectionalSince going to the two-class system in soccer back in 2011, Corydon Central and Jeffersonville have met each postseason....more >>
With 397 teams entered along with 5,592 participants, initial match-ups for the 43rd annual Indiana High School Athletic Association Volleyball State Tournament were announced Monday morning....more >>
Protecting Hoosiers from common and emerging infectious diseases, such as Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and Ebola, is a critical function of the Indiana State Dept. of Health....more >>
A hope noteIn 1955, my parents bought our first-ever brand-new car. The choices in our little town were a Ford, a Chevrolet or a Plymouth. My dad bought a blue-and-white Chevy. We had no idea that it would become ...more A hope noteZeus, chief of the gods, and Mercury, god of wayfarers and strangers, bored with eating ambrosia and sipping nectar all day on Mount Olympus, decided to descend to Earth to see first-hand how mortals ...more Read RossWhen it comes to college football, Harrison County fan allegiance lies with the Louisville Cardinals, according to an interactive map by zip code from The New York Times.
In the county’s largest ...more A hope noteNot all weddings are created equal. Some you remember when you’re old and bald.
I attended one such wedding last weekend. It was outdoors on the most glorious day any September bride could have ...more A hope noteDebra Auerbach, authority on landing a job, says that employers usually spend less than two minutes reading a resumé. They are scanning for words and phrases they like or dislike. Clichés and ...more A hope noteAn elderly man in the Washington, D.C., airport boarded one of those trains that connects you to another flight on the other side of the airport. There was standing room only. Holding onto a strap overhead, ...more A hope noteMost of us probably learn to grandparent the way we learned to parent: trial and error, imitation or some of both.
I aspire to imitate a wonderful grandfather I had. I also admire Carl Sandburg’s ...more A hope noteDo you live in a "Star Trek" or a "Star Wars" universe?
Gene Roddenberry, creator of "Star Trek," was a consummate optimist. He said: "I believe in humanity. We’re growing up; we’re moving ...more |