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Issue of September 24, 2014

Trilogy Health plans Corydon site

Facility will provide 110 jobs

Only a few short months after Harrison County Economic Development Corp. purchased land along the Pacer Court-Federal Drive extension project (between Walmart and Harrison County Hospital), a contract has been secured for the construction of an assisted living and independent living community for seniors....more >>

County Councilman Pendleton dies at 81

Family to proceed with memorial park

Public servant, businessman and anchor of the community James (Gordon) Pendleton died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at Baptist Health in Louisville. He was 81....more >>

Indiana Caverns to host public viewing of dig

Paleontologists at the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites will conduct a public excavation of Ice Age bones on Oct. 2, 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Indiana Caverns. The site is Indiana's newest show cave near Corydon and a part of the Binkley Cave system, Indiana's longest cave and eighth longest in the country....more >>

Duke Energy seeks rate increase

Comments wanted about $1.87 billion infrastructure replacement plan

The Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor invites written comments from Duke Energy customers on the utility's $1.87 billion plan for electric transmission, distribution and storage system improvements. This includes Duke Energy's request for incremental electric rate recovery of the costs as the projects proceed through a new semi-annual rate adjustment mechanism, or "tracker"....more >>

Spencer Township trustee seat up for grabs

Voters in Spencer Township will choose a new township trustee in November. The long-time incumbent, Donald Satterfield, did not seek another four-year term. Vying for the position are Bruce Hawkins, a Republican, and Aaron L. Scott, a Democrat. Here are the candidates' responses to a questionnaire from this newspaper....more >>

Advisory board to have new look

Spencer Township voters will elect three members to the township trustee advisory board. There are five candidates seeking three positions: Republicans Annissa Kellum-Reas, Ray E. Saylor and Belinda Smith and Democrats Kathy Goldman and Phyllis (Smith) Patterson. The top three vote-getters will serve a four-year term....more >>

Pick and pound: Panthers roll by Eastern

Homecoming Friday night for Corydon Central was full of pomp and points....more >>

Butler goal lifts Lady Cats

Right place, right time. North Harrison junior Kaitlyn Butler pushed the ball up the right flank with less than 12 minutes to play Thursday in a 1-all tie with rival Corydon Central....more >>

Hinton wins playoff, through to regional

Corydon's Capelle advances with a 90

Hallie Hinton saved her best shot when it meant the most....more >>

Goal-less draw for Cougars-Panthers

Corydon Central and North Harrison knew a little bit about ties coming into their meeting last Tuesday. Within the Mid-Southern Conference, both tied Salem earlier in their respective schedules....more >>

Lanesville wraps up SAC boys' tennis title

The Lanesville boys' tennis team won back-to-back matches against Southern Athletic Conference foes to wrap up the league title....more >>

Air attack lifts No. 4 Braves by Cougars

For the second consecutive week, the North Harrison football team was in the thick of the spoiler discussion versus one of the Mid-Southern Conference big dogs....more >>

NH swats Paoli

It took a little bit for the North Harrison volleyball team to get going last Monday night, but, once they did, the Lady Cats overpowered visiting Paoli in a three-game match that lasted just under an hour. North Harrison coach Caitlyn Janes was glad to get an easy win after having some tough rounds early in the season....more >>

Dones keeps undefeated within MSC

NH drops Corydon 3-2

North Harrison's senior trio on the hard court have been exceptional all season....more >>


Best responders at the ready

My Opinion

I've said many times that, if I'm involved in a crash or need any medical assistance, I hope I'm in Harrison County when I do....more >>

Traditions should encourage our best

Community conversations

As I reviewed my scheduling calendar for this fall, I realized how crammed it is with meetings and projects. It seems to me that September and October are always filled with annual events by institutions, sports teams and social causes....more >>

A hope note

Wedding tales

Not 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 note

Action speaks

Debra 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
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Power and humility

An 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
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Grandparenting with a 'fresh child heart'

Most 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
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Good vs. Bad

Do 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
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School lessons

Earlier this month, two of our grandchildren climbed aboard the big yellow school bus for the first time. One of those rites of passage, it’s often harder for parents to watch than for children ...more
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Infection-fighting pioneers

Next time you count your blessings, you might want to acknowledge the debt we owe to Joseph Lister and Alexander Fleming. Before Lister, physicians were unaware that infections were caused by microorganisms. ...more
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Grounded in discovery

Three of the greatest discoveries of our time were right under our feet all the time. In 1947, a shepherd boy searching in the Judean desert for a stray goat accidentally discovered the Dead Sea Scrolls. ...more
Barbara Shaw
Best Built
Alberto's Italian Restaurant
Schuler Bauer Real Estate
Schwartz Family Restaurant
Riggs Towing
Debby Broughton
Corydon Instant Print

North Harrison Middle School Career Day (photos by students)

Volleyball Crawford County at South Central, 9.25.14

Volleyball CAI at Lanesville, 9.23.14

CAI at Lanesville volleyball

Boys' Soccer Silver Creek at Corydon, 9.11.14

Silver Creek at Corydon Central boys' soccer

Volleyball Corydon Invitational (Corydon, North Harrison)

Corydon Central volleyball invitational

Girls' Golf Mid-Southern Conference, 9.13.14

Mid-Southern Conference girls' golf

Girls' Golf Sectional at Old Capital G.C., 9.18.14

Girls' golf sectional

Girls' Soccer - North Harrison at Corydon, 9.18.14

North Harrison at Corydon Central girls' soccer

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