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Tue, Jul 22, 2014 07:27 AM
Issue of July 16, 2014
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Rain clouds over HC fair reveal silver lining

"Soaked" seemed the theme for the beginning of the 155th annual Harrison County Fair as beads of sweat drenched parade-watchers Sunday evening and Monday evening's torrential downpour washed away a large chunk of the predicted attendance....more >>

Long-time judge Davis removes name from ballot

Dennis Byrd to be Democrat candidate

Harrison County Superior Court Judge Roger D. Davis officially announced that he has filed paperwork to withdraw his name from the 2014 General Election....more >>
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Revamped warehouse site of new Lucas venture

If there's a way anything can be done just a little bit better, Forrest Lucas will figure it out....more >>

Council, sheriff to discuss new officers request

The Harrison County Council Monday night discussed the upcoming budget season in a brief meeting....more >>

Benefit ride for 12-year-old girl

There will be a benefit motorcycle ride Saturday for Trinity Goodson, 12, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2012....more >>

Gilstrap remembers life in 'hills of Kentucky'

New Salisbury resident Bertha Lee Gilstrap said she has always wanted to write a book and tell her story of growing up in the hills of Kentucky during the "difficult" time period of the Great Depression. And when one of her friends passed away at the age of 87, she realized that, if she was going to write her story, she better get on with it....more >>

Bomb threat results in hotel evacuation

A bomb threat Thursday night forced the evacuation of many guests at the 503-room hotel at Horseshoe Southern Indiana in Bridgeport....more >>

MAC plans new asphalt plant in HC

Harrison County may be home to a new asphalt plant, if plans come to fruition for a New Albany-based company....more >>
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Hammerheads 'deep tradition' leads to 3rd swim championship

The Harrison County Hammerheads splashed into a third-consecutive victory at the 2014 Southern Indiana Swim Association Championships Saturday afternoon....more >>

Crawford collects first NSGC Invite

Whether it be Indiana junior tour events or area amateur tournaments, if Ryan Crawford was entered in the golf tournament this summer, chances are his name would appear at or near the top of the leader board when all is said and done....more >>

All-Mid-Southern Conference spring awards

The Mid-Southern Conference tabbed student-athletes for its all-league honors in spring sports....more >>

Wiseman takes on tough Indiana Open field

Crawford, Coleman win on Junior Tour

The summer has been busy for the talented golfers from Corydon Central High School. Ryan Crawford and Steven Coleman have won junior tour events, while Timothy Wiseman made a run at the Indiana Open....more >>

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Government not best choice to care for illegal immigrant children

My Opinion

When reading up on stories or watching news reports about the illegal immigrant children making their way into the United States from Central America, more questions are raised than answers provided....more >>

Totalitarian control zaps hope, individuality

Community conversations

Don and I just returned from a remarkable trip. The tour book described it as a glimpse at the splendor of the Baltic capitals and St. Petersburg Russia. What we experienced was the real-life struggle in today's world between individual freedom and communal responsibility....more >>


A hope note

Selfies

"The self-made man." Was it Benjamin Franklin, Abraham Lincoln, Frederick Douglass, Horatio Alger or Andrew Carnegie who first claimed to be self-made? The critically-acclaimed television show "Shark ...more
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Overcoming our odysseys

"No quest is worth pursuing that does not require you to pass many tests and take numerous risks. The hardest tests of all show how determined you are to live your dream and how strong your heart really ...more
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Independence, indeed

Three memories come to me when I think about Independence Day. The first two you would expect from an old history buff. The 1776 Declaration of Independence seemed foolish, if not crazy, to most of the ...more
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Life happens

Robert graduated from high school at the top of his class and won a scholarship to Dartmouth. Bored, disappointed and missing Elinor White, his fiancé and high school co-valedictorian who had enrolled ...more
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True tales

This is the true tale of two mothers and two sons. For this mother’s son, school was from the beginning a disaster. However hard he tried, reading, writing and arithmetic were unfathomable mysteries ...more
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Happy Father's Day

This is the true tale of two fathers and two children. I once worked with a highly moral, highly successful woman who, for more than 30 years, had sought her father’s approval. He had never molested ...more
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Attitude is everything

He was adopted when he was 6 weeks old. At age 2, he came down with a mysterious mal-absorption syndrome that caused him to stop growing for several years. Scott Hamilton’s life took a turn for ...more
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Do you choose hope?

"Hope is rooted in the spirit" —Mark Hertsgaard The ground was so saturated from rain that, when I pulled on the dandelion plant, the entire taproot slid out. The slender white root was 11 inches ...more
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Schwartz Family Restaurant
Alberto's Italian Restaurant
Schuler Bauer Real Estate
Gerdon Auto Sales
Best Built
Corydon Instant Print

Harrison County Fair Queen Contest, 7.13.14


Harrison County Fair Parade, 7.13.14


Corydon 'On the eve of Battle,' 7.12.14


Vintage baseball, 7.12.14


Summerfest Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Midwest Region, 6.27.14


Bluegrass on the Square, 6.28.14


'Spirit of Blue River' program, 6.12.14


St. Joseph Church picnic, 6.22.14

St. Joseph Church picnic


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