|Wed, Dec 04, 2013 10:15 PM
|Issue of November 27, 2013
Timothy McLain, 49, of Brownsburg died while caving Saturday evening on private property near Corydon. Indiana Conservation Officer Jim Schreck said in a statement Sunday that authorities think the cause of death was a medical issue. An autopsy Monday confirmed that McLain died as a result of cardiac arrest....more >>
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners has shifted its focus to the Lanesville connector road in hopes of receiving federal funding to get the project started again after the initial stage of improvement, widening and enhancing Crandall-Lanesville Road around the interchange was completed last year....more >>
One of the largest crowds the commissioner/council room of the Government Center has seen gathered Thursday morning for an Indiana Dept. of Local Government Finance public hearing focusing on Spencer Township....more >>
After a two-day trial, a Plainfield man, who had resigned from the Indiana State Police days before a drunken incident in which he entered the Byrneville home of Gary and Brenda Shaw and pointed a gun at Brenda Shaw, was found guilty of his crimes Thursday night by a jury in Harrison Superior Court....more >>
Thanksgiving has a new meaning for one Laconia woman. That's because earlier this year, Tina Kennedy was declared dead....more >>
Several communities in the area will host Light Up events, with the first being Saturday in Corydon....more >>
Indiana State Police Master Trooper and Det. Rick Magill died Monday, Nov. 18, 2013, at Indiana University Health Bloomington Hospital from complications resulting from a stroke he suffered the previous Friday night....more >>
E.K. (Duke) Roggenkamp Jr., a fixture in Milltown for longer than most can remember, received the American Legion's highest award Nov. 17 during American Legion Post 332's annual Veterans Day dinner honoring all veterans, past and present....more >>
The topic that received the most discussion at last week's meeting of the Lanesville Community School Corp. Board of Trustees didn't appear on the posted agenda, which is generally the guideline the board uses in regard to public comments....more >>
The North Harrison Lady Cats had two big runs in the first and third quarters to overpower visiting Crawford County 70-37 last Tuesday night. It was also a big night for Lady Cat senior Kendra Lambert, who set a milestone with her 1,000th career point....more >>
There is no denying that Bailey LaHue is a special wrestler within the Corydon Central program....more >>
Stumbling through a turnover-filled first half, Lanesville cleaned things up in the second half against visiting Christian Academy of Indiana to pull out a 44-35 victory Thursday....more >>
University of Southern Indiana sophomore Johnnie Guy posted a ninth-place showing at the NCAA II National Championships Saturday, but the No. 7 Screaming Eagles settled for an 11th-place finish in the 32-team field....more >>
Shooting struggles from the field and from the charity stripe limited the Corydon Central girls' basketball team in its Mid-Southern Conference opener Friday at Charlestown....more >>
Freedom Hall, one of the most historic college sports venues in the nation — the previous home of the Louisville Cardinals, Kentucky Colonels and numerous NCAA tournament games, including six Final Fours — will welcome the Corydon Central boys' basketball team in January....more >>
The Lanesville girls' basketball team wasn't able to hang on to a 24-17 lead at West Washington Saturday night. The Lady Senators rallied to score a 45-39 victory, holding the Lady Eagles to 15 second-half points....more >>
University of Louisville's Tyler Byrne concluded his record-setting cross country season with another historic feat....more >>
Redemption was in the cards for the Providence volleyball team....more >>
As we prepare to celebrate Thanksgiving with family and friends, the newsroom staff of The Corydon Democrat took a few minutes to write down just some of the things they are thankful for....more >>
A hope noteIn her youth, Diana Nyad never dreamed of becoming the world’s greatest long-distance swimmer. After three Florida high school championships swimming the backstroke, her ambition was to make the ...more A hope noteAt age 21, Stephen Hawking was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Medical authorities gave him two years to live.
Many today regard Hawking as the world’s greatest living genius. ...more A hope noteGeorge Sheehan was in a full-blown mid-life crisis.
He had an alcohol problem and got drunk every weekend. He constantly worried about how he was going to support his wife and 12 children. Once he got ...more A hope noteMy church serves me well at this stage of life by providing inspirational role models for aging.
One man, who died several years ago at age 101, had poor health the last year of his life but his mind ...more A hope noteWith only my camera and the clothes on my back, I had two hours to spend in downtown Lexington, Ky.
When I learned that Lexington National Cemetery, where Henry Clay is buried and his 120-foot tall Corinthian ...more |