|Sat, Dec 21, 2013 08:03 PM
|Issue of December 18, 2013
The roadblock scheduled for Saturday at the intersection of S.R. 135 and Landmark Avenue north of Corydon, benefitting the Summers/Yeager families, will be rescheduled....more >>
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners Monday night heard from Randy Smith with GIS company 39 degrees North who said installation will begin today (Wednesday) on the tracking units for highway department vehicles....more >>
Twelve Class D felony charges were filed recently against former Elizabeth Clerk-Treasurer Adrian L. Hall, including six counts of theft and six counts of official misconduct....more >>
Chevrolet had brothers Louis and Gaston. Ford had Henry. Culver's has Craig. Craig Culver, the CEO and co-founder of Wisconsin-based Culver's Restaurant, was treated like a rock star last Wednesday morning as local franchise owners Frank and Sarah Spanopoulos pulled out all the stops...more >>
Judge concerned about impact of home's condition on couple's childrenA Depauw couple found guilty by a jury last month of single felony counts of neglect of a dependent and four counts each of cruelty to an animal were sentenced Friday in Harrison Superior Court....more >>
Two people, including a 2-year-old child, were killed a two-vehicle crash Thursday morning on Interstate 64 east of Corydon, and the child's 11-month-old sister remained in critical condition as of press time yesterday afternoon (Tuesday)....more >>
The Harrison County Convention & Visitors Bureau recapped the annual Light Up Corydon festival Thursday afternoon at its final regularly scheduled meeting of the year....more >>
The official day of winter doesn't take place until Saturday, but, for a 9-year-old Corydon girl, a "Winter Wonderland" came early on Nov. 30 with four-time Country Music Association Female Vocalist of the Year Martina McBride at the Louisville Palace Theatre....more >>
O'Bannon Publishing Co. will close two Wednesdays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, in observance of Christmas and New Year's Day, respectively, prompting early deadlines for the Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 issues of The Corydon Democrat and Clarion News. (The newspaper offices, as well as Corydon Instant Print, also will close at 1 p.m. on Christmas Eve.)...more >>
Nearly two weeks for Corydon Central and more than two weeks for North Harrison: that's the length of time between games for the rivals before they met Thursday in Ramsey....more >>
During the last several seasons, Corydon Central always seemed to be in the game against traditional power New Albany. For various reasons, it always seemed the Bulldogs would have a key run or two to put the Panthers away....more >>
Lady Cats look to improve recognition in early goingSouth Central's main objective in last Wednesday's game against its northern-most Harrison County rival was to slow prolific North Harrison scorer Kendra Lambert....more >>
South Central had the first shot among Southern Athletic Conference teams to hand defending Class A state champion Borden a loss....more >>
North Harrison senior Kendra Lambert set a new game high for herself Saturday night, scoring 37 points against the Floyd Central Lady Highlanders, bettering her previous best of 34 set earlier this year against Jasper. It wasn't enough, however, as the Lady Highlanders pulled out a 78-71 win against the Lady Cats....more >>
Corydon Central scored a pair of Mid-Southern Conference victories last week to improve to 4-3....more >>
Slated as a Lanesville girls' and boys' combined trip to Medora last Saturday, the game was postponed. The games were moved to Saturday, Jan. 11, with the girls playing at 5:30 p.m. followed by the boys at 7:30....more >>
My OpinionThe broad education plan presented within a rock's throw from the office of this newspaper last week by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence was full of rah-rah and some decent ideas....more >>
Community conversationsMillions of mysteries arise in our world every day. I recently watched the History Channel and was reminded of Einstein's theory of relativity. We all know the formula: E=mc2. We can recite the formula, but we may not understand the energy- mass- space-time system that it describes. The more we discover, the more complicated the scientific and spiritual worlds seem to be. No wonder we all feel like we live in a complex and interrelated cosmos. Life is indeed a bundle of mysteries....more >>
A hope noteWhat do you think of the Supplementary Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP), formerly known as the Food Stamp Program? It’s a polarizing issue in this country.
A college student shared with me ...more A hope noteIn the little town where I grew up, there were no gas stations. There were places where you paid 32.9 cents for every gallon of gas, but we called them service stations.
When you pulled into the service ...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 |