|Fri, Dec 06, 2013 03:46 PM
|Issue of November 27, 2013
The Harrison County Council last week, after voting it down in October, approved an additional to purchase property at the Morvin's Landing site east of Mauckport for preservation....more >>
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners Monday morning unanimously agreed to apply for 60-percent funding from the state on the Lanesville connector-road project, with the county picking up the remaining 40 percent....more >>
A Marengo man died last Tuesday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash near Milltown....more >>
Founder to visit store Dec. 11Be warned that Culver's of Corydon will be a hopping place next Wednesday. That's because the restaurant has advanced to the Final Four in the Culver's Crew Challenge and will be visited by Craig Culver, founder of the eatery known for its ButterBurger....more >>
Eleven churches worked together last week to bake turkey breasts, pumpkin and cranberry cookies and stuffing muffins; they donated sliced bread, apples and paper bags, napkins and condiments, and then, on the eve of Thanksgiving, 28 people from the churches gathered at Corydon Christian Church to pack up these lunch bags that were then delivered to places such as the emergency services for the sheriff's department, CVS/pharmacy, Holiday Inn Express and gas stations for the workers at these places to bring them a bit of Thanksgiving cheer while they were working....more >>
The Harrison County Regional Sewer District may soon have a cash-flow problem and plans to secure a line of credit from First Harrison Bank to make sure operations are unchanged. The district board discussed the matter at its regular monthly meeting Nov. 20....more >>
ReviewChristmas carols, the story of the birth of Jesus, the mayhem that often comes with young children and discovering what's important during the holidays are all rolled into Hayswood Theatre's current production, "A Rented Christmas."...more >>
Kessinger, Harmon record double-doublesScoring a ton of points early helped Corydon Central and Lanesville in season-opening victories....more >>
NH's Smith scores 28Last Tuesday marked the first time North Harrison made the trip to the southern portion of Harrison County to square off against South Central since the 2009 match-up in boys' basketball action....more >>
Early scheduling has been demanding for the South Central girls' basketball team....more >>
In a nip-and-tuck game, Crawford County came away with a 39-38 victory over host Lanesville last Tuesday....more >>
Crawford County survived visiting South Central Saturday night in the first overtime game of the season for both teams. The Wolfpack held off the Rebels, 58-56, to start their season with a record of 2-0, while South Central fell to 0-2....more >>
My OpinionCall me a prude, but, before October of this year, if someone asked me who Pappy Van Winkle was, I'd have guessed he'd be related to the Van Winkles in the northern part of Harrison County....more >>
Community conversationsAt this time of year, it seems the mailbox is stuffed full every day. It used to be filled with bright and cheerful greeting cards featuring images of jolly Santas, snowmen and inspiring messages with religious symbols. High postal rates, e-mail and social media have made holiday cards of the past almost passé. The Internet features greetings that sing and dance and cost very little. All one has to know is how to run a computer and have an online "friends" list....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 |