|Fri, Jul 25, 2014 07:08 PM
A Corydon man wanted in connection with last week's murder of a Louisville taxi cab driver was arrested Sunday morning in New York....more >>
Fair week in Harrison County is almost inevitably always the hottest week of the year. However, this year for the 155th version, after a warm start for the parade, fairgoers barely broke a sweat while enjoying the grandstand entertainment, rides, Midway or a stroll through the many booths and displays the rest of the week....more >>
County's cost would be $345KThe Harrison County Board of Commissioners Monday night forwarded an additional appropriation request of $345,000 to the county council for a portion of the cost for a new 4-H show barn at the Harrison County Fairgrounds in Corydon....more >>
Detainee plans to sueA recent bomb threat initially determined to be a hoax at Horseshoe Southern Indiana was later found to be a test by a third-party vendor. That discovery has led one Bloomington accountant to file a tort claim against the Indiana Gaming Commission as well as Horseshoe Southern Indiana, which allegedly subjected him to humiliation and emotional trauma....more >>
Creosote is appropriate to use on things like railroad ties and telephone poles. Perhaps not so much on other things, like, say, a tree estimated to have been a seedling some 36 years before the Declaration of Independence was signed....more >>
Golf scramble fundraiser SaturdayDrew Fortwendel, 23, checked into The House of New Beginnings — a halfway house for men recovering from substance abuse — just over one month ago. He had made prior attempts at sobriety but found his abstinence short-lived....more >>
As many know, more than 50 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court declared school-sponsored prayers unconstitutional in the landmark case Engel vs. White....more >>
Thanks to the hard work, dedication and a little craziness from a group of explorers, the Binkley Cave system — already the longest in Indiana — now has been pushed above the 40-mile mark....more >>
More than 700 children in Harrison County will not receive a free book next month, unless their parents register for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library....more >>
ReviewWhen it comes to entertainment of any kind, if the stars or headliners put in a good performance, chances are it will be a resounding success. That is definitely the case with Hayswood Theatre's production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical "The King and I."...more >>
Ideal weather for a pair of July afternoons at the Harrison County Fair prompted fast racing action on the limestone track for trotters and pacers....more >>
The 12th annual IBCA/IHSAA Top 100 Showcase events have been set for July 23 and 24 at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis....more >>
The following are submitted dates and times for the beginning of the fall sports season at Harrison County schools:...more >>
Indiana boys finish 2-2; girls go 3-1 in multi-state eventIndiana's boys posted a 2-2 record and Indiana's girls went 3-1 in the second National High School Basketball Coaches Association Rising Senior Academy that took place July 13 through 15 in New Castle and Indianapolis....more >>
My OpinionI have tried many times to sit and write this column, writing this first paragraph, erasing, beginning again, only to repeat the process....more >>
A hope noteSequoyah, the great Cherokee leader, inventor of an alphabet for his people, never became a chief because he was born with a club foot. Only the unblemished, according to Cherokee standards, could ever ...more A hope note"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 A hope note"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 A hope noteThree 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 A hope noteRobert 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 A hope noteThis 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 A hope noteThis 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 A hope noteHe 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 |