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Fri, Apr 18, 2014 07:17 PM
Issue of April 16, 2014
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Eastridge returns to head SH schools

When it came to finding a superintendent to succeed Dr. Neyland Clark, the board of trustees at South Harrison Community School Corp. didn't have to look too far....more >>

Council OKs $10K for HCCS match

The Harrison County Council Monday night agreed to give $10,000 to the Harrison County Community Services endowment fund at the Harrison County Community Foundation to take advantage of this month's two-to-one match program....more >>

Health department anticipates challenges

In his state-mandated annual report, Harrison County Health Dept. Administrator Anthony (Tony) Combs said 2013 was a year of continued improvement for the department and county....more >>

Primary challenge for Young

The Republican ballots for the May 6 Primary Election will include three candidates for Indiana's Ninth District congressional seat. Incumbent Todd Young of Bloomington, Mark G. Jones of Indianapolis and Kathy Lowe-Heil of Elizabeth are seeking their party's nomination ...more >>

Innkeepers revenue continues to climb

Harrison County's Innkeepers Tax collection for 2013 was the highest total since 2007, Jeremy Yackle, the county's Convention & Visitors Bureau executive director, reported Thursday at the tourism commission's regular meeting....more >>
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Former trooper's life remembered

Indiana State Police Master Trooper and Det. Rick Magill, who died Nov. 18, 2013, from complications resulting from a stroke, was honored last Tuesday night for his dedication to helping victims of child abuse....more >>

NH policy cracks down on unpaid meals

In less than 30 minutes Thursday night, the North Harrison Community School Corp. Board of Trustees adopted a policy regarding the payment and collection of breakfasts and lunches, approved a memorandum of understanding for 2014 retirees...more >>

4 seek Democratic nod for Jackson Twp. advisory board

Residents in Jackson Township who select a Democrat ballot in the May 6 Primary Election will find four candidates seeking three bids to be on the General Election ballot for the township trustee advisory board positions....more >>

Jackson Township trustee challenged

Residents in Jackson Township who select a Democrat ballot in the May 6 Primary Election will find two candidates seeking the township trustee position....more >>

3 incumbents, 1 challenger seek Dems' bid in Franklin Twp.

Residents in Franklin Township who select a Democrat ballot in the May 6 Primary Election will find four candidates seeking three bids to be on the General Election ballot for the township trustee advisory board positions....more >>

6 Dems vie for Morgan Twp. advisory board

Residents in Morgan Township who select a Democrat ballot in the May 6 Primary Election will find six candidates seeking three bids to be on the General Election ballot for the township trustee advisory board positions....more >>
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Corydon girls win Stargazer

Salomon, Capelle, Fleace grab top individual awards

On a better weather night than what has been seen for a few years, the Corydon Central Lady Panthers and Silver Creek Dragons dominated this year's Stargazer Invitational track meet Friday night at Corydon Central High School. Corydon Central won by a 28-point advantage over runner-up Silver Creek, while the Dragons scored a whopping 174 points to North Harrison's 67....more >>
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7-run inning lifts Panthers in opener

Scrimmaging South Central the week before gave Corydon Central skipper Zach Sipes a better feeling of what to expect in game situations with his rather young baseball team....more >>
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Perry's bats break Lady Panthers

Hits piled up for the Perry Central softball team last Wednesday, leading to an 11-3 victory at Corydon Central....more >>

Cougars third at Wooded View

Spring tree buds filled the timber-lined Wooded View Golf Course in Clarksville on an ideal golf morning Saturday....more >>

Local trio named boys' hoops All-State mentions

The Indiana high school all-state boys basketball team was released last Wednesday with three Harrison County athletes recognized....more >>

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War activists 'just advocate'

My Opinion

War activists, like peace activists, push for an agenda. We don't think of them as activists because they rotate in and out of government positions, receive huge amounts of funding, have access to big media and get meetings with top officials just by asking, without having to generate a protest first....more >>


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County's political history in a book

For 75 years, anyone who ran for political office in Harrison County signed one book — and one book only — to officially get their campaign started. From 1937 to 2012, the book was opened ...more
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Lifting others

If I had to name my favorite children’s book, it would probably be "Charlotte’s Web," the story of Charlotte, a spider, who saves Wilbur, a pig, from the slaughterhouse. Wilbur, stunned, asks ...more
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Self-evaluation

"I am ugly. I am unattractive. I know that my skin is awful, my hair is greasy and society simply does not permit women to weigh as much as I do." "But, mind you, this is not the same as having low self-esteem. ...more
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Take an 'American Ride' through the U.S.

While surfing channels in between basketball games in February, I came across a television show that I couldn’t turn away from and ended up recording the series and now watch it as often as possible. It’s ...more
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Imagination

Two men in a hospital for the incurably ill shared a room. The man in the bed next to the window sat in a chair each afternoon for one hour to keep fluid from building in his lungs. The other man, whose ...more
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The Nicholas Effect

In October 1994, four Californians — 7-year-old, freckle-faced Nicholas Green, his sister, Eleanor Green, and their parents, Margaret and Reginald Green — were on holiday in Southern Italy. ...more
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'Absorb the universe'

Yale theologian George Lindbeck coined the intriguing phrase "absorb the universe." I resisted it at first because it sounded so grandiose and ridiculous, but it has grown on me. Now, I commend it to ...more
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Tips for surviving March Madness

The NCAA tournament, otherwise known as the best time of the year, will swing into full action tomorrow (Thursday) at various sites across the country. I’m not going to give any advice on which ...more
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Baseball Tri-County (Mich.) at Corydon, 4.9.14


Softball Perry Central at Corydon, 4.9.14


Boys' Golf Wooded View Invitational, 4.12.14


Softball Henryville at Corydon, 4.1.14


Softball Borden at North Harrison 4.2.14


Boys' Golf Fuzzy Zoeller Invitational, 4.5.14


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