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Issue of July 9, 2014

Students get real-world help from Chamber

Many of today's employers say young people entering the workforce are lacking skills such as critical thinking, creativity and work priorities....more >>

Uhl earns award for CASA work

Since 2005, as a Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteer, Sharon Uhl has helped provide a voice in court for Harrison County children who have been neglected and/or abused....more >>

Racing attractions added to HC Fair

155th event begins Sunday

The 155th Harrison County Fair officially begins Sunday and will debut a Power Wheels demolition derby and flat-drag races as part of its new attractions this year....more >>

Dispute between cousins ends with shots fired, 1 arrest

An altercation north of Milltown involving two cousins last Wednesday night ended with shots being fired and one of the men being taken into custody....more >>

Microsoft's Cortana has local roots

Susan Hendrich grew up a simple, Southern Indiana girl who enjoyed hiking, nature and just about anything outdoors....more >>

Last phase of connector road not funded

IC Trail request also unsuccessful

The Harrison County Board of Commissioners learned Monday morning two potential federal aid projects — the Lanesville connector road and Indian Creek Trail — were not selected to be funded....more >>

Laconia's steering committee to meet

The final steering committee meeting for the town of Laconia's comprehensive plan will be Monday, July 21, at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Community Building....more >>

Dinner, auction, dance Hart fundraiser

Friends of longtime Corydon resident Barb Hart will host a chicken dinner, auction and dance for Hart on Sunday, July 20, beginning at noon at the Fraternal Order of Eagles club along S.R. 62 east of Corydon....more >>

Hammerheads paddle past West Clark

The Harrison County Hammerheads are strong in numbers once again this season....more >>

PR reached by driven Pease at USA

An abbreviation, only two letters needed, in a runner's lingo can elicit achievement in one's race against the clock....more >>

Rising Senior Academy selects Kessinger; Kolkmeier to coach

The NHSBCA Rising Senior Academy will be July 13 through 15 at Ben Davis High School in Indianapolis....more >>

YMCA fall youth soccer registrations underway

Registration for the YMCA of Harrison County's Fall Youth Soccer program is underway through Sunday, July 27....more >>


Judge's stay has some waiting at the chapel

The wedding-bell blues dampen many Hoosiers' spirits as same-sex couples await the future of their state-recognized marital bliss....more >>

Actor calls Corydon childhood home

Celebrating Statehood

Did you know that the actor James Best, who played many Hollywood roles, including Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane on the "Dukes of Hazzard" TV series, grew up in Corydon?...more >>

A hope note

Independence, indeed

Three 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 note

Life happens

Robert 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
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True tales

This 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
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Happy Father's Day

This 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
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Attitude is everything

He 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
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Do you choose hope?

"Hope is rooted in the spirit" —Mark Hertsgaard The ground was so saturated from rain that, when I pulled on the dandelion plant, the entire taproot slid out. The slender white root was 11 inches ...more
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Like the song says ...

There are two song titles I hope you have in — or will add to — your repertoire. One is the theme song from the hit Disney movie "Frozen." My granddaughter and I saw the first showing of it ...more
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Clawing and scratching

"Success is counted sweetest for those who ne’er succeed." —Emily Dickinson Did Alexander the Great really sit down and cry because he had no more worlds to conquer? We will never know for ...more
Alberto's Italian Restaurant
Debby Broughton
Schuler Bauer Real Estate
Schwartz Family Restaurant
Best Built
Gerdon Auto Sales
Corydon Instant Print

Summerfest Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Midwest Region, 6.27.14

Bluegrass on the Square, 6.28.14

'Spirit of Blue River' program, 6.12.14

St. Joseph Church picnic, 6.22.14

St. Joseph Church picnic

Excellence in Education, 6.18.14

Excellence in Education

Boys' Golf - State at The Legends, Round 1, 6.17.14

Boys' Golf - State at The Legends, Round 2, 6.18.14

Golf - Old Capital Invitational, 6.15.14


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