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Issue of July 2, 2014
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Last murder suspect found near Corydon

3 arrested in triple shooting near Paoli

An early afternoon shooting north of Paoli last week resulted in the death of two men and left another man injured. All three of the victims are from Paoli....more >>

Counties' first same-sex marriage licenses granted

It was a topsy-turvy three days in Indiana last week as a federal judge declared the state's ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional on Wednesday only to have the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals approve an emergency stay request Friday evening....more >>

Corydon 'On the eve of Battle'

Everyday life focus of battle anniversary weekend

While an actual battle re-enactment will not take place, there will still be plenty of booms and bangs for visitors to appreciate next weekend for the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Corydon....more >>
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2 die in separate county crashes

Two people were killed in separate crashes recently in Harrison County....more >>

Founder of Eckart Supply Co. dies

A farmboy who grew up to start his own business, Eckart Supply Co., that has expanded to include other locations died Saturday morning. Everett R. Eckart of Corydon was 94....more >>

Dodge installed as IEHA president

Marcia Dodge recently became the first representative of Harrison County elected to serve as an officeholder at the state level of the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association. That office just happens to be at the top, as president. (Harrison Countian Shirley Perry previously served as IEHA president but was representing a Washington County Homemakers club.)...more >>

Lanesville school board discusses firearms policy

The Lanesville Community School Corp. Board of Trustees discussed two policies and heard thoughts from principals about ISTEP test results at last month's meeting at the Carl Uesseler Corporation Office....more >>

'Miraculous' series author to sign her latest edition

A signing for Deborah Aubrey-Peyron's latest book will take place Saturday, July 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Harrison County Public Library in Corydon....more >>
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Pulls draw big crowds, competition

Six different divisions were brought in for the Lucas Oil Pro Pulling Midwest Region during the weekend at the Harrison County Fairgrounds in Corydon....more >>

Keselowski leaves field in stitches

Most of the time, if you have to have stitches for a cut or some kind of injury, it's not the best of times. For Brad Keselowski, however, he didn't let a few stitches from a broken champaign bottle bother him as he entered Bluegrass Hall at Kentucky Speedway Saturday night. He came into the press conference room all smiles after winning the Sprint Cup Quaker State 400 a few minutes before....more >>

Perfect close to high school sports season

I'm not sure there could have been a better way to put the 2013-14 high school sports season to rest than the drama that unfolded at the boys' golf state tournament....more >>

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Woman's medical hoax 'appalling'

My Opinion

There were a whole litany of adjectives people on the street were using recently to describe their feelings about the 27-year-old English woman who claimed to have a terminal medical condition and received money raised from fundraisers that were supposed to benefit her medical and burial costs....more >>

Why go into the woods?

Community conversations

This morning a big, threatening, flying insect invaded our cabin in the woods. When I say big, I really mean a huge critter in the insect world....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
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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
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Schuler Bauer Real Estate
Alberto's Italian Restaurant
Gerdon Auto Sales
Schwartz Family Restaurant
Debby Broughton
Corydon Instant Print

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


Baseball South Central vs. Tecumseh, 6.7.14





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