|Wed, Oct 01, 2014 01:57 PM
|Issue of September 24, 2014
Facility will provide 110 jobsOnly a few short months after Harrison County Economic Development Corp. purchased land along the Pacer Court-Federal Drive extension project (between Walmart and Harrison County Hospital), a contract has been secured for the construction of an assisted living and independent living community for seniors....more >>
Family to proceed with memorial parkPublic servant, businessman and anchor of the community James (Gordon) Pendleton died Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014, at Baptist Health in Louisville. He was 81....more >>
Paleontologists at the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites will conduct a public excavation of Ice Age bones on Oct. 2, 3 and 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Indiana Caverns. The site is Indiana's newest show cave near Corydon and a part of the Binkley Cave system, Indiana's longest cave and eighth longest in the country....more >>
Comments wanted about $1.87 billion infrastructure replacement planThe Indiana Office of Utility Consumer Counselor invites written comments from Duke Energy customers on the utility's $1.87 billion plan for electric transmission, distribution and storage system improvements. This includes Duke Energy's request for incremental electric rate recovery of the costs as the projects proceed through a new semi-annual rate adjustment mechanism, or "tracker"....more >>
Voters in Spencer Township will choose a new township trustee in November. The long-time incumbent, Donald Satterfield, did not seek another four-year term. Vying for the position are Bruce Hawkins, a Republican, and Aaron L. Scott, a Democrat. Here are the candidates' responses to a questionnaire from this newspaper....more >>
Spencer Township voters will elect three members to the township trustee advisory board. There are five candidates seeking three positions: Republicans Annissa Kellum-Reas, Ray E. Saylor and Belinda Smith and Democrats Kathy Goldman and Phyllis (Smith) Patterson. The top three vote-getters will serve a four-year term....more >>
Homecoming Friday night for Corydon Central was full of pomp and points....more >>
Right place, right time. North Harrison junior Kaitlyn Butler pushed the ball up the right flank with less than 12 minutes to play Thursday in a 1-all tie with rival Corydon Central....more >>
Corydon's Capelle advances with a 90Hallie Hinton saved her best shot when it meant the most....more >>
Corydon Central and North Harrison knew a little bit about ties coming into their meeting last Tuesday. Within the Mid-Southern Conference, both tied Salem earlier in their respective schedules....more >>
The Lanesville boys' tennis team won back-to-back matches against Southern Athletic Conference foes to wrap up the league title....more >>
For the second consecutive week, the North Harrison football team was in the thick of the spoiler discussion versus one of the Mid-Southern Conference big dogs....more >>
It took a little bit for the North Harrison volleyball team to get going last Monday night, but, once they did, the Lady Cats overpowered visiting Paoli in a three-game match that lasted just under an hour. North Harrison coach Caitlyn Janes was glad to get an easy win after having some tough rounds early in the season....more >>
NH drops Corydon 3-2North Harrison's senior trio on the hard court have been exceptional all season....more >>
My OpinionI've said many times that, if I'm involved in a crash or need any medical assistance, I hope I'm in Harrison County when I do....more >>
Community conversationsAs I reviewed my scheduling calendar for this fall, I realized how crammed it is with meetings and projects. It seems to me that September and October are always filled with annual events by institutions, sports teams and social causes....more >>
A hope noteDebra Auerbach, authority on landing a job, says that employers usually spend less than two minutes reading a resumé. They are scanning for words and phrases they like or dislike. Clichés and ...more A hope noteAn elderly man in the Washington, D.C., airport boarded one of those trains that connects you to another flight on the other side of the airport. There was standing room only. Holding onto a strap overhead, ...more A hope noteMost of us probably learn to grandparent the way we learned to parent: trial and error, imitation or some of both.
I aspire to imitate a wonderful grandfather I had. I also admire Carl Sandburg’s ...more A hope noteDo you live in a "Star Trek" or a "Star Wars" universe?
Gene Roddenberry, creator of "Star Trek," was a consummate optimist. He said: "I believe in humanity. We’re growing up; we’re moving ...more A hope noteEarlier this month, two of our grandchildren climbed aboard the big yellow school bus for the first time. One of those rites of passage, it’s often harder for parents to watch than for children ...more A hope noteNext time you count your blessings, you might want to acknowledge the debt we owe to Joseph Lister and Alexander Fleming.
Before Lister, physicians were unaware that infections were caused by microorganisms. ...more A hope noteThree of the greatest discoveries of our time were right under our feet all the time.
In 1947, a shepherd boy searching in the Judean desert for a stray goat accidentally discovered the Dead Sea Scrolls. ...more A hope noteThere was a man who was constantly asking God for favors. One day, God said: "OK, I’m going to grant you whatever you want, but with one condition: whatever you get, your neighbors get double."
"No ...more |