|Sat, Sep 20, 2014 10:03 PM
|Issue of September 17, 2014
A church bus crash on Lickford Bridge Road south of Corydon Monday afternoon resulted in about a dozen injuries....more >>
A new Indiana law regarding public employee's retirement has caused many folks to retire — possibly sooner than they would have otherwise — so their retirement annuities wouldn't be affected....more >>
HC continues hold on same-sex marriagesEarlier this month, a three-judge panel of the United States Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit upheld lower courts' decisions striking down Indiana's ban on same-sex marriage. The ruling, which also declared a like ban in Wisconsin, confirmed lower-court decisions that overturned the marriage restriction and continued to muddy the future of same-sex marriages in the Hoosier state....more >>
The Harrison County Election Board levied a number of fines Friday afternoon related to campaign finance issues for candidates, or former candidates, for office....more >>
Voters will get to choose who will fill the four district seats that comprise the seven-member Harrison County Council in the Nov. 4 General Election....more >>
The Lanesville Community School Corp. Board of Trustees learned at its meeting last month that elementary school enrollment as of Aug. 18 was as follows: 46 in kindergarten, 58 in first grade, 51 in second, 48 in third, 50 in fourth, 52 in fifth and 49 in sixth grade. Though 354 students were enrolled, principal Marsha Himmelhaver's report said that the projected enrollment would be 366....more >>
Three festivals are slated to take place this weekend: three-day events beginning Friday at Milltown and Buffalo Trace Park east of Palmyra and a one-day one Saturday in New Middletown....more >>
The Corydon Central Panthers used a stout defense and running game to secure its third consecutive win, 32-14, Friday night in the season's home opener against Mid-Southern Conference foe Clarksville....more >>
There wasn't a nail-biting, dramatic, to-the-final-point game. But this one went five....more >>
Charlestown was put on upset alert Friday night through a large portion of the first half....more >>
Take a look around the North Harrison soccer facility....more >>
Ideal playing conditions at Old Capital Golf Club in Corydon on Saturday provided a backdrop for Silver Creek to shoot low, earning the girls' golf Mid-Southern Conference....more >>
Corydon Central didn't have the offensive chances it would have liked, but the defense was strong enough to give the Panthers a chance Thursday against Silver Creek....more >>
Four teams — Corydon Central, New Washington, North Harrison and Tell City — took part in the Corydon Invitational Saturday. Playing consecutive matches versus one another, the event took just more than three hours to complete....more >>
My OpinionFor most of President Barack Obama's time in office, his speeches took on a worldly tone, placing the United States on the same level as the rest of the world, just another player on a grand map. He often talked of fundamentally changing the country, highlighting what he considered its faults. Obama frequently propped up and praised American individuals but rarely the country as a whole....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 A hope noteA car salesman the other day told me that in five years cars will no longer be built with CD players because we’ll be getting all our music and audio books through our smartphones.
It’s hard ...more |