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Issue of October 22, 2014

Dangerous Blue prompts rescue

With one Indiana Conservation Officer saying the Blue River was probably the most dangerous water he had ever operated in, a Corydon man was rescued from the swollen river Friday afternoon....more >>

Insurance to pay sheriff settlement

County will get bill for deductible, EEO monitor

Following a joint executive session Monday evening, the Harrison County Board of Commissioners and County Council held a joint special public meeting in which their counsel for the Sheriff G. Michael Deatrick sexual harassment case, Jeremy M. Dilts, made a public statement concerning the litigation....more >>

Puppy dealers charged with tax evasion

Felony charges of tax evasion were filed in Marion County Criminal Superior Court 24 Monday against two Harrison County dog breeders who are accused of selling hundreds of dogs and puppies without collecting sales tax....more >>

New cigarettes a slow, safer burn

Citing safety as the reason for the legislation, a new Indiana law taking effect July 1 will require all cigarettes sold in Indiana to burn out more quickly when left unattended in an effort to reduce the number of smoking-related fires....more >>

Contracts awarded for Morgan project

The North Harrison Community School Corp. Board of Trustees approved the recommendation of bid awards as submitted by Kovert Hawkins architects. The meeting was held June 11 at Morgan Elementary School, the site of the project....more >>

Sound the alarm: The sky is failing

Community conversations

A few years back, there were snickers when voices warned of global warming and the disastrous fallout. Not today. There now is enough hard-core scientific evidence that the climate is changing that we all are opening our ears to the alarms....more >>

Recent News
County may pay $375,500 in Deatrick settlement
June 16, 2009
Pending approval from United States Southern District Chief Judge David F. Hamilton, Harrison County has agreed to pay $375,500 to settle a lawsuit filed by two women who accused Sheriff G. Michael Deatrick of sexual harassment and later of retaliation after they filed a complaint with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. ...more >>
'Worldly' Relay raises $84,000
June 16, 2009
Twenty-six teams went around the world Friday night and Saturday morning to raise money for the American Cancer Society. ...more >>
Board 'shall consider' G-town request
June 16, 2009
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners heard a request Monday night from Georgetown Town Council President Billy Stewart to return riverboat gaming revenue to the town. ...more >>
Dodge, NHHS character ed promoter, resigns
Had been with school since 2002
June 16, 2009
North Harrison High School’s assistant principal resigned unexpectedly last week after questions arose about the handling of the school’s character education program. ...more >>
Garwoods ordered to pay taxes, penalties
June 09, 2009
Two Mauckport women who had 240 dogs seized by the Indiana Attorney General’s office for alleged tax evasion June 2 had a restraining order and injunction filed against them in Harrison Circuit Court Thursday afternoon. ...more >>
Crusade recession proof
June 09, 2009
After 20 fire departments and one family had deposited their bills and coins at the WHAS Crusade for Children remote site in the parking lot of the Old Capitol Centre in Corydon, officials tallied the total. Then they double checked it. They were surprised, because the amount was more than the previous year’s total. ...more >>
Howard Packaging set to expand, receives tax relief
June 09, 2009
The Harrison County Council Monday night unanimously voted in favor of awarding Howard Packaging Inc. two separate tax abatements for a total amount not to exceed $3.7 million. ...more >>
RFL ready to go 'around the world'
Fundraiser Friday, Saturday at Corydon Central track
June 09, 2009
The 12th annual Relay For Life of Harrison County will be Friday and Saturday at the Corydon Central High School track, which is located at 375 Country Club Road in Corydon. ...more >>
DNA tests identify remains as missing Milltown man
June 09, 2009
The Indiana State Police Laboratory has released results of DNA testing on human remains found in April 2008 by the Crawford County Sheriff’s Department and Indiana State Police near Milltown. ...more >>
Future's partly in the past
June 09, 2009
As we find ourselves between Mother’s Day and Father’s Day, let’s think about the relationship of a parent and child. ...more >>
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