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Issue of October 22, 2014

Senior meals to halt at Frenchtown

August Smith has seen the senior meals provided by LifeSpan Resources from both sides. He used to deliver the meals to shut-ins; now, the 90-year-old is on the receiving end, partaking of the weekday lunches at the Frenchtown Community Center....more >>

State release ISTEP+ scores

For the most part, students attending Harrison County public schools fared well on ISTEP+ spring testing despite technical glitches that took place....more >>

Morvin's Landing proposal loses steam

Vote to take place Oct. 15

The Harrison County Council Monday evening delayed a vote on the $100,000 additional to purchase land for the Morvin's Landing property just east of Mauckport to go along with the Bicentennial Nature Trust and Harrison County Community Foundation funding....more >>

Central man dies in crash

A man died Thursday afternoon as a result of injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash....more >>

West Nile virus in Harrison County

Harrison County health officials report that two mosquito groups have tested positive for the West Nile virus. The groups were found in Harrison Township in the area of the Harrison County Fairgrounds in Corydon and in Spencer Township in the area of Milltown....more >>

Kayaking away PTSD

The Ohio River is a long way from Iraq, but it's where Mary Southerland is learning to face her "real" fears instead of the nightmares of war that take place in her head....more >>

Linked! celebrates year 5

Students from Corydon Central, Crawford County, Lanesville, North Harrison and South Central are given the opportunity to participate in a one-of-a-kind, monthly publication, Linked!, during the 2013-14 school year....more >>

Chamber program offers spending bucks

The Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County has a new program for the benefit of Harrison County consumers and Chamber members alike, called the Harrison County Chamber Buck$ Program, which promotes keeping money in Harrison County....more >>

Band directors pleased with first outings

Vanguard contest Saturday morning

The marching band directors from Corydon Central, Crawford County and North Harrison are pleased, for the most part, with their group's efforts at Saturday's contests....more >>

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