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Issue of October 22, 2014

Prosecutor's phones down

Phone lines to the Harrison County Prosecutor's Office at the Harrison County Justice Center are currently down. The lines are expected to be repaired by early Friday. Anyone who needs to contact the office can visit, or call Friday....more >>

Obamacare begins despite shut-down

With the clock striking midnight Oct. 1, congressional leaders could not come up with an agreeable plan for a budget. So, a shut-down of "non-essential" government functions began yeterday (Tuesday)....more >>

Council nears 2014 budget completion

The Harrison County Council continues to make its way through the budget process for next year. It has met a number of times already in budget deliberations and will continue to do so today (Wednesday) and tomorrow, beginning at 4:30 p.m., at the Government Center in south Corydon....more >>

Foundation offers jump start for preschoolers

Among the five predictors of a student having success on their educational journey is early childhood development, or, in other words, being ready for kindergarten....more >>

Rail work to close S.R. 135

The Indiana Dept. of Transportation will close S.R. 135 next week to allow the Lucas Oil Rail Line to make repairs and renovations at its crossing located approximately two miles north of Corydon....more >>

Russel honored by AIC

Harrison County Engineer Kevin Russel last week was awarded the 2013 Outstanding County Highway Engineer Award by the Association of Indiana Counties....more >>

Last call for Labor of Love

It's not too late to participate in this year's Labor of Love event designed to honor and show appreciation to active military, veterans and reserves. The event, now in its fourth year, will be Saturday, Oct. 12, and is hosted by Lincoln Hills Christian Church Corydon....more >>

Motions filed in Kelty case

A brief hearing in the case against a OB-GYN physician accused of multiple felony charges took place Friday in Harrison Superior Court....more >>

Horse enthusiasts start carriage company

Meeting on a wagon ride, Lance Kingrey and Brian Jackson shared with each other their passion for horses and wagons. It was out of that meeting that K and J Carriages LLC was born....more >>

Halloween event planned at Hayswood

The Harrison County Prosecutor's Office, the Harrison County Sheriff's Dept. and the Harrison County Parks Dept., are looking for businesses to take part in the first Halloween at Hayswood Nature Reserve, which will be Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m....more >>

Bands prepare for week 5 of season

The North Harrison Marching Cougars and the Crawford County Marching Wolfpack walked away with first place, as well as all caption awards, in their respective classes at Saturday's First Capital Marching Festival hosted by the Corydon Central Vanguard....more >>

Recent News
Senior meals to halt at Frenchtown
September 24, 2013
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
September 24, 2013
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
September 24, 2013
The Harrison County Council Monday evening delayed a vote on the $100,000 additional to purchase land for the Morvin’s Landing property just east of Mauckport to go along with the Bicentennial Nature Trust and Harrison County Community Foundation funding. ...more >>
Central man dies in crash
September 24, 2013
A man died Thursday afternoon as a result of injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash. ...more >>
West Nile virus in Harrison County
September 24, 2013
Harrison County health officials report that two mosquito groups have tested positive for the West Nile virus. The groups were found in Harrison Township in the area of the Harrison County Fairgrounds in Corydon and in Spencer Township in the area of Milltown. ...more >>
Kayaking away PTSD
September 24, 2013
The Ohio River is a long way from Iraq, but it’s where Mary Southerland is learning to face her “real” fears instead of the nightmares of war that take place in her head. ...more >>
Linked! celebrates year 5
September 24, 2013
Students from Corydon Central, Crawford County, Lanesville, North Harrison and South Central are given the opportunity to participate in a one-of-a-kind, monthly publication, Linked!, during the 2013-14 school year. ...more >>
Chamber program offers spending bucks
September 24, 2013
The Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County has a new program for the benefit of Harrison County consumers and Chamber members alike, called the Harrison County Chamber Buck$ Program, which promotes keeping money in Harrison County. ...more >>
Band directors pleased with first outings
Vanguard contest Saturday morning
September 24, 2013
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 >>
Buffalo Trace lease in question
September 17, 2013
The future of who will run Buffalo Trace Park hinges on decisions made soon by the Palmyra Town Council. ...more >>
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