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Issue of October 29, 2014

County approves vehicle tracking program

The Harrison County Council Monday night voted to approve GIS tracking devices for Harrison County Highway Dept. vehicles by a 5-2 vote, after it failed to receive enough votes to pass last month....more >>

Walk to help stop cancer in its tracks

The morning may have been chilly but it didn't stop 42 teams consisting of people of all ages, both male and female, from participating in the third annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in downtown Corydon. About 600 pink balloons decorated the town square....more >>

Halloween reset in Lanesville, Milltown, Palmyra

With the forecast of potential severe weather during the evening hours tomorrow (Thursday), which is Halloween, Lanesville trick-or-treat times — both for the town and the Lanesville Jaycees — have been changed to Friday from 6 to 8 p.m. Halloween in Elizabeth will be held as scheduled at the South Harrison Community Center on Halloween night....more >>

2 killed in separate crashes

Two men were killed in separate vehicle crashes last week....more >>

Time to 'fall back'

Don't forget to turn your clocks back one hour Saturday night to Eastern Standard Time. Daylight Saving Time officially ends at 2 a.m. Sunday....more >>

Gov't. shutdown may delay fed project payments

Jill Saegesser, a grant writer for the Harrison County Regional Sewer District board, informed the board Oct. 16 that payments to contractors on the New Salisbury sanitary sewer district project may be delayed because of the 16-day federal government shutdown....more >>

Halloween parade, contest winners named

Parade winners at the 79th annual Corydon Halloween Parade are as follows: Best antique car — Old Town Store, 1969 Dodge Charger; Best Float — Old Capitol United Methodist Church, first; Little Blessings Daycare, second; Happy Days Daycare, third; Best walking group — Phantom of the Opera by Bram Kitterman and Patti Motsinger; Best Performing Group — Crawford County Showstoppers; and Best Animal Group — Horsie Girls....more >>

Skaggs honored for prevention work

Jeff Skaggs, coordinator of the Harrison County Substance Abuse Prevention Coalition for more than a decade, was humbled by a state award he received....more >>

Chamber survey about Internet usage

The Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County is launching a multi-tiered survey to gauge usage of the Internet and the need of high-speed Internet....more >>

Marching bands close out season

Local marching bands ended their season Saturday, with the Corydon Central Vanguard competing in the Indiana State School Music Association's Scholastic Class finals for small bands and the North Harrison Marching Cougars and Crawford County Marching Wolfpack at ISSMA's semi-state of Open Class....more >>

Recent News
County museum may find home downtown
Historical society has eye on old jail building
October 22, 2013
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners gave its blessing Monday night to Historical Society of Harrison County president Karen Schwartz to pursue a plan for a Harrison County museum at the old jail/archives building in downtown Corydon. ...more >>
Morvin's Landing project narrowly defeated, 4-3
October 22, 2013
The Harrison County Council last Tuesday evening voted down the Morvin’s Landing park/preserve proposal requested by the Harrison County Bicentennial committee by a 4-3 margin. ...more >>
ACS fundraiser has new meaning for Depauw woman
October 22, 2013
Patrice Brown of Depauw has participated in other fundraisers for the American Cancer Society, but Saturday’s third annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk in Corydon will have new meaning for her. ...more >>
Walkers look to make strides against cancer
October 22, 2013
There will be a sea of pink in downtown Corydon Saturday as the third annual Making Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk takes place. ...more >>
Corydon fit to be 'Tied Up in Knotts'
Don Knotts' daughter to perform Nov. 1
October 22, 2013
There will be an opportunity next month to connect with one of television’s most popular characters, Barney Fife from “The Andy Griffith Show,” played by Don Knotts. ...more >>
Halloween times, events listed
October 22, 2013
As October comes to a close, ghouls, goblins, children and adults alike are ready to get their sugar rush on. ...more >>
Bands continue season another week
October 22, 2013
The shows will go on for another Saturday, as marching bands throughout the state travel to selected sites to compete. Some hope to score high enough to earn a place in the state finals, while others look to impress the judges to earn top honors. ...more >>
Special postmark celebrates Corydon's state history
October 22, 2013
The United States Postal Service is celebrating the history of Indiana’s first state capitol with a special commemorative postmark. ...more >>
Business offers monitoring solutions
October 22, 2013
Recognizing a need in the area, Misty Goldman did plenty of homework and legwork before starting her business, Custom Monitoring Solutions. ...more >>
South Harrison schools may add archery program
October 22, 2013
At its Oct. 1 meeting at Corydon Intermediate School, the South Harrison Community School Corp. Board of Trustees agreed to pursue grant funding and to permit the establishment of school-based archery clubs at Corydon Central High School and South Central Junior-Senior High School, if funding is awarded. ...more >>
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