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Issue of October 22, 2014

Morvin's Landing project back on agenda

Commissioners pass request to council, again

Harrison County Parks Dept. Director Rand Heazlitt Monday morning, after receiving encouragement from members of the general public, again requested funding from the county for the Morvin's Landing preserve/park project east of Mauckport....more >>

Binkley Cave system breaks into top 10

The latest investigation by a four-person speleological survey team has just added 1,763 feet of a recently discovered section of the Binkley Cave system known as The Wild Wild West....more >>

Jury selection to start in Lee trial

Jury selection will start today (Wednesday) for a trial involving a Depauw couple charged with four counts of Class A misdemeanor cruelty to an animal and one count of Class D felony neglect of a dependent in 2011....more >>

Emporium remains exhibit site

Lincoln display runs through month

Dan Bays, county historian, and other volunteers continue to run the Civil War exhibit in the downtown Emporium, featuring all sorts of relics from the Battle of Corydon and currently features a "Looking at Lincoln: Political Cartoons from the Civil War Era" display....more >>

Lanesville adopts school budget

Referendum for General Fund may be on '14 ballot

Budget talks dominated the Oct. 15 meeting of the Lanesville Community School Corp. Board of Trustees at the Carl Uesseler Corporation Office....more >>

NHHS to show 'Diary of Anne Frank' in new light

In 1940, the Netherlands, a country that attempted to remain neutral during World War II, was invaded by Nazi forces from Germany and its Jewish people rounded up like chattel and sent to concentration camps. It is estimated that approximately 75 percent of the nation's Jewish population was decimated during this time....more >>

Fall tax installment due

Harrison County Treasurer Carol Hauswald reminds property owners that their fall installment of property taxes is due Tuesday, Nov. 12. (The extra two days is because Nov. 10 is a Sunday and Nov. 11 is a holiday.)...more >>

Recent News
County approves vehicle tracking program
October 29, 2013
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
October 29, 2013
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
October 29, 2013
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
October 29, 2013
Two men were killed in separate vehicle crashes last week. ...more >>
Time to 'fall back'
October 29, 2013
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
October 29, 2013
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
October 29, 2013
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
October 29, 2013
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
October 29, 2013
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
October 29, 2013
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 >>
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