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Issue of October 29, 2014

HCCF hopes to enhance area education

Early education program to being in January

Test scores for Harrison County public school students have been solidly above average and improving but still lag behind the leading schools in Indiana. The Harrison County Community Foundation hopes to play a major part in moving those scores ahead....more >>

Guilty verdict reached in neglect, animal cruelty case

A Depauw couple arrested two years ago on a felony charge of neglect of a dependent and four misdemeanor counts of cruelty to an animal was found guilty by a jury in Harrison Superior Court Friday evening....more >>

8 families displaced by apartment fire

Eight families and a total of 18 people were displaced from an apartment fire early Friday morning....more >>

Budget forces road improvement changes

County turns to chip, fog seals and rejuvenates

Harrison County residents may have noticed that the road they live on or one they travel on has been treated differently this year with chip and seal or a rejuvenating fog seal instead of the usual repaving of asphalt. And there's a reason for that....more >>

Woman dies in early-morning crash

A Corydon woman was killed and her grandchild suffered serious injuries yesterday morning (Tuesday) in a two-vehicle crash at the intersection of S.R. 135 and Fairview Church Road south of Corydon....more >>

Family seeks teen's whereabouts

The family of a missing teenager are hoping someone can let them know where their loved one is and perhaps assist in his return....more >>

Recent News
Morvin's Landing project back on agenda
Commissioners pass request to council, again
November 05, 2013
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
November 05, 2013
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
November 05, 2013
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
November 05, 2013
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
November 05, 2013
Budget talks dominated the Oct. 15 meeting of the Lanesville Community School Corp. Board of Trustees at the Carl Uesseler Corporation Office. ...more >>
Fall tax installment due
November 05, 2013
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 >>
NHHS to show 'Diary of Anne Frank' in new light
November 05, 2013
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 >>
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 >>
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