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Issue of October 22, 2014

DDC seeks grant for Marketplace home

The final design is still being worked out, but, if renderings of a revamped Indian Creek Marketplace presented to the Corydon Town Council last week by architect Brian Lindroth of Michell Timperman Ritz come to fruition, the revitalization of downtown Corydon would likely receive another shot in the arm....more >>

SH asks county to help fund resource officers

The Harrison County Board of Commissioners Monday night heard a proposal for two school resource officers for the South Harrison Community School Corp. at a cost of just more than $43,000....more >>

Prosecutor: Shooting was act of self-defense

No charges filed against woman who killed boyfriend

Calling it a case of self-defense, Harrison County Prosecutor J. Otto Schalk said Friday that no charges will be filed against a Ramsey woman who shot and killed her boyfriend earlier this year....more >>

'Considerably better' plan for Morvin's Landing

DNR agrees land can be perpetually farmed

After hearing the Morvin's Landing presentation at last week's Harrison County Council meeting, Mauckport resident and opponent of the plan Kent Yeager said the new option, which guarantees the opportunity for perpetual farming on the majority of the land, is "considerably better."...more >>

DLGF schedules public hearing for Spencer Twp.

The Indiana Dept. of Local Government Finance will have a public hearing tomorrow (Thursday) at 9 a.m. in the Commissioner/Council Room at the Harrison County Government Center in south Corydon....more >>

Bullington steps down from Marengo Council

Following questions about her residency, Peggy Bullington resigned Nov. 11 from the Marengo Town Council....more >>

Benefits planned for two men

Separate benefits are planned for Saturday for two Grantsburg men who are battling cancer....more >>

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HCCF hopes to enhance area education
Early education program to being in January
November 12, 2013
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
November 12, 2013
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
November 12, 2013
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
November 12, 2013
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
November 12, 2013
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
November 12, 2013
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 >>
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 >>
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