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Issue of October 15, 2014

26 arrested in NASTIER sting

Christmas music filled the air at the Harrison County Sheriff's Dept. early yesterday (Tuesday) as at least 26 people from Harrison, Floyd and Clark counties in Indiana and Louisville received — temporarily — shiny silver bracelets and a free ride in a police car just before being processed for various felony drug-related charges as part of Operation NASTIER (Narcotics Apprehension Suppression Through Interdiction Eradication Repeat)....more >>

Pence outlines education reform, honors state worker

For the first time in a number of years, and the day before Hoosiers celebrate the state's 197th birthday, a sitting Indiana governor spoke at the First State Capitol Building in downtown Corydon yesterday afternoon (Tuesday) before walking to the Old State Office Building to celebrate the anniversary of the state being admitted into the Union....more >>

Winter weather makes early appearance

A winter storm blew through the area last Friday, causing crashes, slide-offs and closings of schools and other activities....more >>

Connector road request barely passes

The Harrison County Council voted Monday night to approve a request to seek funding, with a 60-40 state-local split, for the Lanesville connector road project. The vote, which included requesting the less-desirable alternate four, narrowly passed 4-3 with Councilmembers Sherry Brown, Ralph Sherman and Richard Gerdon voting against. Combined with the 2-1 vote from the commissioners (Commissioner Jim Klinstiver voted against) only six of 10 county officials voted for the project....more >>

Newspaper brings home 27 awards

The Corydon Democrat received 27 awards Saturday in a variety of categories and finished second for the top prize, the Blue Ribbon....more >>

Wine walk returns to Corydon

Downtown Corydon will be the site of a Winter Wine Walk on Saturday from 3 to 7 p.m. Guests will be able to shop for gifts, taste wine and purchase wine by the bottle....more >>

Café adds dinner menu, offers beer, wine

Since opening in 2002 and until moving a couple of months ago, Frederick's Café was located along Elm Street. It still is within a rock's throw of the First State Capitol Building, but Frederick's is now located at the corner of Capitol Avenue and Walnut Street, offering much of the same made-from-scratch food that it's been known for....more >>

Holidays prompt early deadlines

O'Bannon Publishing Co. will close two Wednesdays, Dec. 25 and Jan. 1, in observance of Christmas and New Year's Day, respectively, prompting early deadlines for the Dec. 25 and Jan. 1 issues of The Corydon Democrat and Clarion News....more >>

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Brown flips vote; Morvin's project gets council's OK
December 03, 2013
The Harrison County Council last week, after voting it down in October, approved an additional to purchase property at the Morvin’s Landing site east of Mauckport for preservation. ...more >>
60-40 federal-local split sought for connector road
December 03, 2013
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners Monday morning unanimously agreed to apply for 60-percent funding from the state on the Lanesville connector-road project, with the county picking up the remaining 40 percent. ...more >>
Man dies in single-vehicle crash
December 03, 2013
A Marengo man died last Tuesday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash near Milltown. ...more >>
Culver's of Corydon makes Final 4
Founder to visit store Dec. 11
December 03, 2013
Be warned that Culver’s of Corydon will be a hopping place next Wednesday. That’s because the restaurant has advanced to the Final Four in the Culver’s Crew Challenge and will be visited by Craig Culver, founder of the eatery known for its ButterBurger. ...more >>
Operation: Turkey Sandwich
December 03, 2013
Eleven churches worked together last week to bake turkey breasts, pumpkin and cranberry cookies and stuffing muffins; they donated sliced bread, apples and paper bags, napkins and condiments, and then, on the eve of Thanksgiving, 28 people from the churches gathered at Corydon Christian Church to pack up these lunch bags that were then delivered to places such as the emergency services for the sheriff’s department, CVS/pharmacy, Holiday Inn Express and gas stations for the workers at these places to bring them a bit of Thanksgiving cheer while they were working. ...more >>
RSD seeks line of credit for cash-flow problem
December 03, 2013
The Harrison County Regional Sewer District may soon have a cash-flow problem and plans to secure a line of credit from First Harrison Bank to make sure operations are unchanged. The district board discussed the matter at its regular monthly meeting Nov. 20. ...more >>
'Rented Christmas' a holiday gift
December 03, 2013
Christmas carols, the story of the birth of Jesus, the mayhem that often comes with young children and discovering what’s important during the holidays are all rolled into Hayswood Theatre’s current production, “A Rented Christmas.” ...more >>
Man dies in cave 'doing what he loved'
November 26, 2013
Timothy McLain, 49, of Brownsburg died while caving Saturday evening on private property near Corydon. Indiana Conservation Officer Jim Schreck said in a statement Sunday that authorities think the cause of death was a medical issue. An autopsy Monday confirmed that McLain died as a result of cardiac arrest. ...more >>
Connector road could be next project
November 26, 2013
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners has shifted its focus to the Lanesville connector road in hopes of receiving federal funding to get the project started again after the initial stage of improvement, widening and enhancing Crandall-Lanesville Road around the interchange was completed last year. ...more >>
DLGF provides no answers about Spencer Twp.
November 26, 2013
One of the largest crowds the commissioner/council room of the Government Center has seen gathered Thursday morning for an Indiana Dept. of Local Government Finance public hearing focusing on Spencer Township. ...more >>
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