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Issue of October 29, 2014

Blue River Café burns again

May 2010 fire destroyed original restaurant

For Mark and Debbie Woods, owners of the Blue River Café in Milltown, it was déjà vu, as firefighters were called out about 5:30 Sunday morning to find the restaurant in flames....more >>

'River of Justice' theme of MLK service

The book of Amos in the Old Testament of the Bible contains the verse "But let justice roll on like a river, righteousness like a never-failing stream."...more >>

Prosecutor will seek death penalty

Harrison County Prosecutor J. Otto Schalk officially filed the death penalty against Kevin (Drew) Schuler and Austin Scott in Harrison Superior Court on Jan. 8....more >>

Election board talks sign clutter, polling places

The Harrison County Election board discussed getting rid of the clutter of campaign signs at voting locations on 2014 election days, and beyond, last Wednesday morning during its meeting at the county clerk's office....more >>

County drafts updated ADA plan

Harrison County has conducted a self-evaluation of all county-owned facilities and all county programs for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and a draft transition plan describing the results of the self-evaluation has been prepared....more >>

RSD fears delay at Lanesville

The construction of the sewer lines at and around the Lanesville interchange area of Interstate 64 could be delayed because of a couple of easements yet to be secured on the Town of Lanesville side of the project, according to the Harrison County Regional Sewer District board, which met Wednesday morning, Jan. 15....more >>

DDC marketplace plan gets nod to proceed

A Signature Grant application from Develop Downtown Corydon and Main Street Corydon to the Harrison County Community Foundation for the purchase of the current location of the Indian Creek Marketplace — located behind the old Wash-A-Rama Laundromat between Poplar and Chestnut streets in downtown Corydon — has been submitted....more >>

Yackle promoted to head CVB

The Harrison County Convention & Visitors Bureau announced Thursday that it has officially named Jeremy Yackle as its new executive director. ...more >>

SH trustees add to executive sessions

The South Harrison Community School Corp. Board of Trustees will have an extra 30 minutes of executive session — only if needed — after a unanimous vote on the matter Jan. 7 at the Edmund (Ed) F. Schneider Administrative Center....more >>

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The 28th annual Martin Luther King Jr. tribute in Harrison County will be Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Corydon. ...more >>
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