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Issue of October 15, 2014

Museum destination: downtown Corydon

The Harrison County Board of Commissioners last Tuesday night gave its approval to the Historical Society of Harrison County to move forward with the county museum at the old jail/archives building in downtown Corydon....more >>

Laconia exercises

An issue exercise and image preference survey were part of Thursday evening's public workshop for the town of Laconia as it works to develop a comprehensive plan....more >>

Police believe father shot son

Details uncertain, but 18-year-old expected to make full recovery

A Marengo man is in police custody after allegedly shooting his 18-year-old son early Saturday morning....more >>

Parks board plans cleaning, events

Harrison County Parks Director Rand Heazlitt asked the Harrison County Council Monday night for an additional appropriation out of the parks' General Fund for part-time funding to help clean up the parks after the active winter....more >>

Culver's crew shares prize winnings

Corydon store brings home another award

The Culver's of Corydon crew received a check last week for making the Final Four of the inaugural Crew Challenge....more >>

Case dismissed against former deputy prosecutor

A case of alleged welfare fraud against a former Harrison County deputy prosecutor has been dismissed by a special prosecutor and signed by a special judge....more >>

Stinson rehired by Corydon PD

Former Corydon Marshal G. Todd Stinson was officially rehired Monday night at a meeting of the Corydon Town Council....more >>

Greatest story ever retold comes to Corydon


The seats were packed all weekend at Hayswood Theatre for "A Cotton Patch Gospel," a retelling of the greatest story ever told based on the book "The Cotton Patch Version of Matthew and John" by Clarence Jordan....more >>

Sewer rates discussed for New Salisbury businesses

The Harrison County Regional Sewer District board set the rates for the customers associated with the New Salisbury sanitary sewer system project, which expects to go on line in April or May, last Wednesday morning at its regular monthly meeting....more >>

Recent News
Driver in fatal crash gets 12-year sentence
February 18, 2014
The family of Crystal Milchling, a 31-year-old mother of three who was killed in a crash last year on S.R. 11, closed a difficult chapter last week after Harrison Superior Court Judge Roger D. Davis sentenced Christopher Stull to a maximum 12-year prison sentence last Wednesday night. ...more >>
Group looks to save tavern
Building tells 'Harrison' history
February 18, 2014
One of nine remaining buildings in Corydon that was here during the capital period (1816 to 1825) is on the market and has a potential buyer. ...more >>
Laconia sets public workshop to create comprehensive plan
February 18, 2014
As part of the steps necessary to create a comprehensive plan, the Laconia Town Council will have a public workshop tomorrow (Thursday) at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Community Center. ...more >>
Election Board prepares for primary
February 18, 2014
The Harrison County Election Board took a trip last month, in preparation of the upcoming election, to visit all of the new polling places since making the decision to consolidate a good number of the voting sites to a more central location such as school buildings. ...more >>
Patterson takes county spelling bee
February 18, 2014
Zachary Patterson’s trajectory was constantly upward throughout his miraculous run to the Harrison County Spelling Bee championship last Wednesday evening at Morgan Elementary School. He may have celebrated by eating licorice and dancing the cotillion. ...more >>
Former banker chases dream job
February 18, 2014
A break in the banking business gave Bill Hollingsworth of Corydon a chance to chase a long-time dream of owning and operating a barbecue and catering business. ...more >>
Rotarians give back to Harrison County
February 18, 2014
The Rotary Club of Corydon is known for exemplifying the Rotary motto of “Service Before Self” and that was evident this past holiday season. Not only did the Rotary Club donate $511, raised from weekly Happy Dollar Announcements, to Harrison County Community Services for holiday food baskets, they also took time to volunteer to hand out the baskets. ...more >>
Weather causes changes to school schedule
February 18, 2014
After winter weather postponed the first meeting attempt of the South Harrison Community School Corp. Board of Trustees, the board briefly met Friday afternoon, Feb. 7, and discussed the new schedule for the remainder of the 2013-14 school year after 10 days have been canceled because of inclement weather. ...more >>
Pursuit ends with shots fired
Officer, 2 suspects injured
February 11, 2014
A pursuit, which began in Palmyra, ended Monday morning with gunfire that sent two suspects and a Harrison County police officer to the hospital. ...more >>
Winter's punch
February 11, 2014
Another round of winter weather hit Harrison County last week, this time bringing a combination of snow and ice that caused crashes on roadways, power outages and additional school closings. Ice, which measured anywhere from a 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch, also brought down, or caused to bow, countless trees and limbs throughout the county. ...more >>
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