|Thu, Oct 23, 2014 12:33 AM
|Issue of October 15, 2014
It didn't take long after the polls closed yesterday (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. before those at the Harrison County Government Center knew who the candidates would be in the Nov. 4 General Election....more >>
Harrison County Government will soon have to make up for a potential shortfall for many taxing units in the county, including the South Harrison Community School Corp., thanks to a successful appeal of assessed valuation of property taxes by an out-of-state riverboat....more >>
An account has been set up at First Harrison Bank for a Depauw family who lost their home and all its contents to a fire April 28....more >>
Plans are in place to raise the Alice Dean, a Civil War-era steamboat, from the depths of the Ohio River. The boat was burned and sunk by Confederate Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan and his cavalry near Mauckport during the Civil War in June 1863....more >>
The passenger in a single-vehicle crash on April 19 died Sunday from his injuries....more >>
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners moved forward last month with the possible purchase of the Windell property, south of Corydon, for the location of a new county highway garage....more >>
Letter Carriers Union, food banks join forces for 22nd annual food driveLetter carriers throughout Indiana will help to Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday as part of their 22nd annual food drive benefiting the state's food banks....more >>
Mike Bennett started working at Eckart LLC (formerly Eckart Supply Co.) 44 years ago, unloading trucks and stocking shelves "and every other dirty job" in 1969 for the founder of the company, Everett Eckart....more >>
Inspired by limited edition Priority Mail boxes featuring "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" movie, the U.S. Postal Service recently honored postal employees who have demonstrated heroism or extraordinary community service....more >>
Federal-aid projects get council supportApril 29, 2014The Harrison County Council approved two letters of support Monday night for federal funding requests for the next phase of the Lanesville connector road and the addition of another bridge and completion of the Indian Creek Trail.
...more >> Lanesville site of Life Fest gamesFreshmen plan Relay fundraiserApril 29, 2014A fundraiser completely organized by Lanesville Junior-Senior High School freshmen for the Relay for Life of Harrison County and the American Cancer Society will be Saturday, May 17, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Lanesville Jaycee Building, the building’s parking lot and the nearby basketball courts.
...more >> Lowe sentenced to 30 yearsGuilty plea amended to manslaughter for man who killed wifeApril 29, 2014The sentence for a Crandall man who admitted to killing his wife in 2010 was formally handed down Friday morning.
...more >> Spring tax installment due May 12April 29, 2014Harrison County Treasurer Carol Hauswald reminds property owners that their spring installment of property taxes is due Monday, May 12. (The extra two days is because May 10 is a Saturday.)
...more >> The Seamstress opens shop in LanesvilleApril 29, 2014Carol Pennington’s love for sewing began when she took a home economics class during the eighth grade, as well as from her mother, who was also a seamstress. Now, Pennington has a seamstress shop in Lanesville.
...more >> Lanesville schools finalize Chromebooks leaseApril 29, 2014In a special meeting on April 18, the Lanesville Community School Corp. Board of Trustees approved a lease agreement and payment schedule for Chromebooks and tablets between Providence Capital Network LLC and the school corporation.
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