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Issue of October 29, 2014

Soldiers honored in solemn ceremonies

Warm temperatures didn't keep many from celebrating Memorial Day, whether it was Saturday at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Corydon, where Old Capitol VFW Post 2950 conducted its annual Memorial Day service, or Monday in Elizabeth for a parade that concluded at Rose Hill Cemetery with a program....more >>

Preschool provides jump start for students

A preschool education program that ran half of a year at New Middletown Elementary School is showing promise....more >>

More schools add preschool

More preschool classes will be offered throughout the county beginning with the 2014-15 school year....more >>

Klinstiver: Alice Dean could be 'national attraction'

Harrison County Commissioner Jim Klinstiver promoted the potential raising of the Alice Dean steamboat, combined with Morvin's Landing, as a national attraction at Thursday's joint meeting with the county council to discuss future riverboat "what if" spending....more >>

Purdue Extension celebrates 100 years

The Purdue Cooperative Extension program in Harrison County has a lot to offer to residents of all ages, whether it be cooking, gardening, farming or just getting together with peers to complete a project or spend time together....more >>

Program provides confidence, friendships

A common theme among some of this year's graduates of the Leadership Harrison County program was the friendships that were developed and the confidence the class gave them....more >>

Regional Sewer DIstrict considers next move

The Harrison County Regional Sewer District board last week discussed the progress of its two major projects, New Salisbury and Lanesville, and also looked to the future for its next endeavor....more >>

Recent News
HCCF continues dual-credit opportunity
May 20, 2014
One of the most expensive stages of a person’s life is their college years. Luckily, for students in this county, the Harrison County Community Foundation’s dual-credit class program helps families save on college costs by allowing them to secure as much as a two-year associate college degree before receiving their high school diploma. ...more >>
HCCS nets $210K in April
May 20, 2014
The month of April was a good one to Harrison County Community Services. Thanks to a two-to-one match program for its endowment at the Harrison County Community Foundation, HCCS collected a total contribution of $210,701.36. ...more >>
Fairgrounds site of 7th annual Uncorked
17 wineries to be featured
May 20, 2014
Southern Indiana Uncorked will return to Corydon for the seventh year on Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Harrison County Fairgrounds. The event includes a lineup of 17 wineries along with numerous local merchants. ...more >>
Laconia to review draft plan at open house
May 20, 2014
A year-long project to develop a comprehensive plan for the town of Laconia is nearing completion, and town council members, along with its appointed steering committee, are seeking input for ideas. ...more >>
Former inmate credits police for saving 'not-so-innocent'
May 20, 2014
Ninth District U.S. Congressman Todd Young was the featured speaker at the fourth annual Police Officer Memorial and Appreciation Day last Thursday at the Harrison County Justice Center, but comments made by a former inmate at the Harrison County Jail may have highlighted the event, which was presented by the Harrison County Prosecutor’s Office. ...more >>
Corydon officer's award no joke
May 20, 2014
On April 1, Corydon Police Officer Mark Bye received a phone call from Donna Lloyd, executive director of Comfort House Child Advocacy Center, saying that he’d won a statewide award from the Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault. ...more >>
Election board dismisses case, handles provisional ballots
May 20, 2014
A woman who filed a complaint with the Harrison County Election Board regarding campaign signs withdrew her complaint Friday. ...more >>
Support group offers aid to veterans, current military
May 20, 2014
With an increase in the number of military personnel being diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, four local veterans have established a support group for active and retired soldiers. ...more >>
Holiday closings, early deadlines
May 20, 2014
The following will close Monday in observance of Memorial Day: ...more >>
Fire temporarily displaces residents
May 13, 2014
More than two dozen people were displaced last week after a fire broke out in the second floor of the Harrison House, a concrete two-story building located along Oak Street in downtown Corydon. ...more >>
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