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Issue of October 22, 2014

Crusade donations trickled in even after events

Just like the mist that was reluctant to move out of the area Sunday, so too were the donors to this year's WHAS Crusade for Children. Even as the last of 21 groups turned in their donations at the remote site in the Old Capitol Centre parking lot in Corydon, individuals were walking and driving up to make a contribution....more >>

Private vs. Public sector debate heats up meeting

The Harrison County Board of Commissioners and county council had a joint meeting Thursday morning with all county department heads and elected officials to discuss changes to the personnel policy, which the commissioners plan to approve at their regular meeting Monday night....more >>

'Friday, the 13th' theme for Relay

One Elizabeth couple understands the importance of the American Cancer Society and that's why they'll be spending Friday and early Saturday morning at the Corydon Central High School track and football field....more >>

OMG FTW: 911 help is just a text away

Starting with Verizon Wireless customers and eventually moving to other cellular phone carriers, some Harrison County residents can now text 911 for help through emergency dispatchers....more >>

Corydon prepares to survey residents

The Town of Corydon is planning on updating its Comprehensive Plan and is asking for help in the effort from residents in the town....more >>

Quilters seek more history for bicentennial project

The bicentennial quilt celebrating Indiana's 200th anniversary is progressing. In the fall of 2012, Rita Koerber and Jean Schettler collaborated on an idea for a fundraiser. They would craft a hand-stitched, commemorative quilt that features pieces of Harrison County's past, present and future in honor of Indiana's bicentennial coming up in 2016....more >>

Stults set to face Day

All four county council seats up for grabs this fall will now feature contested races, as the Harrison County Democrat Party selected Danny Stults to vie for the District 4 seat against Republican Sam Day, according to Democrat party chair Jim Kincaid....more >>

Kid's DentisTree takes root from Mortenson

A new dentistry offering specialized care recently planted its roots in Corydon. Kid's DentisTree, one of six child dentistries to sprout from Mortenson Family Dentistry since 2005, treats children (as young as 4 weeks old) and special-needs patients....more >>

Recent News
20 grads receive court-officiated commencement
June 03, 2014
Kaycee Miller donned a crisp, white cap and gown as one of 20 graduates at the Harrison County Alternative School graduation commencement ceremony last Wednesday. Miller said she could not believe she was graduating high school, something her mother never did. “I am going to CNA in nursing,” she said. “My mom was a CNA nurse and she passed (away). I want to pursue her career and her goal that she had set for herself in life.” ...more >>
Murder plot foiled by boyfriend
June 03, 2014
A New Albany woman was charged with Class A felony conspiracy to commit murder after she was accused of being part of a murder-for-hire plot to kill her husband. ...more >>
Personnel policy focus of meeting
June 03, 2014
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners Monday morning discussed and reviewed the new personnel policy which will go into effect July 1. ...more >>
1 killed, 3 injured in separate crashes
June 03, 2014
Three separate vehicular crashes left one teenager dead and three others injured this past weekend. ...more >>
$1.5 million relief from riverboat appeal tabled
June 03, 2014
The Harrison County Council tabled an additional appropriation of $1.5 million needed to pay back certain taxing units for lost revenue stemming from the successful Horseshoe Southern Indiana riverboat property tax appeal. ...more >>
Pulliam intern joins staff for summer
June 03, 2014
A college student has joined the staff of The Corydon Democrat for the summer through the 2014 Eugene C. Pulliam Internship Program. ...more >>
Fire victim amazed by co-workers, strangers' response
June 03, 2014
Talking about a fire that destroyed her home is still difficult for Rhonda Newbern, but the loss has shown her how generous people are. ...more >>
Congressman 'bullish' about country
Chairman's Award presented to 'visionaries'
June 03, 2014
Despite an “unacceptably high” unemployment rate and “stagnant” income levels for middle-class people, Indiana Ninth District Congressman Todd Young said he is “bullish on the future of America.” ...more >>
Hubbard, oxen make last trip around haypress
June 03, 2014
From the beginning of the haypress demonstrations at O’Bannon Woods State Park, Novy Hubbard has been an integral part of the operation. ...more >>
Soldiers honored in solemn ceremonies
May 27, 2014
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 >>
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