|Fri, Oct 24, 2014 09:31 AM
|Issue of October 22, 2014
A Corydon man wanted in connection with last week's murder of a Louisville taxi cab driver was arrested Sunday morning in New York....more >>
Fair week in Harrison County is almost inevitably always the hottest week of the year. However, this year for the 155th version, after a warm start for the parade, fairgoers barely broke a sweat while enjoying the grandstand entertainment, rides, Midway or a stroll through the many booths and displays the rest of the week....more >>
County's cost would be $345KThe Harrison County Board of Commissioners Monday night forwarded an additional appropriation request of $345,000 to the county council for a portion of the cost for a new 4-H show barn at the Harrison County Fairgrounds in Corydon....more >>
Detainee plans to sueA recent bomb threat initially determined to be a hoax at Horseshoe Southern Indiana was later found to be a test by a third-party vendor. That discovery has led one Bloomington accountant to file a tort claim against the Indiana Gaming Commission as well as Horseshoe Southern Indiana, which allegedly subjected him to humiliation and emotional trauma....more >>
Creosote is appropriate to use on things like railroad ties and telephone poles. Perhaps not so much on other things, like, say, a tree estimated to have been a seedling some 36 years before the Declaration of Independence was signed....more >>
Golf scramble fundraiser SaturdayDrew Fortwendel, 23, checked into The House of New Beginnings — a halfway house for men recovering from substance abuse — just over one month ago. He had made prior attempts at sobriety but found his abstinence short-lived....more >>
As many know, more than 50 years ago, the U.S. Supreme Court declared school-sponsored prayers unconstitutional in the landmark case Engel vs. White....more >>
Thanks to the hard work, dedication and a little craziness from a group of explorers, the Binkley Cave system — already the longest in Indiana — now has been pushed above the 40-mile mark....more >>
More than 700 children in Harrison County will not receive a free book next month, unless their parents register for Dolly Parton's Imagination Library....more >>
ReviewWhen it comes to entertainment of any kind, if the stars or headliners put in a good performance, chances are it will be a resounding success. That is definitely the case with Hayswood Theatre's production of the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic musical "The King and I."...more >>
Rain clouds over HC fair reveal silver liningJuly 15, 2014“Soaked” seemed the theme for the beginning of the 155th annual Harrison County Fair as beads of sweat drenched parade-watchers Sunday evening and Monday evening’s torrential downpour washed away a large chunk of the predicted attendance.
...more >> Gilstrap remembers life in 'hills of Kentucky'July 15, 2014New Salisbury resident Bertha Lee Gilstrap said she has always wanted to write a book and tell her story of growing up in the hills of Kentucky during the “difficult” time period of the Great Depression. And when one of her friends passed away at the age of 87, she realized that, if she was going to write her story, she better get on with it.
...more >> Uhl earns award for CASA workJuly 08, 2014Since 2005, as a Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteer, Sharon Uhl has helped provide a voice in court for Harrison County children who have been neglected and/or abused.
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