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Issue of September 10, 2014

Council hears budget recommendations

County engineer requests raise, has outside offer

The Harrison County Council Monday night — as it does each year before delving into the line-by-line budget — heard recommendations from financial adviser Frank Cummings about the requested budget from county departments....more >>

Statewide admissions down for casinos

County will see less revenue

For the first time since Harrison County began receiving riverboat gaming revenue funding, the fully capped amount of $23 million-plus will not be reached this year....more >>

Special judge approved in double-murder case

A change of venue hearing for accused murderers Austin Scott and Kevin (Drew) Schuler Thursday in Harrison Superior Court didn't happen. Instead, both the prosecution and defense teams for the defendants approved Clark County Circuit Court No. 4 Judge Vicki Carmichael as special judge....more >>

Appeals court upholds ruling in Lee case

A Depauw woman convicted by a jury last November of neglect of a dependent and four counts of cruelty to an animal appealed her conviction and had her case reviewed by the Court of Appeals of Indiana....more >>

Heritage festival marks fall's 'unofficial' start

The official "unofficial" kickoff for fall will take place this weekend as the 39th Lanesville Heritage Weekend starts tomorrow (Thursday) at 6:30 p.m. with an antique tractor pull and continues through Sunday with the final event, a free concert by the Monarchs....more >>

Recent News
Celebration preparations for 2016 underway
Bicentennial Nature Trust provides new county park
September 02, 2014
Indiana’s bicentennial is still more than a year away, but Harrison County residents have been working on party plans for several months. ...more >>
Heitkemper flips vote, SH Park plan a go
September 02, 2014
Just two nights after a failed vote seemingly put the issue to rest, the Harrison County Council approved a $44,400 request to continue the revitalization project at South Harrison Park near Elizabeth. ...more >>
Sheriff’s dept. may get 6 new officers
Plan includes 4 road, 2 corrections officers by 2019
September 02, 2014
The Harrison County Council last Wednesday night, during a budget hearing, revealed the financial planning committee’s aim to increase the number of Harrison County Sheriff’s Dept. officers in response to a previous request from Sheriff Rodney (Rod) Seelye. ...more >>
'The Judge' ready for anything
Sanders donate RV for use by HCSD as Mobile Command Center
September 02, 2014
It debuted to the public at the Harrison County Fair parade. It provided shelter during the Harrison County Fair. Next week, thousands of people will see it at the Lanesville Heritage Weekend festival. And, in case of an emergency, it can serve is a central hub and command center for personnel from police, fire, EMS and emergency management. ...more >>
Animal control issue finds way to commissioners
September 02, 2014
A dispute between two neighbors and barking dogs took center stage Monday morning at the Harrison County Board of Commissioners meeting. ...more >>
Council halts South Harrison Park plan
August 26, 2014
Harrison County Parks Dept. officials gave an update to the Harrison County Council Monday night detailing its many accomplishments in the last year or so. Later in the meeting, however, it was action the board was unable to accomplish that became the focus. ...more >>
School board races include incumbents, several new faces
August 26, 2014
The field is set for the school board elections for all three Harrison County school districts, with a number of challengers and incumbents ready for the Nov. 4 General Election. ...more >>
14-year veteran begins duties as police chief
August 26, 2014
Matt Kitterman has always called Corydon “home,” so it’s no surprise that he’s thrilled to head the police department in his hometown. ...more >>
Change of venue requested in murder case
1 defendant denied request to attend uncle’s funeral
August 26, 2014
The two men accused of murdering a Greenville couple last year were in Harrison Superior Court Thursday morning. Unlike past hearings, Kevin (Drew) Schuler and Austin Scott went before a judge at different times, due to a verbal sparring session between the mothers of the two defendants at the previous hearing in June. ...more >>
Bids opened for Lanesville sewer project
August 26, 2014
The Harrison County Regional Sewer District last Wednesday morning opened bids for its portion of the Lanesville Interstate 64 interchange area sanitary sewer project. ...more >>
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