|Wed, Sep 17, 2014 11:36 AM
|Issue of September 10, 2014
County engineer requests raise, has outside offerThe 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 >>
County will see less revenueFor 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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
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 >>
Heitkemper flips vote, SH Park plan a goSeptember 02, 2014Just 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 officersPlan includes 4 road, 2 corrections officers by 2019September 02, 2014The 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 anythingSanders donate RV for use by HCSD as Mobile Command CenterSeptember 02, 2014It 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 >> Council halts South Harrison Park planAugust 26, 2014Harrison 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 >> Change of venue requested in murder case1 defendant denied request to attend uncle’s funeralAugust 26, 2014The 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.
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