|Wed, Oct 22, 2014 11:21 AM
|Issue of October 15, 2014
The Harrison County Fire Chiefs Association and the county's government officials came to a "gentleman's" agreement a few years ago that the county would supply $500,000 per year for fire departments, but the chiefs association would make the decision on how and which departments to spend the money....more >>
Local law enforcement agencies believe the No. 1 problem here is the abuse of prescription drugs. "They're easily accessible," Milltown Chief Marshal Ray Saylor said of the pills. "And, they cover such a wide range of drugs."...more >>
Commissioner District 2Harrison County District 2 will have a new commissioner come Jan. 1. That's because the incumbent, Carl (Buck) Mathes, a Democrat, was defeated in the primary. The Democrat candidate is Scott Hussung, and the Republican candidate is Kenneth R. Saulman....more >>
Former Palmyra Town Marshal Steve Hamm has filed a tort claim notice against members of the Palmyra Town Council and Palmyra town management, as well as Harrison County Sheriff Rodney (Rod) Seelye, Harrison County Prosecutor J. Otto Schalk and Harrison County Coroner Rusty Sizemore....more >>
Harrison County RecorderIncumbent Barbara Birkla Best, a Republican, is seeking a second term as Harrison County Recorder. She is being challenged by Democrat Debby Mathes. The position is elected to a four-year term by the voters in the entire county....more >>
Harrison County SurveyorHarold Klinstiver, a Republican, who is completing the term for the late Thomas O. Bube as Harrison County Surveyor, will be on the Nov. 6 ballot. He is being challenged by Democrat Steve B. Haggard....more >>
Harrison County ClerkHarrison County Circuit Clerk Sherry Brown is completing her second term in office and, therefore, is ineligible to seek the office for a third consecutive term due to term limits. Vying for the office are Democrat Rilla Gerdon and Republican Sally Harbaugh Whitis....more >>
Garage study, parking lot requests deniedCouncil split 4-3 on both votesSeptember 25, 2012The Harrison County Council Monday night denied two additional appropriations passed on from the Harrison County Board of Commissioners, one for an auxiliary parking lot at the Justice Center for $130,000 and another for $21,000 for a study on the highway department garage space, efficiency and compliance needs.
...more >> Injured Depauw man plans homecoming2 fundraisers for Whittaker familySeptember 25, 2012The Depauw man who was critically injured last month when he struck a deer while riding his ATV anticipates being able to go home tomorrow (Thursday).
...more >> Corydon track hosts first fall meet
Wine tasting, crafts part of harness racing
September 25, 2012The Harrison County Fairgrounds in Corydon will stable a host of standardbred horses for the Harrison County Harness Racing Festival on Saturday.
...more >> RSD, Lanesville discuss project ownershipSeptember 25, 2012The Harrison County Regional Sewer District board last Wednesday morning discussed the potential Lanesville interchange project, specifically, who would own and maintain the main sewer line leading from the interchange area to the town of Lanesville’s system that is already in place.
...more >> Congressman available to meet Tuesday in Corydon
September 18, 2012Indiana Ninth District Congressman Todd Young will be available to meet with constituents on an individual and small-group basis Tuesday, Sept. 25, from 10 a.m. to noon at the Harrison County Government Center in Corydon.
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