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Issue of October 29, 2014

SH opts for balanced calendar

It was just a matter of time. By a unanimous, 7-0 vote last Tuesday, the South Harrison Community School Corp. Board of Trustees elected to convert to a balanced calendar schedule for the 2013-14 school year....more >>

'13 budget includes 'Operation Dog Gone'

Pay increase for sheriff's office workers denied

The Harrison County Council completed the 2013 budget process last week with its final meeting Tuesday evening, Oct. 2, and moved on to public readings of the budget before it is adopted later in the month....more >>

Goldman faces 2 challengers

Commissioner District 1

Three people are vying for the Harrison County District 1 seat: incumbent Democrat James Goldman, Republican George Ethridge and Billy Wayne Wallace, the only Independent on the ballot....more >>

Rescue group not horsing around

Started in 2008 with a desire to help unwanted and neglected animals in Harrison County, Buck Creek Valley Animal Rescue obtained its 501(c)(3) status in July and is in the process of raising funds to help animals the organization currently has as well as future animals brought to the facility near Elizabeth....more >>

Full field in race for 3 council seats

Harrison County Council At-Large

Six candidates, including two incumbents, are vying for the three at-large seats on the Harrison County Council. The four district seats will be on the ballot in 2014. Council members are elected to four-year terms and are not restricted to term limits....more >>

Blanton challenges Davisson for District 73 seat

Incumbent Steve Davisson, a Republican from Salem, is seeking a second term as State Representative for District 73, which includes parts of Harrison, Crawford, Washington, Clark, Dubois, Jackson, Perry and Scott counties....more >>

Recent News
Three-year plan revealed for fire departments
October 02, 2012
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 >>
Take-Back curbs RX drug abuse
October 02, 2012
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 >>
Hussung, Saulman seek seat
Commissioner District 2
October 02, 2012
Harrison 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 >>
Tort claim filed on behalf of former Palmyra marshal
October 02, 2012
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 >>
Mathes challenges incumbent Best
Harrison County Recorder
October 02, 2012
Incumbent 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 >>
Haggard, Klinstiver vie for Surveyor office
Harrison County Surveyor
October 02, 2012
Harold 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 >>
Clerk's race is first for both nominees
Harrison County Clerk
October 02, 2012
Harrison 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 denied
Council split 4-3 on both votes
September 25, 2012
The 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 >>
911 system working again
September 25, 2012
Harrison County's 911 system has been restored. ...more >>
Injured Depauw man plans homecoming
2 fundraisers for Whittaker family
September 25, 2012
The 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 >>
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