|Mon, Oct 20, 2014 07:20 AM
|Issue of October 15, 2014
August Smith has seen the senior meals provided by LifeSpan Resources from both sides. He used to deliver the meals to shut-ins; now, the 90-year-old is on the receiving end, partaking of the weekday lunches at the Frenchtown Community Center....more >>
For the most part, students attending Harrison County public schools fared well on ISTEP+ spring testing despite technical glitches that took place....more >>
Vote to take place Oct. 15The Harrison County Council Monday evening delayed a vote on the $100,000 additional to purchase land for the Morvin's Landing property just east of Mauckport to go along with the Bicentennial Nature Trust and Harrison County Community Foundation funding....more >>
A man died Thursday afternoon as a result of injuries sustained in a single-vehicle crash....more >>
Harrison County health officials report that two mosquito groups have tested positive for the West Nile virus. The groups were found in Harrison Township in the area of the Harrison County Fairgrounds in Corydon and in Spencer Township in the area of Milltown....more >>
The Ohio River is a long way from Iraq, but it's where Mary Southerland is learning to face her "real" fears instead of the nightmares of war that take place in her head....more >>
Students from Corydon Central, Crawford County, Lanesville, North Harrison and South Central are given the opportunity to participate in a one-of-a-kind, monthly publication, Linked!, during the 2013-14 school year....more >>
The Chamber of Commerce of Harrison County has a new program for the benefit of Harrison County consumers and Chamber members alike, called the Harrison County Chamber Buck$ Program, which promotes keeping money in Harrison County....more >>
Vanguard contest Saturday morningThe marching band directors from Corydon Central, Crawford County and North Harrison are pleased, for the most part, with their group's efforts at Saturday's contests....more >>
NH school tax rate to decreaseSeptember 17, 2013Property owners in the North Harrison Community School Corp. can expect to see the amount of their tax bill that goes to the school system decrease for 2014, based on what Supt. D. John Thomas presented Thursday night at the school board of trustees’ regular meeting that also included the budget hearing.
...more >> Trio of festivals this weekendSeptember 17, 2013With the weather set on near perfect lately, it makes for an excellent time to check out any —or all — of this weekend’s festivals: the three-day Milltown Community Festival and the one-day Pal Wow Family Fun and the New Middletown Community festivals on Saturday.
...more >> Whitis to seek Senate nominationSeptember 17, 2013Harris Lloyd (Tad) Whitis, a resident of Harrison County, announced he is seeking the Republican nomination for State Senate District 47, which includes all of Crawford, Harrison, Orange, Perry and Washington counties and the eastern half of Dubois County.
...more >> Heritage 'spirit of the American heart'September 17, 2013For the second straight year, clear blue skies and a bright sun shone down on record crowds at the annual Lanesville Heritage Weekend festival. Tens of thousands of people reportedly attended the three-day event, now in its 38th year.
...more >> Town seeks funding for endangered well fieldSeptember 17, 2013Elizabeth Town Manager Hugh Burns gathered state officials and representatives last week to try to gain support for funding to help save the town’s water-well field and aquifer along the Ohio River.
...more >> Best brings back 1-man showSeptember 17, 2013One of Corydon’s most famous residents, famed actor and artist James Best, will make a return visit in a one-man show at the Corydon Jamboree Friday while also displaying his paintings at the Artisan Center on Saturday and Sunday from 2 to 5 p.m.
...more >> Road improvements on way near Indiana CavernsSeptember 17, 2013Indiana’s newest show cave, Indiana Caverns southwest of Corydon, opened in mid-June and more than 10,000 people have visited as of late August. And that’s before what is considered the busiest holiday of the year for caves, Labor Day weekend. Each and every one of the visitors had to travel on the small county road leading to the cave, Green Acres Drive.
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