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Issue of October 22, 2014

County needs $2.5 million from HCCF for budget

Harrison County Council Chair Gary Davis updated the board of commissioners Monday morning about the 2014 budget process and also requested the commissioners' support in written form for $2.5 million from the county's community fund at the Harrison County Community Foundation to supplement the 2014 budget....more >>

Winning Lotto ticket sold in HC

An as-of-yet anonymous person is now likely a millionaire after hitting the $3.5 million Hoosier Lotto jackpot Saturday night....more >>

LifeSpan, trustee still at odds over meals

As LifeSpan Resources prepares for what may be its last senior lunch at the Frenchtown Community Center, those who gather there to eat and socialize are still looking for answers....more >>

Corydon doctor allegedly fires gun at vehicle

A doctor from Corydon faces charges of first-degree wanton endangerment in Kentucky after allegedly pointing a firearm at another driver while behind the wheel of a moving vehicle....more >>

Mills, Willy on break from ride

Richard Mills of Elizabeth and his horse Willy have taken a short break on their ride to save Buck Creek Valley Rescue facility after one of the horses making the trek with them — from the Falls of the Ohio in Clarksville to Great Falls, Mont. — came down with a bad foot and had to be brought home....more >>

New look for O'Charley's

O'Charley's in Corydon has a new look, both inside and out, thanks to a $300,000 makeover to modernize the restaurant....more >>

Suspense thriller puts patrons in the dark


It's not often that a theatre plunges into total darkness for a play's climax, but Hayswood Theatre's fall production of the mystery-thriller "Wait Until Dark" does just that....more >>

State looks to increase number of college grads

The Indiana commissioner for higher education is traveling the state to talk about the importance of improving the state's national ranking in education and personal per capita income. Indiana currently ranks 40th in both categories....more >>

Rain, ISSMA change things up

On a Saturday that's long been the district competition of the Indiana State School Music Association's marching band program, groups normally giving it their all to advance to regional found themselves at invitationals....more >>

Recent News
Prosecutor's phones down
October 01, 2013
Phone lines to the Harrison County Prosecutor's Office at the Harrison County Justice Center are currently down. The lines are expected to be repaired by early Friday. Anyone who needs to contact the office can visit, or call Friday. ...more >>
Obamacare begins despite shut-down
October 01, 2013
With the clock striking midnight Oct. 1, congressional leaders could not come up with an agreeable plan for a budget. So, a shut-down of “non-essential” government functions began yeterday (Tuesday). ...more >>
Foundation offers jump start for preschoolers
October 01, 2013
Among the five predictors of a student having success on their educational journey is early childhood development, or, in other words, being ready for kindergarten. ...more >>
Council nears 2014 budget completion
October 01, 2013
The Harrison County Council continues to make its way through the budget process for next year. It has met a number of times already in budget deliberations and will continue to do so today (Wednesday) and tomorrow, beginning at 4:30 p.m., at the Government Center in south Corydon. ...more >>
Rail work to close S.R. 135
October 01, 2013
The Indiana Dept. of Transportation will close S.R. 135 next week to allow the Lucas Oil Rail Line to make repairs and renovations at its crossing located approximately two miles north of Corydon. ...more >>
Russel honored by AIC
October 01, 2013
Harrison County Engineer Kevin Russel last week was awarded the 2013 Outstanding County Highway Engineer Award by the Association of Indiana Counties. ...more >>
Last call for Labor of Love
October 01, 2013
It’s not too late to participate in this year’s Labor of Love event designed to honor and show appreciation to active military, veterans and reserves. The event, now in its fourth year, will be Saturday, Oct. 12, and is hosted by Lincoln Hills Christian Church Corydon. ...more >>
Motions filed in Kelty case
October 01, 2013
A brief hearing in the case against a OB-GYN physician accused of multiple felony charges took place Friday in Harrison Superior Court. ...more >>
Horse enthusiasts start carriage company
October 01, 2013
Meeting on a wagon ride, Lance Kingrey and Brian Jackson shared with each other their passion for horses and wagons. It was out of that meeting that K and J Carriages LLC was born. ...more >>
Halloween event planned at Hayswood
October 01, 2013
The Harrison County Prosecutor’s Office, the Harrison County Sheriff’s Dept. and the Harrison County Parks Dept., are looking for businesses to take part in the first Halloween at Hayswood Nature Reserve, which will be Thursday, Oct. 31, from 6 to 8 p.m. ...more >>
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