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Tue, Oct 21, 2014 09:35 PM
Issue of October 15, 2014

Sheriff: More officers needed

Harrison County Sheriff Rodney (Rod) Seelye gave a presentation Monday morning to the Harrison County Board of Commissioners, detailing the need for more police officers in the sheriff's department....more >>

Propane shortage has some fuming

With a winter that has seen plenty of days at below-freezing temperatures, some residents are boiling at the cost of propane....more >>

RV fire claims Mauckport man

A Mauckport man was found dead in a burned Airstream motor home yesterday morning (Tuesday)....more >>

Election filing deadline Friday

Potential candidates are running out of time to file to run for office. Residents can do so at the Harrison County Clerk's office in the court house in downtown Corydon until noon Friday....more >>

HJR3, education topics at update

"How would you feel if someone had to vote on whether you could marry the person you love or not?"...more >>

Trial begins for accused child molester

The jury trial of a man accused of molesting two young girls started yesterday (Tuesday) in Harrison Superior Court....more >>

State awards $4.2M for connector road

Harrison County learned yesterday (Tuesday) it was awarded $4.2 million of transportation funds from the Indiana Dept. of Transportation for phase 2 of the Lanesville Connector Road project, according to the Harrison County Highway Dept....more >>

Judge refuses to dismiss Kelty's case

Defense lawyers in Dr. Paul Kelty's criminal case were unsuccessful in an attempt to get charges dismissed Friday in Harrison Superior Court....more >>

McDaniel joins CPC as interim pastor

Corydon Presbyterian Church recently welcomed interim pastor Mark McDaniel to its congregation....more >>

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Closings, postponements, cancellations
January 28, 2014
The following events have been affected by inclement winter weather: ...more >>
Lanesville schools seek 17-cent tax levy
January 28, 2014
By a unanimous decision at its Jan. 21 meeting, the Lanesville Community School Corp. Board of Trustees voted to place a public question on the May ballot, asking if there is support of a school tax levy of up to, but not exceeding, 17 cents per $100 of assessed property value. ...more >>
Town gathers to create a vision
Laconia begins developing 20-year plan
January 28, 2014
The Laconia Town Council asked for people to participate in a “visioning workshop” last week, and a few dozen of the town’s 50 or so residents responded by showing up on a chilly night. ...more >>
County general fund $1.19 million in black
January 28, 2014
The Harrison County Council reported Monday evening that the county general budget, as of Jan. 1, had a surplus of $1.19 million, as reported by Councilman Phil Smith. ...more >>
Spencer Township residents seek transparency
January 28, 2014
Many Spencer Township residents left Monday night’s meeting of the township trustee and his advisory board with more questions than answers. ...more >>
Jail renovation complete
Inmates help keep cost down
January 28, 2014
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners closed out final documents on the Justice Center/jail renovation project Tuesday evening, Jan. 21, at its regular meeting. The project met substantial completion on Dec. 1. ...more >>
Arrests help crack theft ring
January 28, 2014
Indiana Conservation Officers arrested a Palmyra man Jan. 20 and uncovered clues linking him and others to multiple burglaries and thefts in the Southern Indiana area. ...more >>
Cost of stamps rises three cents
January 28, 2014
Citing the continued financial struggles of the U.S. Postal Service, officials hiked the cost of stamps Sunday three cents to 49 cents per stamp, its largest increase in 11 years. The postal service reported a loss of $5 billion last year. ...more >>
Hope, new life leads Walton to Christ
January 28, 2014
The only life Jason Walton knew growing up in Pekin was that of drugs and alcohol. When he was a child, he thought his father was the most popular person around because, as a drug dealer, there was always people in and out of their home. Walton wanted to be just like his father. ...more >>
Legislative Update planned for Saturday
January 28, 2014
State Sen. Richard D. Young Jr., D-Milltown, and State Rep. Rhonda Rhoads, R-Corydon, will discuss legislative issues with the public Saturday morning, from 8 to 10, in the Superior Courtroom of the Harrison County Justice Center in Corydon. ...more >>
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