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Tue, Oct 21, 2014 02:19 PM
Issue of October 15, 2014

Pursuit ends with shots fired

Officer, 2 suspects injured

A pursuit, which began in Palmyra, ended Monday morning with gunfire that sent two suspects and a Harrison County police officer to the hospital....more >>

Winter's punch

Another round of winter weather hit Harrison County last week, this time bringing a combination of snow and ice that caused crashes on roadways, power outages and additional school closings. Ice, which measured anywhere from a 1/4-inch to 1/2-inch, also brought down, or caused to bow, countless trees and limbs throughout the county....more >>

County approves funding for officers at SH schools

The Harrison County Council Monday night unanimously voted to approve $86,000 out of riverboat gaming funds to pay for two school resource officers for South Harrison schools....more >>

Accused child molester guilty on all counts

Conley could get 20 to 940 years

It took about three hours of deliberation for a jury of six men and five women to find Leo John Conley guilty of 20 counts of child molesting Monday night in Harrison Superior Court....more >>

Primary will see a few contested races

A flurry of candidates signed up last week before the Friday noon deadline to run for office in 2014, making not only an interesting General Election ahead, but also the Primary Election in May with a number of county and state races to be contested....more >>

Trial date set for township trustee

Harrison County Circuit Court Judge John T. Evans set a bench trial date of April 17, allotting a three-hour window for witnesses, concerning the case of the People of Spencer Township vs. Spencer Township Trustee Donald Satterfield, during a brief pretrial conference Thursday morning....more >>

Fenced-in hunting bill fails one vote shy

A measure to legalize and regulate high-fenced hunting preserves, such as the Hero Reward facility in western Harrison County, failed in the Senate last week when it didn't receive enough votes to be either defeated or approved....more >>

Long-time marshal resigns from town

By a unanimous vote Monday night, the Corydon Town Council accepted the resignation of Capt. James Sadler of the Corydon Police Dept. and promoted Marshal Matt Kitterman to the rank of captain....more >>

Horseshoe buffet a new Spread

Horseshoe Southern Indiana had its official grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting for The Spread Buffet Jan. 29....more >>

Recent News
Sheriff: More officers needed
February 04, 2014
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
February 04, 2014
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
February 04, 2014
A Mauckport man was found dead in a burned Airstream motor home yesterday morning (Tuesday). ...more >>
Election filing deadline Friday
February 04, 2014
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
February 04, 2014
“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
February 04, 2014
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
February 04, 2014
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
February 04, 2014
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
February 04, 2014
Corydon Presbyterian Church recently welcomed interim pastor Mark McDaniel to its congregation. ...more >>
Closings, postponements, cancellations
January 28, 2014
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