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Issue of October 29, 2014

Driver in fatal crash gets 12-year sentence

The family of Crystal Milchling, a 31-year-old mother of three who was killed in a crash last year on S.R. 11, closed a difficult chapter last week after Harrison Superior Court Judge Roger D. Davis sentenced Christopher Stull to a maximum 12-year prison sentence last Wednesday night....more >>

Group looks to save tavern

Building tells 'Harrison' history

One of nine remaining buildings in Corydon that was here during the capital period (1816 to 1825) is on the market and has a potential buyer....more >>

Laconia sets public workshop to create comprehensive plan

As part of the steps necessary to create a comprehensive plan, the Laconia Town Council will have a public workshop tomorrow (Thursday) at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Community Center....more >>

Election Board prepares for primary

The Harrison County Election Board took a trip last month, in preparation of the upcoming election, to visit all of the new polling places since making the decision to consolidate a good number of the voting sites to a more central location such as school buildings....more >>

Patterson takes county spelling bee

Zachary Patterson's trajectory was constantly upward throughout his miraculous run to the Harrison County Spelling Bee championship last Wednesday evening at Morgan Elementary School. He may have celebrated by eating licorice and dancing the cotillion....more >>

Former banker chases dream job

A break in the banking business gave Bill Hollingsworth of Corydon a chance to chase a long-time dream of owning and operating a barbecue and catering business....more >>

Rotarians give back to Harrison County

The Rotary Club of Corydon is known for exemplifying the Rotary motto of "Service Before Self" and that was evident this past holiday season. Not only did the Rotary Club donate $511, raised from weekly Happy Dollar Announcements, to Harrison County Community Services for holiday food baskets, they also took time to volunteer to hand out the baskets....more >>

Weather causes changes to school schedule

After winter weather postponed the first meeting attempt of the South Harrison Community School Corp. Board of Trustees, the board briefly met Friday afternoon, Feb. 7, and discussed the new schedule for the remainder of the 2013-14 school year after 10 days have been canceled because of inclement weather....more >>

Recent News
Pursuit ends with shots fired
Officer, 2 suspects injured
February 11, 2014
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
February 11, 2014
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
February 11, 2014
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
February 11, 2014
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
February 11, 2014
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
February 11, 2014
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
February 11, 2014
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
February 11, 2014
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
February 11, 2014
Horseshoe Southern Indiana had its official grand opening celebration and ribbon cutting for The Spread Buffet Jan. 29. ...more >>
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 >>
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