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Issue of October 22, 2014

Laconia meeting rescheduled

The Laconia Town Board meeting, originally scheduled for this morning, has been postponed due to illness. The meeting is rescheduled for Tuesday, March 11, at 9 a.m., at the town hall....more >>

'Splash & Shiver'

Annual fundraiser nets $9,500 for Blue River Services

The annual Splash & Shiver for Blue River and the 5k Walk and Run events took place Saturday at Buffalo Trace Park near Palmyra. The events are a fundraiser for Blue River Services Inc. This year, with the support of the individuals, organizations and businesses, the event was able to raise $9,500....more >>

Sheriff requests 5 new officers

Sheriff Rodney (Rod) Seelye officially requested five new officers Monday morning for the Harrison County Sheriff's Dept. at the board of commissioners first regularly scheduled meeting in March....more >>

New fire station for HTVFD

With the installation of a flagpole and a parking area left to complete, the Harrison Township Volunteer Fire Dept. has officially opened a satellite station at the intersection of S.R. 135 and Fairview Church Road south of Corydon....more >>

State constitution will return to Corydon in 2016

First capital to play role in bicentennial celebration

As was expected, Corydon and Harrison County will play a significant role in the celebration of the 2016 Indiana Bicentennial....more >>

School referendum set for ballot

With no objections from the public, the Harrison County Election Board officially voted Feb. 20 to approve the Lanesville Community School Corp. referendum for all Franklin Township ballots for the May 6 Primary Election....more >>

Store allows smokers to shift to 'vaping'

A new Corydon business offers smokers an alternative to tobacco products as well as e-cigarettes....more >>

Group learns about damage assessment

More than 20 people took part in an American Red Cross Disaster Services training session at First Capital Christian Church in Corydon Saturday morning....more >>

Audit to aid technology experience

The technological ball continues to roll at Lanesville in anticipation of moving to a one-to-one laptop initiative....more >>

10-digit dialing hits 812 area code

All consumers in Indiana's 812 telephone area code should start using 10 digits, rather than seven, to make local phone calls. (For example, 555-5555 will need to be dialed 812-555-5555.) Local calls made with seven digits will work until early September to give consumers in the 812 area time to adjust....more >>

'Spring forward' Saturday night

Don't forget to turn your clocks ahead one hour to Eastern Daylight Saving Time on Saturday night. (The time change officially occurs at 2 a.m. Sunday.) Daylight Saving Time will end Sunday, Nov. 2....more >>

Recent News
Museum destination: downtown Corydon
February 25, 2014
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners last Tuesday night gave its approval to the Historical Society of Harrison County to move forward with the county museum at the old jail/archives building in downtown Corydon. ...more >>
Laconia exercises
February 25, 2014
An issue exercise and image preference survey were part of Thursday evening’s public workshop for the town of Laconia as it works to develop a comprehensive plan. ...more >>
Police believe father shot son
Details uncertain, but 18-year-old expected to make full recovery
February 25, 2014
A Marengo man is in police custody after allegedly shooting his 18-year-old son early Saturday morning. ...more >>
Parks board plans cleaning, events
February 25, 2014
Harrison County Parks Director Rand Heazlitt asked the Harrison County Council Monday night for an additional appropriation out of the parks’ General Fund for part-time funding to help clean up the parks after the active winter. ...more >>
Culver's crew shares prize winnings
Corydon store brings home another award
February 25, 2014
The Culver’s of Corydon crew received a check last week for making the Final Four of the inaugural Crew Challenge. ...more >>
Case dismissed against former deputy prosecutor
February 25, 2014
A case of alleged welfare fraud against a former Harrison County deputy prosecutor has been dismissed by a special prosecutor and signed by a special judge. ...more >>
Stinson rehired by Corydon PD
February 25, 2014
Former Corydon Marshal G. Todd Stinson was officially rehired Monday night at a meeting of the Corydon Town Council. ...more >>
Greatest story ever retold comes to Corydon
February 25, 2014
The seats were packed all weekend at Hayswood Theatre for “A Cotton Patch Gospel,” a retelling of the greatest story ever told based on the book “The Cotton Patch Version of Matthew and John” by Clarence Jordan. ...more >>
Sewer rates discussed for New Salisbury businesses
February 25, 2014
The Harrison County Regional Sewer District board set the rates for the customers associated with the New Salisbury sanitary sewer system project, which expects to go on line in April or May, last Wednesday morning at its regular monthly meeting. ...more >>
Driver in fatal crash gets 12-year sentence
February 18, 2014
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 >>
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