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Issue of July 23, 2014
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Sheriff wants 'best department in state'

Harrison County Sheriff Rodney (Rod) Seelye took his new officers request to the Harrison County Council Monday night and said it's part of his and chief Wayne Kessinger's plan to make the department the best in the state....more >>

NH celebrates All 'A' achievement

With the high school basketball sectional semifinals scheduled to take place in the gymnasium a few hours later, North Harrison held a celebration Friday afternoon with the bleachers packed and a higher noise level than anything the sectional teams could hope for that night....more >>

Love, longtime funeral director, dies

Palmyra's longtime funeral director, Clarence Love, died Monday night, March 10, 2014. He was 91....more >>

HCCS services/requests increase significantly

While the Great Recession has officially ended and experts say the economic numbers are on the rise, it doesn't seem to translate when it comes to people in need....more >>

Spencer Twp. audit reveals inefficiencies

State Board of Accounts finds no criminal activity

An audit completed in January revealed the Spencer Township (Frenchtown) Community Center Fund was overdrawn in 2011 and 2012 by amounts of $2,115 and $3,252 respectively....more >>

SH adjusts transportation director's salary

After a lengthy discussion on the matter, the South Harrison Community School Corp. Board of Trustees voted March 4 at Heth-Washington Elementary School that the salary for transportation director Steve Duley will be increased by $2,000 a year until it is back to a level it was several years ago under former director Sam Day....more >>

Ordinance exempts mobile political sign

Wanting to make sure one of his political signs was in compliance, Republican H. Lloyd (Tad) Whitis, who is seeking election for the District 47 State Senate seat, went before the Corydon Planning & Zoning Commission March 3....more >>

Recent News
'Splash & Shiver'
Annual fundraiser nets $9,500 for Blue River Services
March 04, 2014
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 >>
Laconia meeting rescheduled
March 04, 2014
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 >>
Sheriff requests 5 new officers
March 04, 2014
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
March 04, 2014
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
March 04, 2014
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
March 04, 2014
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'
March 04, 2014
A new Corydon business offers smokers an alternative to tobacco products as well as e-cigarettes. ...more >>
Group learns about damage assessment
March 04, 2014
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
March 04, 2014
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
March 04, 2014
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 >>
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