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Issue of October 15, 2014

GOP council delays sheriff request

The Harrison County Council, with a 5-2 vote Monday night, tabled Sheriff Rodney (Rod) Seelye's request for five additional police officers....more >>

Crandall man's murder trial to begin

After a hearing this Friday to discuss pending motions and last-minute arguments, the murder trial of a Crandall man is scheduled to begin next week in Harrison Superior Court....more >>

Highway worker burned in explosion

An employee with the Harrison County Highway Dept. was injured Friday morning after a small explosion at the highway garage north of Corydon....more >>

Senior Center re-opens

The Joe Rhoads Senior Center in Corydon opened for a meal Friday as part of Nutrition Awareness Day....more >>

Veteran county councilman challenged

The Republican ballots for the May 6 Primary Election will include two candidates for the District 4 seat of the Harrison County council....more >>

Town fills police department slot

The Corydon Town Council wasted no time Monday night hiring a police officer to succeed departed officer Kyle Reas, who was recently hired by the Harrison County Sheriff's Dept....more >>

Farm Bureau hosts 'Meet the Candidates'

Harrison County Farm Bureau will host a "Meet the Candidates" get-together Monday with cookies, coffee and drinks at 5:30 p.m. and introductions and brief comments at 6 at the Farm Bureau building, suite 1, located at 270 Federal Drive NW in Corydon....more >>

Reno Gang legend comes to life in docudrama

Much of movie filmed in Crawford, Harrison counties, includes local actors

"The Legend of the Reno Brothers" — the first accurate telling of the story of Indiana's Reno Brothers Gang, according to the film's makers — is now available to the public....more >>

MS4 designation a possibility for county

The Harrison County Regional Sewer District board discussed the possibility of Harrison County becoming a designated MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) community by the Indiana Dept. of Environmental Management....more >>

Million-dollar winner at Horseshoe

A lucky guest at Horseshoe Southern Indiana recently won $1 million on a $5 bet....more >>

Lanesville teachers ready for training

The March meeting of the Lanesville Community School Corp. Board of Trustees lasted just 27 minutes last Tuesday evening....more >>

Recent News
Lake may be in works for SH Park
March 18, 2014
Harrison County Parks Supt. Rand Heazlitt requested $50,000 Monday night for a feasibility study to add a 36- to 40-acre lake at South Harrison Park near Elizabeth. ...more >>
Davis requests $300,000 related to death-penalty case
March 18, 2014
Harrison County Superior Court Judge Roger D. Davis requested $300,000 from the county Monday night at the Harrison County Board of Commissioners meeting. The money is related to the Austin Scott death-penalty case. ...more >>
Convicted child molester gets 64 years
March 18, 2014
A Rhodelia, Ky., man convicted of 20 counts of child molesting learned his sentence last week. ...more >>
Red Rose Manor ready for residents
March 18, 2014
Juanita Cesar has always wanted to own and operate an assisted living facility for those elderly folks who don’t yet have a need for a nursing home. And that’s exactly what she’s done with the purchase of the three-story home at the corner of East Chestnut and Maple streets in downtown Corydon, now called Red Rose Manor assisted living for the elderly. ...more >>
1 injured in ATV crash
March 18, 2014
A Fredericksburg man was injured earlier this month after an ATV crash on private property near Bradford. ...more >>
Sheriff wants 'best department in state'
March 11, 2014
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
March 11, 2014
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
March 11, 2014
Palmyra’s longtime funeral director, Clarence Love, died Monday night, March 10, 2014. He was 91. ...more >>
HCCS services/requests increase significantly
March 11, 2014
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
March 11, 2014
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 >>
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