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Issue of October 22, 2014

Fire temporarily displaces residents

More than two dozen people were displaced last week after a fire broke out in the second floor of the Harrison House, a concrete two-story building located along Oak Street in downtown Corydon. ...more >>

CTC creating personal growth opportunities

There is a nationwide epidemic that has begun to march across communities everywhere and it's not the flu, conjunctivitis or the plague, though in some places it may feel more like the latter....more >>

Funding for highway garage property OK'd

The Harrison County Council Monday night unanimously approved $155,000 for the purchase of land for a new highway garage near Shiloh Road between S.R. 135 and Old S.R. 135....more >>

Hospital updates officials about finances

The Harrison County Council and board of commissioners received an update late last month from representatives of Harrison County Hospital during a joint meeting before the council's regularly scheduled meeting....more >>

Public welcome for glimpse of Areva

Travelers along Interstate 64 in Southern Indiana have watched the monolithic gray building rise from an empty field during the past year for the home of Areva Pharmaceuticals Inc....more >>

Haines new LifeSpan site manager

Rick Haines has been meeting many new senior citizens. That's because he was named the new site manager at the Joe Rhoads Senior Citizens Center in Corydon a few weeks back....more >>

'Run for Wall' riders to arrive Tuesday

The 26th annual Run for the Wall is scheduled to ride into Corydon on Tuesday evening at about 6:30. The riders will be escorted from Interstate 64 at the Corydon exit by the Harrison County Sheriff's Dept....more >>

Recent News
Turnout low with few contested races
May 06, 2014
It didn’t take long after the polls closed yesterday (Tuesday) at 6 p.m. before those at the Harrison County Government Center knew who the candidates would be in the Nov. 4 General Election. ...more >>
Riverboat appeal causes financial ripple
May 06, 2014
Harrison County Government will soon have to make up for a potential shortfall for many taxing units in the county, including the South Harrison Community School Corp., thanks to a successful appeal of assessed valuation of property taxes by an out-of-state riverboat. ...more >>
Plans set for Alice Dean recovery
May 06, 2014
Plans are in place to raise the Alice Dean, a Civil War-era steamboat, from the depths of the Ohio River. The boat was burned and sunk by Confederate Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan and his cavalry near Mauckport during the Civil War in June 1863. ...more >>
Funds set up for fire victims
May 06, 2014
An account has been set up at First Harrison Bank for a Depauw family who lost their home and all its contents to a fire April 28. ...more >>
Crash victim succumbs to injuries
May 06, 2014
The passenger in a single-vehicle crash on April 19 died Sunday from his injuries. ...more >>
County finds site for highway garage
May 06, 2014
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners moved forward last month with the possible purchase of the Windell property, south of Corydon, for the location of a new county highway garage. ...more >>
'Stamp Out Hunger' food drive Saturday
Letter Carriers Union, food banks join forces for 22nd annual food drive
May 06, 2014
Letter carriers throughout Indiana will help to Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday as part of their 22nd annual food drive benefiting the state’s food banks. ...more >>
Bennett hands over Eckart's reins
May 06, 2014
Mike Bennett started working at Eckart LLC (formerly Eckart Supply Co.) 44 years ago, unloading trucks and stocking shelves “and every other dirty job” in 1969 for the founder of the company, Everett Eckart. ...more >>
New Salisbury carrier a 'superhero'
May 06, 2014
Inspired by limited edition Priority Mail boxes featuring “The Amazing Spider-Man 2” movie, the U.S. Postal Service recently honored postal employees who have demonstrated heroism or extraordinary community service. ...more >>
Primary election results
April 29, 2014
39 of 39 Harrison County precincts reporting in contested races: ...more >>
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