|Wed, Sep 17, 2014 01:34 PM
|Issue of September 10, 2014
One of the most expensive stages of a person's life is their college years. Luckily, for students in this county, the Harrison County Community Foundation's dual-credit class program helps families save on college costs by allowing them to secure as much as a two-year associate college degree before receiving their high school diploma....more >>
The month of April was a good one to Harrison County Community Services. Thanks to a two-to-one match program for its endowment at the Harrison County Community Foundation, HCCS collected a total contribution of $210,701.36....more >>
17 wineries to be featuredSouthern Indiana Uncorked will return to Corydon for the seventh year on Saturday from 2 to 8 p.m. at the Harrison County Fairgrounds. The event includes a lineup of 17 wineries along with numerous local merchants....more >>
A year-long project to develop a comprehensive plan for the town of Laconia is nearing completion, and town council members, along with its appointed steering committee, are seeking input for ideas....more >>
Ninth District U.S. Congressman Todd Young was the featured speaker at the fourth annual Police Officer Memorial and Appreciation Day last Thursday at the Harrison County Justice Center, but comments made by a former inmate at the Harrison County Jail may have highlighted the event, which was presented by the Harrison County Prosecutor's Office....more >>
On April 1, Corydon Police Officer Mark Bye received a phone call from Donna Lloyd, executive director of Comfort House Child Advocacy Center, saying that he'd won a statewide award from the Indiana Coalition Against Sexual Assault....more >>
A woman who filed a complaint with the Harrison County Election Board regarding campaign signs withdrew her complaint Friday....more >>
With an increase in the number of military personnel being diagnosed with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, four local veterans have established a support group for active and retired soldiers....more >>
The following will close Monday in observance of Memorial Day:...more >>
Fire temporarily displaces residentsMay 13, 2014More 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 >> Hospital updates officials about financesMay 13, 2014The 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 ArevaMay 13, 2014Travelers 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 managerMay 13, 2014Rick 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 TuesdayMay 13, 2014The 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 >> Turnout low with few contested racesMay 06, 2014It 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 rippleMay 06, 2014Harrison 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 recoveryMay 06, 2014Plans 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.
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