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Issue of October 22, 2014

HCCF continues dual-credit opportunity

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 >>

HCCS nets $210K in April

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 >>

Fairgrounds site of 7th annual Uncorked

17 wineries to be featured

Southern 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 >>

Laconia to review draft plan at open house

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 >>

Former inmate credits police for saving 'not-so-innocent'

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 >>

Corydon officer's award no joke

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 >>

Election board dismisses case, handles provisional ballots

A woman who filed a complaint with the Harrison County Election Board regarding campaign signs withdrew her complaint Friday....more >>

Support group offers aid to veterans, current military

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 >>

Holiday closings, early deadlines

The following will close Monday in observance of Memorial Day:...more >>

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Fire temporarily displaces residents
May 13, 2014
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
May 13, 2014
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
May 13, 2014
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
May 13, 2014
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
May 13, 2014
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
May 13, 2014
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
May 13, 2014
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 >>
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 >>
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