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Issue of August 27, 2014
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20 grads receive court-officiated commencement

Kaycee Miller donned a crisp, white cap and gown as one of 20 graduates at the Harrison County Alternative School graduation commencement ceremony last Wednesday. Miller said she could not believe she was graduating high school, something her mother never did. "I am going to CNA in nursing," she said. "My mom was a CNA nurse and she passed (away). I want to pursue her career and her goal that she had set for herself in life."...more >>

Murder plot foiled by boyfriend

A New Albany woman was charged with Class A felony conspiracy to commit murder after she was accused of being part of a murder-for-hire plot to kill her husband....more >>

Personnel policy focus of meeting

The Harrison County Board of Commissioners Monday morning discussed and reviewed the new personnel policy which will go into effect July 1....more >>

1 killed, 3 injured in separate crashes

Three separate vehicular crashes left one teenager dead and three others injured this past weekend....more >>

$1.5 million relief from riverboat appeal tabled

The Harrison County Council tabled an additional appropriation of $1.5 million needed to pay back certain taxing units for lost revenue stemming from the successful Horseshoe Southern Indiana riverboat property tax appeal....more >>

Pulliam intern joins staff for summer

A college student has joined the staff of The Corydon Democrat for the summer through the 2014 Eugene C. Pulliam Internship Program....more >>

Fire victim amazed by co-workers, strangers' response

Talking about a fire that destroyed her home is still difficult for Rhonda Newbern, but the loss has shown her how generous people are....more >>

Congressman 'bullish' about country

Chairman's Award presented to 'visionaries'

Despite an "unacceptably high" unemployment rate and "stagnant" income levels for middle-class people, Indiana Ninth District Congressman Todd Young said he is "bullish on the future of America."...more >>
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Hubbard, oxen make last trip around haypress

From the beginning of the haypress demonstrations at O'Bannon Woods State Park, Novy Hubbard has been an integral part of the operation....more >>

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Soldiers honored in solemn ceremonies
May 27, 2014
Warm temperatures didn’t keep many from celebrating Memorial Day, whether it was Saturday at Cedar Hill Cemetery in Corydon, where Old Capitol VFW Post 2950 conducted its annual Memorial Day service, or Monday in Elizabeth for a parade that concluded at Rose Hill Cemetery with a program. ...more >>
Preschool provides jump start for students
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More schools add preschool
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Klinstiver: Alice Dean could be 'national attraction'
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Harrison County Commissioner Jim Klinstiver promoted the potential raising of the Alice Dean steamboat, combined with Morvin’s Landing, as a national attraction at Thursday’s joint meeting with the county council to discuss future riverboat “what if” spending. ...more >>
Purdue Extension celebrates 100 years
May 27, 2014
The Purdue Cooperative Extension program in Harrison County has a lot to offer to residents of all ages, whether it be cooking, gardening, farming or just getting together with peers to complete a project or spend time together. ...more >>
Program provides confidence, friendships
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A common theme among some of this year’s graduates of the Leadership Harrison County program was the friendships that were developed and the confidence the class gave them. ...more >>
Regional Sewer DIstrict considers next move
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The Harrison County Regional Sewer District board last week discussed the progress of its two major projects, New Salisbury and Lanesville, and also looked to the future for its next endeavor. ...more >>
HCCF continues dual-credit opportunity
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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
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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 >>
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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 >>
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