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|Issue of September 17, 2014
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 >>
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 >>
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners Monday morning discussed and reviewed the new personnel policy which will go into effect July 1....more >>
Three separate vehicular crashes left one teenager dead and three others injured this past weekend....more >>
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 >>
A college student has joined the staff of The Corydon Democrat for the summer through the 2014 Eugene C. Pulliam Internship Program....more >>
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 >>
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 >>
From the beginning of the haypress demonstrations at O'Bannon Woods State Park, Novy Hubbard has been an integral part of the operation....more >>
Soldiers honored in solemn ceremoniesMay 27, 2014Warm 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 >> Klinstiver: Alice Dean could be 'national attraction'May 27, 2014Harrison 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 yearsMay 27, 2014The 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 >> HCCF continues dual-credit opportunityMay 20, 2014One 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 AprilMay 20, 2014The 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 Uncorked17 wineries to be featuredMay 20, 2014Southern 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.
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