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Issue of October 15, 2014

Last murder suspect found near Corydon

3 arrested in triple shooting near Paoli

An early afternoon shooting north of Paoli last week resulted in the death of two men and left another man injured. All three of the victims are from Paoli....more >>

Counties' first same-sex marriage licenses granted

It was a topsy-turvy three days in Indiana last week as a federal judge declared the state's ban on same-sex marriages unconstitutional on Wednesday only to have the 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals approve an emergency stay request Friday evening....more >>

Corydon 'On the eve of Battle'

Everyday life focus of battle anniversary weekend

While an actual battle re-enactment will not take place, there will still be plenty of booms and bangs for visitors to appreciate next weekend for the 151st anniversary of the Battle of Corydon....more >>

2 die in separate county crashes

Two people were killed in separate crashes recently in Harrison County....more >>

Founder of Eckart Supply Co. dies

A farmboy who grew up to start his own business, Eckart Supply Co., that has expanded to include other locations died Saturday morning. Everett R. Eckart of Corydon was 94....more >>

Dodge installed as IEHA president

Marcia Dodge recently became the first representative of Harrison County elected to serve as an officeholder at the state level of the Indiana Extension Homemakers Association. That office just happens to be at the top, as president. (Harrison Countian Shirley Perry previously served as IEHA president but was representing a Washington County Homemakers club.)...more >>

Lanesville school board discusses firearms policy

The Lanesville Community School Corp. Board of Trustees discussed two policies and heard thoughts from principals about ISTEP test results at last month's meeting at the Carl Uesseler Corporation Office....more >>

'Miraculous' series author to sign her latest edition

A signing for Deborah Aubrey-Peyron's latest book will take place Saturday, July 12, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Harrison County Public Library in Corydon....more >>

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Lawmakers revamp criminal code
Felonies switch from classes to levels July 1
June 24, 2014
On July 1, for the first time in more than 35 years, sweeping alterations to Indiana’s criminal code will go into effect. ...more >>
Woman charged after duping with claims of tumor
Sheriff's department asks other victims to come forward
June 24, 2014
A 27-year-old English mother of three children was arrested Friday after she allegedly lied about having a terminal medical condition and received money raised from fundraisers that were supposed to benefit her medical and burial costs. ...more >>
Long-time veterans service officer plans to retire
June 24, 2014
Harrison County Veterans Service Officer Marion Wallace told the county council Monday night he’s ready to retire from the position after more than 11 years but will do his best to make it to the end of the year. ...more >>
Lucas Oil Pro pulling feature of SummerFest
June 24, 2014
Summer is definitely here as the mid-90s temperatures have made an appearance, and, for those ready to ring in the heat season, the Harrison County SummerFest, presented by Lucas Oil, is scheduled for this weekend at the Harrison County Fairgrounds in Corydon. ...more >>
There's a new chief in probation
June 24, 2014
The new Harrison County adult chief probation officer said she recognized her calling while in high school. ...more >>
Noah's Ark adds full-day preschool
June 24, 2014
Beginning with the 2014-15 school year, Noah’s Ark Preschool will offer full-day preschool Monday through Friday, and it’s free to qualified children, thanks to the Harrison County Community Foundation’s Jump Start Initiative. ...more >>
RSD plans security for treatment plant
June 24, 2014
The Harrison County Regional Sewer District agreed last Wednesday morning to move forward with a security system from Byrne Satellite for the Berkshire Wastewater Treatment plant east of New Salisbury. ...more >>
EDC purchases land off Pacer Court extension
June 24, 2014
The Harrison County Economic Development Corp. recently purchased 54-plus acres in north Corydon near the Harrison County Hospital campus and plans to help get the property developed with the intent to create jobs. ...more >>
Full moon shines on Relay’s $77,000
June 17, 2014
Sue Kibby, 68, marched proudly around the Corydon Central High School football field, flower in hand and a silver medallion shining on her chest. ...more >>
Operation DAD rounds up delinquent child supporters
June 17, 2014
It turned out to be a not-so-great Father’s Day for a number of people in Harrison County as the Harrison County Prosecutor’s Office and Harrison County Sheriff’s Dept. executed Operation Deadbeat and Delinquent (DAD) Sunday night and early Monday morning. ...more >>
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