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Issue of October 15, 2014

Students get real-world help from Chamber

Many of today's employers say young people entering the workforce are lacking skills such as critical thinking, creativity and work priorities....more >>

Uhl earns award for CASA work

Since 2005, as a Court Appointed Special Advocate volunteer, Sharon Uhl has helped provide a voice in court for Harrison County children who have been neglected and/or abused....more >>

Racing attractions added to HC Fair

155th event begins Sunday

The 155th Harrison County Fair officially begins Sunday and will debut a Power Wheels demolition derby and flat-drag races as part of its new attractions this year....more >>

Dispute between cousins ends with shots fired, 1 arrest

An altercation north of Milltown involving two cousins last Wednesday night ended with shots being fired and one of the men being taken into custody....more >>

Microsoft's Cortana has local roots

Susan Hendrich grew up a simple, Southern Indiana girl who enjoyed hiking, nature and just about anything outdoors....more >>

Last phase of connector road not funded

IC Trail request also unsuccessful

The Harrison County Board of Commissioners learned Monday morning two potential federal aid projects — the Lanesville connector road and Indian Creek Trail — were not selected to be funded....more >>

Laconia's steering committee to meet

The final steering committee meeting for the town of Laconia's comprehensive plan will be Monday, July 21, at 7 p.m. at the Laconia Community Building....more >>

Dinner, auction, dance Hart fundraiser

Friends of longtime Corydon resident Barb Hart will host a chicken dinner, auction and dance for Hart on Sunday, July 20, beginning at noon at the Fraternal Order of Eagles club along S.R. 62 east of Corydon....more >>

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Last murder suspect found near Corydon
3 arrested in triple shooting near Paoli
July 01, 2014
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
July 01, 2014
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
July 01, 2014
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
July 01, 2014
Two people were killed in separate crashes recently in Harrison County. ...more >>
Founder of Eckart Supply Co. dies
July 01, 2014
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
July 01, 2014
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
July 01, 2014
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
July 01, 2014
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 >>
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 >>
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