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Issue of October 29, 2014

Rain clouds over HC fair reveal silver lining

"Soaked" seemed the theme for the beginning of the 155th annual Harrison County Fair as beads of sweat drenched parade-watchers Sunday evening and Monday evening's torrential downpour washed away a large chunk of the predicted attendance....more >>

Long-time judge Davis removes name from ballot

Dennis Byrd to be Democrat candidate

Harrison County Superior Court Judge Roger D. Davis officially announced that he has filed paperwork to withdraw his name from the 2014 General Election....more >>

Revamped warehouse site of new Lucas venture

If there's a way anything can be done just a little bit better, Forrest Lucas will figure it out....more >>

Council, sheriff to discuss new officers request

The Harrison County Council Monday night discussed the upcoming budget season in a brief meeting....more >>

Benefit ride for 12-year-old girl

There will be a benefit motorcycle ride Saturday for Trinity Goodson, 12, who was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma in 2012....more >>

Gilstrap remembers life in 'hills of Kentucky'

New Salisbury resident Bertha Lee Gilstrap said she has always wanted to write a book and tell her story of growing up in the hills of Kentucky during the "difficult" time period of the Great Depression. And when one of her friends passed away at the age of 87, she realized that, if she was going to write her story, she better get on with it....more >>

Bomb threat results in hotel evacuation

A bomb threat Thursday night forced the evacuation of many guests at the 503-room hotel at Horseshoe Southern Indiana in Bridgeport....more >>

MAC plans new asphalt plant in HC

Harrison County may be home to a new asphalt plant, if plans come to fruition for a New Albany-based company....more >>

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Students get real-world help from Chamber
July 08, 2014
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
July 08, 2014
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
July 08, 2014
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
July 08, 2014
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
July 08, 2014
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
July 08, 2014
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
July 08, 2014
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
July 08, 2014
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 >>
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 >>
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