|Fri, Oct 24, 2014 09:20 PM
|Issue of October 22, 2014
Lawn would be closed most of 2015Darrell Voelker, director of the Harrison County Economic Development Corp., asked Laura Minzes, deputy director of historic sites, structures and land for the Indiana State Museum and Historic Sites, to clarify a statement she made last Wednesday night at a public meeting at the Wright Interpretive Center in Corydon....more >>
A Corydon man died Friday as a result of an accidental drowning in Little Indian Creek adjacent to the Harrison County Fairgrounds in Corydon....more >>
The Harrison County Board of Commissioners Monday morning heard an update about the South Harrison Park lake project, which has been nixed by the park board....more >>
Members of the steering committee, as well as town residents, got a look at the final draft of the proposed comprehensive plan for Laconia....more >>
One major project is essentially complete and another is about to begin construction for the Harrison County Regional Sewer District board....more >>
SH plans crack-down on stop-arm violatorsStudents begin returning to classrooms todayJuly 29, 2014As the 2014-15 school year gets underway today (Wednesday) at South Harrison schools, tomorrow at Lanesville and Aug. 6 at North Harrison, hundreds of students in Harrison County will join some 26 million fellow students nationwide who begin and end their day with a trip on a school bus.
...more >> County abandons chip & seal methodJuly 29, 2014In a move that will no doubt bring joy to many Harrison County residents, the chip and seal method of road improvement will no longer be used by the Harrison County Highway Dept. after it was applied last year to a number of county roads.
...more >> Sign ups begin for school board trusteesJuly 29, 2014Harrison County residents interested in running for their respective school board can now sign up at the clerk’s office in downtown Corydon. Candidates will have until Aug. 22 at noon to file a petition to run for a school board seat. Those candidates will be on the Nov. 4 General Election ballot.
...more >> 'World' festival set for Aug. 9July 29, 2014Celebrating its 15th year, World on the Square will return to Corydon’s downtown on Saturday, Aug. 9, from 4 to 8 p.m. with some of the free festival’s most popular performers returning. After the Ohio Valley Native American Veteran Warrior Society presents the American flag, bagpiper David Stewart, marching through the crowd in his kilt, will again kick off the entertainment. At 4:15, crowd-pleasing Raqia and her troop will return to do their Middle Eastern dance (aka belly dancing.) They will be followed by another longtime favorite, a tae kwon do demonstration by Master Rick Haines and his students, who also will be part of the South Korea exhibit. At 5:45, the dance show Bomba y Plena will begin. Plena is a narrative song from Puerto Rico, and Bomba is a style of music and dance imported from West Africa during the time of slavery. The evening of free live music — with opportunities to dance — will peak with the Salsa Rhythms band (piano, trumpets, conga drums, bongo drums, timbales and vocalists).
...more >> 'One of the best' fairs in the booksJuly 22, 2014Fair week in Harrison County is almost inevitably always the hottest week of the year. However, this year for the 155th version, after a warm start for the parade, fairgoers barely broke a sweat while enjoying the grandstand entertainment, rides, Midway or a stroll through the many booths and displays the rest of the week.
...more >> Council to hear 4-H show barn requestCounty's cost would be $345KJuly 22, 2014The Harrison County Board of Commissioners Monday night forwarded an additional appropriation request of $345,000 to the county council for a portion of the cost for a new 4-H show barn at the Harrison County Fairgrounds in Corydon.
...more >> Horseshoe bomb threat actually a drillDetainee plans to sueJuly 22, 2014A recent bomb threat initially determined to be a hoax at Horseshoe Southern Indiana was later found to be a test by a third-party vendor. That discovery has led one Bloomington accountant to file a tort claim against the Indiana Gaming Commission as well as Horseshoe Southern Indiana, which allegedly subjected him to humiliation and emotional trauma.
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