|Tue, Sep 16, 2014 01:31 PM
|Issue of September 10, 2014
Drizzle didn't keep festival-goers awayA membership drive by the Ku Klux Klan in Corydon in 1999 helped start Community Unity, a grass-roots group of citizens who developed a plan to unite the community in a spirit of peaceful conflict resolution. A year after the KKK's visit — which was deemed a failure — the first World on the Square took place on the square in downtown Corydon, with the goal of encouraging children and youth to respect and appreciate people with diverse backgrounds....more >>
There will be a public meeting next week concerning the proposed MAC Construction and Excavating Inc. asphalt plant in northern Harrison County....more >>
The Harrison County Council Monday night unanimously approved $345,000 for a new 4-H show barn at the Harrison County Fairgrounds in Corydon....more >>
Laconia plan gets OKResidents next to and near the property purchased for a new Harrison County highway garage voiced opposition to the plan at Thursday night's meeting of the Harrison County Advisory Plan Commission....more >>
Fifteen not-for-profit agencies received the news last week, a month early, from the Harrison County Community Foundation that they had been selected to receive grants, totaling $650,729, during the fall cycle....more >>
State plans renovation of Corydon squareLawn would be closed most of 2015August 05, 2014Darrell 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 >> SH Park lake idea sinksAugust 05, 2014The 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 >> 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.
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