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Issue of October 15, 2014

Boys & Girls Club begins major fundraising push

The next few months will be busy for the Boys & Girls Club of Harrison-Crawford Counties, as the organization has several events planned, beginning this weekend with a demolition derby, not only to raise funds, but community awareness....more >>

Davis resigns to accept new position

A month after removing his name from the 2014 General Election ballot, Harrison County Superior Court Judge Roger D. Davis officially announced that he is stepping down as judge, effective Saturday at noon....more >>

County approves zone change for highway garage

Before property zoning changes become official, the Harrison County Advisory Plan Commission has to send them to the Harrison County Board of Commissioners to approve or deny. So when the plan commission sends a zoning change requested by the county commissioners to the county commissioners, there isn't much about doubt whether it'll be approved....more >>

Kendall decides 28-1/2 years is 'plenty'

Kitterman named new police chief

Jim Kendall said being a police officer is all he's wanted to do as a professional career....more >>

Sec. of State aims for accurate voter registration

Indiana Secretary of State Connie Lawson recently released results about the voter list refresh project, an attempt to update voter registration information throughout the state....more >>

School board candidate filing ends noon Friday

Potential school board candidates at any of the three Harrison County school corporations have a couple more days to sign up to run. The deadline to file is Friday at noon....more >>

Democrats promote education, working class, bi-partisanship

The Harrison County Democrat Party hosted the Jefferson-Jackson Dinner Saturday night at Lanesville Junior-Senior High School with more than 160 gathered to hear from local and state candidates, elected officials and keynote speaker Glenda Ritz, Superintendent of Public Instruction....more >>

Recent News
'World' could come to an end
Drizzle didn’t keep festival-goers away
August 12, 2014
A 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 >>
Public meeting set for MAC plant
August 12, 2014
There will be a public meeting next week concerning the proposed MAC Construction and Excavating Inc. asphalt plant in northern Harrison County. ...more >>
Council approves $345K for 4-H barn
August 12, 2014
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 >>
Neighbors object to highway garage site
Laconia plan gets OK
August 12, 2014
Residents 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 >>
HCCF awards $650,729 in grants
August 12, 2014
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 square
Lawn would be closed most of 2015
August 05, 2014
Darrell 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 >>
Corydon man found drowned in creek
August 05, 2014
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 >>
SH Park lake idea sinks
August 05, 2014
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 >>
Laconia proposal goes to plan commission
August 05, 2014
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 project ends, another begins for RSD
August 05, 2014
One major project is essentially complete and another is about to begin construction for the Harrison County Regional Sewer District board. ...more >>
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