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Issue of October 15, 2014

Council halts South Harrison Park plan

Harrison County Parks Dept. officials gave an update to the Harrison County Council Monday night detailing its many accomplishments in the last year or so. Later in the meeting, however, it was action the board was unable to accomplish that became the focus....more >>

School board races include incumbents, several new faces

The field is set for the school board elections for all three Harrison County school districts, with a number of challengers and incumbents ready for the Nov. 4 General Election....more >>

14-year veteran begins duties as police chief

Matt Kitterman has always called Corydon "home," so it's no surprise that he's thrilled to head the police department in his hometown....more >>

Change of venue requested in murder case

1 defendant denied request to attend uncle's funeral

The two men accused of murdering a Greenville couple last year were in Harrison Superior Court Thursday morning. Unlike past hearings, Kevin (Drew) Schuler and Austin Scott went before a judge at different times, due to a verbal sparring session between the mothers of the two defendants at the previous hearing in June....more >>

Bids opened for Lanesville sewer project

The Harrison County Regional Sewer District last Wednesday morning opened bids for its portion of the Lanesville Interstate 64 interchange area sanitary sewer project....more >>

Couple drawn to Corydon to 'plant' new church

Sean Davis has known for many years that one day he would begin his own church; he just didn't know when or where....more >>

Holiday prompts closings, early deadlines

The following offices will close Monday in observance of Labor Day: town halls, post offices, all branches of the Harrison County Public Library, Harrison County Community Foundation, Harrison County License Branch, all Harrison County Court House, Government Center, Archives, Justice Center offices and its Solid Waste Management District recycling centers (also closed Saturday). Chase, Community First, First Savings Bank, Regions and First Harrison Bank, including its JayC branch, also will be closed Monday....more >>

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Boys & Girls Club begins major fundraising push
August 19, 2014
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
August 19, 2014
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
August 19, 2014
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
August 19, 2014
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
August 19, 2014
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
August 19, 2014
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
August 19, 2014
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 >>
'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 >>
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