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Issue of October 29, 2014

Celebration preparations for 2016 underway

Bicentennial Nature Trust provides new county park

Indiana's bicentennial is still more than a year away, but Harrison County residents have been working on party plans for several months....more >>

Heitkemper flips vote, SH Park plan a go

Just two nights after a failed vote seemingly put the issue to rest, the Harrison County Council approved a $44,400 request to continue the revitalization project at South Harrison Park near Elizabeth....more >>

Sheriff's dept. may get 6 new officers

Plan includes 4 road, 2 corrections officers by 2019

The Harrison County Council last Wednesday night, during a budget hearing, revealed the financial planning committee's aim to increase the number of Harrison County Sheriff's Dept. officers in response to a previous request from Sheriff Rodney (Rod) Seelye....more >>

'The Judge' ready for anything

Sanders donate RV for use by HCSD as Mobile Command Center

It debuted to the public at the Harrison County Fair parade. It provided shelter during the Harrison County Fair. Next week, thousands of people will see it at the Lanesville Heritage Weekend festival. And, in case of an emergency, it can serve is a central hub and command center for personnel from police, fire, EMS and emergency management....more >>

Animal control issue finds way to commissioners

A dispute between two neighbors and barking dogs took center stage Monday morning at the Harrison County Board of Commissioners meeting....more >>

Recent News
Council halts South Harrison Park plan
August 26, 2014
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
August 26, 2014
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
August 26, 2014
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
August 26, 2014
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
August 26, 2014
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
August 26, 2014
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
August 26, 2014
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 >>
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 >>
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