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Oct. 26, 2022

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15 years ago

Oct. 24, 2007

The Harrison County Council ordered its chair, Carl (Buck) Mathes, to attend the next Harrison County Board of Commissioners meeting, set for Monday, Nov. 5, at 8:30 a.m. Councilman Gordon Pendleton made the motion after the council agreed to discuss $3 million in property tax relief for 2008.

Believing the North Harrison Community School Corp. Board of Trustees has stifled the public’s opportunity to raise concerns and ask questions, Greg Rupp, president of the North Harrison Classroom Teachers Association and a teacher at North Harrison Elementary School, decided to plead his case in a different setting; he addressed the Harrison County Commissioners during their meeting last Tuesday night.

Since Dr. Phil Partenheimer was hired in June at North Harrison’s new superintendent, the public has been limited to making comments that only pertain to items already on the school board agenda.

Bridge No. 55, located on Lickford Bridge Road, is causing problems for some residents. The bridge has been closed due to deterioration and cracking of some members on the structure, according to Harrison County Engineer Kevin Russel. Farrar, Garvey and Associates inspected the bridge on Oct. 8 and concluded it should remain closed.

Jolanna Stiles took grip of the sectional volleyball trophy after gritting out a pair of exhausting five-game match, in a joyous moment and didn’t want to relinquish it. The senior eventually shared her personal joy and hold of the prize with fellow seniors Josey Kintner and Elisabeth Neal before turning the hardware over to the rest of the team after the Lady Panthers defeated Mitchell to claim the Class 3A Sectional 30 title.

Deaths: Norma C. (Kay) Hilbert, 66; Rita L. Hobbs Parrella, 72; Jaeda Nicole Smith, infant; George C. Barton, 79; Dorotha A. (Dottie) Schenck, 75; Sheila Hellems Aebersold, 70; Roy Howard Pavey, 75; Ethel Sanders, 93; Sherry Joann Kaelin, 58; Gary Joseph Phieler, 46; Gerald M. Dunn, 69.

25 years ago

Oct. 29, 1997

More than a year after the Oct. 3 public hearing before the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Lanesville, Caesars Indiana is still waiting word on its request for a permit to operate a gambling boat on the Ohio River and construct a resort complex at Bridgeport.

Harrison County Hospital swept the awards Thursday night at the Corydon Business and Professional Women’s 50th anniversary dinner meeting. The hospital was named the BPW Employer of the Year, and the hospital’s home health care nurse, Marquita Windell, was chosen the BPW’s Woman of Achievement for 1997 for a distinguished career that began in 1974.

A cold and windy Saturday morning was made a little brighter after North Harrison’s boys and girls cross-country teams and Corydon Central’s boys made it out of Saturday’s Madison Regional. Crawford County’s Lauran Sturm, South Central’s Brian Kendall and Amy Schneider of Corydon Central all made the cut as individuals to continue on to this Saturday morning’s Terre Haute Semi-state.

Deaths: Robert J. Crosier, 89; Robert Leroy Mills, 65; Oscar J. Miller, 78; David D. Stockdale, 61; Blanche L. Brown, 77; Dorothy M. Smith Boyd, 84; Zella A. McRae, 96; Edgar Charles Duke, 79; Madge A. Neal, 81; John Ben Coddington Sr,. 41; .Wilma L. Bates Hart, 63; Otis O’Neal Fraime Sr., 65; Sonny Bryce Brown, 64.

50 years ago

Oct. 25, 1972

The Heishman Feed Store at 111 E. Poplar St., Corydon, has quit business. Lawrence Heishman took over the business from the Farm Bureau organization, which owned and operated the business there. He managed the business for more than 30 years. After his death, his younger brother Calvin became manager and continued as owner until the business closed.

Mrs. Elmer Rhodes and daughter, Better, have returned from a two-week trip to Caldwell,Idaho. They visited their son and brother, Mr. Walter Lee Rhodes, and family.

Births: Boys — Barbara Mott, Mary Tindall, Lottie Chanley, Jacqueline Lee, Martha Wakeland, Mrs. David E. Harmon; girls — Diana Mathews, Sue Gibson, Peggy J. Stidham, Marty Lynch, Mrs James Curry.

Deaths: John G. Graham, 71; William Trobaugh, 78; Frank M. Cotner, 59; William J. Kirkham, 71; Johnathon Windell, infant; Wayne Schmidt, 52.

65 years ago

Oct. 23, 1957

Influenza hit the schools of Harrison County this week, causing more than 700 students to miss or leave classes. Several schools were closed part of the week.

The congregation of the Ebenezer Presbyterian Church in Valley City, voted recently to abandon the old church building in favor of holding services in the community building of the Presbyterian church, which is better situated in the area.

C. Jerome Davis was elected overseer of the Indian Grange at the annual convention held in Lafayette last Tuesday.

Hazel Seacat was presented the Bronze Service Recognition Medal for three years active support of the Harrison County Heart Committee’s activities.

Births: Boys — Mr. and Mrs. Donald Timberlake, Mr. and Mrs. Carl Seacat, Mr. and Mrs. Donald Troncin, Mr. and Mrs Joseph Oliver Jr.; girls — Mr. and Mrs. Davis Monroe, Mr. and Mrs. Michael Flanigan, Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Parr, Mr. and Mrs. Paul Higginbotham, Mr. and Mrs. Melvin Day, the Rev. and Mrs. Latham Wright.

Deaths: Perry S. Kintner, 72; Henry Lewis, 77; Bessie Crosier, 70; Addie Hess; Charles Roark Jr., 15; Flora Hottell, 81; William Knear, 90; Mary Alice Rumbley, infant; Frances Williar, 68; Ward C. Conrad, 75; Jennie Williams, 80; Lawrence G. Jones, 62; Laura Dolle; Clara Deich, 76; Aleen Pfannmoeller, 60; Elizabeth Reinhardt, 100; Mary Jeanette Hughes, 70; Anna Kraft.

75 years ago

Oct. 29, 1947

Dr. August Yochem Jr. and Dr. John Glenn are planning to locate in Corydon, opening a doctor’s office in the Indiana Utilities building in February.

Mr. and Mrs. Russell Kopp and family left Sunday for Ordway, Colo., to reside. Mrs. Kopp’s sister, Mrs. Harry Morgan, and Mr. Morgan reside at Ordway, where he’s county auditor.

Births: Boys — none; girls — Mr. and Mrs. John Lemmon, Mr. and Mrs. Cort Pindell, Mr. and Mrs. Chester Miller, Mr. and Mrs. Garland Knear.

Deaths: William W. Hardin, 67; J. Alva Melton, 76; Pauline Kiesler, 11; George W. Churchill, 78; Luella Sieg, 83; Albert Martin, 65; Ethel Stevens, 46.

100 years ago

Oct. 25, 1922

The race horses owned by Steve and John Stepro of this place won last week in races at Jackson, Miss.

Mauckport and New Middletown girls’ basketball teams played yesterday at Mauckport. The score ended 24 to 5 in favor of Mauckport.

Birth: Boys — none; girls — Mr. and Mrs. Floyd Hamilton, Mr. and Mrs. H.J. Propheter.

Deaths: Wanda May Patterson, 10; Robert Franklin, infant; Carl William Hughes, 23; Mrs. Rachel Wilson, 70; Mrs. Ethel Tempel Nolot, 24; Herman Edmond Farnsley, 16; Peter Ott, 80.