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Hearing stresses need for new Milltown sewer plant

In anticipation of applying for a $700,000 grant from the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs to partially fund construction of a new $1.6 million wastewater treatment plant, the Milltown Town Council, prior to its regular monthly meeting last Monday evening, conducted the first of two public hearings....more >>

G'town PD chief, sergeant suspended amid misconduct allegations

Georgetown Police Department Chief Denny Kunkel and Sgt. Charlie Morgan were suspended and placed on administrative leave after a Georgetown Town Council vote last Wednesday evening....more >>

Fire destroys barn, kills cattle

Fire last Wednesday morning destroyed two barns and about 120 round hay bales. It also claimed 22 head of feeder cattle, with others injured, some seriously, from the flames and smoke....more >>

Music and more at Schwartz's this weekend

Classic cars, games for the kids, apple-butter making, antique engines, fireworks and music — lots of music — will be featured Friday and Saturday at the eighth annual Autumn Music Festival. The fun will take place at Schwartz Family Restaurant, located at 6738 W. Governors Trace, Eckerty....more >>

Burn ban issued for Crawford

The Crawford County Board of Commissioners issued a burn ban last week for the entire county....more >>

Breeden Memorial Library moves to new space

It's light, bright, spacious and, most of all, according to Director Tina Brison, "it looks like a library." The Breeden Memorial Library may have physically moved just across the road, but symbolically the move was much more significant....more >>

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Council again considers public safety tax
Public hearing Sept. 24
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The Crawford County Council is again considering enacting a public safety income tax. The measure was dropped last year after it met with stiff opposition from the public. It is included in the 2020 budget. ...more >>
Hare heaven
September 11, 2019
For those who like rabbits, Saturday was certainly a hare heaven. The Crawford County Wild Hares hosted its first American Rabbit Breeders Association show at the Crawford County Community Park south of Marengo. ...more >>
Administrators frustrated with new state testing methods, results
Governor asks legislature to hold schools 'harmless'
September 11, 2019
Results from the ILEARN exam, Indiana’s new standardized test for grades 3 through 8, are in, and, in every testing category, less than half of all students earned scores in or above the “proficient” range. ...more >>
Rebranding, rebuilding of HCLL in the works
September 11, 2019
Leaders with the Harrison County’s adult learning facility are looking to rebrand and rebuild the program. To help make it happen, Harrison County Lifelong Learning also will need a new executive director. ...more >>
Ferriell joins newspaper staff
September 11, 2019
Stephanie Taylor Ferriell has joined the staff of the Clarion News and The Corydon Democrat. ...more >>
Milltown applies for SRF loan for new plant
Town preparing to submit project proposal for OCRA grant
September 04, 2019
The Milltown Town Council took the next step toward replacing the town’s wastewater treatment facility as the council voted at its Aug. 18 meeting to allow its president to sign an application for a State Revolving Fund loan. ...more >>
Harrison County man receives Sagamore honor
September 04, 2019
For the third consecutive year, C. Todd Uhl welcomed guests to the Indiana State Fair in Indianapolis on opening day Aug. 2. It’s been part of his duties as president of the Indiana State Fair Board of Directors. However, this year’s event included a surprise for Uhl, who is completing his second four-year term on the state fair board, making him ineligible to serve again without sitting out for at least four years. ...more >>
Summer interns benefit CFCC, other county organizations
September 04, 2019
A trio of recent Crawford County High School graduates came back home this summer to receive some real-world work experience. Through a grant from Giving Indiana Funds for Tomorrow (GIFT), the Community Foundation of Crawford County ...more >>
Administrative intern named at NH Elementary School
September 04, 2019
The North Harrison Community School Corp. Board of Trustees met Aug. 8 and approved Kent Rentschler’s appointment as a half-time administrative intern at North Harrison Elementary School. ...more >>
Council tables request to share road engineer
August 28, 2019
Following a 40-minute discussion and a motion that was later withdrawn, the Crawford County Council, at its regular meeting on Aug. 13 at the judicial complex in English, tabled a request that would allow the county to share Harrison County’s highway department engineer so that the council could get more information. ...more >>
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