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Council again considers public safety tax

Public hearing Sept. 24

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

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'

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

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

Stephanie Taylor Ferriell has joined the staff of the Clarion News and The Corydon Democrat....more >>

OT: North Harrison roars back

It was coach Mark Williamson in the locker room at halftime looking to inspire his North Harrison kids with words and emotions Friday night in the Big Cat Classic. If words weren't enough, the return of Aaron Nevil surely had the "show me" effect....more >>

Lady Cats drill Lady Generals in 3

The North Harrison Lady Cats volleyball squad went through some ups and downs during their home match against visiting Clarksville Thursday night. North Harrison struggled with errors but still managed to pull out a three-game sweep over the Lady Generals....more >>

Floyd gets it Wright at Providence

The Floyd Central Highlander football team did it right at their road game at Providence on Aug. 30, going into the Labor Day weekend with junior Wenkers Wright taking over in the second half of Floyd Central's 28-7 win. It came after a not-so-spectacular first half by the Highlanders....more >>

Runners push at Cougar Classic

Thursday's Cougar Classic wasn't used as an easy run or a recovery run....more >>

Commodores crush Pack 50-6

The Crawford County Wolfpack football team, loaded with freshmen and sophomores, has been through a rough start to the season with inexperience and injuries. Their first three games haven't been kind, but Crawford County did show promise during Friday's game against visiting Perry Central....more >>

Tournament sites approved for fall sports

The Indiana High School Athletic Association recently approved the tournament locations for the 2019 fall sports seasons....more >>

A new beginning brings me home

It's another new beginning. I moved from Corydon to Salem in 1993 to write for The Salem Leader and The Salem Democrat. I ended up staying 26 years, the last 18 as editor. ...more >>
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