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Corona Virus Update from Clerk's Office

The Harrison County Clerk’s Office is considered an essential service and is working regular hours of Monday through Friday 8am to 4:30 pm.  The County Commissioners have taken precautionary measures and have closed all County buildings to the public until March 26th when they will re-access the situation.  Clerk, Sherry Brown, recommends calling her office at 812-738-4289 as of March 26th to confirm whether the office is open to the public as of that date but phone calls are being taken daily.

With the Primary Election being postponed until June 2nd preparations now include adding sanitizing wipes and hand sanitizer to each polling location’s supplies.  Early, in person voting is currently scheduled to begin April 7 but the Indiana Election Commission will meet at 10am on March 25 to make further decisions on postponements.

Poll workers are still needed.  In 2018 General Election 126 of the 207 poll workers in Harrison County were over the age of 60.  With that age group being advised to limit their contact with the public the Clerk is asking registered voters under the age of 60 to consider working the polls June 2nd.  Positions pay $150, $125 and $100 and meals are provided.   There are a few positions that 16 and 17 year olds can fill without being registered to vote.  They must have a grade point average of at least 3.0 per Indiana Code.  College and high school students are encouraged to take part in the Election process.  If interested in working the polls please call and ask for Sherry Brown or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

E-filed court cases are still being processed although no hearings are being scheduled in person.  The Courts are working on establishing virtual hearings at this time.  Litigants should call their attorneys to find out when their hearings have been rescheduled for or call 812-738-2191 for Circuit Court hearings and 812-738-8149 for Superior Court Hearings.

For information on paying child support,  attaining a marriage license, initiating a new case, requesting a Protective Order or an absentee ballot the public may call or visit the South Entrance of the Courthouse where paperwork has been placed in between the outer and inner doors. Click on these links for the marriage license forms and marriage license instructions.

To pay a ticket or post bail/bond for someone recently arrested the Superior Court Clerk staff may be reached at 812-738-8149.

The most efficient process for attaining a Protective Order is to call Hoosier Hills PACT at 812-738-1262 before any other action is taken.