Jodie Cole-Mulle, Rising Sun, created the pastel, Evening Glow.

Artists from southeast Indiana are among the 126 artists statewide juried into the Hoosier Salon 91st Annual Exhibition.

Deb Ward of West Harrison won the Outstanding Water Media award for her painting, Luscious, and has a second painting in the exhibition called Peppermint Stripes.

Photos by Joe Awad/The Journal-Press Three-tour Vietnam War veteran David Richmond talks with a member of the Navy Cadet Color guard, Batesville, at his retirement party. A truck driver for Baylor Trucking, Inc., Richmond is retiring after logging more than 3 million miles during his 30-year career.

While a volunteer three-tour Vietnam veteran was wiping tears from his eyes, an American flag was flying in his honor 500 miles away over the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.

Dearborn is among 53 Indiana counties for which the state has requested a “secretarial disaster declaration” and low-interest loan assistance to mitigate crop damage and losses caused by flooding this past spring and into the summer.

Lawrenceburg Fire Department is partnering with Special Olympic Indiana- Ripley Ohio Dearborn Counties to host the annual Fire Truck Pull Saturday, Sept. 5, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m, at the Hollywood Casino overflow parking lot off U.S. 50 in Greendale.

Aurora's 15-year old Ezra Hastings gets some major air time jumping his No. 51 bike during an Amsoil Arenacross event on the West Coast this past spring. Winner of four national indoor amateur titles at Las Vegas May, he's returned to the AMA Amateur National Championships at Loretta Lynn's Ranch this week. (Amsoil Arenacross)

 

 

HURRICANE MILLS, Tenn. - Aurora’s own Ezra Hastings is back, competing in the world’s largest amateur motocross race this week.

Jodie Cole-Mulle, Rising Sun, created the pastel, Evening Glow.
Photos by Joe Awad/The Journal-Press Three-tour Vietnam War veteran David Richmond talks with a member of the Navy Cadet Color guard, Batesville, at his retirement party. A truck driver for Baylor Trucking, Inc., Richmond is retiring after logging more than 3 million miles during his 30-year career.
Indiana-bred NASCAR racing champion Jeff Gordon, who grew up just west of Indianapolis in Pittsboro, Ind., made his final appearance in Sunday's Brickyard 400 in a quest for his sixth victory at the venerable 2.5-mile Indianapolis Motor Speedway. A wreck on lap 50 ended his chance to break a tie with Formula One legend Michael Schumacher for most career wins at Indy. (Patrick Meyer photo)
Aurora's 15-year old Ezra Hastings gets some major air time jumping his No. 51 bike during an Amsoil Arenacross event on the West Coast this past spring. Winner of four national indoor amateur titles at Las Vegas May, he's returned to the AMA Amateur National Championships at Loretta Lynn's Ranch this week. (Amsoil Arenacross)

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Obituaries

Esther Mae Thomas, 93, Lawrenceburg, Ind., formerly of Rising Sun, died Saturday, Aug. 1, 2015. Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun, is in charge of arrangements.