Sophomore Mackenzie Ewing spikes one in East Central's 3-1 EIAC volleyball rivalry win over Batesville Thursday. (Sandy Mahoney)

ST. LEON - East Central volleyball moved to 5-2 with a four-set win over arch-rival Batesville Thursday night.

Aurora, Dearborn County, Greendale, Lawrenceburg, and Rising Sun are among the communities chosen to receive money through the Indiana Department of Transportation’s Community Crossings matching grant fund.

Ninety-nine southern Indiana cities, towns and counties will receive a combined $49 million to improve local roads and bridges.

Cattle owners in Southeastern Indiana are invited to attend a public meeting about the current bovine tuberculosis (TB) situation in the region.

Submitted photo: Dr. Shelly Eisert, left, and Cynthia Lauber, both nurse practitioners and nursing educators at Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg, served on the medical mission to Gandou in south central Haiti through St. Anthony’s Haiti Ministry.

Two members of Ivy Tech Community College’s nursing faculty traveled to Haiti this summer to provide volunteer medical care to residents of a rural village whose nearest access to healthcare is hours away from their homes.

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A collaborative city/county effort will begin next week to address one of multiple issues that contributed to a flash flood and pavement washout on Aurora’s Market Street Monday, Aug. 1, said Aurora City Manager Guinevere Emery.

Sophomore Mackenzie Ewing spikes one in East Central's 3-1 EIAC volleyball rivalry win over Batesville Thursday. (Sandy Mahoney)
EC's Lady Trojans - front row and two at right in second row - took the top seven spots in Tuesday's home 4-way meet to score a perfect 15 points. They are, in order of finish: Abby Bittner, Emilee Wedding, Lauren Griewe, Kylie Gindling, Sakora Rosmeyer, Halle Davis and Rylie Davis. (Fr. Jonathan Meyer)
Submitted photo: Dr. Shelly Eisert, left, and Cynthia Lauber, both nurse practitioners and nursing educators at Ivy Tech Lawrenceburg, served on the medical mission to Gandou in south central Haiti through St. Anthony’s Haiti Ministry.
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Three Teacher/Grant awards were presented at the quarterly meeting of the Dearborn County Retired Teachers Association Aug. 16. Local businesses came together to sponsor these $500 grants.

Obituaries

Lisa M. Needham, 52, Lawrenceburg, died Aug. 22, 2016. Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, Aurora, is in charge of arrangements.