“As far back as I can remember suicide was an option for me.”

Growing up in Independence, Ky., Jay Armstrong never felt like he was loved, even by God.

That eventually led him down a path of alcohol, drugs and jail.

Joe Awad/The Register: East Central High School students learned about SARAH - Search And Rescue Autonomous Hardware. SARAH is a prototype the Army is advancing to perform serious and dangerous tasks that keep soldiers out of harm’s way.  Today’s version is called “BigDog,” which looks like a four-legged animal from outerspace.

Imagine a computer/science lab on wheels that contains advanced technological information about the Army and its initiatives.

Imagine no more because the “STEM” vehicle routinely visits Southeastern Indiana schools in an effort to educate students and to attract them to the Army.

Lawrenceburg's Adam Harves (3) gets face-guarded a little too closely by Greensburg's 6'9" Ryan Welage on a drive to the basket in the Tigers' 56-43 Class 3A sectional first-round loss to the No. 3 Pirates Tuesday.

Lawrenceburg's Adam Harves (left) battles Greensburg's 6'9" Ryan Welage for the opening tip in Tuesday's Class 3A sectional first round.

 

A early morning fire Wednesday, March 4, left five people injured and caused at least $750,000 damage, said Rising Sun Fire Chief Kevin Armstrong.

Photo By Joe Awad/The Journal-Press: EMT Erin Jordan, front, said she could not have delivered a baby in a parking lot if not for the assistance of her crew. Picture, from the left, are: husband David Jordan, Bill Dixon, and David “Froggie” Scudder.

It was “go time.” The baby, mother and EMT agreed. Made no difference, the birthplace would be a front seat of car in a school parking lot, Manchester Township EMT Erin Jordan was about to deliver a baby.

Joe Awad/The Register: East Central High School students learned about SARAH - Search And Rescue Autonomous Hardware. SARAH is a prototype the Army is advancing to perform serious and dangerous tasks that keep soldiers out of harm’s way.  Today’s version is called “BigDog,” which looks like a four-legged animal from outerspace.
Lawrenceburg's Adam Harves (3) gets face-guarded a little too closely by Greensburg's 6'9" Ryan Welage on a drive to the basket in the Tigers' 56-43 Class 3A sectional first-round loss to the No. 3 Pirates Tuesday.
Ian Rutzel (3), one of just two South Dearborn seniors who played their final game for the Knights, is hailed by teammates as he leaves in the fourth quarter of Tuesday's 59-34 sectional loss.
Photo By Joe Awad/The Journal-Press: EMT Erin Jordan, front, said she could not have delivered a baby in a parking lot if not for the assistance of her crew. Picture, from the left, are: husband David Jordan, Bill Dixon, and David “Froggie” Scudder.

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A special Southeast Indiana Regional Port Authority meeting that had been set for Friday, March 6, has been canceled, according to secretary Grant Hughes.

Obituaries

Edward Ralph Dierking, 87, loving husband of 64 years to Mildred Rose (nee Becker) and a Army veteran of World War II, loving father to Carl Fredrick Dierking (Rebecca), Carolynne Ruth (Gary) Johns