Submitted photo: This blue lotus flower was the second painting to grace Amy Hoffman’s North High Street house, and was created by local artist JJ Wolfe.

If you're driving into Rising Sun on Ind. 56, Amy Hoffman's brightly painted house is hard to miss.

I-Ning Wang-Walston photo:  St. Xavier High School graduate Dick Ullrich, Aurora, congratulates Lou Schipper on his high school graduation.

Not every 90-year-old graduates from high school.

When Hurricane Matthew made landfall on the third world country of Haiti this past October, it caused great devastation. Lifeline Christian Missionaries, Mark and Julie Gulley, residents of the Bright community and members of Bright Christian Church, experienced the hurricane firsthand.

Marc Emral/The Journal-Press: P.A.W.S. Humane Center Assistant Director Marla Ratliff, right, and Director Brenda Wagel with three of the center’s animals waiting for adoption. From left: Darla, Saturn and Mitzi.

The dog was quick to jump up and run to the window. The cat laid there and looked out.

Darla’s tail was wagging and her eyes seem to be welcoming the visitor who stopped at the room she was in.

The cat walked over, looking on in curiosity.

They were waiting for someone to stop and give them a home.

Joe Awad/ The Journal-Press: Lawrenceburg Mayor Kelly Mollaun told more than 200 people during his state of the city address that Lawrenceburg must spend its casino dollars wisely so the city will depend on casino cash less in the future.

The central theme of Lawrenceburg Mayor Kelly Mollaun’s state of the city address Friday, Feb. 10, is that the city must spend its casino revenue wisely now to depend less on casino revenue in the future.

Submitted photo: This blue lotus flower was the second painting to grace Amy Hoffman’s North High Street house, and was created by local artist JJ Wolfe.
I-Ning Wang-Walston photo:  St. Xavier High School graduate Dick Ullrich, Aurora, congratulates Lou Schipper on his high school graduation.
Marc Emral/The Journal-Press: P.A.W.S. Humane Center Assistant Director Marla Ratliff, right, and Director Brenda Wagel with three of the center’s animals waiting for adoption. From left: Darla, Saturn and Mitzi.
Joe Awad/ The Journal-Press: Lawrenceburg Mayor Kelly Mollaun told more than 200 people during his state of the city address that Lawrenceburg must spend its casino dollars wisely so the city will depend on casino cash less in the future.
Submitted photo: Major Sam Chipman, his wife Tiffany and their youngsters Amelia, 10, and Easton, 4, pose in front of an A-10C Warthog at Nellis Air Force Base after Chipman was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross in December.

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Submitted photo: This blue lotus flower was the second painting to grace Amy Hoffman’s North High Street house, and was created by local artist JJ Wolfe.

If you're driving into Rising Sun on Ind. 56, Amy Hoffman's brightly painted house is hard to miss.

Obituaries

Patrick "Pat" O'Harra, 64, Harrison, died Monday, Feb. 13, 2017. Jackman Kercheval Meyers Funeral Home, Harrison, is in charge of arrangements.