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.

Dearborn County could become the Tri-State testing ground for how residents of the region feel about displaying the Confederate flag when the owners of  General Lee look-a-like cars, with Old Dixie on the roofs, gather for the second annual Dearborn County Turns Hazzard County Benefit for CHARGE Syndrome and Autism Awareness on Friday, Aug.

Lawrenceburg's 31-year old Bryan Wagner won Sunday's 35th St. Martin's 5K Run title in a time of 19:43, overcoming an eight-second deficit late in the race.

 

With the church spire of its namesake parish overlooking them all, a field of 121 runners, and unofficial walkers, turned out for Sunday's 9:30 a.m. start to the 35th annual St. Martin's Country Run 5K race at Yorkville. Everyone finished in good shape despite the sunny, humid 80-degree conditions.

Modified class race cars driven by Jeff Deckard (28) and Broc Burton (2) tangle in an incident during heat race qualifying Saturday night at Lawrenceburg Speedway. (Tim Thomas/L'burg Speedway)

 

LAWRENCEBURG - Joss Moffatt has always been one of the better sprint car drivers at Lawrenceburg Speedway.

With Ohio River fog blanketing the hills in the background, a field of 97 runners and 31 race walkers made it to the 8:30 a.m. start of Saturday's SIRC-it series Shiner Dash 5K at Rising Sun.

RISING SUN - It's starting to look like another sweep in the Southeast Indiana Racing Circuit 5K summer series.

Or two, maybe.

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)
Lawrenceburg's 31-year old Bryan Wagner won Sunday's 35th St. Martin's 5K Run title in a time of 19:43, overcoming an eight-second deficit late in the race.
Modified class race cars driven by Jeff Deckard (28) and Broc Burton (2) tangle in an incident during heat race qualifying Saturday night at Lawrenceburg Speedway. (Tim Thomas/L'burg Speedway)
With Ohio River fog blanketing the hills in the background, a field of 97 runners and 31 race walkers made it to the 8:30 a.m. start of Saturday's SIRC-it series Shiner Dash 5K at Rising Sun.

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The Indiana Department of Transportation has scheduled crews from the Aurora Subdistrict to chip seal Ind. 62 next week between Ind.

Obituaries

Bonnie Lou (Smith) Johnson, 68, Dillsboro, Ind., (Ripley County), died Saturday, July 25, 2015. Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun, is in charge of arrangements.