Tyler Nicely of Owensboro, Ky., drove the No. 25 car to what turned out to be a $6,500 win in Saturday night's Merrill Downey Memorial Modified feature at Lawrenceburg Speedway. (Tim Thomas/L'burg Speedway)

LAWRENCEBURG - Owensboro, Kentucky, native Tyler Nicely won the fourth annual Merrill Downey Memorial at Lawrenceburg Speedway Saturday night.

Seventeen-year old Seth Eliason, visiting from Minnetonka, Minn., won Saturday's Voices of Indiana Greendale 4th of July 5K Run in a time of 16:24 at the head of a field of 402.

GREENDALE - A wild-card entry from the state of Minnesota breezed to the win in Saturday's well-attended 20th annual Voices of Indiana Greendale Fourth of July 5K Run.

Imagine a world with no cancer; no children going through chemotherapy, your best friend’s hair not falling out, or your loved ones not passing away from the disease. Can you imagine it? Well, you’re not alone; a teenager from Aurora is contributing to the fight to burn away cancer.

East Central High School's varsity baseball Trojans (17-5) were Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference co-champion in the spring of 2015, tying Connersville for the title with a 12-2 league mark. Coach Bob Reynolds' Trojans included (not in order): Jaimie King, Nate Broughton, Jesse King, Austin Bowling, Kameron Gick, Ethan Kramer, Luke Patton, Kyle Koelling, Jake Tillman, Brady Ewing, Ryan Mitts, Ben Vogelgesang, Tanner Stout and Jake Jennings. (Tri State Studios)

 

ST. LEON - East Central baseball’s expectations entering the recent 2015 season weren’t overly enthusiastic, to say the least.

Senior catcher Jesse Mess led Lawrenceburg baseball and the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference in hitting in 2015, with averages of .434 and .556, respectively.

 

LAWRENCEBURG - Lawrenceburg baseball fielded one of the best young lineups in Southeastern Indiana this spring, winning 21 games and vying for conference and Class 3A sectional titles.

Denise Freitag Burdette/The Journal-Press South Dearborn runners helped volunteer to clear a cross country-course weaved within the Cedar Sentonel disc golf course at County Farm Park in Manchester Saturday morning, June 27. Back row, from leftw: Sam Rector, Joe Rector, Adam Rector, Matt Bruner, and coach Eric Baney. Front row: Tayor Grehl, Brett Hoog, Peyton Sipple and Caleb Brock. Not pictured: Chris Weissmann, Lauren Weissmann

South Dearborn cross country coach Jeremy Baney has been running for 25 years.

After running the golf disc course at County Farm Park in Manchester he considers it “one of the top five places I have ever ran.”

Tyler Nicely of Owensboro, Ky., drove the No. 25 car to what turned out to be a $6,500 win in Saturday night's Merrill Downey Memorial Modified feature at Lawrenceburg Speedway. (Tim Thomas/L'burg Speedway)
Seventeen-year old Seth Eliason, visiting from Minnetonka, Minn., won Saturday's Voices of Indiana Greendale 4th of July 5K Run in a time of 16:24 at the head of a field of 402.
East Central High School's varsity baseball Trojans (17-5) were Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference co-champion in the spring of 2015, tying Connersville for the title with a 12-2 league mark. Coach Bob Reynolds' Trojans included (not in order): Jaimie King, Nate Broughton, Jesse King, Austin Bowling, Kameron Gick, Ethan Kramer, Luke Patton, Kyle Koelling, Jake Tillman, Brady Ewing, Ryan Mitts, Ben Vogelgesang, Tanner Stout and Jake Jennings. (Tri State Studios)
Senior catcher Jesse Mess led Lawrenceburg baseball and the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference in hitting in 2015, with averages of .434 and .556, respectively.
Denise Freitag Burdette/The Journal-Press South Dearborn runners helped volunteer to clear a cross country-course weaved within the Cedar Sentonel disc golf course at County Farm Park in Manchester Saturday morning, June 27. Back row, from leftw: Sam Rector, Joe Rector, Adam Rector, Matt Bruner, and coach Eric Baney. Front row: Tayor Grehl, Brett Hoog, Peyton Sipple and Caleb Brock. Not pictured: Chris Weissmann, Lauren Weissmann

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While the technology that has arrived on the farm in the last few years has helped farmers, it comes with concerns about data use, privacy and security.

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Juanita Taffe, 79, Milan, died Sunday July 5, 2015. Laws-Carr-Moore, Milan, is in charge of arrangements.