Photos by Joe Awad/The Register: Although Jake Brown’s feet may appear filthy to the untrained eye, they actually look pretty good after just completing a trek from Versailles to Lawrenceburg, said the adventurist, who is running across the nation barefooted. They are no comparison to how nasty they looked after crossing rocky desserts in California and Arizona.

Jake Brown says good-bye to Osgood resident Robert Rolf, who drove Brown’s 55-pound backpack from Ripley County to Lawrenceburg.

 

Bloomington's Eric Smith won Saturday's Racesaver 305 Winged Sprint Car feature at Lawrenceburg Speedway. (Tim Thomas/L'burg Speedway)

LAWRENCEBURG - Fourteen Racesaver 305 winged sprint cars showed up to do battle for the first time Saturday night at Lawrenceburg Speedway.

East Central's Trojans whoop it up after rallying from a 23-15 deficit after three quarters to defeat arch-rival Harrison (Ohio) in the I-74 Border Rivalry Friday, 24-23 on Nick Stidham's 19-yard field goal with 43 seconds left. EC broke a two-year losing streak in the annual grudge match. (Sandy Mahoney photo)

 

ST. LEON – East Central junior kick Nick Stidham kicked a 19-yard field goal with 43.8 seconds left to win back the I-74 Border Rivalry trophy from Harrison, 24-23 Friday.

Freshman Makenna White (20) scored the game-winning goal for No. 1 ranked Lawrenceburg girls soccer in their first home match on the new home turf at Meador Stadium Saturday, Aug. 22, 3-2 over Columbus North.

 

Lawrenceburg junior Holly Nutley (7) battles for possession near the end line with a Columbus North rival in the No. 1-ranked Lady Tigers' rallying 3-2 win in their first game on the new Field Turf at Dick Meador Stadium Saturday, Aug. 22.

 

Submitted photo: Riverboat Capt. Corky Bennett, Moores Hill, will be one of two captains to “drive” the historic World War II LST-325 from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati for a visual history lesson in mid-September. The seasoned tow-boat pilot has volunteered for the job the past four years. The 325 is the only LST in the world that operates on its on power. It was used to ship tanks and other large vehicles during World War II. Its homeport is in Jeffersonville, Ind.

When the historic World War II LST-325 is safely docked in Cincinnati for a visual history lesson in mid-September, you should salute Moores Hill resident Capt. Corky Bennett.

Photos by Joe Awad/The Register: Although Jake Brown’s feet may appear filthy to the untrained eye, they actually look pretty good after just completing a trek from Versailles to Lawrenceburg, said the adventurist, who is running across the nation barefooted. They are no comparison to how nasty they looked after crossing rocky desserts in California and Arizona.
Bloomington's Eric Smith won Saturday's Racesaver 305 Winged Sprint Car feature at Lawrenceburg Speedway. (Tim Thomas/L'burg Speedway)
SD senior Mac Espedilla (7) carries the football in the Knights' 20-18 win over Madison in Friday night's home opener.
East Central's Trojans whoop it up after rallying from a 23-15 deficit after three quarters to defeat arch-rival Harrison (Ohio) in the I-74 Border Rivalry Friday, 24-23 on Nick Stidham's 19-yard field goal with 43 seconds left. EC broke a two-year losing streak in the annual grudge match. (Sandy Mahoney photo)
Freshman Makenna White (20) scored the game-winning goal for No. 1 ranked Lawrenceburg girls soccer in their first home match on the new home turf at Meador Stadium Saturday, Aug. 22, 3-2 over Columbus North.
Submitted photo: Riverboat Capt. Corky Bennett, Moores Hill, will be one of two captains to “drive” the historic World War II LST-325 from Pittsburgh to Cincinnati for a visual history lesson in mid-September. The seasoned tow-boat pilot has volunteered for the job the past four years. The 325 is the only LST in the world that operates on its on power. It was used to ship tanks and other large vehicles during World War II. Its homeport is in Jeffersonville, Ind.

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Photos by Joe Awad/The Register: Although Jake Brown’s feet may appear filthy to the untrained eye, they actually look pretty good after just completing a trek from Versailles to Lawrenceburg, said the adventurist, who is running across the nation barefooted. They are no comparison to how nasty they looked after crossing rocky desserts in California and Arizona.

Jake Brown says good-bye to Osgood resident Robert Rolf, who drove Brown’s 55-pound backpack from Ripley County to Lawrenceburg.

 

Obituaries

Charlotte Marie Pennington, 87, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., passed away Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. She was born Feb. 25, 1928, in Bright, Ind., daughter of the late Charles and Polly (Wells) Hawley.