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Submitted photos: Friends of Lauren Hill Memorial Park committee is inching closer to transforming a former Greendale landfill off Georgetown Road into a park dedicated to the basketball player who inspired the world with her fight against DIPG, a rare form of inoperable brain cancer. Both a dog park and bike trail are part of the plans.

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Denise Freitag Burdette/The Register: Sheila Stevenson of Rivertown Quilters Guild gives Vietnam War Veteran Nick Ullrich, Aurora, a hug after he received his Quilt of Valor Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Tanner Valley United Methodist Church, Lawrenceburg. Ten veterans received quilts during the gathering.

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Submitted photos: West Harrison resident Denny Baker is a lieutenant with the Cincinnati Fire Department, but for the past 35 years he has also worked as a ventriloquist. More recently, he has been performing at business and corporate events, banquets and conferences, and he also does safety training gigs.

News Stories

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Submitted photos: Friends of Lauren Hill Memorial Park committee is inching closer to transforming a former Greendale landfill off Georgetown Road into a park dedicated to the basketball player who inspired the world with her fight against DIPG, a rare form of inoperable brain cancer. Both a dog park and bike trail are part of the plans.

Dearborn County resident Adam Duwel was only in eighth grade when he went before Greendale City Council to pitch an idea for the old landfill off Georgetown Road.

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Joe Awad/The Register: Election recount oversight board members tally the final vote recount Tuesday, Dec. 10. From left: Christine Craig, Loree Persinger, and Michael Cunningham.

Republican Lennie Fryman survived the Lawrenceburg City Council recount vote, which took over 3 1/2 hours Tuesday, Dec.

An apparently winning night at the casino turned bad quickly for a patron who allegedly bribed a police officer with $50,000 to be released from custody.

Sports

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East Central senior defensive back/tailback/kick returner Devon Donawerth (7) was named to the 2019 Class 4A Senior All-State team by the Indiana Football Coaches Association. (Sandy Mahoney)

INDIANAPOLIS - Five Dearborn County high school players have earned All-State honors in their class divisions from the Indiana Football Coaches Association.

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Lawrenceburg junior center/forward Kierah Lowe (33) led the unbeaten Lady Tigers with 13 points, on 6-10 shooting from the paint, in last Friday’s 48-39 homecourt win over Class 4A non-conference rival Richmond.

MILAN - Inexplicably unranked in the Class 3A state coaches’ poll, Lawrenceburg girls basketball stood 9-0 near the midpoint of its season after two non-conference wins last weekend.

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East Central senior Brilan McCory (15) scored 13 points in the Lady Trojans' 54-37 win at Jennings County Saturday, Dec. 7. (Sandy Mahoney)

NORTH VERNON - East Central girls basketball hit a couple of speed bumps, following a 4-1 start to its season - Thanksgiving week.

Community

The following is the 2019-20 first quarter honor roll for Bright Elementary School.

The following is the 2019-20 first quarter for East Central High School, St. Leon.

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Submitted photo: William C. “Bill” McDaniel served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

William C. “Bill” McDaniel was born in Aurora, in 1929 and grew up at 127 George St. He was in the class of 1947 at Aurora High School. His mom and dad were Pina (Walker) and Alvin McDaniel.

Obituaries

Natalie A. Harves, 92, of Aurora, Ind., passed away Monday, Dec. 9, 2019, in Lawrenceburg, Ind.

Louis  Schipper Jr., 93, of Aurora, Ind., passed away Saturday, Dec. 7, 2019, in Hamilton, Ohio.

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