Submitted photo: The late “Big Joe” Halloran was honored during the annual Trinity Christian Center Veterans Banquet Saturday, May 18. Pictured, from the left, are: his friend Glen Potts, daughter Missy King, wife Kathy Halloran and friend Ron Spurlock.

Submitted photo: Sixth graders at St. Mary and St. John schools and Aurora Elementary  recently participated in Main Street Aurora’s annual essay contest. The top three student essays were honored during the May 13 Aurora city ouncil meeting. Pictured, from the left, are; Judy Ullrich, third place winner Aiden Coombs, second place winner Bryanna Buell, St. Mary School Principal Bob Brookbank and Main Street Aurora Director Nancy Turner. First place winner Elana Hollingsworth is pictured on the screen.

East Central senior Logan Cox reacts after learning that her final 122’10” discus throw not only won the girls track and field sectional championship Tuesday, but also broke the meet record that had existed since 1996.

Joe Awad/The Register: The Thursday, May 2, awards ceremony was held at Veraestau, the Southeast Indiana field office for Indiana Landmarks. From left: Jarrad Holbrook, director of SE field office; Jenny Awad, vice president of the Dearborn County Historical Society; Dan Valas, Aurora Historic Preservation; Mark Drury, president of Aurora Historic Preservation; and Cindy Rottinghaus, Aurora Historic Preservation.

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Submitted photo: The late “Big Joe” Halloran was honored during the annual Trinity Christian Center Veterans Banquet Saturday, May 18. Pictured, from the left, are: his friend Glen Potts, daughter Missy King, wife Kathy Halloran and friend Ron Spurlock.

A capacity crowd of 500, including 200 veterans, paid honor to military servicemen,  servicewomen, veterans, and American war heroes at the annual Trinity Christian Center Veterans Banquet Saturday

Up to 10 Dearborn County residents will be included in a departure ceremony for the Indiana National Guard at 10 a.m.

Sports

Lawrenceburg sophomore first baseman Meghan Lawrence stretches for the catch as Batesville’s Abby Westerfeld dives back in Monday’s 8-1 Class 3A sectional loss by the Lady Tigers.

MADISON - Lawrenceburg softball ended a 4-24 spring season ordeal with Monday night’s 8-1 loss to Batesville in Class 3A Sectional 29 at Madison High School.

South Dearborn baseball seniors - from left, Noah Probst, Peyton Shepherd, Tristan Rinehart, Ethan Getz, Jace Leonard and Trey Thies - display the EIAC championship traveling bat trophy after clinching a title share last week. (SD Athletics)

BATESVILLE - Co-champions have occured several times in the history of the Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference, which dates back to 1956.

East Central’s Simon Williams makes a running backhand snag in the outfield in last week’s 9-2 win over Lawrenceburg. (Sandy Mahoney)

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Community

Casey Tibbetts, Greendale,   a sophomore at South Dearborn High School, has been nominated for three consecutive semesters, the entire school year 2018-19, for the Incentive Award. 

Henry and Betty Dwenger of Lawrenceburg, would like to recognize and honor their son, Darryl K. Dwenger for his service in the United States Air Force. 

When our loved one with Alzheimer’s begins to experience confusion, we don’t always know the best way to respond.

Obituaries

Clifford “Cliff” Grubbs, 94, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2019. He was born June 5, 1924, in Brighton, Ind., son of the late Clarence Floyd and Lela (Jackson) Grubbs.

The love of my life, Charles Robert Harrell, peacefully passed Sunday, May 19, while holding my hand at 3 p.m. on the dot. As his typical self, he was always on time, never late.

Lovella Johnson, 96, Milan, died Monday, May 20, 2019. Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home, Milan, is in charge of arrangements.

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