Denise Freitag Burdette/The Register: The asphalt area by The Porch, in back of the Dillsboro Arts Friendship Gallery will soon be transformed into a more inviting community gathering spot thanks to a grant from the state.

Submitted photo: On Sunday, June 23, take an evening stroll around the pollinator habitat at Hilltop Farm Nature Preserve. Enjoy the 13-acre native wildflower planting, plus the butterflies, bees, and other pollinators that call the habitat home.

News Stories

Joe Awad/The Register: Ground was broken at Cook Park Monday, June 17, for Greendale’s “heroes memorial.” About 30 people, including veterans, attended the brief ceremony.

 

Greendale Mayor Alan Weiss summed up his decision that Greendale should have a memorial honoring veterans, first responders, EMS, and police with a candid statement that other American cities have

Submitted photo: Cherie Rump, Dillsboro, left, was honored with a Golden Hoosier award June 24 by Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch.

Dillsboro resident Cherie Rump was honored Monday, June 24, as a 2019 Golden Hoosier.

The main theme of this story is back-to-school vaccinations. It’s not quite “back to school” time but that’s actually not the right time to get back-to-school shots.

Sports

Aurora Little League teammates at one time, South Dearborn’s Ethan Getz (left) and Lawrenceburg’s Austin Weimer teamed up again as South All-Stars in last weekend’s IHSBCA North-South Series at Madison High School.

MADISON - They’ve played on the same baseball diamond for years, as both Aurora Little League teammates and rivals.

Graci Cornett capped her 4-year South Dearborn softball career with her best season yet, batting .466 with 30 RBI and going 13-4 in the circle, to lead the 3A sectional champions. (Sandy Mahoney)

AURORA - Nobody quite knew what to expect when successful South Dearborn softball coach Tim Barrett stepped down quietly after 5 years near the end of 2018.

Jay Malott

(Steve Krah)

MADISON - Jay Malott comes from the “old school” when it comes to coaching baseball.

Community

Submitted photo: Cathy Mund presents Marilyn Warneford, in picture on left, and Beverly Strasemeier, in picture on right, with awards for their work making pillowcase dresses and shorts.

The Dearborn County Retired Teachers proudly honored two of their own at the June’s Association meeting.

U.S. Air Force Airman Robert A. Gilb graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

25 years ago, June 1994
Lawrenceburg stores would be open on Sunday for the BB Riverboat visit.
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Obituaries

Marilyn Jean Caswell, 86, formerly of Dillsboro, passed away June 22, 2019, at Hickory Creek Nursing Home in Madison. 

Ella Grace Woodfill, 95, of Greendale, Ind., passed away on Sunday, June 23, 2019.

Lowell Ernest Raffignone, 89, of Dillsboro passed away Wednesday, June 19, 2019, at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg. 

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