Sarah Britz, RN, Highpoint Health Emergency Department Nurse (second from left) is thanked by a grateful family, left to right, Chris Heeke, Garry Heeke, Adreanna Heeke, Garry Wright, Cathy Heeke and Chari McGill- who nominated her for a national DAISY Award.

Submitted photo: Four-person bowling team Scott Mattingly, Justin Broughton, Alex Kieffer, and Abby Kieffer will compete in the 29th Annual Special Olympics National Unified Bowling Tournament in Las Vegas in March.

Submitted photo: Dearborn Community Foundation Board President Kevin Schafer, right, delivers a $1,000 grant check to Kelly Bridges, Associate Director/Forensic Interviewer at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Southeastern Indiana. The DCF grant monies are helping to help minimize the trauma suffered by young victims of child abuse.

News Stories

A signal, steep quote, missed opportunities, and demanding deadline pressure have forced construction of a planned new splash park and activity pool at Lawrenceburg’s Pat O’Neill Memorial Pool into

The Indiana State Department of Health is launching a program to help attract mental healthcare providers to rural areas of the state where more services are needed.

State Health Commissioner Kris Box, M.D., FACOG, today is completing one of the first goals she set for herself when she became state health commissioner more than a year ago- to learn more about p

Sports

Brilan McCory, whose two three-point buckets to start the fourth quarter put East Central up for good in a 39-36 EIAC win over Batesville Friday, feeds the ball to sophomore sister Charsan McCory (50) at the post. (Sandy Mahoney)

ST. LEON - Never underestimate the intensity of the East Central-Batesville sports rivalry was the lesson again Friday night in a 39-36 close call for EC girls basketball.

HEBRON, Ky. - There's little to be said when a basketball team goes on the road, shooting 15.4 percent in the first half to trail 49-12 en route to a sound 70-33 thrashing.

South Dearborn High School cheerleaders repeated as River Town Classic cheer competition champions during the boys basketball tournament finals Saturday night, Jan. 5, at SDHS. Lady Knights cheerleaders held onto first place despite injury setbacks in the days before the four-team event. They include (not in order): Danielle Chivelle, Mayce Lagaly, Faith Hensley, Cadence Denney, Kinley Sweeney, Cambrey Gilbert, Brenna VanGuelpen, Jozie Mason, Marrgo Arnsperger, Elissa Grehl, Amanda Welz, Emma Traue, Whitney Whitelock and Shanna Tschaenn. SD cheerleaders are coached by Lindsay Buerger, Lisa West, Lori Rinehart and Tara West. Not pictured, due to injury, is Britney Currie. Also competing in the contest that featured cheer, dance, builds and tumbling, were squads from Rising Sun, Switzerland County and Lawrenceburg. (SD Athletics)

Community

South Dearborn High School FCCLA students enjoy dessert for FCS.

Students at South Dearborn High School are continuing to learn community service and family values while completing in-class projects during the second trimester.

Another New Year is here and we are still looking for answers.  

Applications are available for the Indiana Conference for Legal Education Opportunity program.

Obituaries

Charles Edward Phiester Sr. “Eddie”, 79, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.

Barbara Marie Richards, 52, of Aurora, Ind., passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, in Lawrenceburg, Ind.

Margaret Louise Bailey Winters, 72, of Lawrenceburg, passed away Jan. 25, 2019.

She was born Feb. 24, 1946, to Raymond and Mable Bailey of Rising Sun.

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