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Photos by Denise Freitag Burdette: The Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce 2019 Women of Distinction, from left: Lisa Hill, Phee Ellinghausen and Cindy Rottinghaus.

Three women who give back to the community were honored during the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce annual Women of Distinction luncheon Thursday, Oct.

Heat and dry weather conditions resulted in the Dearborn County Commissioners declaring a burn ban for the county in late September.

Hollywood Casino patrons bet $5,227,776 on sports in September, the first month that wagering on athletic competition was legal in the Hoosier State.


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KICKOFF: 7:30 p.m. Friday at The Pit, 5330 Hornet Ave., Beech Grove

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Dave Armstrong

(XU Athletics)

AURORA - River City Sticks Lacrosse Club, founded by Aurora's Dave Armstrong - longtime veteran teacher, coach, author and former USA Weightlifting Team and Xavier University strength coach - plans


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Photo by Jenny Awad: At this year’s reunion there was a guest appearance by Elvis Presley, played by LeVon Winters. The Elvis look-alike gave away scarfs to the women and danced and sang to the crowd of alumni. In 1960, Winters became principal at Sunman High School and after consolidation became principal at East Central High School where he retired.

The former Sunman High School Alumni met at the Sunman American Legion Post 337 on Saturday, Sept.  21, for their annual reunion combining all the years from 1925 to 1973.

Ivy Tech Community College Lawrenceburg campus has awarded $1,000 scholarships to both the king and queen of the Versailles Pumpkin Show.   

High school seniors can now apply online for the 2020 Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. scholarships by going to the Foundation’s website:


Danial Lewis Bonnlander, 56, Brookville, died Oct. 6, 2019. Jackman Hensley Funeral Home, Harrison, is in charge of arrangements.

Lamonte Richardson, 63, Owenton, Ky., died Oct. 2, 2019. Jackman Hensley Funeral Home, Harrison, is in charge of arrangements.


Cameron Todd Rogers, 27, Deer Park, Ohio, died Sunday, Sept. 29, 2019. Jackman Hensley Funeral Home, Harrison, is in charge of arrangements.

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