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: 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.

Sixth sraders at Aurora Elementary, St. Mary’s and St. John schools were recently asked to participate in Main Street Aurora’s annual essay contest.

As plans to unveil the Lawrenceburg downtown civic park move steadily along, proposals to open restaurants and other public buildings to augment the park keep hitting delays over  money and guarant

State traffic safety offices and law enforcement agencies across the nation are kicking off “Click It or Ticket” seat belt enforcement ahead of the Memorial Day holiday and the unofficial start of

Sports

East Central’s Maddie Davidson returns a backhard shot in Saturday’s IHSAA girls tennis sectional championship final round loss to Oldenburg Academy at South Dearborn.

AURORA - Oldenburg Academy swept East Central 5-0 for its fifth-straight IHSAA girls tennis sectional championship Saturday at South Dearborn.

Smiling Natalie Schnell of East Central high-fives coach Steve Coffman as she rounds third base after her first-inning 2-out home run for the early 2-1 lead in the Lady Trojans' 6-1 EIAC win over Greensburg May 13. (Sandy Mahoney)

ST. LEON - Finishing its regular season with a flurry of six wins in seven games, East Central softball takes a sectional-best 20-3 mark into postseason state tournament play this week.

HS track & field

 

IHSAA BOYS SECTIONAL 24

Thursday, May 16

At St. Leon

 

Community

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

Abby Lamping of Guilford, has been named to Ohio Dominican University’s 2019 Spring Semester dean’s list.

Jascia Robinson was recently awarded the national  With Our Youth! Award from AARP.  

Obituaries

Charlene “Minnie” Diane Ellinghausen, of Sunman, was born Dec. 1, 1942, in Milan to Raymond and Edna (Hoff) Lattire. She married her husband Don, and raised two children. 

Jack Haslett, 68, of Rising Sun, Ind., passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019.
He was born Aug. 16, 1950 in Benton, Wash., son of the late Roy and Thelma (McGuffey) Haslett.

Paul William Rodgers, 78, of Aberdeen, Ind., passed away Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, Ind.

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