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South Dearborn High School football senior quarterback Adam Dixon (seated, center) recently committed to attend Wilmington College, in Wilmington, Ohio, this fall. Joining him, also seated, were parents Deanna and Jeff Dixon. Second row, from left, are SD assistant coach Kenny Higgins and head coach Rand Ballart. A three-year starter for the Knights, Dixon tied or broke 11 SD offensive record during his senior season last fall, earning EIAC 4A Division MVP honors. He was selected to play in the IFCA North-South All-Star Game, canceled this summer due to COVID-19 restrictions. Wilmington's Quakers compete at the NCAA Division III level and are a member of the 10-team Ohio Athletic Conference. (SD Athletics)

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Lawrenceburg Speedway’s grandstand, pictured with a full house during the 2018 season, will look different at 50 percent capacity, due to COVID-19 restrictions, for its delayed season opener coming Saturday, June 20. (Brandon Murray)

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These are the unofficial winners of the contested races in Dearborn County from June 2’s primary as reported on

An apparent argument over a chainsaw or trimmer has led to a 64-year-old man charged with one count of murder.

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Dr. Stephen C. Eliason

Dearborn County has a new health officer for the first time in 25 years.


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Mostly sporting protective masks during Saturday’s improvised Senior Day festivities at Bright Meadows Park are, from left, East Central High School softball assistant coach Brandon Bennett, seniors Sam Engel, Karlie Hahn and Dianna Sprague and head coach Steve Coffman. (Sandy Mahoney)



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Ysa Fox

(IU Southeast Athletics)

NEW ALBANY - Indiana University Southeast infielder Ysa Fox, a 2019 East Central High School graduate, batted .272 before the Grenadiers' softball season was shortened to 22 games in March due to t

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In the unlikely event that you happen upon a pair of bald eagle nestlings, such as the ones pictured above, during this spring season, leave them be. Adult animals rarely abandon their young and are likely to leave them alone for long periods while gathering food. (US Fish and Wildlife Service)

The Inside On

Indiana’s Outside


This is the time of year when you may notice nests and dens occupied by young wildlife around your home.


College students pursuing a doctorate in medicine can now apply online for the 2020 Dr. Leslie M. Baker Memorial Scholarship at the Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc. website:


Saturday, June 6

Rummage sale


Larry Thomas King - died at age 78 Sunday, May 24, 2020, at Highpoint Health, Lawrenceburg, Ind. Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun, Ind., entrusted with arrangements.

Patricia Lee Standish, 66, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., passed away on Sunday, May 17, 2020.

Kenneth Ray Greive, Sr. was born on the family farm along Laughery Creek near Aurora, IN on February 23, 1941, a son of the late Margaret (Spencer) and Victor Greive, Sr. Kenny attended St.

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