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Lee Fox

For the 15th year in a row, Civista Bank and the Dearborn County Chamber of Commerce honored local individuals for their contributions to the community.

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Dr. Stephen EZliason si the Dearborn County Health Director. File Photo

Even though there has been much talk about a vaccine for COVID-19 being released this month, the Dearborn County health director doesn’t think you should make plans to line up just yet.

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Sarah Erb is the new director of food services for the Lawrenceburg Community School Corp.  Marc Emral/The Register

It is not often a recent college graduate steps out of the classroom into a director’s position.

Even rarer is to run food services at a school corporation.

Lawrenceburg Municipal Utility customers will have scheduled electric outages this week.

Testing will begin on Walnut, Cook, and Vine streets on Thursday and Friday, Dec. 3 and 4.

Dearborn County

Deed Report

Nov. 19, 2020


Jessica Lehman, director of agribusiness banking at the Portland, Indiana, office of First Financial Bank, has been honored with the Indiana Bankers Association 2020 Woman on the Rise award, sponso

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An Aurora High School banner that was hung in the museum. Submitted Photo

The Aurora High School Museum has closed due to its landlord wanting to expand.

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Being part of the Tri-State region doesn’t hold any favors for Dearborn County when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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AURORA - South Dearborn junior varsity girls basketball, trailing by 8 points entering the fourth quarter against Jennings County Thursday, battled back to knot the contest 40-40 with 5.8 seconds l

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Rising Sun sophomore Baylee Morris drives and shoots in the Lady Shiners' first win of the season, 53-45 at South Dearborn Wednesday. Morris led all scorers with 17 points. (Mason J. Uhlmansiek)

AURORA - Coming back from an 18-day COVID-19-related layoff after playing their first two games, South Dearborn's Lady Knights and Rising Sun both came into Wednesday night's makeup date looking fo

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EC’s 6’7”, 300-pound center Luke Collinsworth (52) already is the Trojans’ all-time rebounding leader and has scored 1,169 career points, within range of the school record of 1,429, entering his fourth varsity basketball season.

ST. LEON - Nobody can plan on things like hitting the second wave of a worldwide pandemic just as high school basketball season is about to tip off.

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Luke Collinsworth

(Tim Ashcraft Photography)

East Central and Lawrenceburg football, dominant en route to their respective 2020 Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference divisional championship, have swept their league offensive and defensive award

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LIBERTY - Saturday's non-conference game at Union County wasn't even a part of Lawrenceburg's girls varsity basketball schedule to start the season.


The Indiana State Police is now accepting applications for the 81st Recruit Academy.

Ivy Tech Community College Lawrenceburg Campus has created a program plan that shortens the time frame for completion of both their Practical Nursing (PN) Program and Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN)

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Every holiday season Hillforest Victorian House Museum takes on the nostalgic feeling of Christmas past as the 1855 home is adorned in traditional holiday greenery and decor.

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One of the most enjoyable yet busiest times of the year is now upon us, and Community Mental Health Center Inc., 285 Bielby Road, Lawrenceburg, wants to provide information on how to manage your he

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The Central Elementary School Christmas Essay winners with Lawrenceburg Mayor Kelly Mollaun. Submitted Photo

Lawrenceburg sponsored the annual Christmas Essay Contest tradition for Central Elementary School third, fourth and fifth graders to submit a holiday essay as part of the Winter Wonderland activiti


Angela Gail McDaniel, 51, Nov. 18, 2020, West Harrison, Indiana. Arrangements entrusted to Jackman Hensley Funeral Home.


Mark Fletcher, 74, of Greendale, Indiana, passed away on Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020. He was born Sept. 26, 1946 in Terre Haute, Indiana, son of the late Billie and Wilma (Shaw) Fletcher.

Helen Works, age 92, of Rising Sun, Indiana, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2020, at Ridgewood Health Campus in Lawrenceburg, IN.

Barry Gene Langdon, 75, of Moores Hill passed away Friday, Nov. 27, 2020, at Ripley Crossing in Milan.

Florence “Betty” Rentschler Bonaventura, 98, of Dillsboro passed away Monday, Nov. 23, 2020, at St. Elizabeth - Dearborn in Lawrenceburg. Betty was born Wednesday, Sept.


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