Bob Mattingly photo: Amara Selvidge, 11, poses in front of the flood gauge in Aurora’s Lesko Park Tuesday afternoon, as flood waters reached 55 feet at Aurora. She is the daughter of Jessica and Jimmy Selvidge, Aurora.
With the Ohio River above flood stage since Sunday, Feb. 18, the flood gauge at Aurora’s Lesko Park has become quite popular.
Early in Ohio River history, during the coldest part of the winter, it was customary to moor the Island Queen and the Princess at the mouth of the Kentucky River near Carrollton, which made a natural ice harbor.
Submitted photo: Members of the community and hospital employees gather Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the hospital lobby as President and CEO Michael W. Schwebler cuts the ribbon signifying the rebranding of Dearborn County Hospital to Highpoint Health.  Angela Scudder, Highpoint Health Vice President of Patient Care Services, left, and Dr. Nancy Kennedy, Highpoint Health Chief Medical Officer, right, assist by holding the ceremonial ribbon.
Michael W. Schwebler, President and CEO of Highpoint Health, formerly Dearborn County Hospital in Lawrenceburg, addresses the crowd before the ribbon cutting ceremony today which revealed the hospital’s new name, logo and brand promise.
Submitted photo: Wearing their body armor are, from left: Aurora Police Department Officers Clint Holmstrom, Matt Hountz, AJ Hastings, Chief Josh Daugherty, Detective Vern McBride, Crime Scene Investigator Shane Slack, Jon Kolb, Jason Siekman and Sgt. Mike Prudenti. Not shown, APD Officer Bill Halbig.
A trauma kit carried on the front of an officer’s body armor includes various First Aid supplies for trauma situations.
Lawrenceburg's Mason Parris takes down an early round state finals opponent en route to one of his four pins that earned a third-straight state title at 220 pounds in last weekend's IHSAA State Finals. Parris capped a 206-1 four-year career run for the Tigers. (Rachel Acasio)
Mason Parris has his arm raised as winner of a third consecutive IHSAA Wrestling state championship in the 220-pound class Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis.
Bob Mattingly photo: Amara Selvidge, 11, poses in front of the flood gauge in Aurora’s Lesko Park Tuesday afternoon, as flood waters reached 55 feet at Aurora. She is the daughter of Jessica and Jimmy Selvidge, Aurora.
Mason Parris has his arm raised as winner of a third consecutive IHSAA Wrestling state championship in the 220-pound class Saturday night at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indi- anapolis. With pin victories in all four state finals matches this year, the Lawrenceburg senior broke an 80-year old state finals record, as well.
Submitted photo: Members of the community and hospital employees gather Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the hospital lobby as President and CEO Michael W. Schwebler cuts the ribbon signifying the rebranding of Dearborn County Hospital to Highpoint Health.  Angela Scudder, Highpoint Health Vice President of Patient Care Services, left, and Dr. Nancy Kennedy, Highpoint Health Chief Medical Officer, right, assist by holding the ceremonial ribbon.
Submitted photo: Wearing their body armor are, from left: Aurora Police Department Officers Clint Holmstrom, Matt Hountz, AJ Hastings, Chief Josh Daugherty, Detective Vern McBride, Crime Scene Investigator Shane Slack, Jon Kolb, Jason Siekman and Sgt. Mike Prudenti. Not shown, APD Officer Bill Halbig.
Lawrenceburg's Mason Parris takes down an early round state finals opponent en route to one of his four pins that earned a third-straight state title at 220 pounds in last weekend's IHSAA State Finals. Parris capped a 206-1 four-year career run for the Tigers. (Rachel Acasio)

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Lawrenceburg City Council and administration have been invited by the city’s judge to take more advantage of the court for which they foot the bill.

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Jane Ann Wainscott, 76, Rising Sun, died Friday, Feb. 16, 2018. Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun, is in charge of arrangements.