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An investigation is under way after an officer-involved shooting in Lawrenceburg early this morning.

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The Goodwill store in Lawrenceburg is open with racks of clothes. The store is in the former Kroger store on U.S. 50 just west of the fly-over bridge. Submitted Photo

It was considered a soft opening with no fanfare, but customers already are perusing the new Goodwill store in Lawrenceburg.

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Workers prepare the property that will become market-rate apratments at 500 W. High St. in Lawrenceburg. Marc Emral/The Register

This story has been changed to reflect the correct name of the development.

The mayor of Aurora will get a $15,000 pay hike after city council passed an ordinance for the raise for two elected officials and city employees starting 2021.

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More caution is being urged as the COVID-19 status in Dearborn County has increased from orange to red, the highest level, as more positive cases are being reported.

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The number of positive COVID-19 tests in Dearborn County jumped to 101 within the last week, Oct. 8-14, according to figures from the county Health Department.

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Students trek towards the excavation site near the Hollywood Casino in Lawrenceburg. Aaron Smith/The Journal-Press

As modern slot machines spin and cards are dealt at Hollywood Casino, just northeast is evidence of some of the area’s first residents buried under the earth.

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Dearborn County will get at least $5 million from the sale of Highpoint Health.





C-72-Micah Foster 5-8 218 Jr.

G-53-Braydon Watkins 6-0 232 Jr.

South Dearborn



C-70-Jackson Goodall 6-3 277 Jr.

G-67-Chase Emmert 5-10 201 Sr.

East Central



C-73-Austin Cox 6-1 240 Sr.

G-74-Tyler Dickerson 6-4 234 Sr.

G-70-Noah Houser 6-2 254 Jr.

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East Central’s brother combo of junior Samual Ringer (29, left), handing off to freshman brother Josh Ringer, have quickly become key playmakers in the Trojan offense. Sandy Mahoney

KICKOFF: 7 p.m. Friday at Sellersburg (natural grass).


Loving Hearts Hospice is offering a free four-week Hope for the Holidays grief care support group on four consecutive Tuesdays from Nov. 3 through Nov. 24. from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Sunday, Oct. 25



Kelsie Marie Jackson, a 2019 graduate of South Dearborn High School, has been named to Indiana University College of Arts and Sciences Executive Dean’s List for the fall semester.

School administrators now have new options for battling child abuse and staff training.


Wanda Sue Monahan, 58, of Rising Sun, Indiana, passed away on Oct. 15, 2020, at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Frederick “Fred” Gerald Hofstetter, 83, of Milan, formally of Moores Hill, passed away Monday, Oct. 19, 2020, at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg. Fred was born Thursday, Aug.

Wanda Marie Williams, of Rising Sun, Indiana, was born in Leavenworth, Indiana, on April 16, 1943, a daughter of the late Sylvia Edith (Enlow) and Marion Edward Riddle.

Marcus Allen Galbreath - 35 of Vevay, Indiana, died Thursday, Oct. 15, 2020 in Warsaw, Kentucky.  Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun, entrusted with arrangements.


Ruby Murphy, 81, of Vevay, Indiana, formerly of Lawrenceburg, Indiana, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020. She was born Nov.


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