Sarah Britz, RN, Highpoint Health Emergency Department Nurse (second from left) is thanked by a grateful family, left to right, Chris Heeke, Garry Heeke, Adreanna Heeke, Garry Wright, Cathy Heeke and Chari McGill- who nominated her for a national DAISY Award.

Submitted photo: Four-person bowling team Scott Mattingly, Justin Broughton, Alex Kieffer, and Abby Kieffer will compete in the 29th Annual Special Olympics National Unified Bowling Tournament in Las Vegas in March.

Submitted photo: Dearborn Community Foundation Board President Kevin Schafer, right, delivers a $1,000 grant check to Kelly Bridges, Associate Director/Forensic Interviewer at the Children’s Advocacy Center of Southeastern Indiana. The DCF grant monies are helping to help minimize the trauma suffered by young victims of child abuse.

News Stories

Effective Jan. 17, Dearborn County officially gained status as a vote center county.

Lawrenceburg has been awarded $279,760 for community center improvements.

Sunman-Dearborn School Board President Mike Norman, left, presents a plaque of appreciation to outgoing board member John Maxwell Dec. 13. Maxwell chose not to run for re-election in November. Gary Gellert, who ran unopposed, replaced him.

It was an easy organizational meeting of the Sunman-Dearborn School Corp. Board of Education Thursday, Jan. 10. The three officers from last year will continue in their roles.

Sports

Ashley McCool (44) was one of few East Central players shooting well in Thursday's 35-23 EIAC girls basketball win at Franklin County. She finished with 8 points on 3-4 from the field. (Sandy Mahoney)

BROOKVILLE - On a cold, foggy night at Franklin County Thursday, East Central girls basketball found its shooting matched the weather in a sketchy 35-23 win over the host Wildcats.

WALTON, Ky. - East Central varsity wrestling registered a trio of dual road meet wins in early January vs. Cincinnati Walnut Hills and Walton-Verona (Ky.).

AURORA - South Dearborn Football Boosters will feature Cincinnati Reds Hall of Famer Tom (Mr. Perfect) Browning at their inaugural sports social Saturday, March 9, at Dearborn Country Club.

Community

Dearborn County's newest faces - babies born in November 2018

One of Dearborn County's newest faces - one of the babies born in October 2018

Submitted photo: Fifth grade students, Lex Lutterbeck, Brooklyn Meyer, Ava McMahan, Savannah Purcell with their final projects.

 

Fifth grade students at Aurora Elementary School have been learning about poetry in their language arts classes.

Obituaries

 

Joyce Ann Jones, 84, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., (formerly of Rising Sun) passed away at 12:23 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019, at Shady Nook Care Center.

Gage Anthony Allen Rogers, 19, of Batesville, Ind., passed

Charles Edward Phiester Sr. “Eddie”, 79, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., passed away Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019.

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