Chandra L. Mattingly/The Register: Officers from law enforcement departments all over the state stand guard during visitation Tuesday, Feb. 19, for Rising Sun Police Chief David Hewitt, changing the guard every 10 minutes.

News Stories

Marc Emral/The Register: Molly Graham, with her mom Shaun, is the recipient of 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship for the Dearborn Community Foundation.

Molly Graham should feel comfortable wherever she goes to college.

This summer will be busy for a committee looking to bring a dual language immersion program to Lawrenceburg Community School Corporation.

Chandra L. Mattingly/The Register: Officers from law enforcement departments all over the state stand guard during visitation Tuesday, Feb. 19, for Rising Sun Police Chief David Hewitt, changing the guard every 10 minutes.

Once upon a time, David Hewitt “was a kid with a black Jeep running all over town … squealing tires,” recalled Rising Sun Police Sgt. Frank McIntosh, who has known Hewitt since 1980.

Sports

East Central 6'6" sophomore center Luke Collinsworth towers over Union County defenders as he shoots for two of his game-high 17 points, to go with 9 rebounds, in Tuesday night's 48-38 home victory. (Sandy Mahoney)

ST. LEON - Nursing leads of 13-12 and 25-23 against visiting Union County after two quarters Tuesday night, East Central boys basketball needed a power boost.

Lawrenceburg 6’4” junior Kamar Chenault (22) gave the Tigers (7-15) a badly-needed front line boost with a double-double of 20 points, 15 rebounds, but LHS couldn’t avoid a 60-54 loss to Jac-Cen-Del Tuesday.

LAWRENCEBURG - Lacking much front line contribution all season, Lawrenceburg boys basketball got a welcome 20-point, 15-rebound double-double from junior Kamar Chenault in Tuesday night's sparsely-

East Central High School cross country and track and field senior Halle Davis (seated, center) smiles as she signs with NCAA Division III Manchester University recently. Halle, a distance running specialist for the Trojans, is joined by parents (also seated) Scott and Maria Davis. Second row, from left, are EC cross country coach Steve Cotherman and sister Riley Davis. Halle plans to pursue a degree in Elementary Education at Manchester, whose Spartans athletic teams compete in the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference. (EC Athletics)

Community

The Trine University Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Prof.

Jenna Bennett of Lawrenceburg was named to The University of Alabama President’s List for fall 2018.

The University of Dayton honored Lawrenceburg resident Anna Zahner for making the fall 2018 dean’s list for achieving a minimum 3.5 GPA for the semester.

Obituaries

Richard  Hemme, 84, of Greendale, Ind., passed away suddenly Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. He was born April 18, 1934, in Schwagstorf, Germany.

Marie Yvonne “Mickie” Wendelman, of Sunman, was born Aug. 5, 1937, in Milan, a daughter to Harris C. and Irene E. Nedderman Hill. 

Mildred Webster, 91, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., passed away Saturday, Feb. 16, 2019.

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