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Marc Emral/The Register: Former Sunman-Dearborn Community School board member, and current director of support services, Brandon “Dusty” Burress, left, receives a plaque in recognition of his eight years on the board from board president Mike Norman Thursday, Jan. 9.

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Marc Emral/The Journal-Press: Newly appointed Sunman-Dearborn School Corporation Board Member Robert Scot Davis, left, is sworn in by corporation attorney Frank Kramer Tuesday, Jan. 7, in the media center of East Central High School.

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Photos by Denise Freitag Burdette/The Journal-Press: Indianapolis Archbishop Charles C. Thompson answers questions from St. Mary Catholic School students Wednesday, Jan. 8, after Mass. He accepted invitations to visits the school written by the eighth grade students.

News Stories

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Joe Awad/The Register: Natalie Noppert addresses the Lawrenceburg Redevelopment Commission Monday, Jan. 13.

An expresso and craft beer bar will not be opening in the Union Hall development anytime soon.

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Marc Emral/The Register: Former Sunman-Dearborn Community School board member, and current director of support services, Brandon “Dusty” Burress, left, receives a plaque in recognition of his eight years on the board from board president Mike Norman Thursday, Jan. 9.

The Sunman-Dearborn Community School District board had an organized organizational meeting Thursday, Jan. 9.

Mike Norman was elected to continue as board president.

Sports

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Prior to Lawrenceburg High School's Jan. 16 varsity home game vs. Bellevue (Ky.), fellow Tigers basketball career 1,000-point scorer Brian Sturgeon (right) presented current senior Gavin Yoon with a game ball commemorating Yoon's recent milestone. The 6'1" guard surpassed the 1,000 mark Jan. 3 vs. Toledo (Ohio) Cardinal Stritch in the Not Quite Hawaii Challenge at Holy Cross High in Covington. Gavin is averaging 21.3 points through 10 games for Coach John Blackwell's 8-2 team this season. (LHS Athletics)

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Lawrenceburg junior Dakota Roth (20) came off the bench to hit 4-5 three-pointers in the Tigers' 82-22 blowout win over Bellevue (Ky.) Thursday night at home.

LAWRENCEBURG - When stateline rival Harrison (Ohio) dumped Lawrenceburg boys basketball from its schedule last year, the Tigers got no response in trying to find an Indiana rival to fill the date.

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East Central senior Jackson Ketcham became only the fourth 4-time Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference Most Valuable Swimmer award winner Jan. 11 at Connersville. (EC Athletics)

CONNERSVILLE - East Central senior Jackson Ketcham became only the fourth 4-time Most Valuable Swimmer in Eastern Indiana Athletic Conference history as the AquaTrojans swept both boys and girls le

Community

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Lawrenceburg Consolidated High School graduate and U.S. Army veteran Tom Cook was recently presented a Quilt of Valor by Sheila Stevenson of the Rivertown Quilters Club.

World War II veteran Tom Cook, a 1942 graduate of Lawrenceburg Consolidated High School, was presented with a Quilt of Valor recently by Shelia Stevenson made by the Rivertown Quilters, Lawrencebur

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Purple Heart recipients join guest Cindy Nguyen during the Vietnam Veterans dinner. Pictured in the front row, from the left, are: Andy Ziegler, Ken Nelson, Mike LaFollette, Bo Schreiner. Middle row: Ebbie Roberts, Rick Sommer, George Richards, Larry Schaufert, Jack Day, Tim Albright and Fred Lester. Back row: Nick Ullrich, Cindy Nguyen and Ed Shannon.

The Vietnam Veterans of America, Lary D. Fogle Chapter 71, held their annual Christmas dinner at the Dearborn Adult Center Sunday, Dec. 15.

The Dearborn Highlands Arts Council is seeking creative student art entries for the 2020 Youth Art Month Exhibition in the Gallery, 331 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg.

Obituaries

Byrde Dugle (Linkmeyer), 89, passed peacefully Monday, Jan. 13, 2020, in Marietta, Ga.

Monica L. Curry, 58, of Dillsboro, Ind., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, at Mercy Health- West in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Marvin C. Fish, 80, of Greendale, Ind., passed away Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020.

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