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FRESHMAN STARS AS LHS GIRLS BLANK TAYLOR

 

LAWRENCEBURG - Lawrenceburg girls varsity soccer edged out to 3-2 for the season with a 3-0 shutout win over Ohio stateline rival Taylor Thursday, Aug. 23.

In a typically physical battle with the visiting Yellow Jackets (0-3) at Dick Meador Stadium, three different Lady Tigers scored goals and senior goalkeeper Erin Hill registered her second shutout win in two consecutive starts.

Junior Hannah Brayton tallied the first LHS goal at 25:14 in the first half, heading home the ball off the corner kick from freshman Ryleigh Offutt.

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SOCCER KNIGHTS GO TO 3-0 WITH 4-1 WIN AT JC

 

NORTH VERNON - Aided by two penalty kick goals, South Dearborn boys varsity soccer extended its season-opening win streak to 3-0 with a 4-1 victory at Jennings County Tuesday, Aug. 21.

Coach Michael Wallace's Knights answered with four-straight scores after the host Panthers (0-3) jumped out to a 1-0 lead to start the contest on a goal by freshman Carson McNulty, assisted by junior Keagan Craig.

Junior Lakota Carter evened the contest at 1-1 early in the first 40 minutes, converted the PK after being fouled in the penalty box area.

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Sheila Schwaller

Sheila L. Schwaller, age 72, of Germantown, Ohio, and formerly of Lawrenceburg, Ind., passed away, Tuesday Aug 21, 2018, at Wood Glenn Nursing Home.  

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Work session time changed

    The City of Greendale Council will meet for a Work Session to discuss the 2019 Budgets at 5:30 p.m. Monday, Aug. 27,  at the City Administration Building, 500 Ridge Ave., Greendale. Previously the meeting had been set to start at a later time.

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Fire totals box truck

A box truck belonging to Jesse Bailey, Lawrenceburg, owner of A & J Roofing and Remodeling, caught fire and was a total loss Thursday afternoon, Aug. 23.

Bailey was driving into Rising Sun on Ind. 56 around 3 p.m. when the truck backfired several times, the engine catching fire after he turned onto Burgess Avenue. Nearby residents called 911 after hearing Bailey yelling for help. Neither Bailey nor his two passengers were injured.

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EC MATCHES PERFECT 15S IN CC SWEEP

 

MOORES HILL - East Central cross country runners flooded South Dearborn's new Moores Hill course Tuesday, Aug. 21, with red and black, sweeping both the girls and boys four-way meets with perfect scores.

In the girls’ 5K (3.1 mile) race, the Lady Trojans took the top five spots for a perfect team score of 15.

Emilee Wedding, Lauren Greiwe, Emma Fey, Lily Greiwe and Riley Davis crossed the finish line in order, with EC's Halle Davis seventh and Lacey Kelly ninth.

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LADY TIGERS 2-2 AFTER 8-0 WIN VS. SHINERS

 

LAWRENCEBURG - Lawrenceburg girls varsity soccer evened its season mark at 2-2 with an 8-0 win over visiting Rising Sun (1-3) Tuesday, Aug. 21, at Dick Meador Stadium

Senior forward Jenna Farmer led Coach Bill Offutt's crew with a three-goal hat trick, scoring twice in the first half, as the Lady Tigers pushed out to a 3-0 halftime advantage.

Farmer broke the scoring ice at 24:10 in the first 40 minutes, finding net off the cross assist from the left corner by classmate Makenna White.

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Over 50 September 2018

Teachers, assistants dropped from gun-carry debate

The Sunman-Dearborn School Corporation Board of Education may be one meeting away from allowing employees to be armed in school, but teachers and instructional assistants have been eliminated from consideration.

The board, on Aug. 9, had the official first reading of a resolution that, if passed, would start in motion the process for schools to have a concealed carry policy.

The board heard discussion from 24 people at its July 12 meeting both for and against having guns in the schools. On Aug. 9, only two people spoke about the new policy.

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Kids will benefit from grant to Lions backpack program

The Dearborn Community Foundation (DCF), Inc. recently awarded a $1,000 Lauren Hill Make A Difference Grant to Bright Lions Club to help fund its backpack program to buy school supplies for students in need.

As a part of its 20th Anniversary Celebration, DCF is awarding 20 proactive grants of $1,000 each to charitable organizations in Dearborn County throughout 2018. Each of the Foundation’s 15 volunteer Board members gets to recommend a grant. Five lucky attendees at DCF’s 20th Anniversary Dinner in late July also were randomly drawn to recommend a $1,000 grant.

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