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Make them earn your vote

Make them work for re-election. You don’t owe anyone your vote.
Throughout Indiana, Republican incumbents are refusing to debate their Democrat challengers. Debates are a key part of campaigning. Educating voters where candidates stand on issues, and showing their ability to think quickly are essential to helping voters make choices in their own best interests. 


Thanks for car show help Dearborn County businesses

We had an exceptionally good car show this year in Rising Sun. The weather was great, and many people came out to show their cars and their support for the Shiner Pride Marching Band program.

This awesome event would not be possible without all of the hard work and dedication of many people. Thanks to all of our boosters who worked so hard before, during, and after the show to make it a success, both parents and kids. Without all of the help and support from all of the boosters, the show simply could not happen.


Tick-borne illnesses increase

State health officials are urging Hoosiers to protect themselves from ticks as cases of tick-borne disease continue to rise in the state.

More than 100 cases of tick-borne disease have been reported so far in 2018, including one death due to ehrlichiosis in an elderly patient. Deaths from ehrlichiosis are rare in Indiana, with only four deaths reported in the last five years.

Ticks are small, insect-like creatures that are found throughout Indiana in grassy and wooded areas. They tend to be most active during the late spring and early summer.


Website offers info on judge retention

Justice Geoffrey G. Slaughter (Indiana Supreme Court) and Judge Robert R. Altice, Jr., (Indiana Court of Appeals) are on the ballot for retention in this year’s election day. In November, voters will decide “yes” or “no” on whether to retain each appellate judge.

A website has been designed by the Indiana Supreme Court’s Office of Judicial Administration as a way for voters to make informed decisions about the judges on the ballot. The website can be found at


Commissioners to attend voting taskforce meeting

Two Dearborn County Commissioners will attend a Voting Center Taskforce Meeting at 9 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 22, in the Henry Dearborn Room at the Dearborn County Government Center, Lawrenceburg.  
Commissioner Jim Thatcher will be attending the meeting in the capacity of the GOP Party Chair and Commissioner and Art Little will attend the meeting as a BOC Representative.  



Morgan Gentry

Morgan Beth Gentry 23, of Aurora, Ind., passed away Friday, Aug.10, 2018.

She was born Nov. 27, 1994, in Cincinnati, Ohio, daughter of Angela Beth Clark and the late Clinton Todd Gentry.


Virginia Lockwood

Virginia Lee “Ginny” Lockwood. 86, of Aurora, Ind., passed away Saturday Aug. 11, 2018, in Cincinnati, Ohio.

She was born June 22, 1932, in Rising Sun, Ind., daughter of the late Earl Lee Montgomery and Dora (Bodle) Montgomery. Ginny was a member of the Aurora Church of Christ.


Car show had many different winners

Cars, trucks and motorcycles, from antique to modern, turned out in the hundreds for the 22nd Rising Sun Shiners Pride Car Show Sunday, July 8.
Eric Sams’ 1967 Red Dodge Charger won Best of Show, but there were plenty of other entries and winners.
Here, by class, they are:


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Lawrenceburg defender Avery Seig (6) cuts off a run by Kiera Oser of Rising Sun during the Lady Tigers’ 11-6-2 fall season of 2017. Ranked No. 11 in Class 2A a year ago, LHS girls kick off the 2018 campaign tonight (Tuesday) vs. Oldenburg Academy.




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East Central senior running back Eric Rosemeyer (14) follows his blockers, including junior fullback Nicholas Griffin (45), during the defending Class 4A state champion Trojans’ preseason scrimmage against New Albany Friday.