Dillsboro resident Daniel J. Lynch, 40, was pronounced dead after his vehicle crashed into a tree and burned early Monday, Dec. 5, said Ohio County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Chad Oakes.

Kendal R. Miller photo Award-winning artist Jodie Cole, Rising Sun, paints a Santa Letter mailbox constructed and donated by Rising Sun resident Dean Carrigan.

Young (and old!) visitors to Rising Sun are invited to drop letters to Santa Claus in a special red mailbox at the Visitors Center, 100 S. Walnut St., Rising Sun, said Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism Director Kendal Miller.

Submitted photo: Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom visits with reindeer at Rising Star's Christmas Casino.

Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus to Rising Star Casino.

This year’s Christmas Casino will be bigger and better than last year. It will dazzle and delight customers from now through Monday, Jan, 2, according to a release from Rising Star Casino.

Submitted photo: Coding 1 campers include, front row, from left: Ayden Porter, Daniel Billig, Sean Head and Clayton Combs. Back row: Logan Richard, Luk Addington, Kylie Head, Nicole Bonnlander and instructor Trisha Myers.

Computers are everywhere in today’s society. From tablets to smart phones to the computer electronics inside your car and appliances, there is an electronic device virtually everywhere you look.

By the time baby Nolan Lange was three months old, his parents Stacey and Sammie Lange, Rising Sun, noticed their second born wasn't meeting developmental milestones.

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Mike Eastep, member of the Conductors of Southeastern Indiana Model Train Association, Inc., sets up the base for a new North Pole train display at Heritage Hall, Rising Sun, location of the club's Fourth Annual Christmas Train Show. The show opens at noon Saturday, Nov. 19.

What's more fun at Christmas time than watching an electric train chug around a track amidst a holiday landscape?

Kendal R. Miller photo Award-winning artist Jodie Cole, Rising Sun, paints a Santa Letter mailbox constructed and donated by Rising Sun resident Dean Carrigan.
Submitted photo: Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom visits with reindeer at Rising Star's Christmas Casino.
Submitted photo: Coding 1 campers include, front row, from left: Ayden Porter, Daniel Billig, Sean Head and Clayton Combs. Back row: Logan Richard, Luk Addington, Kylie Head, Nicole Bonnlander and instructor Trisha Myers.
CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Mike Eastep, member of the Conductors of Southeastern Indiana Model Train Association, Inc., sets up the base for a new North Pole train display at Heritage Hall, Rising Sun, location of the club's Fourth Annual Christmas Train Show. The show opens at noon Saturday, Nov. 19.

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Dillsboro resident Daniel J. Lynch, 40, was pronounced dead after his vehicle crashed into a tree and burned early Monday, Dec. 5, said Ohio County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Chad Oakes.

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Rising Sun junior Lucy Carrigan has been recognized by The Indianapolis Star as one of the top 25 girls basketball players in Indiana's Class A.