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Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles (left) and past NTT Indy Car Series president Jay Frye smile while posing with Register photographer Patrick Meyer during a break in 2019 Indy 500 qualifying. Photo by Patrick Meyer

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Students in Ms. King’s Middle and High School Art classes revealed what COVID-19 meant to them through drawings. They were assigned the project virtually as part of Rising Sun’s e-learning endeavor. Their interpretations are heartbreakingly accurate.

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Veterans stand at attention as Ohio County Veteran’s Service Officer Bill Parks presents his Memorial Day speech at the riverfront ceremony Monday, May 25. Submitted photo

Most years, Memorial Day in Rising Sun is marked by an elaborate parade featuring floats, fire trucks, and a patriotic theme.

Canceled, postponed, rearranged! It has been a confusing spring, but there is good news. 

Sports

VEVAY - Switzerland County High School graduate Olivia Hewitt was hired as head volleyball coach at her alma mater Monday, April 20.

MADISON - The 41st annual Madison Courier Firecracker 10K Run/Walk, traditionally staged on the July 4 weekend in conjunction with Madison Regatta festivities, has been canceled this year due to th

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Indianapolis Motor Speedway president Doug Boles (left) and past NTT Indy Car Series president Jay Frye smile while posing with Register photographer Patrick Meyer during a break in 2019 Indy 500 qualifying. Photo by Patrick Meyer

AURORA - Yet another victim of COVID-19 restrictions, the 104th running of the Indianapolis 500 would have taken place last Sunday, May 24.

Community

Applications for the 2020 Continuing Education Scholarships administered by the Ohio County Community Foundation are available on the Foundation’s website. 

After much consideration, the RSHS Alumni Committee has decided to cancel the 2020 RSHS Alumni Dinner that had been slated for Saturday, June 20, due to COVID-19 and social distancing. 

Obituaries

Anthony Glenn “Tony” Edwards - age 66, of Florence, Ind., died March 2, 1986. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, entrusted with arrangements.

 

Wayne Allen McCardle, 84 of Avon Park, Florida, formerly of Hartford City, Ind., passed away at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Sept. 23, 2019, at Adventhealth Sebring in Sebring, Florida.

Ray Moody- 89, of Milan passed away Sunday, May 10, 2020, at Manderley Health Care Center in Osgood.