Ohio County Sheriff’s deputies Jake Ryle, Alan Eldridge, Santa!, Kelly Keith and Special Deputy/School Resource Officer John Ryle participate in Shop With A Cop Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Aurora Walmart.

Mike Estep, left, and Ron Lahmann, members of the Conductors of Southeastern Indiana Model Train Club, set up the dinosaur display at this year’s Christmas train show. A volcano was yet to come.

News Stories

Ohio County Sheriff’s deputies Jake Ryle, Alan Eldridge, Santa!, Kelly Keith and Special Deputy/School Resource Officer John Ryle participate in Shop With A Cop Saturday, Dec. 8, at the Aurora Walmart.

You might not think beards and mustaches would have much in common with Christmas gifts for kids (aside from Santa’s big bushy white one) but this year, at least, they did.

The Ohio County Community Foundation announces Jena Bovard, member of the 2019 graduating class of Rising Sun High School, has been selected as the recipient of Ohio County’s 2019 Lilly Endowment C

Don’t bother to use your mother as a outlook if you burglarize 17 houses because Dearborn Circuit Court Judge James D.

Sports

H.S. boys basketball

TUESDAY, DECEMBER 4
South Decatur 78, Switzerland County 68

RISING SUN - A slow start in last Friday night’s non-conference home matchup with ORVC rival Switzerland County didn’t ruin the host Shiners’ chances for their second boys varsity basketball victor

OLDENBURG - Starting junior guards Kinsey Price and Sydney Pitts were out for concussion protocol and a tonsillectomy, respectively.

Community

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Ohio County Historical Society Board member Andrea Grimsley stands near the Whitlock chairs inside the Ohio County History Museum. They are part of the museum’s collection which she treasures.

In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Ohio County Historical Society, the Rising Sun Recorder and Ohio County News is talking with each member of the society’s board of directors.

Obituaries

BARTH, DONALD FRED “DON”- 87, Vevay, died Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. He was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, is in charge of arrangements.

Joseph Frank "Big Joe" Halloran, 71, Rising Sun, Ind., passed away Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018.

MCCALIP, MABEL L. “MICKIE” (MURRAY)- 87, Vevay, died Monday, Dec. 3, 2018. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, is in charge of arrangements.