PHOTO SUBMITTED BY TIFFANY CLARK: Indiana U.S. Sixth District Rep. Greg Pence makes small talk over lunch with a group of servicemen representing the Vietnam Veterans Chapter 71, including Jerry Bondurant, Ron Spurlock, Mike LaFollette, and PG Gentrup. They discussed plans for the Huey chopper they hope will soon adorn the riverfront at Lesko Park in Aurora.

News Stories

South Dearborn High School graduate and Rising Sun native Kean Babcock is serving in the U.S. Navy with Helicopter Sea Combat Squadron Two (HSC-2) at Naval Station Norfolk in Norfolk, Va.

 The Ohio County HIstorical Museum was transformed into an “Evening in Paris” Friday night.

The following arrests list was obtained from the county courthouse. It contains arrests made by police agencies in the county.

Sports

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky. - Is Rising Sun’s Alix DeDreu the Greatest Of All Time in Thomas More University women’s softball?

RISING SUN - After missing half a week of rainouts, No. 4-ranked Rising Sun softball played despite the rain Saturday, resulting in an 8-7 loss at North Decatur.

RISING SUN - Despite being idled by persistent spring rain through last weekend, Rising Sun baseball rose from No. 4 to No.

Community

Amy Duke, Rising Sun, was among students recognized during the Honors Convocation at Indiana University East April 18.

The Ohio County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that two Ohio County residents received Certification Scholarships in the first quarter of 2019.  

Obituaries

Mareta Aldean (Pickett) Rose, 99, Vevay, died Friday, May 3, 2019 Haskell & Morrison, Vevay, is in charge of arrangements.

Vera Marie (Schroeder) McSwain, 88, Indianapolis, formerly of Switzerland County, died Wednesday, May 1, 2019. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Omer Wayne Brown, 68, Aurora, formerly of Rising Sun, died Monday, May 6, 2019. He was a Vietnam War U.S. Army Veteran. Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun, is in charge of arrangements.