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Photo by Ohio County Historical Museum: The sign that Dennis and Marj Jauch of Tampa, Fla., display at their home. They added a piece of wood to the bottom to show their watering cans. The couple picked up the sign for $20 at a junk sale when they originally visited Rising Sun October 2013.

 

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Amber Hannan photo: Director Stephen Hannan, middle, shakes hands with the winning team at the 2019 Ohio River Valley Cats Catfish tournament Sunday, Sept. 8. Team Kerns took home $10,000 to share for their outstanding efforts.

 

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Photo By Heather Cook: Rising Sun cheerleader Faith Ellman does Harper Cook’s hair as a part of Princess Night Friday, Aug. 23. The RSHS cheerleading squad hosted school girls and dressed them up as princesses. The event is one of the most successful fundraisers the cheer team puts on.

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Kenna Williams Photo: Kennedy Williams recently graduated from boot camp in Fort Jackson, S.C. She is 17 years old and started her senior year of high school at South Dearborn Tuesday upon her arrival home. She is with her best friend, 9-year-old brother Lyndon on graduation day.

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Photo by Ohio County Historical Museum: The sign that Dennis and Marj Jauch of Tampa, Fla., display at their home. They added a piece of wood to the bottom to show their watering cans. The couple picked up the sign for $20 at a junk sale when they originally visited Rising Sun October 2013.

 

Dennis and Marj Jauch, a retired couple from Tampa, Fla., are making their way across the country in their camper. They decided to make a stop in Rising Sun Tuesday, Sept.

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Amber Hannan photo: Director Stephen Hannan, middle, shakes hands with the winning team at the 2019 Ohio River Valley Cats Catfish tournament Sunday, Sept. 8. Team Kerns took home $10,000 to share for their outstanding efforts.

 

The Ohio River Valley Cats had a record-breaking turnout at their 14th annual two-day catfish tournament last weekend, Saturday, Sept.

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Wayne Smock, 76, is recovering at a Cincinnati hospital after suffering serious injuries when a motorcycle he was operating collided with a semitrailer tractor in Versailles Wednesday, Sept.

Sports

OHIO RIVER VALLEY
CONFERENCE
Weekly Report Summary
August 26-31

RISING SUN - Pulling out of a 2-game slide in Ohio River Valley Conference play earlier last week, Rising Sun boys varsity soccer got back on the winning track with a 3-0 home league victory over S

RISING SUN - Lindsay Montgomery’s 16 spike kills led Rising Sun volleyball to its first conference win of the season, rallying 3-2 (25-17, 25-13, 20-25, 19-25, 15-13) over visiting South Ripley Thu

Community

The Aug. 29,  meeting of Salem Hilltoppers was hosted by Diane Schraeder. She read a devotional entitled Heaven’s Sky.

Applications are now open for the Indiana House Republican Internship Program, which takes place during the 2020 legislative session at the Statehouse in Indianapolis, according to State Rep.

The Romans Family Reunion is Sunday, Sept. 8, at the Rising Sun Community building, 510 Mulberry St., Rising Sun.

Obituaries

Cheryl Ann Naill, 61, of Mitchell, Ind., passed away Saturday, Sept. 7, at Mitchell Manor.

Dr. Fidelia "Del" (Ocampo) Valenzuela, 83, Vevay, died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, is in charge of arrangements.

Melvin B. Stoltzfus, 5 months and 10 days, son of David Fisher and Sarah Stoltzfus, died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2019. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, is in charge of arrangements.