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Kendra Oberting-Cendro, a public health nurse with the Dearborn County Health Department, second from left, and John Blackwell, the health department’s emergency preparedness coordinator, explain the Aurora COVID testing site at the County Commission meeting Aug. 3. At left is county attorney Andy Baudendistel, at right is county Health Officer Dr. Stephen Eliason. Marc Emral/The Register

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Lauramary Padgett recently got her classroom at the Ohio County Elementary School ready for her students to return. She had help from seasoned veterans. Her mom and dad, Mike and Konna Padgett, are retired OCEMS teachers. Desks in Padgett’s classroom are socially distanced at six feet apart and she is stocked up on Lysol and other germ killers to start the school year. Classes resume Monday, Aug. 3.  Photos by Mike Padgett

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Greenfield, Ind., driver CJ Leary led all 30 laps to win Sunday night’s USAC NOS Energy Drink Indiana Sprint Week feature at Lawrenceburg Speedway. Leary also won Saturday’s ISW stop at Gas City I-69 Speedway. Tim Thomas/L’burg Speedway

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Kendra Oberting-Cendro, a public health nurse with the Dearborn County Health Department, second from left, and John Blackwell, the health department’s emergency preparedness coordinator, explain the Aurora COVID testing site at the County Commission meeting Aug. 3. At left is county attorney Andy Baudendistel, at right is county Health Officer Dr. Stephen Eliason. Marc Emral/The Register

A COVID testing site for Dearborn and Ohio counties may be open soon in Aurora.

Although weeks late, seniors representing the class of 2020 at Rising Sun High School were finally able to formally receive their diplomas Sunday, July 19.

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Lauramary Padgett recently got her classroom at the Ohio County Elementary School ready for her students to return. She had help from seasoned veterans. Her mom and dad, Mike and Konna Padgett, are retired OCEMS teachers. Desks in Padgett’s classroom are socially distanced at six feet apart and she is stocked up on Lysol and other germ killers to start the school year. Classes resume Monday, Aug. 3.  Photos by Mike Padgett

Just a short time after the class of 2020 graduated, students enrolled at Rising Sun schools will return to class Monday, Aug. 3.

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ST. LEON - The mother-son team of Lawrenceburg’s Alex and Laura Pruitt and Batesville phenom Madison Rahschulte were the major winners in the 2020 virtual Trojan Trot 5K Run/Walk July 12-19.

INDIANAPOLIS - The Indiana High School Athletic Association will adopt all rules considerations from the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) in regard to COVID-19 safety fo

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Rising Sun’s Mike Mullen, 58,  finished 25th among 150 runners in Sunday’s St. Martin’s 5K Country Run at Yorkville. Jim Buchberger/Journal-Press

 

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Although weeks late, seniors representing the class of 2020 at Rising Sun High School were finally able to formally receive their diplomas Sunday, July 19.

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Lauramary Padgett recently got her classroom at the Ohio County Elementary School ready for her students to return. She had help from seasoned veterans. Her mom and dad, Mike and Konna Padgett, are retired OCEMS teachers. Desks in Padgett’s classroom are socially distanced at six feet apart and she is stocked up on Lysol and other germ killers to start the school year. Classes resume Monday, Aug. 3.  Photos by Mike Padgett

Just a short time after the class of 2020 graduated, students enrolled at Rising Sun schools will return to class Monday, Aug. 3.

Julia Gilbert, Logan Johnson, Amber Carroll, all from Rising Sun, recently graduated from Indiana Connections Academy as part of the Class of 2020.

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Obituaries

Roy Armond “Red” Keith - age 77, Vevay, Indiana, died Saturday, July 25, 2020, at the Norton Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky.

Peggy Ruth (Keppel) Dauderman, aged 82, most recently of Rising Sun, IN, died July 21, 2020.

Nila Jean (Lauderbaugh) Robinson - age 59, of Daleville, Indiana, formerly of Switzerland County, Indiana, died Sunday, July 19, 2020, at the Ascension Saint Vincent in Anderson, I