Folks who attended the veterans memorial dedication Aug. 4 inspected the monuments afterward, especially the roll of honor of the county’s killed in action.

The new riverfront veterans memorial in Rising Sun was dedicated Saturday, Aug. 4, with a large crowd attending and numerous speakers.

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS On a foggy first day of school Friday, Aug. 3, new OCEMS School Resource Officer John Ryle, right, greets Rising Sun Police Officer Brian Browning and his daughter Karrisa Browning.

As Rising Sun Ohio County Community Schools began a new school year Friday, Aug. 2, both buildings had school resource officers for the first time.

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY photos: Lifted areas of the sidewalk in the 100 block of North High Street have been painted orange to alert pedestrians to the potential tripping hazard.

Two potentially dangerous sidewalks will be fixed in the near future, due to Rising Sun Board of Works accepting a quote at its Thursday, July 26, meeting.

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Lane Siekman, president of the Ohio County Historical Society, looks at the original plat for Rising Sun and the surveyor’s tools used to lay out the town, in their case at the Ohio County History Museum in Rising Sun.

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.

Chandra L. Mattingly/The Register: Images of the Red Wolf Sanctuary’s residents line the wall of the sanctuary’s main animal building near its entrance.

A birthday party in Cincinnati this spring led to a gift, not for birthday girl Jessica Abber, 30, but for Rising Sun’s Red Wolf Sanctuary and Raptor Rehabilitation Center, 3027 Ind. 262.

Submitted Photo: Dr. Randall LeDuc works on his newest sculpture, Days Gone By. His welded, whimsical art will be on display at Dillsboro’s Friendship Gallery beginning Saturday, Aug. 4.

Dr. Randall LeDuc’s patients enjoy the doctor’s metal sculptures in his Dillsboro office, and so, in a way, do the children in an orphanage in the Dominican Republic.

Folks who attended the veterans memorial dedication Aug. 4 inspected the monuments afterward, especially the roll of honor of the county’s killed in action.
CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS On a foggy first day of school Friday, Aug. 3, new OCEMS School Resource Officer John Ryle, right, greets Rising Sun Police Officer Brian Browning and his daughter Karrisa Browning.
CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY photos: Lifted areas of the sidewalk in the 100 block of North High Street have been painted orange to alert pedestrians to the potential tripping hazard.
CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Lane Siekman, president of the Ohio County Historical Society, looks at the original plat for Rising Sun and the surveyor’s tools used to lay out the town, in their case at the Ohio County History Museum in Rising Sun.
Chandra L. Mattingly/The Register: Images of the Red Wolf Sanctuary’s residents line the wall of the sanctuary’s main animal building near its entrance.
Submitted Photo: Dr. Randall LeDuc works on his newest sculpture, Days Gone By. His welded, whimsical art will be on display at Dillsboro’s Friendship Gallery beginning Saturday, Aug. 4.

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CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS On a foggy first day of school Friday, Aug. 3, new OCEMS School Resource Officer John Ryle, right, greets Rising Sun Police Officer Brian Browning and his daughter Karrisa Browning.

As Rising Sun Ohio County Community Schools began a new school year Friday, Aug. 2, both buildings had school resource officers for the first time.

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BATESVILLE - Lawrenceburg’s Emilee Wedding and Batesville’s Ean Loichinger finished what they started in Saturday’s 18th annual Bulldog Chase 5K Run.