Submitted photo Purple Heart recipients honored recently by the Cincinnati Reds include, from left, Mike Roth, Brett Bondurant, Ebbie Roberts, Walt Bryant and Bush White.

Five Southeastern Indiana heroes were honored on the field at the Great American Ball Park on Opening Day, April 3, before the start of the game. All five are Purple Heart recipients.

Bob Mattingly photo Ruth Owsley and Pat Berry of Northern Kentucky pose beside Zoe Enright’s quilt Beautiful Day Ocean Experience, Best in Show winner at Quiltfest 2017 at the Ohio County History Museum.

With nineteen 2017 Quiltfest awards and dozens of quilts, the three-day program and competition at the Ohio County History Museum drew quite a crowd, even on its rainy first day Friday, March 31. The show is sponsored by The Sunshine Stitchers and the Ohio County Historical Society.

Submitted photo  George and Henry Hoffman occasionally ride their horses into Rising Sun from their dad’s farm south of town. George, left, is mounted on Bell and Henry is on Leo.

As their farming efforts garner results and they welcome new lambs born to their sheep, Henry and George Hoffman, Rising Sun, credit Ginny Faller, business advisor for the Indiana Small Business Development Center, for their success so far.

Submitted photo. Melissa Rieman's photograph of a country road was one of the award-winning images in the 2016 Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism Photography Postcard Contest. Rieman’s entry was used for a promotional billboard for Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism.

Attention photographers! Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism announces its upcoming annual photography postcard contest.

The event is free to enter and entrants need not be residents of Ohio County to participate. But only photographic entries of subjects located within the Rising Sun/Ohio County limits are eligible for the contest.

Rising Sun Main Street will present its annual Music on Main and Cruise-in each third Friday of the month beginning May 19 and running through Sept. 15. The events are 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. and are free and open to the public.

An ordinance which would allow the City of Rising Sun to tow vehicles defined as abandoned within as little as seven days was read for the first time at the city council's March meeting.

Submitted photo Purple Heart recipients honored recently by the Cincinnati Reds include, from left, Mike Roth, Brett Bondurant, Ebbie Roberts, Walt Bryant and Bush White.
Bob Mattingly photo Ruth Owsley and Pat Berry of Northern Kentucky pose beside Zoe Enright’s quilt Beautiful Day Ocean Experience, Best in Show winner at Quiltfest 2017 at the Ohio County History Museum.
Submitted photo  George and Henry Hoffman occasionally ride their horses into Rising Sun from their dad’s farm south of town. George, left, is mounted on Bell and Henry is on Leo.
Submitted photo. Melissa Rieman's photograph of a country road was one of the award-winning images in the 2016 Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism Photography Postcard Contest. Rieman’s entry was used for a promotional billboard for Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism.

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Confessed arsonists Curt Taulbee and Devon Radcliff, both 20, each received 26-year sentences with six suspended Friday, April 21.

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AURORA - Rising Sun freshman Kinsey Price marked three individual first-place sprint event finishes in the season-opening dual meet at South Dearborn Monday, April 3.