Submitted photo: Patsy Kaiser, Rising Sun, was named adult learner runner-up by The Coalition on Adult Basic Education, having earned her High School Equivalency Diploma in February 2016.

The Coalition on Adult Basic Education is 15,000 members strong and growing, and provides a variety of services including annually providing national-level awards, incentive grants and scholarship opportunities through special funding provided by Dollar General Literacy Foundation.

Submitted photo: Rising Sun Rotary members pose, front row, from left: Cliff Thies, Kistie Jaehnen, Angel Marks, Howard Fletcher and Dale Schultz. Back: Bob “Whitey” Howard, Jim Clements, Brent Bascom and Fred Taylor.

After 84 years, the Rising Sun Rotary Club closed up shop.

But not all its projects will fade away: the Rising Sun Rotary Club Endowment Fund was established with matching contributions from the Eli Lily Foundation and the Ohio County Community Foundation in April 2017, said member Kystie Jaehnen.

Submitted photo Hunter Hart, Moores Hill, is the 200th student to earn his High School Equivalency Diploma through working with Sandy Bowlus at the Education Center of Rising Sun.

Having been honored as IAACE’s 2016 Adult Educator of the Year, Sandra Bowlus from Osgood, recently hit another milestone in her 40-plus years of teaching. Bowlus graduated her 200th student with his High School Equivalency Diploma through the State of Indiana.

Submitted photo: Big Joe’s friendly face draws children and adults alike. Here he holds Leah Karaus while wearing his familiar uniform. Insert at top right is an image he carries in his wallet to remind him of freedom, veterans and faith.

“To Protect and Serve” became the motto of the Los Angeles Police Department in 1995 and also describes how anyone working in the Ohio County Sheriff’s Department and Ohio County Courthouse felt about Joe Halloran.

“I always felt really secure with him here,” said Glen Potts, Ohio County sheriff.

Submitted photo: As a cargo specialist, Sgt. Jeremy Parks served two 13-month tours of duty in Iraq, and was injured during the second.

Sgt. Jeremy Parks was the Hometown Hero at the Reds vs. Pirates game Monday, May 1.

Photo by CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/The Register Patients Winnie, a Cairn terrior, left, and Rufus, a wirehair dachshund mix, stand calmly with, from left: registered veterinary technician Erin McCord-Shepherd, client Larry Lorton, 513 Poplar St., Rising Sun, and veterinarian Dr. Janie Wilson, Lawrenceburg, inside the mobile veterinary clinic.

Remember the days when doctors made house calls? Probably not, it’s been so long ago. But now there’s a local veterinarian who makes house calls in Southeastern Indiana and Southwestern Ohio.

Dr. Janie Wilson, Lawrenceburg, owns On A Roll House Calls, a business she started Oct. 1, 2015.

Submitted photo: Patsy Kaiser, Rising Sun, was named adult learner runner-up by The Coalition on Adult Basic Education, having earned her High School Equivalency Diploma in February 2016.
Submitted photo: Rising Sun Rotary members pose, front row, from left: Cliff Thies, Kistie Jaehnen, Angel Marks, Howard Fletcher and Dale Schultz. Back: Bob “Whitey” Howard, Jim Clements, Brent Bascom and Fred Taylor.
Submitted photo Hunter Hart, Moores Hill, is the 200th student to earn his High School Equivalency Diploma through working with Sandy Bowlus at the Education Center of Rising Sun.
Submitted photo: Big Joe’s friendly face draws children and adults alike. Here he holds Leah Karaus while wearing his familiar uniform. Insert at top right is an image he carries in his wallet to remind him of freedom, veterans and faith.
Submitted photo: As a cargo specialist, Sgt. Jeremy Parks served two 13-month tours of duty in Iraq, and was injured during the second.
Photo by CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/The Register Patients Winnie, a Cairn terrior, left, and Rufus, a wirehair dachshund mix, stand calmly with, from left: registered veterinary technician Erin McCord-Shepherd, client Larry Lorton, 513 Poplar St., Rising Sun, and veterinarian Dr. Janie Wilson, Lawrenceburg, inside the mobile veterinary clinic.

Museum cuts hours

Due to recent funding cuts, the Ohio Historical Society will reduce its hours of operation in an effort to control operating expenses, said director Cliff Thies.

Make up days set

Rising Sun school students will make up three of their missed days because of snow during the school's spring intercession on Monday, March 16, Tuesday, March 17, and Wednesday, March 18.

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Sports

Rising Sun spring sports overcame a five-point deficit to clinch the Ohio River Valley Conference All-Sports trophy by a one-point margin over Southwestern (Hanover).