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Driver David Stremme (center), of Mooresville, N.C., had plenty of help from family and crew in celebrating his repeat feature race victory in Lawrenceburg Speedway’s Merrill Downey Memorial 44-lapper Saturday night. Tim Thomas/L’burg Speedway

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Rhiannon Clark, 5, passes the time ridding her bike and playing with her dog Rebel. She is anticipating nightfall and the awesome fireworks display presented by the City of Rising Sun. Submitted photo

 

 

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Mark and Sharon Weber recently saved the historical Barkshire House from demolition when they paid cash for the home. Barkshire  once housed runaway slaves and put Rising Sun on the map as an Underground Railroad town. The newlyweds plan to renovate room by room, keeping as much authenticity as possible. Tiffany Clark/The Rising Sun Recorder

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Bradley Eberhart’s No. 10B Hornets car flips violently, as the engine hood disengages, during Saturday night’s Bessler’s U Pull N Save 12-lap feature race at Lawrenceburg Speedway. Eberhart was not seriously injured. Tim Thomas/L’burg Speedway.

 

News Stories

South Dearborn High School graduation has been moved back eight days. It will now be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 18, in the high school gym.

With many new laws effective this month, State Rep. Randy Frye, R-Greensburg, said several important changes support Hoosier public safety officers, schools, patients and farmers.

The Ohio County Community Foundation invites non-profit organizations whose projects and programs benefit Ohio County to apply for the OCCF Celebration Grant.

Sports

The Ohio River Valley Cats recently announced that SeaArk Boats will be their newest sponsor, and with the sponsorship comes a sweet deal. 

GREENDALE - Online registration for this year’s virtual Voices of Indiana Greendale Fourth of July 5K Run-Walk has been extended through July 11 at the website of official race timer Stuart Road Ra

The 2020 Southeastern Indiana Racing Circuit (SIRC-it), the first to be contested on a virtual basis, opens with this week’s Knight Flight 5K Run/Walk.

Community

South Dearborn High School graduation has been moved back eight days. It will now be at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 18, in the high school gym.

The Ohio County Community Foundation invites non-profit organizations whose projects and programs benefit Ohio County to apply for the OCCF Celebration Grant.

Members of the Rising Sun High School graduating class of 2021 who reside in Ohio County and meet the scholarship criteria are invited to apply for the 2021 Lilly Endowment Community Scholarship.

Obituaries

Sherri Lee (Horton) Lewis - age 60, of Batesville, Indiana, formerly of Switzerland County, Indiana, died Thursday, April 9, 2020, at her residence.

Howard Glenn Burgess was born in Ohio County, Ind., on July 1, 1942, a son of the late Romana (Baker) and Clyde G. Burgess. He attended school in Moores Hill, Ind.

Robert Lee Kelley, 95, of Lawrenceburg, Ind., formerly of Rising Sun, Ind., passed away on June 24, 2020, at Shady Nook Care Center in Lawrenceburg, Ind. He was born in Ohio County on Dec.