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.

Hope springs eternal. It may strike you as a cliche unless you are among the millions of Americans and hundreds of Dearborn Countians battling cancer, or who have whipped it.

The Speakman House which stands near the border of Dearborn and Ohio counties is repeating its appearance on the Indiana Landmarks' 10 Most Endangered, an annual list of Hoosier landmarks in jeopardy.

MARK UHLMANSIEK PHOTO: Webelo Duncan Uhlmansiek explores the woods near the dam at Camp Louis Ernst during Troop 605’s weekend campout

The Boy Scouts of America Troop 605, Rising Sun, camped out at Camp Louis Ernst, Dupont, Ind., Friday, March 31, to Sunday, April 2.
The troop spent two days and nights and explored the woods, reviewed orienteering and enjoyed good cooking.

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.
MARK UHLMANSIEK PHOTO: Webelo Duncan Uhlmansiek explores the woods near the dam at Camp Louis Ernst during Troop 605’s weekend campout

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RISING SUN - Rising Sun softball staged a well-timed hot streak, winning four-straight ORVC games prior to the Class A sectional opener Monday.