Month: September 2020

Applications For Reserved Turkey Hunts Start Friday

Applications For Reserved Turkey Hunts Start Friday

first_imgHunters can begin submitting online applications for reserved turkey hunts to be held on certain state and federally owned properties including Muscatatuck National Willdlife Refuge, beginning Jan. 31.The application period runs through March 24 on DNR website.Hunters must possess a valid 2014 spring turkey license, or lifetime license or youth hunt/trap license to apply for any of the reserved hunts. Applicants are allowed to apply for one property, and choose from the available dates for that property.Whether a drawn hunter can bring a hunting buddy varies by property. On DNR properties, drawn hunters are not allowed to bring a buddy. At Muscatatuck, drawn hunters may bring a buddy, but only the drawn hunter can hunt.Hunt dates at Muscatatuck are: April 23-24, 25-26, 27-28, and 29-30.Other hunting properties throughout Indiana can be viewed on the DNR website.last_img read more

Local foundation launches fund in Lauren Hill’s name

Local foundation launches fund in Lauren Hill’s name

first_imgHill graduated from Lawrenceburg High School and currently plays basketball for Mount St. Joe’s.LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. —The Dearborn Community Foundation, Inc., (DCF) has established the Lauren Hill Make A Difference Fund in honor of the 19-year-old, who has inspired so many around the world while she battles inoperable brain cancer.DCF established the Lauren Hill Make A Difference Fund at $100,000, and is also making a $10,000 contribution to The Cure Starts Now Foundation, a charity Hill has helped to raise hundreds of thousands dollars to find a cure for cancer.“Like so many others in our community, across the nation and around the world, the Foundation board of directors and staff are inspired by Lauren Hill and her determination to live life and make a difference in the lives of others even in the face of terminal brain cancer,” said Fred McCarter, Executive Director of DCF.“Through this endowment fund, we hope to help Lauren inspire others to strive to make a difference in our community in perpetuity!”Hill, of Greendale, Indiana, is a 19-year-old former Lawrenceburg High School basketball player and a current freshman player at NCAA Division III Mount St. Joseph University, Cincinnati. She is also a phenomenal fundraiser for The Cure Starts Now Foundation.The Lauren Hill Make A Difference Fund will enable the current and future DCF Board and staff members to make grants in perpetuity to address the changing needs in the community, following Lauren’s fine example of philanthropy and her motto to “Never Give Up.”“I’m very happy that this will help others,” said Hill. “It’s more meaningful and fulfilling to help others than it is to help yourself. This gives me a great sense of purpose that I can make a difference like this. Paying it forward makes me so proud.”Hill’s parents, Brent and Lisa said they are thankful the Foundation is encouraging others to follow Lauren’s lead to make a difference in their community. “We’re very happy that her inspiration will keep on going,” said Brent Hill.McCarter says the fund also honors Lauren’s family. “Brent and Lisa along with Lauren’s brother, Nate and sister, Erin, are fine examples to all of us,” he said. “They’ve unselfishly shared their daughter and sister and her message with us in an effort to comfort others and to find a cure for cancer.”Anyone can contribute to the Lauren Hill Make A Difference Fund. Contributions of any amount are accepted by the Foundation. Checks written to the Dearborn Community Foundation with a note designating the contribution to the Lauren Hill Make A Difference Fund can be mailed to the Foundation office at 322 Walnut Street, Lawrenceburg, IN 47025. Please contact the DCF office at (812) 539-4115 for more information.last_img read more

Amber Dawn Malone

Amber Dawn Malone

first_imgAmber Dawn Malone, 35, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016 in Lawrenceburg, IN.She was born February 3, 1981 in Cincinnati, Ohio, daughter of Kathy Burgess Hollin.Amber loved being with family, especially with her niece Alexis.Surviving are her mother, Kathy (Rich) Hollin, step dad, Jerry Ochs, brothers, Timmy (Angie) Ochs and Danny Ochs, nieces, Alexis Harrison Ochs, Piper and Mya Ochs as well as several aunts and uncles.Friends will be received Tuesday, December 6, 2016, 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held at the Funeral Home, at 7:00 pm with Pastor Eddie Richardson officiating.Contributions may be made to help defray funeral expenses. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

Jared E. Brown

Jared E. Brown

first_imgJared E. Brown, 36, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Friday, June 2, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio.He was born July 10, 1980 in Lawrenceburg, IN, son of Sandra J. Brown and the late Wayne Brown Sr.Jared worked as a laborer for Hurst & Associates Construction.He was an avid sports fan. He was a South Dearborn football player, golfer and wrestler, where he went to semi state. He loved to compete and watch Jeopardy. Jared loved all animals, especially dogs. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.Surviving are his mother, Sandra J. Brown of Aurora, IN; brothers, W. Douglas Brown, Jr. of Aurora, IN, Eric (Rhonda) Brown of Aurora, IN, Nicholas J. Brown of Bentonville, AR; aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews and many friends.He was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Brown, Sr.Friends will be received Thursday, June 8, 2017, 4:30 pm – 7:30 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held at the funeral home immediately following at 7:30 pm.Contributions may be made to the American Heart Association. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

Greensburg business gets some ‘Buffalove’

Greensburg business gets some ‘Buffalove’

first_imgPhoto from FacebookGreensburg, In. — Owner of the Buffalo Wings & Rings in Greensburg, Terry Powell has earned the “Buffalove Award” at the 2017 annual conference for his work with an anti-bullying campaign.Kids are given wristbands and pledge cards as part of the “Humble and Kind Anti-Bullying Campaign.” The wristbands and cards are good for free movie tickets and food from BWR. More than 9,000 area students participate in the program that teaches respect for others, being humble and kind.Powell completely funds the effort and helps other business get involved as well.Philip Schram, Buffalo Wings & Rings Chief Development Officer says,” Terry not only cares about the community but he cares about his employees too. The Greensburg location has a low employee turnover rate and receives consistently positive customer reviews and service scores.”last_img read more

Carolyn Faye Jones Retherford Sowder

Carolyn Faye Jones Retherford Sowder

first_imgCarolyn Faye Jones Retherford Sowder, 69 of Milan passed away peacefully surrounded by her family Thursday September 21, 2017 at Ripley Crossing in Milan.  Carolyn was born Tuesday June 22, 1948 the daughter of Dilver Dunning and Alberta Mae Jones.  She was a former manager of Vals Department Store at Versailles, and had worked at different restaurants at the Cincinnati Airport.  She enjoyed crocheting, ceramics and spending time with the family, especially her grandchildren.Survivors include daughters Shawna (Mike) Brandes of Milan, Fawna (Tom) Martin of Evansville, and Holly Ramey of Milan, Grandchildren Michael and Cody Brandes, Shelbie and Ashley Ramey, and Will and Lizzy Martin, brother Ted Cole and sisters Bebbie Cole and Debbie Cornett.Friends and family may gather for visitation on Sunday September 24, from 6-8PM at Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home.  A private committal service will be held at the convenience of the family.  Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.  Laws-Carr-Moore Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.  707 S. Main St. PO Box 243 Milan, In. 47031, (812)654-2141.  Go to www.lawscarrmoore.com to leave an online condolence messagelast_img read more

Lady Bulldogs Advance In SEI Tourney

Lady Bulldogs Advance In SEI Tourney

first_imgThe BMS 7th Grade Volleyball team won the first round of tourney against Milan: 25-12 and 25 13! Cayman Werner was our leading server with 5 aces. Following was Timbre Davies with 4 aces. Laney Walsman had one ace. Megan Meyer scored 5 point with her serves. Jadyn Harrington, Cayman Werner, and Timbre Davies led the team with 2 kills. Samantha Kessens and Ashlee Cornn each had one kill! Kaitlyn Sarringhaus had two good hits. The whole team did a great passing! Their record is 6-6.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Megan Werner.The BMS 8th Grade Volleyball team defeated Milan 25-24, 25-19 in the first round of the SEI tourney.  The team had to rally back in the first game to seal the win.  Then they kept the momentum in the second game.  Earning service points were Shelby Westerfeld with 7 points.  Sophie Lee had 6 service points.  Sydnee Schaefer chipped in 5 points. Jade Kopp and Brayleigh Patterson had 4 points each. And Laney Flynn added 3 service points.  The team was strong from the front row with 22 kills.  Leading the team was Shelby Westerfeld with 6 kills, Jade Kopp added 5 kills, and Carley Pride had 4 kills. Katie Shane contributed with 3 kills.The team travels to Greendale on Tuesday for round 2 of the tourney.Courtesy of Bulldogs Coach Angie Ehrman.last_img read more

David A. Stepp

David A. Stepp

first_imgDavid A. Stepp, 68, of Aurora, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, October 31, 2017 in Lawrenceburg, Indiana.He was born January 22, 1949 in Cincinnati, OH, son of the late Earl W. Stepp and Jean M. Stepp.David attended St. Mary’s Catholic Church. He was a member of the Men’s Auxiliary VFW of Aurora.He will be remembered by many friends, including Tina Morrison, Carrie Harding, Steven Wirthlin, Zach Muzzlemann and Jordan Tice.He was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Jean M. Stepp, and a sister, Grace A Stepp.Friends will be received Sunday, November 5, 2017, 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm at Rullman Hunger Funeral Home. Men’s Auxiliary VFW services will be held at 5:30 pm.Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 203 Fourth Street, Monday, November 6, 2017 at 11:00 am with Father Stephen Donahue officiating.Interment will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery in Cleves, Ohio.Contributions may be made to the Men’s Auxiliary VFW, American Cancer Society or American Heart Association.. If unable to attend services, please call the funeral home office at (812) 926-1450 and we will notify the family of your donation with a card.Visit: www.rullmans.comlast_img read more

Lady Cards Split Games With Lady Pirates

Lady Cards Split Games With Lady Pirates

first_imgThe 7th and 8th Grade Lady Cards hosted the Greensburg Lady Pirates.  While we came out with a split this round they were two great games.The 7th Grade Lady Cards came up short with the final score of 48-5.  Scoring were Ella Smith with 3 and Katie Nobbe with 2pts.  We worked all game long defensively and offensively.  While some may look at this game as a blow out and loss we looked at this as a learning experience for all and each of us individually took something away from the game.The 8th Grade Lady Cards came out on top with a final score of 32-16.  Scoring for us were Faith Tekulve with 11pts, Chelsea Robertson with 9pts, Emma Weberding, Alyssa Wanstrath with 5pts, Lilly Wonnell with 2pts, and Kate Voegele with 1pt.  We played a great fast break game.  We pushed the ball up the court and got quick points.  Our press also led us to points.Nice job ladies!  They are now 4-0 for the season great start!Courtesy of Cardinals Coach Erin Trenkamp.last_img read more

Jury convicts Holton man in standoff, shooting

Jury convicts Holton man in standoff, shooting

first_imgVersailles, In. — A jury in Ripley County has convicted Timothy Bowman, 49, of Holton, for firing shots at officers during a 2016 standoff with police.Police responded to Bowman’s home following reports from family members that he pulled a gun on them. Bowman was shot by police during the incident.Bowman was convicted of attempted murder and pointing a firearm. Sentencing has been set for April 20 in Ripley County Circuit Court.last_img