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Obituary for Ashely Renee Lee

Ashley Renee Lee, 38, of Westport, IN passed away Saturday, June 25, 2022, at her family’s home. Ashley was born December 6, 1983, in Greensburg, IN as the daughter of Gerald G. Lee and Beverly Ann Filler Stout. Ashley grew up in Greensburg and resided in Westport, IN where...
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North Vernon Woman Arrested for Dealing Methamphetamine

She is also being held on a Jennings County Warrant. Seymour-Yesterday, June 27, 2022, a traffic stop by an Indiana State Trooper resulted in a Jennings County woman being arrested on numerous charges related to dealing and possession of methamphetamine and marijuana. Shortly before 11:00 am, the Indiana State Police...

Ohio State Students deaths caused by Fentanyl

A coroner's report has determined that the deaths of two Ohio State University students in May were due to Fentanyl. The reports determined that both 21-year-old Tiffany Iler of Cleveland Ohio and 22-year-old Jessica Lopez of Lawrenceburg Indiana was accidental. Police responded to a 911 call on May 4th in Columbus and transported three OSU students to area hospitals, where Iler and Lopez later died. The third student was treated and released. The same week of the overdoses, Columbus public health and OSU campus safety officials had issued warnings of possible Adderall pills laced with Fentanyl.

Jordan Knudson Receives Max Sentence for Murder of Kristina Jones

Sentencing took place Tuesday morning in Ripley Circuit Court. Jordan Knudson. File photo. (Versailles, Ind.) – Jordan Knudson faced 45 to 65 years behind bars when he entered Ripley Circuit Court on Tuesday morning. It was the maximum sentence of 65 years that was handed down from Judge Ryan...
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James “Snorky” Edward Harrell

James “Snorky” Edward Harrell, 76, of Moores Hill, Indiana, passed away Tuesday, June 28, 2022, in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Born April 6, 1946, son of the late James Howard Harrell and Eunice (Graham) Harrell. James was employed at Schenley and Seagrams Distillers, retiring in September 2007. He volunteered on...

Indiana man arrested after robbing, beating man, assaulting girlfriend

OHIO COUNTY, Ind. — An Indiana man has been taken into custody after tying up, beating and stealing from another man in Ohio County. According to Prosecutor Lynn Deddens, the victim heard a car pull up to his residence on Mexico Ridge Road around 8:30 a.m. and saw an unknown man in his garage, attempting to steal a table saw.

Pavement Work Scheduled on Wilson Creek Road

The work will require the closure of Wilson Creek Road. (Dearborn County, Ind.) - Paul H. Rohe Company has scheduled a chip seal paving project on Wilson Creek Road. The work will require the closure of Wilson Creek Road from the shopping center plaza in Aurora to Harriet Street in Lawrenceburg on Friday, July 1 and Monday, July 5 during the daytime hours.
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Daniel L. Hooten Sr.

Daniel Lee Hooten Sr., 77, of Batesville, passed away at Arbor Grove in Greensburg on June 25, 2022. He was the son of Herschel and Lucille (Hermesh) Hooten and born on March 20, 1945. Daniel was a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles Aerie #1130 and retired from Hill-Rom.

Two Men Behind After Jumping Locked Gate At River Business

June 25, 2022, at approximately 2:00 AM Madison Police responded to a report of several male subjects climbing over the gate at the Lighthouse Restaurant. Upon arrival, officers observed several males on the business side of the Lighthouse's locked gate. Officers gave verbal instructions for the men to return to the gate, for investigative purposes, however they refused.
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New ISP trooper, Lawrenceburg native assigned to Pendleton Post

PENDLETON, IN — A Lawrenceburg native who graduated from the 82nd Indiana State Police Recruit Academy on June 16 has been assigned to the ISP-Pendleton Post. 23-year-old Avery Weisbrodt is a 2016 graduate of Lawrenceburg High School. After graduating from LHS, Weisbrodt joined the U.S. Army and spent five...

New Primary Care Clinic Opening in Vevay

An open house and ribbon cutting ceremony have been scheduled. (Vevay, Ind.) – A new primary care clinic is opening in Vevay. Community Mental Health Center, Inc. announced the opening of the Harmony Health Primary Care at their current CMHC office (1037 W. Main Street) near Switzerland County Schools.

DCF's 21st Annual Golf Scramble Set for August 8

The event will take place at Hidden Valley Golf Club. (Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - Dearborn Community Foundation’s 21st Annual Golf Scramble fundraiser is slated for Monday, August 8, at Hidden Valley Golf Club. CIVISTA Charitable Foundation is the “Presenting Sponsor” for the event. Hidden Valley Lake POA/Hidden Valley Golf Club is donating the use of the golf course to the Foundation for the 21st straight year.

U.S. 421 Closure Moves to Napoleon in July

North and south closures to be removed following pavement and bridge replacement. (Napoleon, Ind.) - Indiana Department of Transportation contractor Dave O'Mara Contractor Inc. plans to close U.S. 421 at the bridge over Laughery Creek on or after Wednesday, July 6, for a replacement project in Napoleon. The bridge is located just south of S.R. 229 and will remain closed through mid-to-late October.