SLS 5th grade girls played Sunman Dearborn and brought home a victory, 19-14.Top scorers for the game were Grace Eckstein with 5, Betsy Harmeyer and Pamela Meneses each with four points.‘I am very proud of the girls and how they played. They maintained a lead the whole game and played hard especially the 2nd half. I have seen much improvement with this team since the beginning of the season and it has shown in the last couple games!’ STL Coach DeeAnn Stahley.We have one more game at home Thursday against St. Nicholas!
NEW POINT – A 25-year-old woman was found dead in a vehicle at the Petro Truck Stop parking lot in New Point, police said.The woman has been identified as Felicia Craig, of North Vernon. She was a former student at Jac-Cen-Del High School.Police arrived on the scene around 5 p.m. Tuesday and located the victim who was already deceased, Decatur County Sheriff Greg Allen says.The coroner estimated Craig may have been there approximately 10 to 12 hours before being found by officers.Sheriff Allen says suspicious activity or foul play does not seem to be involved at this time. The investigation is ongoing as authorities await toxicology reports.
Tuesday, December 8South Ripley at Hauser.Grade 7-South Ripley 41 Hauser 35The visiting Raiders survived a furious Jet comeback in the second half to hold on to a 41-35 victory. Lane Sparks led all scorers with 25 points, while Bryce Franklin added 7 and Brady Linkel chipped in 5 points. The 7th graders improve to 10-1 on the season.Grade 8-South Ripley 36 Hauser 29Just like the 7th grade game, the visiting Raiders built a comfortable lead going into half-time, only see the Jets rally in the second half. South Ripley weathered the storm to post a 36-29 victory. Dakota Day finished with 12 points (10 in first half) while Eric Vickers and Jon Adkins each scored 6 points. Kaleb Rinear led the team with 4 steals and Vickers pulled down 5 rebounds. The 8th graders are now 8-3 this season.Both teams are in action Thursday at home versus the Milan Indians, 6:00 tip.Courtesy of Raiders Coach Jeff Greiwe.
Area Basketball Scores.Monday (12-28)Girls Scores.Waldron 57 Oldenburg Academy 43Boys Scores.Edinburgh Tourney.1st Round Scores.Hagerstown 56 Jac-Cen-Del 45Indy Lutheran 55 South Decatur 31Edinburgh 85 Medora 52Indy Manual 77 Trinity Lutheran 602nd Round Scores.Jac-Cen-Del 58 South Decatur 31Trinity Lutheran 56 Medora 40Hagerstown 52 Indy Lutheran 42Indy Manual 89 Edinburgh 63Northeastern Tourney.1st Round Scores.Union County 57 SW Hanover 48Lawrenceburg 48 Monroe Central 25Northeastern 65 New Washington 32Gary 21st Century 71 Triton Central 422nd Round Scores.Monroe Central 59 SW Hanover 50Union County 58 Lawrenceburg 48New Washington 60 Triton Central 52Northeastern 83 Gary 21st Century 78
Robert R. Arcaro, of Metamora, was born on October 17, 1939 in Mt. Healthy, Ohio, one of 17 children to Harry and Claire Carlucci Arcaro. He owned and operated Bob’s Construction. Robert also served in the National Guard. In his spare time he enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing cards and spending time at the casinos. On Sunday, December 11, 2016, at the age of 77, Robert passed away at his residence.Survivors include step-children, Russ Spoeckelmeier of Springboro, OH; Robin Spoeckelmeier Clarke of New Berne, NC, and Shawn Arcaro of Okeana, OH; grandchildren, Laura, Wyatt, Sammy Jo, Brandon, Kennedy, and Kamden. 10 brothers and sisters also survive. Besides his parents, Robert was preceded in death by wife, Carol S. Arcaro Chappell on April 29, 2010, and six siblings.Robert’s wishes were to be cremated with a memorial service to be held at a later date. To sign the online guestbook or to leave a personal condolence, please visit www.cookrosenberger.com. Memorial donations in honor of Robert can be given to a charity of choice. The staff of Cook Rosenberger Funeral Home is honored to care for the family of Robert Arcaro.
Laurel, Ind. — A Laurel man is facing several felony charges after an investigation by the Franklin County Sheriff’s Department Thursday.Deputies responded to the home Michael Fields, 42, in the 200 block of East Commerce Street following multiple complaints from the neighborhood.After serving a search warrant police found Fields, a felon, was illegally possessing a firearm and was in possession of a syringe. He was also charged with strangulation and domestic battery as a result of a previous incident.
Unacceptable Items Include:No electronic devices containing mercury (as in TV’s, computers, microwaves, cell phones, etc.)No building and construction materials (bricks, etc.)No remodeling materials (interior/exterior)No landscape materialsNo car body parts including wheels and tiresNo steel or metal framingNo tree limbs, grass clippings or leaves Batesville, In. — Large trash pickup for Batesville residents has been set for Saturday, September 2 beginning at 5 a.m. Material too large for a garbage can or heavier than 75 pounds can be discarded.The pickup schedule begins at 5 a.m., so residents are advised to move items to the curb the night before.Acceptable Items Include:old clothingfurniture, bedsprings & mattresses (must be covered in cellophane/plastic), etc.old rugs, carpet piecesrubber hoseappliances (as in washers, driers, etc.)wood (bundled 4 feet long or shorter, 75 lbs. maximum)insulationall cans or buckets, totally cleaned and drypaint cans (must be dried paint) Refrigerators or air conditioning units must have a sticker showing the CFC’s have been removed by a certified person. This includes without a compressor.For a fee, TVs’, computers, refergerator, AC units and freezers can be dropped off at the recycling center at 616 John Street Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 1 to 6 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to noon. For more information call 812-801-9099.
Washington D.C.— Officials from the White House say President Trump will make a stop in Indiana to promote his plan to overhaul the federal tax code. The visit has been scheduled for next week, a time and location has not been set.Reports from the director of the economic council Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin say they are proposing a cut from 35 to 15 percent.
Nancy Diane Turner 57, of Dillsboro, Indiana, formerly of Moores Hill and Milan, passed away Sunday April 15, 2018 in Dillsboro, Indiana.She was born June 27, 1960 in Lawrenceburg, IN, daughter of the late Layne and Magdalene Ison BrashearsShe worked as a Steel worker for Hillrom, for several years. She attended Hope Baptist Church. Diane was an avid reader, enjoyed cooking, gardening, and visiting friends. She was an animal lover especially her dog Bailey. Diane was a very caring person, even in her illness, she was more concerned about everyone around her than she was about herself. She was a woman of few words, but made a great impact on all who came into contact with her. She made friends instantly and will be sadly missed.Surviving are her loving companion of 8 years D.L. Ransom of Dillsboro, IN; children, Zach Turner of Dillsboro, IN, Jake Turner of Aurora, IN., Lydia Turner, of Dillsboro, IN; and grandson, Bryson Shelton.She was preceded in death by her parents and brothers, David & Darrell Brashears.Friends will be received Friday, April 20, 2018, 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm at the Rullman Hunger Funeral Home, 219 Mechanic Street, Aurora, Indiana.Services will be held Saturday, 11:00 am at the Funeral Home, with Pastor Tom Holt officiating.Interment will follow in the Oakdale Cemetery, Dillsboro, Indiana.Contributions may be made to the Dillsboro Life Squad or Hope Baptist Church. 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.com