Rising Sun News

Navy Bean Festival October 10th-11th

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, September 15, 2014
Rising Sun’s annual Navy Bean Fall Festival will take place on Main and Front Streets Friday, October 10th and Saturday, October 11th.  While “Navy Bean Weekend” has typical activities that fairgoers come to expect like live entertainment, rides, a parade, queen pageant, food, games, vendors and more, what makes this festival so unique is its deliciously famous Navy Bean Soup and homemade cornbread. Parking is free and available throughout the downtown area.  Festival admission is f...
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Movie on Main - THE GOONIES - Friday, Sept. 12

Posted by Deedee Brown on Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Movie on Main - THE GOONIES - Friday, Sept. 12
Last Movie On Main for 2014! An oldie, but a goodie - The Goonies. Weather forecast looks great - so do not miss it! Movie starts at dusk; free popcorn!! Be sure to thank Rising Sun Main Street - Amy Hoffman and Karrah Miller for the great movie series this year!

Be The Wall - Underage Drinking Town Hall Meeting

Posted by Deedee Brown on Tuesday, September 09, 2014
Be The Wall - Underage Drinking Town Hall Meeting
Underage Drinking Town Hall Meeting - Wednesday, September 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the Rising Sun High School Cafeteria, join speakers: Principal Noel Bostic, Dearborn-Ohio County Prosecutor Aaron Negangard, participants of the JCAP (Jail Chemical Additions Program) Program and Paula Goodpastor, Coordinator of Citizens For A Drug Free Ohio County for an educational evening on underage drinking.  Dinner - Subway and drinks - will be provided. Sponsored by Citizens For A Drug Free Ohio C...
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Catfish Tourney is September 6th and 7th

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Catfish Tourney is September 6th and 7th
The Ohio River Valley Cats 9th Annual Team Catfish Tournament will be held in Rising Sun on Saturday, September 6th from 8 am to 4 pm and Sunday, September 7th from 7 am to 3 pm.  The staging will take place at the city’s new boat ramp off Plum and Front Streets. Guaranteed prize money includes $10,000 for first place, $2000 for second, $1400 for third and down to $100 for 25th place.  There is a big fish prize of $2000 too. All teams are invited to the Mayor’s BBQ during and after...
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31 Miles In October Walking Program

Posted by Deedee Brown on Tuesday, September 02, 2014
31 Miles In October Walking Program
Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring 31 Miles In October. Walk 31 miles from Oct 1 - Oct 31, record your progress and turn in the completed form by Nov. 7 to receive a free t-shirt for reaching the goal! Click "Read the full article" below to access the Parks Department page for information and registration form.
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Rising Sun Fall Yard Sales September 4 - 6

Posted by Deedee Brown on Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Rising Sun Fall Yard Sales September 4 - 6
Rising Sun Fall Yard Sales are Thursday, Friday and Saturday - Sept. 4 - 6.  There will be an extra dumpster at the brush dump and extended hours as well - dumpsters will be open Saturday, Sept. 4 from 7 - 11 a.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 13 from 7 - 11 a.m.  Dumpsters may NOT be used for paint, sealed gas/propane tanks, appliances containing freon, clothing or raw garbage. 

City of Rising Sun and Municipal Utility Offices Closed 09/01/14

Posted by Deedee Brown on Friday, August 29, 2014
City of Rising Sun and Municipal Utility Offices Closed 09/01/14
All City of Rising Sun Departments, Adminstrative Offices and Rising Sun Municipal Utilties will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 in observance of Labor Day. Have a wonderful holiday weekend!

Call To Place Your Yard Sale On The List!

Posted by Deedee Brown on Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Call To Place Your Yard Sale On The List!
The City of Rising Sun Fall Community Yard Sale is September 4, 5 & 6. We will publish a list of yard sales, by address, here on our website as well as on our Facebook page, City of Rising Sun. Please call the City Building at 812-438-3340 by Friday, August 29th to have your yard sale included on the list.

Fall Martial Arts Classes Begin September 3rd

Posted by Deedee Brown on Monday, August 25, 2014
Fall Martial Arts Classes Begin September 3rd
Indiana Academy of Martial Arts Classes for ages 8 years - Adult begin on September 3rd and will be every Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at the Schroeder Education/Recreation Building at the Ohio County Fairgrounds, 1419 Fairgrounds Rd, Rising Sun, IN. Classes are $10.00 per week; additional family members receive a 20% discount. Contact Jamie Bell at 438-2700 for more information. Presented by Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks & Recreation Department.

Annual Life Squad Chicken Barbecue Dinner Sat., Sept 6th

Posted by Deedee Brown on Friday, August 22, 2014
Annual Life Squad Chicken Barbecue Dinner Sat., Sept 6th
We've waited a year - time again for the annual Rising Sun-Ohio County Life Squad Chicken Barbeque Dinner! They will begin serving at 11:00 a.m. and a 1/2 barbecue chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, bread and drink will be $8.00. Desserts will be available for $1.00 and a 1/2 barbecue chicken only for $5.00.  Don't be late - you know they usually run out! Come and have a great lunch and support our local Life Squad.
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