Rising Sun News

Let's Get Cookin' Choco Loco

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Let's Get Cookin' Choco Loco
Come to the Education Center of Rising Sun on Smart Drive Tuesday, February 13 from 10 a.m. to 12 noon and learn how to incorporate chocolate into healthy recipes.  Yes, you can help satisfy your sweet tooth without crushing your health goals! The class fee is only $10.  Please RSVP by Friday, February 9 through Purdue Extension-Ohio County at 812-438-3656.

Time To "Move It" Ohio County

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, January 05, 2018
Time To "Move It" Ohio County
"Move It" Ohio County is a year-long program sponsored by the Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks & Recreation Department. It is a program which encourages exercise and healthy lifestyle choices. There are many ways in which you can participate and tracking is on the honor system. Your goal is to complete 365 miles during the calendar year of 2018.  Monthly mileage reports are due by the 10th day of the following month.  You must turn in at least eight of the 12 months mileage reports...
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Biggest Loser Sign-Up is Saturday, January 6

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, January 03, 2018
Biggest Loser Sign-Up is Saturday, January 6
Let 2018 be the year your weight loss and health resolutions come true. Mark your calendars for Rising Sun's Biggest Loser Contest. This is a 14-week program with a final weigh-in scheduled for Saturday, April 14, 2018. To participate you have to register on January 6, 2018 at Rising Sun Extreme Fitness and Tan (111 Main Street, Rising Sun) between 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. There is a $10 sign-up fee. This contest is open to the public.  You do not have to be an Ohio County resident bu...
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Rising Sun SNAC January Calendar

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Saturday, December 30, 2017
Rising Sun SNAC January Calendar
Below is the Rising Sun Senior Nutrition and Activity Calendar for January.     Rising Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Center Menu & Activity Calendar Located at Hoosier Boy Apartments, 211 South Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN Contact Aimee Howlett-Ballard, SNAC Director, at 812-438-2468 to reserve a meal Hours:  10:15a - 1:15p, Monday,...
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Trash Collection Thursday, December 28 and January 4

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, December 27, 2017
Trash Collection Thursday, December 28 and January 4
Because of the Christmas and New Year's Day holidays, Rumpke trash collection in Rising Sun will be Thursday, December 28 and Thursday, January 4.  Regular Wednesday collection will resume January 10.

Red Cross Lifeguard Courses at South Dearborn High School

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Red Cross Lifeguard Courses at South Dearborn High School
South Dearborn High School is hosting American Red Cross Lifeguarding courses. Registration for this year's classes is earlier than prior years.  The deadline to register is Wednesday, January 24.  Please see the attached document below for complete details regarding dates, times, fees, registration, age requirements, skills teast and more.   In addition, the Ohio County Community Foundation is once again offering certification scholarships to cover the course fees.  Yo...
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Win A Hisense 50-Inch Smart TV

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, December 11, 2017
Win A Hisense 50-Inch Smart TV
The Ohio County Historical Society is raffling off a Hisense 50-inch smart TV to help raise money for upcoming special projects.  Tickets are $1 each or six for $5.  They may be purchased at the Historical Society office at 212 S. Walnut St. in Rising Sun.  The drawing will be held December 22 at 4 p.m.

Services From The Heart Donations Needed

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Services From The Heart Donations Needed
This holiday season, the City Of Rising Sun and Rising Sun Municipal Utilities are once again collecting donations for Services From The Heart.  These organizations kindly ask you join them in providing much needed items to those less fortunate in the local community.  This is a great time of year to open your heart, extend a helping hand and share your blessings with others in need.  Please drop off any of the following items in the donation bins located in the Utility Office Lo...
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Final Leaf Collection Day Is December 15

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Final Leaf Collection Day Is December 15
The final leaf collection day for the season is Friday, December 15.  For those within the Rising Sun city limits, please use the following guidelines for leaf collection: -  Leaves must be raked and piled in rows along the street for easy access. -  Avoid placing leaves by mailboxes, signs or trees with low hanging branches because those will interfere with the swing arm. -  Don’t place garbage or large sticks in the leaves. -  Leaves will be collected on a street-t...
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RSHS Science Club and Acts of Kindness

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, December 04, 2017
RSHS Science Club and Acts of Kindness
It's always encouraging to see the youth of our city make positive contributions within our community.  I recently visited the Rising Sun High School Science Club sponsored by teacher Andrea Levi.  These students have adopted River Mile 506-507 along the Ohio River through the Living Lands and Waters Adopt-A-River-Mile Program.  The club, consisting of 35 members, will perform a spring and fall cleanup each year.  Please take a moment, as I did, to thank them for their ef...
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