Rising Sun News

Sidewalk Repairs Begin August 9

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, August 08, 2018
Sidewalk Repairs Begin August 9
A few sections of sidewalk within the city of Rising Sun will undergo repair work over the next few weeks.  Starting Thursday, August 9, the sidewalk from 109 to 121 North High Street will be addressed.  After that, these smaller sections will be repaired: 315 North Walnut Street, 313 South Walnut Street and 113 North Mulberry Street.

Age Limit Raised By State To Operate Motorized Carts

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, August 06, 2018
Age Limit Raised By State To Operate Motorized Carts
Because the State of Indiana recently updated its code pertaining to the use of motorized carts on public roadways, the City of Rising Sun had to do the same to be compliant with the state code.   Previously, an individual could operate a motorized cart (e.g. golf cart) on Rising Sun city streets if the individual was at least 15 years of age and had a valid photo ID.  Under the revised state code and amended city ordinance, the individual now must be at least 16 years and 180 days ...
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Youth Dance Classes Start August 20

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, August 06, 2018
Youth Dance Classes Start August 20
The Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring dance classes for children ages 4-12.  There are classes for ballet, jazz and tap beginning August 20 and continuing through early May. This is the 16th year for the program which will conclude with its annual May recital.  All classes will be held at the Rising Sun Senior Citizen Community Center at 510 S. Mullberry St.  For schedule and enrollment information, please call instructor Laura Baresel at 812-43...
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Stretch...Relax...YOGA!

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, August 06, 2018
Stretch...Relax...YOGA!
Increase your fitness, strength, flexibility and relaxation through yoga with the Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks & Recreation Department.  There are Tuesday evening classes from 7 to 7:45 pm.  The first class is Tuesday, August 14. All classes are taught by Laura Baresel and held at the Rising Sun Senior Citizen Community Center on 510 South Mulberry Street. The cost is $30 for six classes or $5 per class. If you have any questions, please contact park director, Jamie Bell, at...
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Updated Pool Hours Through September 2

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 30, 2018
Updated Pool Hours Through September 2
The Rising Sun Community Pool will continue to operate under normal hours through Sunday, August 5.  Reduced hours will begin Monday, August 6 and run through Sunday August 19.  Additional reductions will go into effect Monday, August 20 and run through Sunday, September 2. 2018 Pool Hours through August 5 12-6 pm: Mon., Tue., Thur., Fri. and Sat. 12-8 pm: Wed. and Sun     2018 Pool Hours August 6-19 3-6 pm: Mon., Tue., Thur. and Fri. 3-8 pm: Wed...
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Official Rumpke Waste and Recycling Guidelines for Rising Sun

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 23, 2018
Official Rumpke Waste and Recycling Guidelines for Rising Sun
Here are the official Rumpke Waste & Recycling service guidelines as provided by Rumpke.   Rising Sun partners with Rumpke Waste & Recycling to provide its residents and small businesses with friendly, dependable service. Follow the guidelines below to ensure weekly trash and recycling collection.   Service Guidelines Trash service includes weekly collection of five 30-gallon cans or bags. Cans and bags should not exceed 50 pounds.   Weekly recycling collection is...
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New Ferry Arrives July 12

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 09, 2018
New Ferry Arrives July 12
On Thursday July 12 at 11:30 a.m., Rising Star Casino and the City of Rising Sun will hold a ceremonial event to celebrate Rising Star’s new ferry boat operation.  Members of Rising Star management will christen the boat and unveil the ferry’s name along with the winner of their “Name The Ferry” contest.  (Note: image to the left is a stock photo and not the actual ferry boat.) The City of Rising Sun is honored to host the event at our boat ramp at Front and Plum Streets.  The bo...
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Willhite Family Dentistry Celebrates 25 Years

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 09, 2018
Willhite Family Dentistry Celebrates 25 Years
A Rising Sun business has reached a major milestone.  Congratulations to Willhite Family Dentistry for 25 years in business.  Since 1993, Dr. Gregory Willhite and his team have promised to help keep you smiling. Willhite's offers personalized service with modern technology.  Services include: fillings and restorations, dental sealants, dentures, bridges, crowns, tooth extractions, teeth whitening, inlays and onlays, dental crowns, dental bonding, porcelain veneers, dental implant...
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Thanks For Making The Fireworks A Success

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, July 05, 2018
Thanks For Making The Fireworks A Success
As the Rising Sun Fireworks Event Coordinator, I would like to extend my sincerest thanks and appreciation to everyone who made our 2018 Fireworks Show a very enjoyable, entertaining, spectacular and safe night: The Rising Sun Mayor and Mayor’s Assistant, City Council and Clerk Treasurer’s Office (financial backing, payment coordination and port-a-pots); RS Street Department and Project Manager (plywood sheeting, barricades, trash and cleanup); RS Project Manager and City Utilities (electric an...
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Shiner Pride Car Show Is July 8

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, July 05, 2018
Shiner Pride Car Show Is July 8
One of the largest car shows in the entire region returns to Rising Sun Sunday, July 8.  The Shiner Pride Car Show, sponsored by the Rising Sun Band Boosters and the City of Rising Sun, routinely welcomes well over 300 entries each year.  Cars, trucks and bikes of all types, makes and models will line large sections of Front, Main and Poplar Streets. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 noon with a $20 fee,  Over 150 awards will be announced starting at 4 p.m.  There will be do...
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