Rising Sun News

Entries for October 2018

Santa Scheduling Appearances in Rising Sun

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, October 29, 2018
Santa Scheduling Appearances in Rising Sun
It's not even Thanksgiving yet but the jolly man who dawns the red suit is filling up his appearance calendar and he's making a few stops in Rising Sun. Of course, we're talking about Santa Claus. On Friday, November 30th at 5 pm, St. Nick will arrive by seaplane along our riverfront.  Please note this is a date change from December 7.  Apparently, Santa has basketball league night with the elves and had to change the date.  Once he arrives in town on November 30, he will light t...
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Final Dumpster Day until Spring is Saturday, November 3

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, October 29, 2018
Final Dumpster Day until Spring is Saturday, November 3
For Rising Sun and Ohio County residents only, the City of Rising Sun will have dumpsters available at the City Brush Dump from 7 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, November 3.  This is the final dumpster day until next spring. This is a free service and the city has added a third dumpster for each scheduled date.  However, you are still encouraged to go early. Once the dumpsters are full, no additional items will be accepted.  Street department staff will be on hand to help maximize space ...
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Business Directory, Business Promos and City Photo Gallery

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, October 25, 2018
Business Directory, Business Promos and City Photo Gallery
The City Of Rising Sun will be launching a new website before the end of the year thanks to a grant from the Rising Sun Regional Foundation.  We are seeking business owners and community residents to help with a few features of the new website. Your responses for all three requests below should be emailed by Friday, November 2 to Bryce Kendrick at bkendrick@cityofrisingsun.com. The new website will have a business directory.  The current one does not.  We do have a directory...
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Halloween Parade, Trick-Or-Treat and Safety

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, October 23, 2018
Halloween Parade, Trick-Or-Treat and Safety
Halloween will be celebrated in Rising Sun on Wednesday, October 31 beginning with the Costume Parade at 5 pm.  The fun and festive event will commence at the intersection of Main and Walnut.  Then the collection of colorful and creative costume-wearing participants will procede to the Pavilion by the fountain where their ghastly and goolish garb will be judged for a variety of prizes.  So come down to Main Street and enjoy the fun! Trick-Or-Treat will follow throughout the town ...
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City Hiring For Street Laborer Position

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, October 10, 2018
City Hiring For Street Laborer Position
The City Of Rising Sun is accepting applications for a Street Laborer position,  The city's Street Department is responsible for the overall maintenance of the various city properties and equipment.  This includes but not limited to: mowing and weed eating, snow removal, public restroom winterization and other assigned duties. The position requires working outside in all types of weather. Applications can be picked up at mayor's office at Rising Sun City Hall, 200 N. Walnut. St.,...
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Help Needed Updating Business Directory

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, October 08, 2018
Help Needed Updating Business Directory
The City of Rising Sun is asking Rising Sun/Ohio County business owners, their employees and those who frequent our local businesses to assist us with updating a business directory.  The directory is part of a new project which will be launched soon, and we would like for the information to be as accurate as possible before it launches.  The existing directory is attached below. Here's what we would like help.  Please respond to only those things you are CERTAIN you can provide ...
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Navy Bean Festival Schedule, Fri., Oct. 12 & Sat., Oct. 13

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, October 08, 2018
Navy Bean Festival Schedule, Fri., Oct. 12 & Sat., Oct. 13
Here is the schedule of events for the 2018 Navy Bean Festival to be held in downtown Rising Sun on Friday, October 12 and Saturday, October 13.         FRIDAY, OCTOBER 12 Bean Tent   *Bean Soup and Cornbread- 5 to 9 pm Midway   *Rides (wristbands available at ticket booths for $20) Games, Food and Vendors- 5 to 9:30 pm Seaplane Hanger (Front St. near First St. Boat Ramp)    *Seaplane Splash-In- 5 to 8 pm (it's like a car show for seaplanes plus...
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Leaf Collection Begins Week of October 15

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, October 08, 2018
Leaf Collection Begins Week of October 15
The week of October 15, after the Navy Bean Fall Festival, leaf collection will begin.  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 coll...
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October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, October 05, 2018
October Is Domestic Violence Awareness Month
Local communities in southeast Indiana are being inundated with purple ribbons according to this release provided by Mary Mattingly, Community Outreach Director for Safe Passage Inc. They’re hanging from downtown street lamps, on city fences, at the courthouses and at local businesses. Purple is the color designated for domestic violence, and October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. Domestic Violence is an alarming and pervasive problem in our country, and not just in metro areas, but smal...
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October SNAC Calendar for Rising Sun

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, October 01, 2018
October SNAC Calendar for Rising Sun
Below is the October Senior Nutrition Activity Center Calendar for Rising Sun.     Rising Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Center 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, Tuesday and Thursday Meals are ...
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