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Entries for June 2015

Rising Sun Fireworks Moved From River To Soccer Fields

Posted by Deedee Brown on Monday, June 29, 2015
Rising Sun Fireworks Moved From River To Soccer Fields
Due to high water, the fireworks will be moved - read more below - watch for updates:
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CITY OFFICES CLOSED FRIDAY, JULY 3 FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY

Posted by Deedee Brown on Friday, June 26, 2015
CITY OFFICES CLOSED FRIDAY, JULY 3 FOR INDEPENDENCE DAY
All City of Rising Sun Offices, Departments and Rising Sun Municipal Utilities will be closed on Friday, July 3, 2015 in observance of Independence Day. Have a safe 4th of July weekend. 

Helen Fletcher Passes Away

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, June 26, 2015
Helen Fletcher Passes Away
Helen Fletcher, a 33-year employee of Rising Sun Municipal Utilities, has passed away. The City of Rising Sun offers our deepest and heartfelt condolences to her family, friends and those who had worked here with her over the years.At Markland Funeral Home in Rising Sun, the visitation will be Sunday, June 28 from 5 to 8 p.m. The funeral will be Monday, June 29 at 11 a.m.Memorials may be made to the Rising Sun Fire Department or Ohio County EMS.

LEGO ROBOTIC CAMP DATES SET AT EDUCATION CENTER OF RISING SUN

Posted by Deedee Brown on Wednesday, June 24, 2015
LEGO ROBOTIC CAMP DATES SET AT EDUCATION CENTER OF RISING SUN
Lego Camp Dates Set for Guys & Girls 8-14 years of age! Cost is $45 per camp. Call now for an enrollment form - space is limited! 812-438-2437 or email: dthomason@occfrisingsun.com Beginners Camp - July 15, 16 & 17th 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday & Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon on FridaY   Advanced Camp - July 22, 23 & 24th 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday & Thursday 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon on Friday Campers will be building, designing, and programming...
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CELEBRATE THE 4TH OF JULY IN RISING SUN

Posted by Deedee Brown on Wednesday, June 24, 2015
CELEBRATE THE 4TH OF JULY IN RISING SUN
Rising Sun is pleased to announce that the 4th of July fireworks will once again be launched from the riverfront. The Rising Sun Lion's Club will be on Front Street grilling out and selling refreshments from 7 - 10 p.m.. Come down early and stake your claim to a piece of terraced riverfront for your night time viewing pleasure. The Side Effects will be playing under the shelter next to the playground from 7-10 p.m. and My Own Pony will be offering free pony rides from 7-9 p.m. Rent a golf c...
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OHIO COUNTY 4-H FAIR KICKS OFF WITH TWO NIGHTS OF RACING

Posted by Deedee Brown on Monday, June 22, 2015
OHIO COUNTY 4-H FAIR KICKS OFF WITH TWO NIGHTS OF RACING
The Ohio County 4-H Fair kicks off this weekend with two nights of racing, $10.00 Gate Fee - Friday June 26 and Saturday June 27. Details in the link for those interested in participating or watching the fun.     
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NEWEST STAIR STEP MURAL ON RISING SUN'S RIVERFRONT BY ARTIST J.J. WOLFE

Posted by Deedee Brown on Wednesday, June 17, 2015
NEWEST STAIR STEP MURAL ON RISING SUN'S RIVERFRONT BY ARTIST J.J. WOLFE
Rising Sun Main Street is proud to present local artist J.J. Wolfe's newest stair mural on the riverfront. This public art was sponsored by the Ohio County Community Foundation. Rising Sun Main Street thanks the Foundation for their support of the arts in our community. Be sure to come explore the Rising Sun riverfront and view this beautiful artwork.

FIREWORKS ON THE RIVER - SATURDAY, JULY 4th - IN RISING SUN

Posted by Deedee Brown on Wednesday, June 17, 2015
FIREWORKS ON THE RIVER - SATURDAY, JULY 4th - IN RISING SUN
Winning photo from the 2014 Bicentennial FIreworks Contest by Lisa Sittloh. The 4th of July is just three weeks from Saturday and Rising Sun's firework display will again be on the riverfront. Make plans to come to Rising Sun and enjoy them - from the shore or from the water! There will be live music on the riverfront at 7:00 p.m. - more details to come.....plan your celebration in Rising Sun! 

SR 156 BRIDGE AT GRANTS CREEK NOW OPEN

Posted by Deedee Brown on Tuesday, June 16, 2015
SR 156 BRIDGE AT GRANTS CREEK NOW OPEN
GREAT NEWS! Received word that the SR 156 bridge between Ohio and Switzerland counties at Grant's Creek is OPEN. INDOT will stripe the lanes at a future date which will require traffic to be restricted to one lane at that time. 

OHIO COUNTY 4-H, JUNE 25 - JULY 3

Posted by Deedee Brown on Monday, June 15, 2015
OHIO COUNTY 4-H, JUNE 25 - JULY 3
The Ohio County 4-H Fair starts on Thursday, June 25 and runs through Friday, July 3rd. Please see the schedule attached for details on all events and on gate fees for certain events. Do not forget the Rising Sun Rotary Pork Chop Bar-B-Q Dinner on Friday, July 3 from 4 - 6 p.m. - get a great dinner before the Livestock Auction!
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