Rising Sun News

Mount St. Joseph Raising Money for Vets

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, February 17, 2016
Mount St. Joseph Raising Money for Vets
The Mount St. Joseph University men's basketball program in Cincinnati is hosting a Veterans' Appreciation Day on Saturday, February 20 when it hosts Earlham College for a game at 3 pm. The Lions are coached by Rising Sun High School graduate Toby Carrigan. The program is providing free admission to all veterans and will recognize them prior to tipoff. MSJ's Veterans In Communities will be raising money for the Warrior Run, a suicide prevention program for veterans, clothing for homeless vets an...
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OCCF Provides Grant For Industrial Access Patching

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, February 04, 2016
OCCF Provides Grant For Industrial Access Patching
The City of Rising Sun would like to extend its sincerest thanks and appreciation to the Ohio County Community Foundation for its support to help fund the patching of Industrial Access Road. The patching of this road is only a temporary solution to a much bigger project which includes improving the road's draining and its resurfacing.  Other funding options are being pursued to complete this expensive infrastructure project. Thanks again to the OCCF for its continuing efforts to help pro...
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The 'I Love Rising Sun' February Special

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, January 29, 2016
The 'I Love Rising Sun' February Special
February is the month where we show our someone special a little extra love, affection and attention. At least we're supposed to...right? I mean, there is that Valentine's Day thingy in the middle of the month where we splurge on flowers, candy, dinner, gifts, etc.Well why not show your love for your sweetie and your city at the same time? For the month of February 2016 only, the City of Rising Sun is offering a Bicentennial Plate and Bicentennial Book combo for only $35. That's right, just $...
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Mardi Gras Ball Benefit for Local Children's Advocacy Center

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, January 15, 2016
Mardi Gras Ball Benefit for Local Children's Advocacy Center
A Mardi Gras ball benefit for the Children's Advocacy Center of Southeast Indiana will be held February 6 from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg Event Center with live music by The Menus.The CAC is a non-profit corporation established to minimize the trauma suffered by alleged victims of child abuse in a child-friendly setting.Included in the event is the Monarchy Competition. Each county served by the CAC has their own King and Queen who are competing to become the CAC Royal Couple. The O...
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Be Heart Smart

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, January 15, 2016
Be Heart Smart
Every Tuesday in February from 9:30 to 11 a.m., Purdue Extension-Ohio County and Switzerland County are hosting the "Be Heart Smart" program at the Patriot Town Hall.The program is for anyone who wants to reduce their risk for heart disease. You can learn how to monitor your risk factors and make simple changes to improve your heart health. The classes are taught by a Purdue Extension educator.You must register by January 27 with Shannon Chipman of Purdue Extension-Ohio County at 812-438-3656 ...
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Do You Have Concerns About Falling?

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, January 15, 2016
Do You Have Concerns About Falling?
Many older adults experience concerns about falling and restrict their activities. A "Matter Of Balance" is an award-winning program designed to manage falls and increase activity levels.The program is hosted by Purdue Extension-Ohio County at the Ohio County Public Library. In the program you will learn to:- View falls as controllable.- Set goals for increasing activity.- Make changes to reduce fall risks at home.- Exercise to increase strength and balance.Attendees should be those concerned ab...
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Benefit For Tony Burgess

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, January 11, 2016
Benefit For Tony Burgess
There is a benefit for Tony Burgess on Saturday, February 13 at the Rising Sun Senior Community Center on 510 Mulberry Street. The dinner is from 6 to 8:30 p.m. and a dance follows from 8:30 to midnight. There is also a silent auction from 6 to 10 p.m.Tony is married to Lori Burgess and the couple has one son. Tony was diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease) over 10 years ago. He graduated from Rising Sun High School in 1981 and has lived in the Rising Sun area all of his life. Tony was very a...
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Lifeguard Training and Scholarship Toward Certification Available

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, January 11, 2016
Lifeguard Training and Scholarship Toward Certification Available
If you are interested in becoming a lifeguard and will be at least 15 years of age by February 28, 2016, please see the attached document below for details regarding a registration form, class dates, online requirements, fees and physical prerequisites.There is also a $300 scholarship available for Ohio County residents who are seeking to earn a certification. Some restrictions apply. Please click on this link for details regarding the certification scholarship. If you have any questions about ...
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Crafty Carrigan Creates Clerk Cabinet

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, January 05, 2016
Crafty Carrigan Creates Clerk Cabinet
We've all had that feeling of needing more space. Rising Sun Clerk-Treasurer Rae Baker Gipson has been dealing with cramped quarters for some time. Dean Carrigan and grants from the Rising Sun Regional Foundation and Ohio County Community Foundation helped fix that.No, Ms. Gipson did not get a new office, but she did get something to make it look more spacious and more efficient. The City of Rising Sun applied for and received grant money from the two local foundations for new cabinetry for the ...
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CITY OFFICES CLOSED FOR NEW YEAR'S HOLIDAY

Posted by Deedee Brown on Wednesday, December 23, 2015
CITY OFFICES CLOSED FOR NEW YEAR'S HOLIDAY
The City of Rising Sun Offices, Departments and Rising Sun Utilities Will be CLOSED Thursday, Dec. 31st and Friday, Jan. 1st for   The New Year’s Holiday
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