Rising Sun News

Healthy Soils for the Grazing Farmer

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, January 30, 2017
Healthy Soils for the Grazing Farmer
Purdue Extension-Ohio County in conjunction with the Switzerland County SWCD is sponsoring a workshop for farmers that will help them increase their pastures' health and productivity.  The presentation will be held Thursday, February 2 at 6 pm in the Bear Branch Fire Department. Christin Herbst, Carroll County/UK Extension Educator, will discuss soil testing.  Matt Jarvis, NRCS, willl review pasture renovation.  And Steven Sarson, Bekaert, will look at fencing.    

Chef School for 3rd and 4th Graders

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Chef School for 3rd and 4th Graders
Do you have a third or fourth grade child who is a "foodie", likes to hang out in the kitchen, curious about recipies and cooking?  Then sign up your child for Chef School. This hands-on culinary program for current third and fourth grade students only will be held in Ms. Patz's Family Consumer Science room at Rising Sun High School on Thursday, March 23 from 9 am to 4 pm. Please register through Purdue Extension-Ohio County by calling 812-438-3656.  The deadline is March 17, but don...
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Get Cookin' with Cauliflower

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Get Cookin' with Cauliflower
Cauliflower is a rich source of vitamin C and potassium, low in calories (25 per half cup), low in sodium, fat free and cholesterol free.  Come learn new recipes and ways you can make incorporate this healthy buzz food into your meal plans. Come to the Education Center in Rising Sun on Thursday, February 9 at 9:30 am.  The cost is only $5 for supplies.  You must register through Purdue Extension-Ohio County at 812-438-3656 by February 7.   Let's get cookin' with cauliflower...
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Heavenly Hands Massage Opens In Rising Sun

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, January 12, 2017
Heavenly Hands Massage Opens In Rising Sun
The Rising Sun Wellness Spa opened on April 1, 2008.  Unfortunately, it is being sold by the spa's owner.  But do not fear.  As one door closes, another one opens. Jennifer Brittain, a veteran licensed massage therapist, helped build a successful massage therapy business at the former spa.  The L.M.T. has opened a new place of business in Rising Sun called Heavenly Hands Massage. It's located inside the Pendleton Art Center at 201 Main Street.  Guests can enjoy a s...
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Time To "Move It"

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, January 05, 2017
Time To "Move It"
"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 2017.  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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Stretch...Relax...YOGA!

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, January 05, 2017
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. All classes are taught by Laura Baresel and held at the Senior 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 812-438-2700.  Note: If Rising Sun-Ohio County Schools are canceled ...
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Rising Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Center for January

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, January 05, 2017
Rising Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Center for January
Please see the attached document below for the revised January 2017 Rising Sun SNAC Calendar.   

Biggest Loser Contest Starts January 7

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, January 04, 2017
Biggest Loser Contest Starts January 7
The Biggest Loser Contest returns to Rising Sun for 2017.  This is a great event to help motiviate you to achieve your weight loss and health resolutions.  A grand prize of $500 will be awarded to both the female and male contestant who loses the largest percentage of body weight.  The female and male contestents who finish second will each receive $250. You must register and weigh-in on Saturday, January 7 from 9 am to 11 am at Extreame Fitness (111 Main St., Rising Sun, IN). &#...
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RSRF and OCCF Award Grants to City of Rising Sun

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, December 19, 2016
RSRF and OCCF Award Grants to City of Rising Sun
The City of Rising Sun extends its sincerest thanks and appreciation to the Rising Sun Regional Foundation and the Ohio County Community Foundation for grants awarded to the city in December 2016. The RSRF awarded a grant to fully fund the development of a new city website.  The existing website has many internal issues and an outdated content management system (platform) which makes it very difficult to work with.  Most of the site's problems aren't visible to the public.  The n...
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Basic Strength Training for Women and New Recipes

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, December 19, 2016
Basic Strength Training for Women and New Recipes
Ladies...are you ready to learn basic strength training to help improve your health, tone up and prevent falls?  Are you also looking for new recipes that are easy to fix and family friendly?   If so, come to the Purdue Extension-Ohio County office in Rising Sun for this great new class held every Monday and Thursday in January from 11 am to 12:30 pm.  Register by December 29.  Call Shannon Chipman at the extension office at 812-438-3656.  The cost is only $10 for ...
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