Rising Sun News

Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay...err...River

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay...err...River
The installation of the city docks will be completed on Wednesday, June 7. Now for a little Otis Redding... "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay"   Sittin' in the morning sun I'll be sittin' when the evening comes Watching the ships roll in Then I watch them roll away again, yeah I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay Watchin' the tide roll away, ooh I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bay Wastin' time I left my home in Georgia Headed for the Frisco Bay Cuz I've had nothing to li...
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Front Street Maintenance Scheduled June 7

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, June 05, 2017
Front Street Maintenance Scheduled June 7
The section of Front Street between First and Williams will be crack filled and sealed Wednesday, June 7.

June SNAC Calendar

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, June 01, 2017
June SNAC Calendar
Below is the May 2017 RIsing Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Center Menu and Activity Calendar.   June 2017 Rising Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Center Menu & Activity Calendar Located at Hoosier Boy Apartments, 211 South Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN Contact Laura Baresel, SNAC Director, at 812-438-2468 to reserve a meal Hours:  10:15a...
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Milling of Selected City Streets Starts May 30

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, May 26, 2017
Milling of Selected City Streets Starts May 30
Thanks to a Community Crossings Match Grant, the City of Rising Sun will begin milling a few of its streets on Tuesday, May 30 in preparation of installing new asphalt.  Streets to be worked on by the Paul H. Rohe Company include: - Williams Street from South High Street to South Walnut Street. - Plum Street from South High Street to South Walnut Street and from South Walnut Street to South Poplar Street. - Elm Street from S.R. 262 to Fourth Street. Crack filling and seal coating will a...
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Tyke Hikes are June 20, 21 and 22

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, May 26, 2017
Tyke Hikes are June 20, 21 and 22
Here is a great activity for parents with children ages 3-5. Join the Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks & Recreation Department for Tyke Hike. You and your little one can participate in one, two or all three hikes on June 20, 21 and 22.  The cost is only $4 per session ($12 for all three). Each hike will commence at the Shiner Community Park Shelter near the playground. Explore the wonders of nature and go through a short walk through the park. Enjoy a story and craft time too. ...
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Bug Camp June 13-15

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, May 26, 2017
Bug Camp June 13-15
Children ages 6 to 10 years old can participate in the June Bug Camp sponsored by the Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks and Recreation Department. This year's three-day camp will be held June 13-15 from 9:30 to 11 am each day at the shelter in Shiner Community Park.  The cost is only $4 per day (or $12 for all three days). Campers will have a lesson, craft and activity time. Children should dress in play clothes and tennis shoes. Registration is required. Please contact Jamie Bell, park...
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Rising Sun Public Dock Applications Available Through June 2

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, May 22, 2017
Rising Sun Public Dock Applications Available Through June 2
The Rising Sun/Ohio County Port Authority has opened up 2017 applications for mooring spaces at the Rising Sun Public Docks.  Applications are being accepted right now and must be received in the City of Rising Sun's Clerk-Treasurer Office by 5 pm on Friday, June 2. Fees for 2017 are $15 per foot for boats up to 26 feet in length or $20 per foot for boats over 26 feet in length.  Those Rising Sun or Ohio County residents who rented space in 2016 have priority.  If space is still ...
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Music On Main Returns May 19

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, May 15, 2017
Music On Main Returns May 19
Music On Main is back for 2017 every third Friday, May through September, from 6 to 8 pm.  The first of the season is Friday, May 19.  The band Stranger will perform at the Main Street Pavilion. There is also a Cruise-In.  If you have a classic, antique or custom vehicle, show off your ride on historic Main Street. This is a free event presented by RIsing Sun Main Street and sponsored in part by Rising Sun-Ohio County Tourism. Just bring a lawn chair and enjoy a few hours of sma...
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Community Pool Hours, Swim Lessons and Adult Water Aerobics

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, May 11, 2017
Community Pool Hours, Swim Lessons and Adult Water Aerobics
The Rising Sun Community Pool, complete with splash pad, diving boards, water slide and kiddie pool, opens Saturday, May 27.  The pool will host swim lessons during June and July and also hold adult water aerobics classes.   Complete details follow.  Should you have any questions, please contact the pool at 812-438-4155. Community Pool Hours: Noon to 6 pm- Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday Noon to 8 pm- Wednesday and Sunday Community Pool Daily Admiss...
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Industrial Access Replacement Underway

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Industrial Access Replacement Underway
Construction has begun to replace Industrial Access Road between North High Street (SR 56) and Rising Star Drive.  Traffic will be restricted to one lane for the next several months. The current concrete surface has deteriorated rather dramatically over the last several years.  Most recently, funds through local grants helped patch the worst of the potholes; however, the patchwork was never an ideal solution nor was it intended to be a permanent one. Funds are now available to do a t...
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