Rising Sun News

Catfish Tourney is September 6th and 7th

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Catfish Tourney is September 6th and 7th
The Ohio River Valley Cats 9th Annual Team Catfish Tournament will be held in Rising Sun on Saturday, September 6th from 8 am to 4 pm and Sunday, September 7th from 7 am to 3 pm.  The staging will take place at the city’s new boat ramp off Plum and Front Streets. Guaranteed prize money includes $10,000 for first place, $2000 for second, $1400 for third and down to $100 for 25th place.  There is a big fish prize of $2000 too. All teams are invited to the Mayor’s BBQ during and after...
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31 Miles In October Walking Program

Posted by Deedee Brown on Tuesday, September 02, 2014
31 Miles In October Walking Program
Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks and Recreation Department is sponsoring 31 Miles In October. Walk 31 miles from Oct 1 - Oct 31, record your progress and turn in the completed form by Nov. 7 to receive a free t-shirt for reaching the goal! Click "Read the full article" below to access the Parks Department page for information and registration form.
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Rising Sun Fall Yard Sales September 4 - 6

Posted by Deedee Brown on Tuesday, September 02, 2014
Rising Sun Fall Yard Sales September 4 - 6
Rising Sun Fall Yard Sales are Thursday, Friday and Saturday - Sept. 4 - 6.  There will be an extra dumpster at the brush dump and extended hours as well - dumpsters will be open Saturday, Sept. 4 from 7 - 11 a.m.; Wednesday, Sept. 10 from 3:30 - 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 13 from 7 - 11 a.m.  Dumpsters may NOT be used for paint, sealed gas/propane tanks, appliances containing freon, clothing or raw garbage. 

City of Rising Sun and Municipal Utility Offices Closed 09/01/14

Posted by Deedee Brown on Friday, August 29, 2014
City of Rising Sun and Municipal Utility Offices Closed 09/01/14
All City of Rising Sun Departments, Adminstrative Offices and Rising Sun Municipal Utilties will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2014 in observance of Labor Day. Have a wonderful holiday weekend!

Call To Place Your Yard Sale On The List!

Posted by Deedee Brown on Tuesday, August 26, 2014
Call To Place Your Yard Sale On The List!
The City of Rising Sun Fall Community Yard Sale is September 4, 5 & 6. We will publish a list of yard sales, by address, here on our website as well as on our Facebook page, City of Rising Sun. Please call the City Building at 812-438-3340 by Friday, August 29th to have your yard sale included on the list.

Fall Martial Arts Classes Begin September 3rd

Posted by Deedee Brown on Monday, August 25, 2014
Fall Martial Arts Classes Begin September 3rd
Indiana Academy of Martial Arts Classes for ages 8 years - Adult begin on September 3rd and will be every Wednesday from 6-7 p.m. at the Schroeder Education/Recreation Building at the Ohio County Fairgrounds, 1419 Fairgrounds Rd, Rising Sun, IN. Classes are $10.00 per week; additional family members receive a 20% discount. Contact Jamie Bell at 438-2700 for more information. Presented by Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks & Recreation Department.

Annual Life Squad Chicken Barbecue Dinner Sat., Sept 6th

Posted by Deedee Brown on Friday, August 22, 2014
Annual Life Squad Chicken Barbecue Dinner Sat., Sept 6th
We've waited a year - time again for the annual Rising Sun-Ohio County Life Squad Chicken Barbeque Dinner! They will begin serving at 11:00 a.m. and a 1/2 barbecue chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, bread and drink will be $8.00. Desserts will be available for $1.00 and a 1/2 barbecue chicken only for $5.00.  Don't be late - you know they usually run out! Come and have a great lunch and support our local Life Squad.

Know Someone Who Needs Their TASC (GED)?

Posted by Deedee Brown on Wednesday, August 20, 2014
Know Someone Who Needs Their TASC (GED)?
Classes for the Test Assessing Secondary Completion (TASC), formerly know as GED, are available FREE in RIsing Sun at the Education Center of Rising Sun. Day, evening and on-line instruction is available. There is a fee to take the official test after the classes, scholarships are available for those who qualify. Call the Center at 812-438-2437 for more information.  Click on the link below the photo (READ FULL ARTICLE) to access a flyer about the program.    
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Congrats and Thanks to Marcia Brett

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, August 14, 2014
Congrats and Thanks to Marcia Brett
The City of Rising Sun congratulates Marcia Brett on her retirement and thanks her for 30 years of service with Rising Sun Municipal Utilities.  Please stop by the City Building this Friday, August 15th and join us in saying farewell to our friend and cowoker on her final day at RSMU.  Refreshments will be served. (Photo:  Marcia is shown in "non-traditional office attire" with Rich Cochran.)  

NEW at the Rising Sun Regatta this year: Antiques~Arts & Crafts~Flea Market area

Posted by Deedee Brown on Wednesday, August 13, 2014
NEW at the Rising Sun Regatta this year: Antiques~Arts & Crafts~Flea Market area
New at the Rising Sun Regatta this year - Antiques~Arts & Crafts~Flea Market area on North Front Street - 24 booths are scheduled. There is also over a block of food vendors on South Front Street. Between heats on Saturday and Sunday afternoon, stroll the riverfront and load up on "fair food" and deep fried delicacies, then visit the antique/craft area to see what they have to offer! Photo has details on the daily schedule. Saturday at noon, stop by the Historical Museum for a special Whitlo...
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