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RSRF Awards Grants to the City of Rising Sun

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, September 30, 2016
RSRF Awards Grants to the City of Rising Sun
The City Of Rising Sun offers its sincerest thanks and appreciation to the Rising Sun Regional Foundation for two grants it recently awarded. The RSRF approved $22,093 toward the purchase and outfitting of a new police cruiser. The cruiser to be replaced is 10 years old with outdated equipment and is experiencing more frequent mechanical issues.  While 10 years is not necessarily old for a personal vehicle, it is for a police cruiser based on the type of constant start and stop drivin...
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Dumpsters and Docks

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, September 22, 2016
Dumpsters and Docks
The City of Rising Sun has revised its October dumpster date due to a scheduling conflict with the Navy Bean Festival.  The new date is Saturday, October 1.  The dumpster will be open from 7 to 11 am.   Also, the City has scheduled the riverfront docks to be removed on Wednesday, October 19.  All boats will need to be removed BEFORE this date.

Fall Community Yard Sale Listings for September 22-24

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, September 19, 2016
Fall Community Yard Sale Listings for September 22-24
The 2016 Fall Community Yard Sale is Thursday, September 22 through Saturday, September 24.  Here are the yard sale locations submitted to us.  (Not all made the deadline to be placed in the newspaper ad.  This is the most current list.)   (T-Thur., F-Fri., S-Sat....dates held may change by location) Jennifer Pierson – 413 S. High St. – T F S Linda Powell - 500 S. High St. - T F S Sara Berkley Lewis & Abbey Berkley – 300 S. Walnut. St. – F S John Wo...
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31 Miles In October

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, September 13, 2016
31 Miles In October
The Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks & Recreation Department announces the return of 31 Miles In October.  Participants who walk and/or run 31 miles this October and submit completed paperwork will receive a free t-shirt. You must register for the program by October 1.  Please download information packet (attached below), complete the registration form and sign the waiver.  Return both forms to: Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks & Recreation Dept., Attn. Jamie Bell, ...
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Rising Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Center for September

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, September 08, 2016
Rising Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Center for September
 Please see the attached document below for the September 2016 Rising Sun SNAC Calendar.

United Methodist Church 5K Bean Stalk Entries Being Accepted

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, August 30, 2016
United Methodist Church 5K Bean Stalk Entries Being Accepted
The Rising Sun United Methodist Church is sponsoring their 6th Annual 5K Bean Stalk during the 29th Annual Navy Bean Fall Festival. The event begins at the Rising Sun Riverfront near the old boat boat ramp at Second and Front Streets on Saturday, October 8 at 8 am. Participants will wind their way through the streets and waterfront areas of scenic Rising Sun. Registration is $20 in advance (postmarked by September 26) or $25 on the day of the race. Checks should be made paya...
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Mayor's Executive Secretary Position Open

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Mayor's Executive Secretary Position Open
The City of Rising Sun is posting an open job position for the mayor's Executive Secretary.  Resumes and/or cover letters are being accepted now through Friday, September 9, 2016 at 5 pm.   Please mail or drop off your resume/cover letters at Rising Sun City Hall (200 N. Walnut Street, Rising Sun, IN 47040) between 9 am and 5 pm Monday through Friday or email your information to Mayor Brent Bascom at bbascom@cityofrisingsun.com. Please open the job description attachment below for de...
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Quilt Expo in Rising Sun September 8-10

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Quilt Expo in Rising Sun September 8-10
The Ohio County Historical Museum will feature their historic quilt collection in conjunction with the Southeast Indiana Quilt Expo. The antique exhibit will take place September 8, 9 and 10 at the museum on 212 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun. The Quilt Expo will take place at Rising Star Casino Resort on the same days. Owned by Gene and Jill Elliott, the museum will also highlight the 1840s Shepherd-Bovard Wedding quilt and a sewing machine collection loaned by Sue Lemons. A preview of the hi...
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Beneficial Martial Arts Classes Return September 12

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Beneficial Martial Arts Classes Return September 12
Martial Arts are often misunderstood but are really much more than the stereotypical self-defense classes. Some of the benefits include: increasing your level of activity, teaching you focus and stillness, improving your self confidence and self respect, connecting your mind and body and teaching you how to breathe and relax under pressure. Beginning Monday, September 12, there will be weekly classes in Rising Sun each Monday from 6 to 7 pm at the Schroeder Educational and Recreational Facili...
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River Cleanup in Rising Sun August 16-20

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, August 16, 2016
River Cleanup in Rising Sun August 16-20
Be part of keeping our river and riverfront clean and beautiful.  From August 16 through August 20, Living Lands & Waters (a non-profit organization) is managing the cleanup in our area.  There are two cleanups daily from 9 am to 12 pm and 1 to 4 pm.  Lunch is provided for all volunteers between 12 and 1 pm.   Go to this link to register for the cleanup http://bit.ly/OhioRiverCleanups.  Please fill out the form twice if you would like to help out in both sessions. ...
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