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Win A Hisense 50-Inch Smart TV

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, December 11, 2017
Win A Hisense 50-Inch Smart TV
The Ohio County Historical Society is raffling off a Hisense 50-inch smart TV to help raise money for upcoming special projects.  Tickets are $1 each or six for $5.  They may be purchased at the Historical Society office at 212 S. Walnut St. in Rising Sun.  The drawing will be held December 22 at 4 p.m.

Services From The Heart Donations Needed

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Services From The Heart Donations Needed
This holiday season, the City Of Rising Sun and Rising Sun Municipal Utilities are once again collecting donations for Services From The Heart.  These organizations kindly ask you join them in providing much needed items to those less fortunate in the local community.  This is a great time of year to open your heart, extend a helping hand and share your blessings with others in need.  Please drop off any of the following items in the donation bins located in the Utility Office Lo...
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Final Leaf Collection Day Is December 15

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, December 06, 2017
Final Leaf Collection Day Is December 15
The final leaf collection day for the season is Friday, December 15.  For those within the Rising Sun city limits, please use the following guidelines for leaf collection: -  Leaves must be raked and piled in rows along the street for easy access. -  Avoid placing leaves by mailboxes, signs or trees with low hanging branches because those will interfere with the swing arm. -  Don’t place garbage or large sticks in the leaves. -  Leaves will be collected on a street-t...
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RSHS Science Club and Acts of Kindness

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, December 04, 2017
RSHS Science Club and Acts of Kindness
It's always encouraging to see the youth of our city make positive contributions within our community.  I recently visited the Rising Sun High School Science Club sponsored by teacher Andrea Levi.  These students have adopted River Mile 506-507 along the Ohio River through the Living Lands and Waters Adopt-A-River-Mile Program.  The club, consisting of 35 members, will perform a spring and fall cleanup each year.  Please take a moment, as I did, to thank them for their ef...
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Rising Sun SNAC December Calendar

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, December 01, 2017
Rising Sun SNAC December Calendar
 Below is the Rising Sun Senior Nutrition and Activity Calendar for December.     Rising Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Center Menu & Activity Calendar Located at Hoosier Boy Apartments, 211 South Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN Contact Aimee Howlett-Ballard, SNAC Director, at 812-438-2468 to reserve a meal Hours:  10:15a - 1:15p, ...
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Pictures With Santa Tue., December 5 at Schroeder Building

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, November 27, 2017
Pictures With Santa Tue., December 5 at Schroeder Building
Santa sure knows how to get around Rising Sun!  He arrives by seaplane on Friday, December 1, then makes a return appearance Tuesday, December 5.  This time, he’s bringing Mrs. Claus and rolling in on a fire truck! Join the jolly couple for pictures at the Schroeder Building at the Ohio County 4-H Fairgrounds, 1419 Fairground Road in Rising Sun, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.  There will also be refreshments and a goodie bag. This event is sponsored by the Rising Sun Lions Club, the City o...
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Santa and Mrs. Claus at Visitors Center December 2, 9 and 12

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, November 27, 2017
Santa and Mrs. Claus at Visitors Center December 2, 9 and 12
Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism will host Santa and Mrs. Claus from 4 to 6 p.m. on three upcoming Saturdays: December 2, 9 and 12. The couple will appear inside the Santa House next to the Visitors Center at 100 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun. Free hot chocolate and sugar cookies will be served. Bring a camera and capture special moments during the holiday season. Youth Make-It, Take-It crafts and a life-size Candy Land board game will be offered at the Pendleton Art Center at 201 Main Street o...
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Holly Days Marketplace Continues Each Weekend In November

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, November 16, 2017
Holly Days Marketplace Continues Each Weekend In November
The Holly Days Marketplace continues every weekend in November at the Pendleton Art Center, 201 Main Street in Rising Sun.  Enjoy arts, crafts, photography, musical instruments, soaps and more on Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sundays from noon to 4 p.m. Admission is free.  Call 812-438-4933 for more information.  The event is sponsored in part by the City of Rising Sun and the Ohio County Community Foundation.  

Shop Small in Rising Sun Saturday, November 25

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Shop Small in Rising Sun Saturday, November 25
Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for a family member? "Shop Small" in Rising Sun, Indiana on Saturday, November 25.  See what these great local businesses have to offer: Amber's Antiques and Eclectic Treasures, Bear Branch MusicWorks, DeVille's Rising Sun Pharmacy, Fiekerts Homestead Wines, Flowers by Vicki, Heavenly Hands Massage, June Retreat, Lydia's Earthly Delights, Mondary Metalworks, Neaman Floral, Pendleton Art Center, Paradox City...
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Santa Arrives In Rising Sun by Seaplane Friday, December 1

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Santa Arrives In Rising Sun by Seaplane Friday, December 1
Santa Claus is scheduled to arrive in downtown Rising Sun, Indiana by Mac’s Seaplane Service on Friday, December 1 at 5:00 p.m. The public is invited to watch his arrival at Rising Sun Riverfront Park on Front Street. In case of unsafe weather or river conditions, Santa will arrive by fire truck at the same location. From the riverfront, Santa will walk to the City’s Pavilion and be welcomed with music performed by the Rising Sun Shiner Pride Band as he lights the official Christmas tree. Movi...
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