Rising Sun News

UTVs Permitted On City Streets With Amended Ordinance

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, June 22, 2017
UTVs Permitted On City Streets With Amended Ordinance
In 2012, Rising Sun City Council passed an ordinance permitting the use of motorized carts (golf carts) on city streets.  That ordinance was recently amended to include the use of recreational off-highway vehicles also known as "UTVs" (as referenced going forward) and/or "side-by-sides".  UTVs may be operated on Rising Sun city streets providing the operator has a valid driver's licence, the UTV has been insured and it has been registered with the State of Indiana.  Unlike golf ...
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Yard Sale Ordinance Passed

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, June 22, 2017
Yard Sale Ordinance Passed
Yard sales, garage sales and flea markets (further referenced as "sales") are a common occurance in nearly every community across America and, for the most part, are a very useful event for both the seller and those looking for great deals on various used items.  However, perpetual sales are a nuisance and are no longer permited within the City of Rising Sun. All sales, whether on personal or business property, are now regulated per a recently passed ordinance by Rising Sun City Council. &...
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July City Council Meeting Date Moved

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, June 19, 2017
July City Council Meeting Date Moved
Due to scheduling conflicts, the July 6, 2017 Rising Sun City Council meeting will now be held on July 13, 2017 at 6 pm in the City Administration Builiding at 200 North Walnut Street, Rising Sun, IN.

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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