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Entries for February 2017

UPDATE!!! Dumpster Days for City Residents in 2017

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, February 28, 2017
UPDATE!!! Dumpster Days for City Residents in 2017
UPDATE!  For the Saturday, March 4 Dumpster Day, the dumpsters will not be available until 8 am due to scheduling.  Please do not line up prior to 8 am so the dumpsters can be put in place.  Thank you. For Rising Sun residents only, the City of Rising Sun will have dumpsters available at the City Dump from 7 to 11 am on the following Saturdays: March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5, September 23, October 7 and November 4. The following items are not permitted at th...
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QuiltFest is March 31-April 2

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, February 24, 2017
QuiltFest is March 31-April 2
The Ohio County Historical Society and the Sunshine Stitchers announce the annual Rising Sun QuiltFest. The event will be held March 31-April 2 at the Rising Sun History Museum located at 212 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun. The Rising Sun quilt event originated inside long-time residents Betty Ann and Lloyd Pavy’s former furniture store. After the couple’s retirement, the Ohio County Historical Society continued the tradition by hosting the event. The public is invited to participate in the ...
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Lifeguard Courses at South Dearborn High School

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, February 24, 2017
Lifeguard Courses at South Dearborn High School
South Dearborn High School will offer a blended lifeguarding course in April.  If you are interested, please email aquatics director Shelby Baxter at shelby.baxter@sdcsc.k12.in.us. Also, a recertification course will be offered.  Please email Ms. Baxter for more information.   Lifeguard course details... Class Meeting Dates at South Dearborn High School (in addition to self-paced online training): Saturday, April 8 from 9 am-4 pm Sunday, April 9* from 9 am-4 pm (th...
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Vote for Bascoms, Raise Money for Children's Advocacy Center

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, February 13, 2017
Vote for Bascoms, Raise Money for Children's Advocacy Center
A Mardi Gras ball benefit for the Children's Advocacy Center of Southeast Indiana will be held Saturday, February 25 from 5:30 to 11:30 p.m. at the Lawrenceburg Event Center with live music by The Menus.  In addition, there will be happy hour, dinner plus a silent and live auction.   Included in the event is the Monarchy Competition. Each of the eight counties served by the CAC has their own King and Queen who are competing to become the CAC Royal Couple. The Ohio County candidates ar...
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Genetically Modified Organisms: Facts vs. Fiction

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, February 07, 2017
Genetically Modified Organisms: Facts vs. Fiction
Whether you are a crop or livestock farmer, a vegetable grower, gardener, land owner, input supplier or an agribusiness manager, you have heard and perhaps gotten involved in the debates and conversations about genetically modified crops or the popular version, genetically modified organisms (GMOs).   So much has been said and written on this subject, but the controversies surrounding this topic still remain for such a long time. There are many myths sur-rounding this touchy subject and t...
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CSI Camp for 5th through 9th Graders

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, February 07, 2017
CSI Camp for 5th through 9th Graders
If you're in the fifth through ninth grade and would like to learn how to work a crime scene, then sign up for CSI Camp!  See how the Indiana State Police collect evidence like finger prints and DNA to solve crimes.  You'll have an opportunity to work through an entire crime from when it was committed to the prosecution of the suspect. The camp will be held 8 am to 4 pm, Wednesday, March 22 in the Schroeder Building at the Ohio County Fairgrounds.  There is no cost for current 4-...
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