Rising Sun News

Entries for February 2018

2018 Community Yard Sale Dates Announced

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, February 15, 2018
2018 Community Yard Sale Dates Announced
The City Of Rising Sun's Board Of Works recently approved dates for the 2018 Community Yard Sales.  The spring event will be May 3-5 while the fall edition will be September 20-22. Watch for details as each event draws closer on how you can adverise your yard sale for free through the city's website and in the local newspaper.

Register Now For Riding At The River

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, February 12, 2018
Register Now For Riding At The River
The United Sidecar Association is holding its 40th Annual National Rally in Rising Sun June 14-16, 2018. "Riding At The River" is a three day event open to the public as all motorcyclists and friends are welcome. For those who register their rig, your fee will include door prizes, awards, goodie bags, Show & Shine entry, sidecar games, restaurant coupons, Friday night music, homemade ice cream, Saturday morning breakfast and Saturday evening dinner. You can click on the document below for ...
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City Asking For Assistance With Ordinance Violation

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, February 07, 2018
City Asking For Assistance With Ordinance Violation
From Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom: We recognize our tree fountain stills a range of emotions. We respect the opinions of everyone. Unfortunately, we had an incident over the weekend which violates our local zoning ordinances and the city is asking for your help. At approximatley 7:51 am on Saturday, February 3, 2018, we have the video and still images of someone placing a sign in the city right of way. We are asking the public's assistance in indentifying the individual. Please call the City ...
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Fountain Update

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, February 05, 2018
Fountain Update
The City of Rising Sun restates its disassembly of the fountain is for the purpose to determine all issues which are preventing it from functioning properly and to evaluate the options available to repair it. We understand our community has an emotional connection to the fountain. Unfortunately, those emotions have fueled speculation this disassembly was a precursor to the city permanently removing the fountain.  Such speculation has no merit and is simply not true. The city appreciates a...
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Make Your Golf Cart Legal In 2018-19

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, February 02, 2018
Make Your Golf Cart Legal In 2018-19
Right now, everybody's golf cart in Rising Sun is illegal.  For shame, for shame, for shame!  Okay...no biggie.  It's just time for all of you to complete the biannual registration process which will keep your cart in good standing through December 31, 2019.  Here's what you need to do: 1) Take your golf cart to the Rising Sun Police Department (300 S. Poplar St.). 2) The RSPD will complete a checklist to make sure several items are in working order. 3) You'll be given a r...
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Applications Available for City Seasonal Jobs

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, February 02, 2018
Applications Available for City Seasonal Jobs
The City of Rising Sun is taking applications for seasonal positions with the Street Department and Community Pool.  Interested parties should pick up an application from the Utility Office at City Hall (200 N. Walnut St.).  Applications may be returned to the Utility Office or to Amy Martin in the Mayor's Office.

Fountain Maintenance Under Review

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, February 01, 2018
Fountain Maintenance Under Review
Many have noticed the city's tree fountain is being disassembled.  The purpose is to determine all issues which are preventing the fountain from functioning properly and then evaluate the maintenance options available to repair it.  

Rising Sun SNAC February Calendar

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, February 01, 2018
Rising Sun SNAC February Calendar
Below is the Rising Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Calendar for February. 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, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday Meals are on a donat...
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