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Entries for July 2014

Planned Power Outage for Portion of City

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, July 31, 2014
Planned Power Outage for Portion of City
There will be a planned power outage either August 5, 6 or 7 (date depends on weather) from 8 am until approximately 2 pm.  The outage will affect Detmer Lane, Fifth Street and Barnes Alley. Rising Sun Municipal Utilities will change out a utility pole on the corner of Fifth St. and Detmer Ln.  Every effort will be made to shorten the duration of the outage.  We apologize for any inconvenience.    

Arts & Crafts Vendors Needed For Navy Bean Festival

Posted by Deedee Brown on Thursday, July 31, 2014
Arts & Crafts Vendors Needed For Navy Bean Festival
The 27th Annual Rising Sun Navy Bean Fall Festival is seeking Arts & Crafts Vendors.  Event dates are Friday, October 10th & Saturday, October 11th in downtown Rising Sun and along the Riverfront Park. For information, please contact Karrah Miller at 812-438-2750 or go to www.navybeanfestival.org for more information and application.

Despicable Me 2 - Movie on the River, Friday August 8

Posted by Deedee Brown on Wednesday, July 30, 2014
Despicable Me 2 - Movie on the River, Friday August  8
Plan to bring the family and enjoy a fun evening sponsored by Mayor April Hautman and the area churches. On Friday, August 8th, bring your cushions and blankets to the foot of Main Street and relax on the terraced wall while watching the hit Disney movie "Despicable Me 2" on the big screen. Lawn chairs may be used in the grassy area. Free popcorn will be provided courtesy of Rising Sun Main Street and the churches will have goodie bags with candy. Movie begins at dusk, sun sets at approximat...
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Retirement Benefit Workshop is August 19th

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, July 29, 2014
Retirement Benefit Workshop is August 19th
The Indiana Public Retirement System is holding a Retirement Benefit Workshop for members approaching retirement on Tuesday, August 19th at the Ohio County Public Library. Times are 1 to 3:30 pm for the Public Employees' Retirement Fund (PERF) and from 5 to 7 pm for the Teachers' Retirement Fund (TRF).  Plan to attend the entire block of time for your session. Please register for the workshop on the INPRS website at www.inprs.in.gov or register through its call center.  For PERF, cal...
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Regatta August 16th and 17th

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 28, 2014
Regatta August 16th and 17th
The 2014 Rising Sun Regatta is August 16th and 17th.  Each day, testing starts at 10 am and racing begins at 1 pm.  Enjoy plenty of food, drinks, arts and crafts too!  Click on the link below for more details.
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Paddlefest Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, July 25, 2014
Paddlefest Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26
We had a great kickoff to Paddlefest Thursday night with some bonus music by Deja Blue. The festival continues today headlined with a free concert by The Skallywags from 6:30 to 9:30 pm plus Mr. Chris and The Cruisers on Saturday from 2 to 8 pm.  See the story link below for everything available today and tomorrow including food, booths and kids activities.
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Donald Bowman Scholarship Night 5k Run/Walk

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, July 17, 2014
Donald Bowman Scholarship Night 5k Run/Walk
The 2nd Annual Donald Bowman Scholarship Night 5k Run/Walk will be held Saturday, August 9th at Vineyard Golf Course.  All proceeds from the event will benefit the scholarship fund which provides educational opportunities to students. Day of registration starts at 7:30 pm and the race begins at 9 pm.  Bring a flashlight!  However, you can receive a discount and be guaranteed to receive a t-shirt and bag if you register prior to August 5th.  Register online at www.StuartRoadR...
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Free Cookout and Movie with "Frozen" Fri., July 11th

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, July 11, 2014
Free Cookout and Movie with "Frozen" Fri., July 11th
There is a fun and FREE event on Friday, July 11th for the entire family at Main and Poplar Streets. Enjoy a free cookout from 4 to 9 pm.  Get a hamburger or hotdog and a soda sponsored by Lydia's Earthly Delights, Mondary Metal Works, Acorn Press and Paradox City Books.  The shortly after 9 pm at dusk, the movie "Frozen" will be shown. Free popsicles will be provided by United Community Bank and there will be free popcorn from Rising Sun Main Street too.  Bring you...
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Fireworks Feedback Requested

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 07, 2014
The Rising Sun Fireworks on the river was, overall, a huge success and very well received. However, we've identified a few points of concern which will be addressed to make next year's fireworks even better. We also want to hear from you. What did you like and what are your suggestions to help improve the event? PLEASE EMAIL your comments to bkendrick@cityofrisingsun.com. We will be collecting information to discuss in an upcoming meeting. Thanks for your time and thanks to everyone who cam...
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Shiner Pride Car Show

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, July 02, 2014
Shiner Pride Car Show
This is a big weekend in Rising Sun.  In addition to Fireworks on the River on Friday (live music from 7 to 10 pm...fireworks at 10 pm), the Shiner Pride "Show Your Pride" Car Show is Sunday.  Click on the link for details.
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