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Entries for July 2016

Back to School Safety Reminders for Drivers

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Friday, July 29, 2016
Back to School Safety Reminders for Drivers
With school back in session Monday, August 1, here are some safety tips and reminders for drivers from the National Safety Council. Slow Down: Back to School Means Sharing the Road School days bring congestion: Yellow school buses are picking up their charges, kids on bikes are hurrying to get to school before the bell rings, harried parents are trying to drop their kids off before work. It's never more important for drivers to slow down and pay attention than when kids are present – especi...
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Book Writing Workshops in August at Library

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Book Writing Workshops in August at Library
Ever thought about writing your own book?  How about the added benefit of publishing it for free?  If this sounds interesting to you, then attend the free book writing workshops at the Ohio County Public Libarary on August 13, 20 and 27.  The courses are from 10:30 am to 1:30 pm each Saturday. Local published author Ed Griffiths will conduct the workshops.  The only requirement is you must have a basic understanding of Microsoft Word.  Please bring a laptop if you have ...
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Pool Hours Changing August 1st

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Pool Hours Changing August 1st
Weekday hours of operation at the Rising Sun Community Pool will change starting August 1.  Facility manager Kristina Barrott says Monday through Friday pool hours will be from 2 to 6 pm.  Weekend hours of 12 to 6 pm on Saturday and 12 to 8 pm on Sunday will remain unchanged. 

Tyler Brindley and Norm Of The North Friday, July 15

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, July 14, 2016
Tyler Brindley and Norm Of The North Friday, July 15
Come down to the Main Street Pavilion for a fun Friday night, this Friday, July 15. From 6 to 8:30 pm, enjoy live music by local artist Tyler Brindley.  Then at dusk, take in the animated movie Norm Of The North. Norm (Rob Schneider) the polar bear doesn't know how to hunt, but he does possess the unique ability to talk to humans. When the wealthy Mr. Greene (Ken Jeong) unveils his idea to build luxury condos in the Arctic, Norm realizes that his beloved home is in jeopardy. Accompanied b...
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Fireworks Thank Yous

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 11, 2016
Fireworks Thank Yous
As the Rising Sun Fireworks Event Coordinator, I would like to extend my sincerest thanks and appreciation to everyone who made our 2016 Fireworks Show one very spectacular and safe night: The Rising Sun Mayor and Mayor’s Assistant, City Council and Clerk Treasurer’s Office (financial backing, payment coordination and port-a-pots); RS Street Department (plywood sheeting, barricades, trash and cleanup); RS Project Manager and City Utilities (electric); RS Police and Fire Departments, Ohio County...
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