Rising Sun News

Entries for July 2018

New Ferry Arrives July 12

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 09, 2018
New Ferry Arrives July 12
On Thursday July 12 at 11:30 a.m., Rising Star Casino and the City of Rising Sun will hold a ceremonial event to celebrate Rising Star’s new ferry boat operation.  Members of Rising Star management will christen the boat and unveil the ferry’s name along with the winner of their “Name The Ferry” contest.  (Note: image to the left is a stock photo and not the actual ferry boat.) The City of Rising Sun is honored to host the event at our boat ramp at Front and Plum Streets.  The bo...
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Willhite Family Dentistry Celebrates 25 Years

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 09, 2018
Willhite Family Dentistry Celebrates 25 Years
A Rising Sun business has reached a major milestone.  Congratulations to Willhite Family Dentistry for 25 years in business.  Since 1993, Dr. Gregory Willhite and his team have promised to help keep you smiling. Willhite's offers personalized service with modern technology.  Services include: fillings and restorations, dental sealants, dentures, bridges, crowns, tooth extractions, teeth whitening, inlays and onlays, dental crowns, dental bonding, porcelain veneers, dental implant...
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Thanks For Making The Fireworks A Success

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, July 05, 2018
Thanks For Making The Fireworks A Success
As the Rising Sun Fireworks Event Coordinator, I would like to extend my sincerest thanks and appreciation to everyone who made our 2018 Fireworks Show a very enjoyable, entertaining, 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 and Project Manager (plywood sheeting, barricades, trash and cleanup); RS Project Manager and City Utilities (electric an...
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Shiner Pride Car Show Is July 8

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, July 05, 2018
Shiner Pride Car Show Is July 8
One of the largest car shows in the entire region returns to Rising Sun Sunday, July 8.  The Shiner Pride Car Show, sponsored by the Rising Sun Band Boosters and the City of Rising Sun, routinely welcomes well over 300 entries each year.  Cars, trucks and bikes of all types, makes and models will line large sections of Front, Main and Poplar Streets. Registration is from 8 a.m. to 12 noon with a $20 fee,  Over 150 awards will be announced starting at 4 p.m.  There will be do...
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Weekly Trash Pick-up Rules and One Monthly Dumpster Added

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 02, 2018
Weekly Trash Pick-up Rules and One Monthly Dumpster Added
The City of Rising Sun wants to remind everyone of the rules for trash pick-up established by Rumpke: Trash must be placed curbside the night before your scheduled collection or no later than 6 a.m. the day of.  Drivers are not required to return to residences if materials are unprepared at the scheduled collection time. Service includes collection of six, 32-gallon cans or bags per pick-up. Cans and bags should not exceed 50 pounds. Please do not place trash at the curb in boxes. All b...
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Regular Trash Service July 4

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 02, 2018
Regular Trash Service July 4
Don't be left holding the bag.  Despite the July 4 holiday, the City of Rising Sun will still have trash and recyclables picked up on Wednesday, July 4.