Rising Sun News

Entries for August 2016

United Methodist Church 5K Bean Stalk Entries Being Accepted

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, August 30, 2016
United Methodist Church 5K Bean Stalk Entries Being Accepted
The Rising Sun United Methodist Church is sponsoring their 6th Annual 5K Bean Stalk during the 29th Annual Navy Bean Fall Festival. The event begins at the Rising Sun Riverfront near the old boat boat ramp at Second and Front Streets on Saturday, October 8 at 8 am. Participants will wind their way through the streets and waterfront areas of scenic Rising Sun. Registration is $20 in advance (postmarked by September 26) or $25 on the day of the race. Checks should be made paya...
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Mayor's Executive Secretary Position Open

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Mayor's Executive Secretary Position Open
The City of Rising Sun is posting an open job position for the mayor's Executive Secretary.  Resumes and/or cover letters are being accepted now through Friday, September 9, 2016 at 5 pm.   Please mail or drop off your resume/cover letters at Rising Sun City Hall (200 N. Walnut Street, Rising Sun, IN 47040) between 9 am and 5 pm Monday through Friday or email your information to Mayor Brent Bascom at bbascom@cityofrisingsun.com. Please open the job description attachment below for de...
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Quilt Expo in Rising Sun September 8-10

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Quilt Expo in Rising Sun September 8-10
The Ohio County Historical Museum will feature their historic quilt collection in conjunction with the Southeast Indiana Quilt Expo. The antique exhibit will take place September 8, 9 and 10 at the museum on 212 S. Walnut Street in Rising Sun. The Quilt Expo will take place at Rising Star Casino Resort on the same days. Owned by Gene and Jill Elliott, the museum will also highlight the 1840s Shepherd-Bovard Wedding quilt and a sewing machine collection loaned by Sue Lemons. A preview of the hi...
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Beneficial Martial Arts Classes Return September 12

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, August 23, 2016
Beneficial Martial Arts Classes Return September 12
Martial Arts are often misunderstood but are really much more than the stereotypical self-defense classes. Some of the benefits include: increasing your level of activity, teaching you focus and stillness, improving your self confidence and self respect, connecting your mind and body and teaching you how to breathe and relax under pressure. Beginning Monday, September 12, there will be weekly classes in Rising Sun each Monday from 6 to 7 pm at the Schroeder Educational and Recreational Facili...
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River Cleanup in Rising Sun August 16-20

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, August 16, 2016
River Cleanup in Rising Sun August 16-20
Be part of keeping our river and riverfront clean and beautiful.  From August 16 through August 20, Living Lands & Waters (a non-profit organization) is managing the cleanup in our area.  There are two cleanups daily from 9 am to 12 pm and 1 to 4 pm.  Lunch is provided for all volunteers between 12 and 1 pm.   Go to this link to register for the cleanup http://bit.ly/OhioRiverCleanups.  Please fill out the form twice if you would like to help out in both sessions. ...
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Yoga For All

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, August 10, 2016
Yoga For All
Increase your fitness, strength and flexibility while also learning relaxation techniques through yoga. Join instructor Laura Baresel on Tuesdays from 7 to 7:45 pm at the Rising Sun Senior Center on Mulberry Street. These are ongoing classes sponsored by the Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks & Recreation Department. You can purchase a convenient card for $30 which is good for six classes or you may pay $5 per class. If you have any questions, please contact RS-OC park director Jamie Bell a...
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Benefit Ride For Ann and Rick Miller

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, August 09, 2016
Benefit Ride For Ann and Rick Miller
In 2006, Rising Sun’s Ann and Rick Miller welcomed the arrival of their newborn daughter Alanna. However, shortly after giving birth, Ann was diagnosed with Posterior Reversible Encephalopathy Syndrome or PRES.  This rare syndrome has left Ann confined to a traditional wheelchair ever since. A benefit poker run for Ann is being held Saturday, September 24 with the proceeds going toward the purchase of a Trackmaster power chair.  The tracked wheelchair can be used outdoors with ease ov...
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City Dumpster Available August 6

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, August 04, 2016
City Dumpster Available August 6
There are four remaining dumpster days in 2016 at Rising Sun's city dump.  The next day is Saturday, August 6.  Future Saturday dates include September 10, October 8 and November 5.  Available hours are from 7 to 11 am each day.  This is for City of Rising Sun residents only. The following items are not permitted at the dump: liquids, hazardous waste, wet or lead paint, closed drums, Freon containing refrigeration equipment, tires or mercury containing lamps.