Rising Sun News

Thanks For Making The Fireworks A Success

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, July 05, 2017
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 2017 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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OCCF and RSRF Grant Awards

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 03, 2017
OCCF and RSRF Grant Awards
The Ohio County Community Foundation awarded the City of Rising Sun $2265 toward the purchase of mulch for the Shiner Park playground and also to replace the firewall at City Hall.   The cost of the mulch plus delivery is $2150 and the firewall replacement and its initial configuration cost is $2530.  The combined cost of the two projects is $4680. The Rising Sun Regional Foundation awarded Rising Sun Municipal Utilities $10,000 toward assisting RSMU in the purchase of a liner for th...
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Rising Sun Police Officer Position Is Open

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, July 03, 2017
Rising Sun Police Officer Position Is Open
The Rising Sun Police Department is accepting applications for the position of a police officer.  Application and job requirements may be picked up in person at the Rising Sun Police Department on 300 South Poplar Street. Applications must be returned to the RSPD by 5 pm on July 31, 2017. The Rising Sun Police Deparment is an equal opportunity employer. 

Next Dumpster Day is July 1

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, June 29, 2017
Next Dumpster Day is July 1
For city residents only, the City of Rising Sun will make dumpsters available at the City Dump on the following remaining Saturdays in 2017 from 7 to 11 am: July 1, August 5, September 23, October 7 and November 4. 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.  

Spectacular City Fireworks are Monday, July 3

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Tuesday, June 27, 2017
Spectacular City Fireworks are Monday, July 3
Rising Sun's fabulous fireworks event is Monday, July 3 at Riverfront Park on Front Street.  Bring your family and friends, a comfy blanket or lawn chairs for a full evening of musical entertainment, food and explosive fun!  An event map is attached below. MUSIC!  The event starts at 7 pm with live music by Mike Davis, a fantastic Elvis impersonator, who rocks the riverfront at the park's picnic shelter until 9:30 pm.   FOOD!  Be sure to come hungry.  From 7 ...
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UTVs Permitted On City Streets With Amended Ordinance

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, June 22, 2017
UTVs Permitted On City Streets With Amended Ordinance
In 2012, Rising Sun City Council passed an ordinance permitting the use of motorized carts (golf carts) on city streets.  That ordinance was recently amended to include the use of recreational off-highway vehicles also known as "UTVs" (as referenced going forward) and/or "side-by-sides".  UTVs may be operated on Rising Sun city streets providing the operator has a valid driver's licence, the UTV has been insured and it has been registered with the State of Indiana.  Unlike golf ...
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Yard Sale Ordinance Passed

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Thursday, June 22, 2017
Yard Sale Ordinance Passed
Yard sales, garage sales and flea markets (further referenced as "sales") are a common occurance in nearly every community across America and, for the most part, are a very useful event for both the seller and those looking for great deals on various used items.  However, perpetual sales are a nuisance and are no longer permited within the City of Rising Sun. All sales, whether on personal or business property, are now regulated per a recently passed ordinance by Rising Sun City Council. &...
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July City Council Meeting Date Moved

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, June 19, 2017
July City Council Meeting Date Moved
Due to scheduling conflicts, the July 6, 2017 Rising Sun City Council meeting will now be held on July 13, 2017 at 6 pm in the City Administration Builiding at 200 North Walnut Street, Rising Sun, IN.

Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay...err...River

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Wednesday, June 07, 2017
Sittin' On The Dock Of The Bay...err...River
The installation of the city docks will be completed on Wednesday, June 7. Now for a little Otis Redding... "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay"   Sittin' in the morning sun I'll be sittin' when the evening comes Watching the ships roll in Then I watch them roll away again, yeah I'm sittin' on the dock of the bay Watchin' the tide roll away, ooh I'm just sittin' on the dock of the bay Wastin' time I left my home in Georgia Headed for the Frisco Bay Cuz I've had nothing to li...
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Front Street Maintenance Scheduled June 7

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on Monday, June 05, 2017
Front Street Maintenance Scheduled June 7
The section of Front Street between First and Williams will be crack filled and sealed Wednesday, June 7.
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