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City of Rising Sun names Rimstidt as new Police Chief

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on March 5, 2019

The City of Rising Sun has named Rodney Rimstidt as its new Chief of Police.  Rimstidt replaces former chief David Hewitt who died as a result of a vehicle accident on February 13. A member of the Rising Sun Police Department since June 3, 2000, Rimsti …

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Police Department Hiring Two New Officers

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on March 4, 2019

The Rising Sun Police Department is currently accepting applications for two Police Officer positions. Applications can be picked up at the police department at 300 South Poplar Street in Rising Sun.  Previous applicants are encouraged to re-apply.  Ap …

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Rising Sun United Methodist Church Fish Fry Dates

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on March 1, 2019

The B.O.B.B. Family Mission Team from the Rising Sun United Methodist Church, 110 S. Walnut St., will have a Fish Fry on March 8, March 22 and April 5 from 5 to 7 p.m. Enjoy fish, chicken, mac and cheese, baked beans, coleslaw, applesauce, bread, refre …

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First Dumpster Day of 2019 is Saturday, March 2

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on February 28, 2019

For Rising Sun and Ohio County residents only, the City of Rising Sun will have three dumpsters available at the City Brush Dump (end of South Downey Street behind the cemetery) from 7 to 11 a.m. on the following Saturdays in 2019: March 2, April 6, Ma …

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Colton Schirmer Benefit is March 2

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on February 19, 2019

A benefit for Colton Schirmer and his family will be held Saturday, March 2 from 12 noon to 5 p.m. at the Ohio County Historical Museum (212 S. Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN). In 2017, Colton played in his first varsity football game as a freshman for Swi …

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All City Offices and Buildings Closed Wednesday

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on February 18, 2019
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All city buildings and offices will be closed all day on Wednesday, February 20 for Chief David Hewitt’s funeral.

Obituary and Services for Rising Sun Police Chief David Hewitt

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on February 18, 2019

The following is the obituary and service arrangements for Rising Sun Police Chief, David Hewitt, courtesy of Markland Funeral Home of Rising Sun, IN. David Paul Hewitt April 9, 1969 – February 13, 2019 David Hewitt, 49, of Florence, Indiana, passed aw …

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City Mourns Loss of Police Chief David Hewitt

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on February 13, 2019

From Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom: It is with great sadness I must confirm David Hewitt, Chief of Police for Rising Sun, Indiana, passed away this morning from injuries sustained in a single vehicle accident in Switzerland County, Indiana. Chief Hewit …

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Flo & Edna Quilt Exhibit

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on February 11, 2019

Walk through forty years of quilt making, from Depression Era every day quilts to top-of-the bed applique quilts of the 1960s. See how fabric availability, color, patterns, and applique kits changed the look and purpose of quilt making for mid-century …

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2019 Dumpster Days

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on February 11, 2019

For Rising Sun and Ohio County residents only, the City of Rising Sun will have three dumpsters available at the City Brush Dump (end of South Downey Street behind the cemetery) from 7 to 11 a.m. on the following Saturdays in 2019: March 2, April 6, Ma …

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