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Barkshire Family Underground Railroad State Marker Dedication

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on January 9, 2019

A public dedication ceremony for an Indiana state historical marker commemorating the Barkshire Family and their efforts to help freedom seekers along the Underground Railroad is scheduled for Friday, January 18, 2019. The marker will be unveiled at 11 …

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Rising Sun’s January SNAC Calendar

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on January 8, 2019

Here is Rising Sun’s January Senior Nutrition Activity Calendar provided by Lifetime Resources. Rising Sun Senior Nutrition Activity Center Activity Calendar Located at Hoosier Boy Apartments, 211 South Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN Contact Aimee Howlett- …

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City of Rising Sun Launches Brand New Website

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on December 21, 2018

Thanks to a grant from the Rising Sun Regional Foundation, the diligent and technical expertise of Matt Scheidler with ETC and the creative and resourceful work of Bryce Kendrick with the City of Rising Sun, the city has a brand new website. The new si …

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Burn Notice at City Brush Dump for December 22-January 5

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on December 17, 2018

McAlister Excavating will conduct incinerator burning for about 10,000 cubic feet of tree waste at the city’s brush dump from December 22-January 1 with additional clean-up work taking place January 2-5. A permit for the burning has been approved by th …

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Register For January Lifeguard Classes at South Dearborn H.S.

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on December 17, 2018

For those who may be interested in becoming a lifeguard at the Rising Sun Community Pool, please see details regarding certification classes below. LIFEGUARDING CLASS (contact Lyndsay Laub   lyndsay.minnich@gmail.com)                                    …

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Trash Pickup Days Changing for Holidays

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on December 10, 2018

For the weeks of Christmas and New Year’s Day, Rumpke will pick up trash in Rising Sun on Thursday, December 27 and Thursday, January 3. Rumpke will resume normal service Wednesday, January 9.

Download 2019 Sponsorship Application Here, Deadline January 16

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on December 6, 2018

Once again in 2019, the Mayor’s Office, Clerk Treasurer’s Office and City Council are providing small, monetary sponsorships to local groups and organizations. One difference in the process for this year, is applications will not be mailed or emailed t …

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‘Tis The Season For Giving, Help Your Neighbors In Need

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on December 6, 2018

‘Tis the season of giving and the City of Rising Sun is hoping you will help our friends and neighbors in need. Now through Wednesday, December 19, the city is collecting non-perishable items such as toys, personal care products, cleaning supplies, can …

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Mayor’s Proclamation for President George H.W. Bush

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on December 4, 2018

Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom issued a proclamation in honor of our country’s 41st president, the late George H.W. Bush. Please click on the file attachment below to read the full proclamation. President Bush was the first sitting vice president to be …

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Leaf Collection Ends Wednesday, December 5

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on November 30, 2018
Leaf Collection Ends Wednesday, December 5

Leaf collection ends Wednesday, December 5 because the truck used for the service will be converted to snow removal.  For those within the Rising Sun city limits, please use the following guidelines for leaf collection: -  Leaves must be rake…