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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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Mayor Bascom Issues Proclamation for Eagle Scout Caleb Mathis

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on February 1, 2019

On Saturday, February 2, Rising Sun’s Caleb Mathis is being recognized by Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom by proclamation in conjunction with a private ceremony being held in Mathis’ honor. The son of Michael and Stacy Mathis, Caleb joined scouting with …

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Lions Club Pancake Breakfast is March 2

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on January 30, 2019

Make some room in the belly for pancakes and sausage!  The Rising Sun Lions Club is hosting its annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser from 7 am to 12 noon on Saturday, March 2 inside the Rising Sun-Ohio County Senior Citizens Community Building at 510 S. …

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Rising Sun February SNAC Calendar

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on January 30, 2019

Here is Rising Sun’s February Senior Nutrition Activity Calendar provided by Lifetime Resources. Located at Hoosier Boy Apartments, 211 South Walnut St., Rising Sun, IN Contact Aimee Howlett-Ballard, SNAC Director, at 812-438-2468 to reserve a meal Hou …

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Open House at City Hall January 29 for Retiring Singler and Johns

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on January 28, 2019

REMINDER- The City of Rising Sun is saying goodbye to a pair of long-time employees- Denise Singler and Tammy Johns.  An open house in their honor will be held from 1 to 5 pm on Tuesday, January 29 at City Hall (200 N. Walnut St.). Denise ends her 22 y …

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