Rising Sun News: July 2014

Planned Power Outage for Portion of City

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on July 31, 2014
Planned Power Outage for Portion of City

There will be a planned power outage either August 5, 6 or 7 (date depends on weather) from 8 am until approximately 2 pm.  The outage will affect Detmer Lane, Fifth Street and Barnes Alley. Rising Sun Municipal Utilities will change out a utility…

Arts & Crafts Vendors Needed For Navy Bean Festival

Posted by Deedee Brown on July 31, 2014
Arts & Crafts Vendors Needed For Navy Bean Festival

The 27th Annual Rising Sun Navy Bean Fall Festival is seeking Arts & Crafts Vendors.  Event dates are Friday, October 10th & Saturday, October 11th in downtown Rising Sun and along the Riverfront Park. For information, please contact …

Despicable Me 2 – Movie on the River, Friday August 8

Posted by Deedee Brown on July 30, 2014
Despicable Me 2 – Movie on the River, Friday August 8

Plan to bring the family and enjoy a fun evening sponsored by Mayor April Hautman and the area churches. On Friday, August 8th, bring your cushions and blankets to the foot of Main Street and relax on the terraced wall while watching the hit Disney m…

Retirement Benefit Workshop is August 19th

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on July 29, 2014
Retirement Benefit Workshop is August 19th

The Indiana Public Retirement System is holding a Retirement Benefit Workshop for members approaching retirement on Tuesday, August 19th at the Ohio County Public Library. Times are 1 to 3:30 pm for the Public Employees’ Retirement Fund (PERF) and from…

Regatta August 16th and 17th

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on July 28, 2014
Regatta August 16th and 17th

The 2014 Rising Sun Regatta is August 16th and 17th.  Each day, testing starts at 10 am and racing begins at 1 pm.  Enjoy plenty of food, drinks, arts and crafts too!  Click on the link below for more details.

Paddlefest Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on July 25, 2014
Paddlefest Friday, July 25 and Saturday, July 26

We had a great kickoff to Paddlefest Thursday night with some bonus music by Deja Blue. The festival continues today headlined with a free concert by The Skallywags from 6:30 to 9:30 pm plus Mr. Chris and The Cruisers on Saturday from 2 to 8 pm.  …

Donald Bowman Scholarship Night 5k Run/Walk

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on July 17, 2014
Donald Bowman Scholarship Night 5k Run/Walk

The 2nd Annual Donald Bowman Scholarship Night 5k Run/Walk will be held Saturday, August 9th at Vineyard Golf Course.  All proceeds from the event will benefit the scholarship fund which provides educational opportunities to students. Day of regis…

Free Cookout and Movie with “Frozen” Fri., July 11th

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on July 11, 2014
Free Cookout and Movie with “Frozen” Fri., July 11th

There is a fun and FREE event on Friday, July 11th for the entire family at Main and Poplar Streets. Enjoy a free cookout from 4 to 9 pm.  Get a hamburger or hotdog and a soda sponsored by Lydia’s Earthly Delights, Mondary Metal Works, Acorn …

Fireworks Feedback Requested

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on July 7, 2014

The Rising Sun Fireworks on the river was, overall, a huge success and very well received. However, we’ve identified a few points of concern which will be addressed to make next year’s fireworks even better. We also want to hear from you. What did you …

Shiner Pride Car Show

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on July 2, 2014
Shiner Pride Car Show

This is a big weekend in Rising Sun.  In addition to Fireworks on the River on Friday (live music from 7 to 10 pm…fireworks at 10 pm), the Shiner Pride “Show Your Pride” Car Show is Sunday.  Click on the link for details.