City of Rising Sun, Indiana

Rising Sun News: October 2014

Thuermer Hollow Road Re-Opened

Posted by Deedee Brown on October 30, 2014
Thuermer Hollow Road Re-Opened

It’s official! INDOT has informed us that the relocation of Thuermer Hollow Rd at SR 56 North is complete and the road is now OFFICIALLY OPEN. 

Halloween Parade at 5 pm; Trick or Treat 6-8 pm on October 31

Posted by Deedee Brown on October 30, 2014
Halloween Parade at 5 pm; Trick or Treat 6-8 pm on October 31

Official Trick or Treat hours in Rising Sun are 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. on Friday, October 31st. Rising Sun Main Street is having their annual Halloween Parade just prior to Trick or Treat. Have your kids dress up in their favorite Halloween costumes and mee…

Rising Sun BP Teams Up With Ohio County Historical Society

Posted by Deedee Brown on October 30, 2014
Rising Sun BP Teams Up With Ohio County Historical Society

Rising Sun BP teams up with the Ohio County Historical Society! During the month of November, Rising Sun BP will donate 1 cent for each gallon of gas sold to the Ohio County Historical Society! Tell your family and friends to support BP in November whi…

The OAK RIDGE BOYS Live at Rising Star Casino

Posted by Deedee Brown on October 24, 2014
The OAK RIDGE BOYS Live at Rising Star Casino

Famed country music stars, The Oak Ridge Boys will be performing at Rising Star Casino on Saturday, November 15, 2014.  Doors open at 7:00 p.m. with the concert starting at 8:00 p.m.  Follow this link for more information on prices and ticket…

See Shiner Pride Band and Support Troops’ Trick Or Treat

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on October 21, 2014
See Shiner Pride Band and Support Troops’ Trick Or Treat

Rising Sun High School’s Shiner Pride Band will be giving their annual Parent/Community Performance on Friday, October 24th at 6:30 pm on the infield of the high school track.  The junior high band will also join in the performance.  There i…

BRIDGE WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL REPLACEMENT COMPLETE

Posted by Deedee Brown on October 20, 2014
BRIDGE WILL REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL REPLACEMENT COMPLETE

 RISING SUN, INDIANA—The Indiana Department of Transportation announced a contract award October 17, 2014 for replacement of the State Road 156 bridge over Grants Creek—1.4 miles west of S.R. 56 near the Ohio-Switzerland County line. The structure…

Grant’s Creek Bridge Below Rising Sun on SR 156 Is Once Again CLOSED

Posted by Deedee Brown on October 16, 2014
Grant’s Creek Bridge Below Rising Sun on SR 156 Is Once Again CLOSED

Here’s the hole story: the State Road 156 Grants Creek Bridge at North Landing has been closed because of a hole. Indiana Department of Transportation Seymour District spokesperson Harry Maginity said Thursday afternoon that the bridge was closed short…

Parks Dept. Hosting Kids’ Crafts Classes & Halloween Party

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on October 15, 2014
Parks Dept. Hosting Kids’ Crafts Classes & Halloween Party

The Rising Sun/Ohio County Parks and Recreation Department is hosting a couple of upcoming fun events for children in our community and the Rising Sun/Ohio County Senior Center. After-School Arts & Crafts Classes (for ages 5-12)- These classes wil…

FALL LEAF PICK-UP BEGINS OCT. 20TH

Posted by Deedee Brown on October 13, 2014
FALL LEAF PICK-UP BEGINS OCT. 20TH

Leaf collection within the City limits of Rising Sun begins Monday, Oct. 20th, 2014. The following rules apply:   Leaves must be raked and piled in rows along the street or curb for easy access. No garbage or large sticks are to be placed in the leaves. Piles are not to be raked along side of mailbox posts, signs or trees with low hanging branches that could interfere with the swing arm. Leaves will be picked up on a street to street basis; homeowners do not need to call to request leaf pickup. Residents who bag yard clippings and/or leaves are required to use biodegradable paper bags which are available at Valley Supply, Tandy’s IGA, Walmart & Kroger.   *Note: Chipping will stop during leaf season. Small brush pick up will continue. Call 438-3340 with questions.   Final Dumpster, Sat., Nov. 1, 2014, 7 – 11 a.m.

Friday Night Navy Bean Pageants Moved To Heritage Hall

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on October 10, 2014
Friday Night Navy Bean Pageants Moved To Heritage Hall

Due to weather, some of tonight’s festivities at Rising Sun’s Navy Bean Fall Festival have changed. The Senior King and Queen Pageant and the Navy Bean Fall Festival Queen Pageant are being moved inside of Heritage Hall on Main Street starting at 5:45 …