Rising Sun News: June 2016

OCCF and RSRF Award Grant to City of Rising Sun

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on June 28, 2016
OCCF and RSRF Award Grant to City of Rising Sun

The City of Rising Sun offers its sincerest thanks and appreciation to the Ohio County Community Foundation and the Rising Sun Regional Foundation for grants recently awarded toward the upcoming Indiana League of Municipal Clerks and Treasurers Distric…

City Fireworks Sat., July 9 and Band Car Show Sun., July 10

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on June 28, 2016
City Fireworks Sat., July 9 and Band Car Show Sun., July 10

UPDATED STORY 10 AM Wednesday, July 6.   While rain forced the postponement of the city’s fireworks event this past Sunday, it has also provided Rising Sun with a big double event weekend.  The fireworks have been rescheduled for Saturday, Ju…

Bloomington Symphony Orchestra Coming June 25

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on June 22, 2016
Bloomington Symphony Orchestra Coming June 25

The Bloomington Symphony Orchestra is coming to the Rising Sun Main Street Pavilion Saturday, June 25 at 6:30 pm for a night of “Red, White and Blue Jeans.”   According to information published by BSO, the collection of talented musical artists le…

She Blinded Me With Science

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on June 20, 2016
She Blinded Me With Science

No, Thomas Dolby isn’t coming to Rising Sun to perform his 1980’s one hit wonder.  However, Purdue Extension-Ohio County is hosting a Science Camp Tuesday, July 19 at the Ohio County Public Library (503 Second St.).  From 9 am to 4 pm, youth …

The Face Only a Mother Could Love

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on June 20, 2016
The Face Only a Mother Could Love

If you have a baby or grandbaby you just think is the cutest thing in the world (and aren’t they all), show off your offspring at the 4-H Junior Leaders’ annual Baby Contest.  It’s part of the Ohio County 4-H Fair and will be held Saturday, J…

Tree Trimming Season Starts June 20

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on June 17, 2016
Tree Trimming Season Starts June 20

The City of Rising Sun Street Department will begin trimming trees inside the city limits starting June 20. Trees with branches extending over city streets posing an issue for vehicles will be addressed. Please use caution when you come upon these work…

Youth Chef School Coming to RSHS in July

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on June 9, 2016
Youth Chef School Coming to RSHS in July

Do you have a youngster who likes to spend time in the kitchen, help prepare food and cook?  Well Purdue Extension-Ohio County has just the dish for you.  It’s Chef School. This one-day class is for youth in grades 3 through 5.  It will …

OMI has job opening for an Equipment Assembly Associate

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on June 7, 2016
OMI has job opening for an Equipment Assembly Associate

OMI Industries of Rising Sun, a rapidly growing manufacturer of industrial and commercial equipment, is seeking an Equipment Assembly Associate for its Equipment Division. This is a full-time position with benefits.The Associate will work with motors, …

Rising Sun Resource/Job Fair

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on June 6, 2016
Rising Sun Resource/Job Fair

Rising Star Casino Resort is collaborating with the Education Center of Rising Sun to shine some light on career opportunities, education resources and open jobs in the community for the citizens of Ohio County. This public event will be held Wednesda…

Proceeds Designated for Rising Sun Quality of Life Endowment

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on June 2, 2016
Proceeds Designated for Rising Sun Quality of Life Endowment

In our May meeting, City Council was tasked with one of its more important annual decisions: how to designate our proceeds from the Rising Sun Quality of Life Endowment Fund located within Ohio County Community Foundation. In 2000, the City of Rising S…