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UPDATED Park Board to Begin Reopening Facilities in June but Playgrounds Closed TFN

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on May 28, 2020
Rising Sun-Ohio County Senior Citizen Community Building

Due to a recent revision by Governor Holcomb’s Back on Track Indiana plan and in conjunction with the guidelines established by the Center of Disease Control (CDC) and the local Health Department, the playgrounds at all parks within Ohio County will re …

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City Receives New Truck Thanks To RSRF/OCCF Support

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on May 28, 2020

Thanks to $22,000 in grants from the Rising Sun Regional Foundation and the Ohio County Community Foundation received in 2019, the City of Rising Sun has a new work truck for the street department.  The 2019 model truck was purchased from Tom Tepe Auto …

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Congrats And Best Wishes To RSHS 2020 Seniors

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on May 20, 2020

Understated, 2020 has been a very difficult year for all of us.  COVID-19 has disrupted our lives in a seemingly endless number of ways…some far more serious than others.  But for the high school senior classes of 2020 everywhere, there are once-in-a …

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City Street Paving Underway

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on May 12, 2020

Thanks to state funding totaling over $682,000 through Community Crossings Grants, the City of Rising Sun is currently paving 14 sections of its streets.  Over the next several weeks, the following streets (not in paving order) will be milled then resu …

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Community Pool To Open June 3; Job Application Period Closed

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on May 11, 2020
Rising Sun Community Pool

Rising Sun City Council has approved the opening of its Community Pool in 2020.  According to Indiana’s “Back On Track” plan, community pools are allowed to open as early as May 24.  However, the Rising Sun is opening slightly later and with restrictio …

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Mayor’s Executive Order Effective May 4, 2020

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on May 4, 2020

City of Rising Sun, Indiana Executive Order 2020-2 Mayor Steve Slack Whereas, novel Coronavirus Disease 2019 (“COVID-19”) was declaired a Public Health Emergency by Governor Eric J. Holcomb on the 6th day of March 2020 and a National Emergency by Presi …

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Dumpster Day Returns With Social Distancing Saturday, May 2

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on April 27, 2020

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 Saturday, May 2. City workers will exercise social di …

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Tourism Cancels Its Events; Other City Events Questionable

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on April 27, 2020

The Ohio County Convention, Tourism, and Visitors Commission (Ohio County Tourism) has canceled the August 22 Hot Summer Night event featuring the Belairs Show Band. The annual photography postcard contest and all remaining 2020 events have also been c …

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RSUMC Yard Sale Canceled, Mission Truck Items Suspended

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on April 21, 2020

Rising Sun United Methodist Church has canceled its yard sale for May 15 and 16. In addition, the Mt. Mission truck pickups have been suspended for the month of May which includes the May 20 pick up. The next scheduled pick up is not until late August. …

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Local Carry-Out Food Options

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on April 16, 2020

Here is a great reminder from Rising Sun Main Street of our local carry-out food options.