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Please call Utilities if you wish to withdraw from ACH/autopay

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on March 27, 2020

With many individuals dealing with reduced or no income because of a recent change in their job status due to COVID-19, Rising Sun Municipal Utilities understands some may not have funds available in their account to pay their bill on the 10th. If you …

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April 4 Dumpster Day Canceled

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on March 25, 2020

Due to coronavirus concerns, the city has canceled its monthly Dumpster Day on April 4.   The next scheduled day for Rising Sun and Ohio County residents is May 2.  The public will be notified should this day also be canceled.

Mayor’s Executive Order Effective March 25, 2020

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on March 24, 2020

City of Rising Sun, Indiana Executive Order 2020-1 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 Pres …

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Parks Open but Recreational Equipment and Restrooms Closed TFN

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on March 23, 2020

While local parks remain open, Rising Sun-Ohio County Joint Park Board and director Jamie Bell have announced playground and fitness equipment at the following parks are off limits until further notice:  Shiner Park, Turner Park, Riverfront Park and Be …

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A Message from Mayor Slack regarding the Coronavirus

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on March 20, 2020

These are truly unprecedented times.  COVID-19, or the coronavirus, has upended life as we know it.  You can’t turn on the television or radio without hearing about it…everything from the lack of testing kits and protective equipment for health care wo …

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Park Board closes Community Center and Schroeder Facility TFN

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on March 17, 2020
Rising Sun-Ohio County Senior Citizen Community Building

Due to the coronavirus, the park board has closed the Rising Sun-Ohio County Community Center and Schroeder Facility until further notice. If you are considerding renting either of these wonderful facilities for later in the year, please review the Par …

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OCCF Helps Fund New Ice Machine and Copiers

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on March 9, 2020

Thanks in part to a $4725 grant from the Ohio County Community Foundation, the City of Rising Sun purchased two new copy machines at City Hall and a new ice machine at the Schroeder Building for the Park Board. The lease was up for the existing copy ma …

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Join in and/or Sponsor Hewitt Family Benefit ATV Ride

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on February 28, 2020

Former Rising Sun Police Chief David Hewitt has been awarded inclusion to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial.  The dedication is this May in Washington D.C.  An ATV Benefit Ride will be held on Saturday, April 18 at the Ohio County Fairgrou …

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Lions Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser is March 7

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on February 19, 2020

Make some room in the belly for pancakes and sausage!  The Rising Sun Lions Club is hosting its annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser from 7 to 11:30 am on Saturday, March 7 inside the Rising Sun-Ohio County Senior Citizens Community Building at 510 S. M …

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A Day of Remembrance on February 13 for David Hewitt

Posted by Bryce Kendrick on February 7, 2020

Please join the Rising Sun Police Department as we remember fallen, Chief of Police, David P. Hewitt. As we draw near to the one year anniversary of Chief Hewitt’s E.O.W. (2/13/19), we invite you to honor his memory by lowering flags to half-staff and …

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