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School hours set
Written by thillman   
Wednesday, August 22, 2012 4:31 PM

August 23, 1962

50 years ago

The grade school building will be open at 8:25 a.m. and the morning tardy bell will ring at 8:40 a.m. The noon tardy bell will ring at 12:40 p.m. and classes will be dismissed at 3:55 p.m. Due to the lunch program the principal stated that it is not possible to have teacher supervision on the playground until 12:05 p.m. Parents are requested to not allow their children to return to school until after 12:05.

School lunches at the elementary school will be served beginning Sept. 5 at 30 cents per day or if a weekly ticket is purchased, $1.40 per week will be charged, payable in advance each week. If school is not in operation a full week, the daily rate of 30 cents per day is to be paid.

School insurance will again be available for purchase by parents for the protection of their children against accidental injuries, while at or going to or from school. The price will be $2 for the school year. South High Street in front of the school building will be closed during the school day to protect children who may accidentally stray into the street.

The Rising Sun baseball team clinched the Ohio Valley League Title Sunday afternoon by defeating Dillsboro 17-13 at the Shiner’s park.

Construction was started last week on the new wing of the Dearborn County Hospital. Working tools were assembled the first of the week and stakes were driven Thursday for the excavation to pour concrete foundations.

Elizabeth Cook will be among some 276 top county 4-H home economics girls who will attend the State Fair School for Girls on the Fair Grounds.

Albert Allen Detmer captured the District Champion 4-H tractor pulling contest last week in Charlestown and will represent the district at the Indiana State Fair.

As an added safety factor for motorists, automobile manufacturers will begin using amber lights instead of white for front turn signals starting with 1963 models.

Temperatures soared over the 100 mark this week.

Births: a son was born Aug. 7 to Mr. and Mrs. Leslie Skirvin (Mary Lou Buchanan) and has been named William Otis; a daughter was born Aug. 9 to Mr. and Mrs. James Dickerson (Betty Hampton) and has been named Anetia Jane; a son was born Aug. 12 to Mr. and Mrs. Harris Stegemiller, Jr. and has been named Joseph Paul; a son was born Aug. 14 to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Workman; a daughter was born Aug. 12 to Mr. and Mrs. Norris Works (Carolyn Wadsworth) and has been named Lisa Carol; Twins, a boy and a girl were born Aug. 18 to Mr. and Mrs. Rodie Miller, and have been named Keri Lane and Gary Wayne.

The Ludlow Hill Clinic announced last week the association of Dr. Alfred Keith Rhodes. His practice will be obstetrics and gynecology.