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Schools have record enrollment
Written by thillman   
Wednesday, September 12, 2012 2:23 PM

Sept. 13, 1962

50 years ago

The chicken barbecue for the benefit of the Rescue Unit was termed the greatest success since the barbecues were begun eight years ago to benefit the unit. Gerald Licking, chairman for the barbecue, said that about 1500 dinners were served.

Think about it: It wouldn’t be a bad idea to put the designers of the bathing suits in charge of cutting governmental budgets.

Something new has been added to the Rising Sun Recorder and the Ohio County News. In an effort to give the smaller merchants, and anyone else who would like to use it a chance to advertise, the local newspapers have added a new section which will be called the, “Area Shopping Center.”

With the operation of the Markland Dam, many new changes will take place in this area. Of special interest to the boating fans will be a boat launch which is now under construction south of Rising Sun near the home of Mrs. Lillie Stegemiller. Five boats may be launched at one time from the ramp. The floor of the new bridge spanning Arnold’s Creek was poured last week.

Enrollment in the high school here was announced yesterday by Delbert Wright, principal of the school. A total of 333 students are enrolled in the school in comparison to 306 last year.

Births: a son was born to Mr. and Mrs. Billy Don Gullion, August 27 in DCH and has been named Richard Ray.

Sept. 11, 1952

Construction of the new bridge over Arnold’s Creek, below town, is at a complete standstill, due to the failure of the lumber for the bridge floor to arrive.

Rising Sun and Ohio County schools opened Monday with an all-time record high enrollment of 845 pupils.

Births: to Mr. and Mrs. Russell Green, Jr., a son, Randall Lee, Sept. 3; to Mr. and Mrs. M. R. Wertenberger, a daughter, Gail Ann, Sept. 4.

Phyllis Palmer received a blue ribbon in the state fair dress revue. She won the Ohio County dress revue last month.