This year's QuiltFest will have 76 contest quilts and 11 from the community, said Karen Gillard, who with Susan Bengtson is in charge of setting up the display. “Diane Livezey, our featured quilter from Edgewood, Ky., has 11 quilts on display,” said Gillard. In addition, six art works with a quilt theme will be included, she said.



The Rising Sun Regional Foundation awarded $218,662 in 11 new grants at its March 25 meeting, said executive director Jascia Redwine.

The grants include:


Rising Sun opens the spring sports season officially on Wednesday, April 1 when the baseball and softball teams host Oldenburg Academy.