Jarrad Holbrook photo: These views of the Ohio County Historical Society Museum show its galleries, topped by exposed beams and clerestory. A clerestory is a high section of wall that contains windows above eye level, according to Wikipedia.

The Ohio County Historical Society Museum on Rising Sun’s Walnut Street is packed with artifacts from the community’s past. With unique pieces ranging from local historic clothing to the Hoosier Boy racing boat, the museum celebrates 201 years of Rising Sun life.

After over eight hours' deliberation Tuesday, Sept. 1, a jury of seven women and five men found Danielle Marie Green guilty of murder.

A proposal including a small casino for Indianapolis International Airport property made by Full House Resorts would not be detrimental to Rising Star if accepted, said Full House CEO Dan Lee Tuesday, Aug. 11.

Rather, by helping Full House's viability, it would help the Rising Sun casino stay viable, he said.

The Indiana state fire marshal has determined the cause of the sensational fire last night at Aurora Lumber Company was ignited by a faulty electric wire in a wall that led to a security light. The fire caused more than $200,000 damage.

More than 60 firefighters from six companies fought the blaze for about eight hours.

Picture four brothers and their dad squeezed into the single seat of an S-10 pickup truck, Beatles music blaring as they head home from their grandparents’ house.

Jodie Cole-Mulle, Rising Sun, created the pastel, Evening Glow.

Artists from southeast Indiana are among the 126 artists statewide juried into the Hoosier Salon 91st Annual Exhibition.

Deb Ward of West Harrison won the Outstanding Water Media award for her painting, Luscious, and has a second painting in the exhibition called Peppermint Stripes.

Jarrad Holbrook photo: These views of the Ohio County Historical Society Museum show its galleries, topped by exposed beams and clerestory. A clerestory is a high section of wall that contains windows above eye level, according to Wikipedia.
Jodie Cole-Mulle, Rising Sun, created the pastel, Evening Glow.

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Both Ohio County Council and Ohio County Commissioners voted to approve an option staggering in property tax rate increases for the Rising Sun Ohio County Community Schools' debt service.

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Rising Sun boys soccer exploded for its first win of the season behind three-goal hat tricks by Jacob Bovard and Ty Walton Thursday night at Switzerland County.