CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Second grader Tucker Levi demonstrates a GPS tracking device which could help folks find missing youngsters and adults. Grants from the Ohio County Community Foundation and Dearborn Community Foundation provided the devices. From left: special education teacher Laura McClure, Ohio County Sheriff Glen Potts and Ohio County Council President Tammy Elbright.

A collaborative effort spurred by parents and undertaken by Ohio County Council, Ohio County Commissioners, the Ohio County Sheriff's Department and Rising Sun Ohio County Schools may someday save a life.

Sophomore Lucy Carrigan was 100-meter dash runner-up and anchored the Lady Shiners' second-place 4 X 100-meter relay in last week's Vevay Media Group Invitational at Switzerland County.

VEVAY - Zach Martini converted the distance event double, while Angelo Gallegos and Derek Eldridge won individual firsts in last Thursday's Vevay Media Group track and field Invitational at Switzerland County.

Rising Sun founder John James’ gravesite lies in Rising Sun’s Union Cemetery. When platting the town, James set aside lots for a school and a cemetery.

Rising Sun’s Founder’s Day will be celebrated at the Ohio County Historical Society Museum on May 28. Before you go, there are some important legends and myths to wade through regarding the town’s founding.

We owe our veterans and troops a big thank you for all their service, sacrifice and strength. We will salute them in a special section Wednesday, May 18, in The Harrison Press and Thursday, May 19, in The Dearborn County Register and The Rising Sun Recorder.

Long deferred maintenance and vacancy threaten the Speakman House in Rising Sun, one of Indiana’s great nineteenth-century houses.

Indiana Landmarks today announced its 10 Most Endangered, an annual list of Hoosier landmarks in jeopardy.

Smoke fills the air during a fire in Rising Sun Saturday.

UPDATE: A fire Saturday, April 23, that filled several blocks of downtown Rising Sun with smoke has been declared accidental electrical, said Rising Sun Fire Chief Kevin Armstrong.

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Second grader Tucker Levi demonstrates a GPS tracking device which could help folks find missing youngsters and adults. Grants from the Ohio County Community Foundation and Dearborn Community Foundation provided the devices. From left: special education teacher Laura McClure, Ohio County Sheriff Glen Potts and Ohio County Council President Tammy Elbright.
Sophomore Lucy Carrigan was 100-meter dash runner-up and anchored the Lady Shiners' second-place 4 X 100-meter relay in last week's Vevay Media Group Invitational at Switzerland County.
Rising Sun founder John James’ gravesite lies in Rising Sun’s Union Cemetery. When platting the town, James set aside lots for a school and a cemetery.
Long deferred maintenance and vacancy threaten the Speakman House in Rising Sun, one of Indiana’s great nineteenth-century houses.
Smoke fills the air during a fire in Rising Sun Saturday.

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Rising Sun's Riverfront Erosion Control and Bikeway Project is 90 percent completed, Rising Sun Project Manager Mike Northcutt told members of the Rising Sun Board of Works at their meeting Thu

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MILAN - No. 3-ranked (Class A) Rising Sun softball fell a game off the pace in the Ohio River Valley Conference race with a 5-4 loss at first-place Milan Friday.