The Clothesline Project, a visual display of shirts representing women survivors and victims of violence, came to the Ohio County Courthouse in Rising Sun Thursday, June 11.

Each shirt carries a graphic message or drawing created by survivors or friends and loved ones of survivors and victims.

Long-time Ohio County Public Library employee Karen Jackson has been named interim director in the wake of the resignation of library director Cynthia Schmid-Perry, said library board president Jennifer Mossburger.

"We don't have any reason as to why," she said.

 

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Cancer survivor Ernie Theetge, Rising Sun, signs in with volunteer Holly Nutley Saturday morning, June 13, at the Dearborn and Ohio Counties Relay for Life.

Forty-two years ago Doris Freeman, 67, pregnant, was told by her doctor she was the first woman in Kentucky to be diagnosed with ovarian, uterine and cervical cancer at the age of 24.

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: On their way out the door to retirement: Rising Sun Ohio County Elementary Middle School instructional aide Sharon Ketenbrink, speech pathalogist Marty Morningstar and fifth grade teacher Rinda Devers.

Rising Sun Ohio County Schools are losing 134 years of in-house experience with the end of this school year.

As part of a national campaign, the City of Rising Sun has declared June 14-20, 2015 as Internet Safety Week. Rising Sun Mayor April Hautman made the official declaration at the Thursday, June 4, city council meeting.

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Cancer survivor Ernie Theetge, Rising Sun, signs in with volunteer Holly Nutley Saturday morning, June 13, at the Dearborn and Ohio Counties Relay for Life.
CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: On their way out the door to retirement: Rising Sun Ohio County Elementary Middle School instructional aide Sharon Ketenbrink, speech pathalogist Marty Morningstar and fifth grade teacher Rinda Devers.

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Due to an unfavorable Ohio River forecast, the Saturday, July 4, 2015 Rising Sun Fireworks event has been moved to the Rising Sun Soccer Fields at Shiner Park.

Sports

For a third-straight season, Rising Sun softball pitching ace Alix DeDreu has earned All-State honors by vote of the Indiana Coaches of Girls Sports Association.