Submitted photo: Ohio County Elementary Middle School teachers who received 2016 Teachers’ Classroom Tools grants are, front row, from left: Candy Southard, Tammy Weaver, Karen Chase and Carrie Lozier. Back row: Ginger Meyers, Amy Strunk, Julie Wilson, Jaron Bovard, Barb Smith, Lindsey Merica and Laura McClure. Not shown: Jessica Peelman, Jared Tucker, Katherine McMonigle and Beverly Eads.

The Ohio County Community Foundation recently awarded $9,572.92 in Teachers’ Classroom Tools grants to teachers from Rising Sun High School and Ohio County Elementary Middle School.

Dillsboro resident Daniel J. Lynch, 40, was pronounced dead after his vehicle crashed into a tree and burned early Monday, Dec. 5, said Ohio County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Chad Oakes.

Kendal R. Miller photo Award-winning artist Jodie Cole, Rising Sun, paints a Santa Letter mailbox constructed and donated by Rising Sun resident Dean Carrigan.

Young (and old!) visitors to Rising Sun are invited to drop letters to Santa Claus in a special red mailbox at the Visitors Center, 100 S. Walnut St., Rising Sun, said Rising Sun/Ohio County Tourism Director Kendal Miller.

Submitted photo: Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom visits with reindeer at Rising Star's Christmas Casino.

Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus to Rising Star Casino.

This year’s Christmas Casino will be bigger and better than last year. It will dazzle and delight customers from now through Monday, Jan, 2, according to a release from Rising Star Casino.

Submitted photo: Coding 1 campers include, front row, from left: Ayden Porter, Daniel Billig, Sean Head and Clayton Combs. Back row: Logan Richard, Luk Addington, Kylie Head, Nicole Bonnlander and instructor Trisha Myers.

Computers are everywhere in today’s society. From tablets to smart phones to the computer electronics inside your car and appliances, there is an electronic device virtually everywhere you look.

By the time baby Nolan Lange was three months old, his parents Stacey and Sammie Lange, Rising Sun, noticed their second born wasn't meeting developmental milestones.

Submitted photo: Ohio County Elementary Middle School teachers who received 2016 Teachers’ Classroom Tools grants are, front row, from left: Candy Southard, Tammy Weaver, Karen Chase and Carrie Lozier. Back row: Ginger Meyers, Amy Strunk, Julie Wilson, Jaron Bovard, Barb Smith, Lindsey Merica and Laura McClure. Not shown: Jessica Peelman, Jared Tucker, Katherine McMonigle and Beverly Eads.
Kendal R. Miller photo Award-winning artist Jodie Cole, Rising Sun, paints a Santa Letter mailbox constructed and donated by Rising Sun resident Dean Carrigan.
Submitted photo: Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom visits with reindeer at Rising Star's Christmas Casino.
Submitted photo: Coding 1 campers include, front row, from left: Ayden Porter, Daniel Billig, Sean Head and Clayton Combs. Back row: Logan Richard, Luk Addington, Kylie Head, Nicole Bonnlander and instructor Trisha Myers.

Boat money up in 2016

The City of Rising Sun received 8 percent more in riverboat gambling sharing revenue in 2016 than in 2015, reported Rising Sun Clerk-treasurer Rae Baker Gipson at city council’s Thursday, Dec

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Monday, Dec. 5, Ohio County Commissioners reviewed claims for damages to county-owned buildings resulting from the Wednesday evening, Oct.

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RISING SUN - That elusive first win came tantalizingly close for Rising Sun boys basketball in Saturday night’s 60-57 home court loss to South Decatur.