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Events scheduled for sesqui-centennial
Written by thillman   
Wednesday, February 13, 2013 5:23 PM

February 14, 1963

50 years ago

Many exciting festivities are being planned in Vevay and Switzerland County for their Sesqui-Centennial celebration in July. Several ladies in Rising Sun have been collecting data on Rising Sun and Ohio County in preparation for this town’s Sesqui-Centennial celebration in 1964.

At a called meeting of the Business and Professional Women’s Club Thursday evening, resolutions were made for proposals for equal pay of women in business and professional occupations.

State Representative Orville Phillips has scheduled a tour of the General Assembly rooms in the state legislature today for members of the senior class. They traveled to Indianapolis this morning by chartered bus.

Mrs. Earl Powers was chosen as Worthy Matron and Earl Powers was chosen as Worthy Patron at the annual election of officers Thursday evening at the regular meeting of Rising Sun Chapter 326, Order of the Eastern Star.

Members of the Sunshine Society officially opened their 1963 Heart Fund Campaign with a blanket toss at the Shiner-North Dearborn Basketball game Friday evening. The members netted $56.81 in the blanket toss.

In the Junior Bowling League, Barry Leive had high individual single game with 213 and high individual three games total of 529.

Births: to Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Beach, a daughter Dolly, Feb. 4 at Dearborn County Hospital. The baby weighed 7 lbs. They have three other daughters Debby, Denise, and Deanna.

High School juniors Wayne Bond and Kenny Stegemiller are getting their first journalism experience as they will be writing a weekly column from the school each week. The Senior Class went to Indianapolis Thursday by a Chartered Greyhound Bus to view the State Legislative in action. They also toured Allison’s, a large plant in Indianapolis; The Senior Class has elected to go to Washington and New York by bus instead of the usual rail transportation.

Former Shiner basketball star, Dickie Ray Bovard, is making a name for himself in the cage games at Pensacola Junior College, Pensacola, Florida. Bovard, a 6’2” freshman there, received a nice write-up in a Florida newspaper recently.

February 13, 1958

A. W. Siekman was elected president of the reorganized Rising Sun-Ohio County Consolidated School Corporation Thursday evening.

February 12, 1953

Harold Whitham has purchased the Shell Service Station from Glenn Jump and began operation Monday.

With Elmer Strautman scoring 32 points and Holland adding 15 more the Shiners nosed out North Madison, 64-61, in their Ohio River Valley Conference battle Friday night.

February 10, 1933

Thermometers here registered three to five degrees below zero Wednesday and Thursday.