October 20, 2014

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Father and son attend Motocross camp PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, September 11, 2014 1:55 PM

UNDERWOOD, Ind. - Michael and Caleb Mathis of Rising Sun attended an Fellowship of Christian Athletes Motocross Camp July 24-28.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes has camps in many different sports, but this was a camp that was specifically for motocross riders and racers.

The actual camp was held at Country Lake Christian Retreat in Underwood, Ind., but the riding part of the camp was held at Hoosier Hilltoppers Motorcycle Club, in Paris Crossing, Ind., near North Vernon.

Camp days were long, but exciting with a typical day starting at 7 a.m. with a workout/warmup session and devotion.

Reno, Krischano win national titles  PDF Print E-mail
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Thursday, August 21, 2014 4:10 PM

RISING SUN – Jeff Reno, of Okeechobee, Fla., and Jeff (JK) Krischano, of Elk River, Minn., were the big winners in Sunday's Powerboat Nationals Rising Sun Regatta on the Ohio River.

Reno and Krischano were declared national champions in their respective tunnelboat classes, which brought a total of more than 40 boats to Rising Sun, under the auspices of the American Power Boat Association and OPC Racing.

Softball tryouts PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:55 PM

Girls 12U fast pitch softball tryouts will be held Sunday, Aug. 17 at  2 p.m. at the Rising Sun Lions Club Field.

The team is forming to play 2014 Fall Ball and the 2015 Season.

Contact Kevin Armstrong at 812-584-0941.

Players cannot be 13 years old before Jan. 1, 2015. Rain-out date is Sunday, Aug. 24.

2014 Swiss Wine Festival Cornhole Tournament marks 10th year PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:55 PM

The annual cornhole tournament held during this year’s 43rd Swiss Wine Festival will mark its 10th anniversary. The event will be held Sunday, Aug. 24 beginning at noon.

Team registration begins at 11 a.m. at the festival grounds located at 100 Ferry Street in Paul Ogle Riverfront Park in Vevay, Ind. Sunday’s festival gate admission is $4 per adult.

Prizes will be awarded for first, second, and third places. In order to promote the festival and local businesses, winners receive the first $100 in Festival Bucks redeemable at participating vendors within the festival or at participating local sponsors. First place is $300; second place $150 and third place is awarded $50. The balance of the prize money will be issued in the form of a check made payable to both team members. 

For more information on the cornhole tournament, contact Sheri Works at 812-427-3480; 812-427-2063 or 859-250-4840.

Swiss Wine Festival times are Thursday, Aug. 21 from 5 to 10 p.m.; Friday, Aug. 22 from 3 p.m. to 2 a.m.; Saturday, Aug. 23 from 10:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.; and Sunday, Aug. 24 from 10:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.

There is a small parking charge near the festival grounds and limited free parking in downtown Vevay.

Additional activities, performers, and events can be found on the Swiss Wine Festival website at www.swisswinefestival.org.  

Information on lodging, local businesses and tourist activities can be found at www.switzcotourism.com or by calling Switzerland County Tourism at 812-427-3237 or e-mailing visitsc@switzcotourism.com. The Swiss Wine Festival and Switzerland County Tourism-Vevay, IN are on Facebook.

Tom Cochran golf tourney set Sept. 13 PDF Print E-mail
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014 12:54 PM

LAWRENCEBURG – The annual Tom Cochran Scholarship Fundraiser Golf Scramble is set for Saturday, Sept. 13, at Sugar Ridge Golf Club.

Shotgun start is 8:30 a.m. for the event, which funds scholarships for local students from Lawrenceburg, South Dearborn, East Central and Rising Sun high schools.

The event includes skins games, closest to pin, longest drive, hit the green and best score. Players will be allowed only one shot for event holes. Every team is included in skins, with $20 per team calculated into the skins payout.

Entry fee of $65 per person, for a full team ($260 per foursome), includes lunch, served around 1 p.m. Gift bags will be provided to all participants who pre-register prior to Sept. 1.

After Sept. 1, entry fee will be $75 per person, or $300 per team.

Check-in will be at 8 a.m. at the clubhouse.
Entry forms should be dropped off or mailed to: Lawrenceburg Police Dept., 349 Walnut St., Lawrenceburg, IN, 47025.

For more information contact Tony Cochran at (812) 221-0019 or e-mail: tcochran@lawrenceburgpolice.com.