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Agriculture in The Classroom recently was conducted at Ohio County Elementary School. In all, 330 students and adults participated. In each grade level, students learned about many products and facets of agriculture. Submitted Photo

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Date: Monday, April 6, 2020

Time 6:00 pm


Per Governor Eric J. Holcomb’s Executive Orders

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The Rising Star Casino and Rockies Bar and Grill parking lots remain eerily empty during the COVID-19 shutdown.

Ohio County’s first confirmed case of the COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, was reported on the state’s website at, Tuesday

As of Tuesday, March 24, all state government offices will be closed to in-person public activity until at least April 7, including all Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles branches.


RISING SUN - Rising Sun High School athletic director posted the following announcement concerning the Shiners’ boys and girls spring sports seasons last Thursday, March 19, along with amended sche

INDIANAPOLIS - Paul Neidig, with 34 years experience in secondary education and athletic administration, was announced March 20 by the Executive Committee as the next commissioner of the Indiana Hi

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Lucy Carrigan



The Indiana Department of Revenue has extended filing and payment deadlines to align with the Internal Revenue Service.

The 2020 Community/Junior College scholarship application for Cycle I is available, according to the Ohio County Community Foundation. 

Operating Status of Rising Sun Businesses/Entities as of March 24, 2020


Rising Sun American Legion Post 59 - CLOSED

110 Main St. (812) 438-3688


Alta Laker Boyce- 97, of Milan, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020 at Ripley Crossing in Milan. Filter-DeVries-Moore Funeral Home, Dillsboro, entrusted with arrangements.

Carl Wayne Phelps, 76, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away at 09:20 AM, Monday, March 16th, 2020 at his residence.

Elmerene (Rene) Ann Mattson age 70, of Rising Sun, Indiana passed away March 3, 2020, in Rising Sun, IN.