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Photo courtesy of Mary Wallick: “Herbie The Love Bug,” a 1953 Volkswagen Bug, was chosen by the Wallick family to receive the Robin Kittle Memorial trophy, in memory of Mary Wallick’s brother, at the Show Your Pride Car Show Sunday, July 7.

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Left to right, first row: Joplin Barrett, Makayla Smith, Alyssa Philpott, Kayla Davis, Faith Drew, Hope Drew, Adria Thompson, Bobbi-Jo Creech, Mikayla Justice. Sandy Bowlus - Instructor. Second Row: Nicholas Webb, Dallas Wilson, Jaycen Dunaway, Victoria Harris, Preston Williams, Skylar Hudson.  Amanda Logsdon – RVR Adult Ed Coordinator, Jennifer Montgomery – STATE Adult Ed Coordinator, Konnie McCollum – RVR Adult Ed Director Third Row: Trenton Bradley, David Chapman, Ryan Fox, Dalton Riley, Donnie Hibbard, Austin Courter, Robert Hudson.

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PHOTO SUBMITTED BY ROGER HILLIGOSS: Bill Parks, Ohio County veteran service officer is sworn in as southern vice commander for the American Legion Department of Indiana. He is pictured with the Sergeant at Arms and the three other vice commanders for the state. Two vice commanders represent the northern half of the state and two represent the southern half.

News Stories

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Submitted Photo: Dave Cameron outside U.S. Bank Arena as he waits for the rally featuring President Donald Trump Thursday, Aug. 1. Trump’s entourage can be seen in the background.

Dave Cameron often is seen proudly wearing his red “Make America Great Again” hat as he pedals the streets of Rising Sun on his seven-speed Kent bicycle.

The ribbon cutting ceremony for the Energy Savings Project at Ohio County Elementary/Middle school was held Thursday evening, Aug.

The Ohio County Convention, Tourism and Visitors Commission (Ohio County Tourism) will host a Hot Summer Night on Saturday, August 17, 2019 in downtown Rising Sun.

Sports

RISING SUN - Rising Sun High School 2019-2020 All-Sports Passes are on sale now in the high school office.

BATESVILLE - The 19th annual Bulldog Chase 5K Run/Walk will be the finish line for the 2019 Southeast Indiana Racing Circuit summer series this coming Saturday, Aug. 10.

RISING SUN - Rising Sun High School volleyball and basketball Alumni Games again are set for the next two weekends in August, before fall sports seasons kick off.

Community

I am back from vacation, and summer is slipping away. Some of you have children or grandchildren back to school already, time does go by quickly.

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Sonny Detmer and Gene Adams.

90 years, 90 gatherings of the extended Detmer Family, 90 memorable occasions.

The Rising Sun Community Pool has begun its new back-to-school operating hours The pool will open at 3 p.m. each Monday through Friday. Weekend hours will remain unchanged.

 

Obituaries

Helen Charlotte “Shy” Adams, 86, of Rising Sun, IND., passed away Thursday, Aug. 1 2019, at Ripley Crossing in Milan, Ind.

Alice Jean (Burris) Walston, 84, Vevay, died Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, 208 Ferry Street, Vevay, is in charge of arrangements.,

Kenneth Paul Shepard, 55, Switzerland County, died Monday, July 29, 2019. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay is in charge of arrangements.