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The new Bet America sports lounge at Rising Star Casino officially opened Monday, Nov. 11. It features 14 kiosks for patrons to place sports bets, many TV screens to watch their favorite games, bar, and comfortable seating.

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RED WOLF SANCTUARY: One of three box turtles that recently hatched made its way to the Red Wolf Sanctuary for help after a woman made the decision to keep the turtles as pets for her children.

 

There have been many new adventures at Rising Sun’s Red Wolf Sanctuary over the past few weeks, some happy some sad.

It’s a question that has been raised and discussed frequently throughout recent years. With declining casino revenue and plans for a new access road in the works, perhaps a cloud of urgency looms o

In an effort to restore their reader base and give back to the community, members of the Rising Sun/Ohio County Public Library Board voted to forgive all late fees and other fines and welcome folks

Sports

RISING SUN - Rising Sun’s Lady Shiners will host the Lady Pacers of Switzerland County when the rivals come together to fight cancer this Friday, Nov.

BROOKVILLE - Rising Sun girls varsity basketball traveled to Franklin County High School for its non-conference season opener Friday, Nov. 8, emerging with a 70-32 defeat.

Rising Sun volleyball’s Emma Cecilia Nichole Levi is one of 22 area seniors named to the Indiana High School Volleyball Coaches Association’s 2019 Academic All-State team.

Community

Becky Cunningham of Rising Sun has earned her bachelor of science nursing degree from Western Governors University.

Obituaries

Carol Dean (Tool) Springer,  89, Mt. Sterling, Ind., died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, is in charge of arrangements.

Daniel "Danny" Starker, 72, Rising Sun, died Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019. He was a U.S. Army veteran. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, is in charge of arrangements.

 

Garry W. Forwood, 72, Rising Sun, formerly of Vevay, died Friday, Nov. 15, 2019. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, is in charge of arrangements.