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Rising Sun resident Karrah Miller helps weigh a huge catfish at Rising Sun’s catfish tournament. With 191 registered boats, this year’s tournament, presented by the Ohio Valley River Cats, was the largest in the club’s history, and the largest tournament in the United States this year. Submitted Photo

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The Ohio County Convention, Tourism and Visitors Commission was a first-round pick to receive a review of Rising Sun’s recreation resources through a program offered by the National Park Service, Ohio River Recreation Trail Executive Committee, and the Lewis & Clark National Historic Trail Experience. Submitted by Josh Claypool

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The Chuck Harrell Memorial trophy at the Rising Sun Show Your Pride Car Show was presented to Bobby Lischkge for his 1947 Willys Overland CJ2A Jeep. Erin McKinley-Harrell, widow of Harrell, poses with the Jeep she awarded with the trophy in her late husband’s honor. Photo by Erin McKinley-Harrell

News Stories

Rising Sun City Council passed the second reading of a salary ordinance calling for an increase in city employees’ pay by 2 percent.   

April hit the Montes family, Moores Hill, hard. Within one week, three family members were sickened with COVID-19, each quarantined in different rooms.

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Rising Sun resident Karrah Miller helps weigh a huge catfish at Rising Sun’s catfish tournament. With 191 registered boats, this year’s tournament, presented by the Ohio Valley River Cats, was the largest in the club’s history, and the largest tournament in the United States this year. Submitted Photo

With 191 registered boats, this year’s Rising Sun catfish tournament, presented by the Ohio Valley River Cats, was the largest in the club’s history, and the largest tournament in the United States

Sports

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Rising Sun resident Karrah Miller helps weigh a huge catfish at Rising Sun’s catfish tournament. With 191 registered boats, this year’s tournament, presented by the Ohio Valley River Cats, was the largest in the club’s history, and the largest tournament in the United States this year. Submitted Photo

With 191 registered boats, this year’s Rising Sun catfish tournament, presented by the Ohio Valley River Cats, was the largest in the club’s history, and the largest tournament in the United States

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Freshman Ethan Markland cruised to a 29th-place finish for Rising Sun cross country at the JCD Invite. Photo by Mason J. Uhlmansiek

OSGOOD - Rising Sun boys cross country followed up its East Central Invitational Boys Varsity Division II championship Sept.

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 18

HS Boys Soccer

Southwestern (Hanover) at Rising Sun at Jac-Cen-Del (Osgood) (Varsity), 5:30 p.m.

Community

The Rising Sun-Ohio County Parks and Recreation Department is  challenging you to take on the “31 Miles in October”  program.

The Ohio County Community Foundation has awarded 2020 Community/Junior College Scholarships to Mollie Baxter, Olivia Bovard, Nya Bovard, Ty Chase, Riley Chipmans, Carla Jones, Lily Ramsey, and Laur

Handbags 4 Hope, the annual purse auction with proceeds to Safe Passage, the domestic and sexual violence support services provider for six counties, has launched through Facebook Live.

Obituaries

Peggy Jo Isaacs - 84, of Rising Sun,Indiana, died Friday, Aug. 7, 2020, at The Waters of Dillsboro/Ross Manor in Dillsboro, Indiana.

Tirana Kay (Buck) Craven, 57, of Wasilla, Alaska, passed away Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. at Health First’s Holmes Regional Medical Center in Melbourne, Florida.

Donald John Siekman, 96, died on Aug. 8, 2020, in the comfort of his own home in Ohio County, Indiana.