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Three families were displaced without injury in the early morning of Tuesday, Feb. 25, after the building that houses their upstairs apartments partially collapsed.  Tiffany Clark/The Rising Sun Recorder

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Vintage Scoops owner Angie Stahl and her daughters, Abbey Rimstidt and Veronica Breeck, spent the day serving ice cream at their grand opening Monday, Feb. 17.  TIFFANY CLARK/The Rising Sun Recorder 

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Submitted photo: The Barkshire Family home recently was recognized as a historic landmark for its use in helping hundreds of slaves on their freedom journey. The fate of the home now lies in the hands of a finance company in Utah that foreclosed on the property. The home is located at North Poplar and Fourth streets just a quarter mile from the river.

 

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Three families were displaced without injury in the early morning of Tuesday, Feb. 25, after the building that houses their upstairs apartments partially collapsed.  Tiffany Clark/The Rising Sun Recorder

Three families were displaced without injury in the early morning of Tuesday, Feb. 25, after the building that houses their upstairs apartments partially collapsed.

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The administrator of a Facebook group wants Ohio County to become a sc=anctuary for the Second Amendment.

The administrator of the Facebook group, “Ohio County, Indiana 2A United Sanctuary Movement,” showed up at the Tuesday, Feb. 18, meeting of the county commissioners.

Aurora Elementary School is getting ready to be the place for ROD this coming year.

Sports

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Rising Sun’ junior guard Chase Kuehn gets his shot rejected by a South Ripley defender in Saturday’s 61-28 conference finale loss at Versailles.  Photo by MASON J. UHLMANSIEK

VERSAILLES - Rising Sun boys basketball finds itself badly in need of a win heading into IHSAA State Tournament play next week in Class A Sectional 60 at Southwestern (Shelby County).

INDIANAPOLIS - Rising Sun boys basketball received a bye to the semifinal round of Class A Sectional 60 at Southwestern (Shelby) High School in the 110th annual IHSAA Boys Basketball State Tourname

CONFERENCE SCOREBOARD

HS boys basketball

TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18

Jac-Cen-Del 55, RISING SUN 49 *

Community

Aurora Elementary School is getting ready to be the place for ROD this coming year.

The Lilly Endowment Large Scale Grants program is offering $5 million in 2020, and Ohio County is encouraged to go after its share.

140 years ago, Saturday, Feb. 28, 1880

William C. Kemp has purchased the E.G. Hayes farm, adjoining Laughery bridge, in Dearborn County, about 353 acres.

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Obituaries

Ethel Mae Ellis- 65, of Warsaw, KY, passed away on February 16, 2020 at her residence. Arrangements have even entrusted to Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun.

Augusta Marie Borgman Zimmer, known to all as “Gus,” died on January 27, 2020 in Port Tobacco, Maryland, at the home of her son.

Larry Combs- 67, Patriot, Ind., passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, 2020, at his residence. Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun, entrusted with arrangements.