CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Rising Sun Police Officers Steven Hoover, left, and Bryce Potraffke, right, pose with Rising Sun Police Chief Rodney Rimstidt at the Rising Sun Board of Works meeting Thursday, May 30, where the two new officers were sworn in by Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom.

 

Photo by Jerry Schulte: Making waves in a voyager canoe, last summer these paddlers covered part of the route the inaugural Ohio River Recreation Trail Paddling and Cycling Adventure is following this week.

 

Photo submitted by Brent Bascom: Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom and his wife Gina attended the 500 Festival Breakfast at the Brickyard Saturday, May 18. He is pictured  with Aurora Mayor Donnie Hastings, Lawrenceburg Mayor Kelly  Mollaun, and Greendale Mayor Alan Weiss.

 

Photo submitted by Glen Potts: Veterans Glen Potts and Ron Spurlock are shown with Missy and Kathy Holloran, daughter and widow of “Big Joe” Holloran, who the plaque was presented in honor/memory of. The plaque was presented Sunday, May 19, at Trinity Christian Center’s Veterans’ Banquet.

 

News Stories

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Rising Sun Police Officers Steven Hoover, left, and Bryce Potraffke, right, pose with Rising Sun Police Chief Rodney Rimstidt at the Rising Sun Board of Works meeting Thursday, May 30, where the two new officers were sworn in by Rising Sun Mayor Brent Bascom.

 

The resignation of school safety officer David Jackson led Rising Sun Police Chief Rodney Rimstidt to propose a different way for the city to handle having an officer at Rising Sun High School.

Submitted photos: Adults and youngsters alike enjoy the Rising Sun Ohio County Community Pool on opening day, Saturday, May 31.

If you haven’t gotten wet enough in this spring’s repeated rainfalls, you can always head over to the Rising Sun Ohio County Community Pool.

Rising Sun Ohio County Tourism Commission should focus on attracting group tours to the county.

Sports

HS boys golf

IHSAA SECTIONAL 28
Monday, June 3
At Sunrise GC
Madison

CRESTVIEW HILLS, Ky.

MADISON - Rising Sun finished eighth of 11 teams in IHSAA Boys Golf Sectional 28 at Madison’s Sunrise Golf Course Monday, June 3.

Community

Rising Sun High School student Dylan Levi, signs on with Stedman Machine Company at the Southeast Career Center, where he was a welding student.

Co-op students at the Southeast Career Center, Versailles, organized their co-op “E” sign-in day Monday, May 20, said Jenny Truesdell, SCC Co-op coordinator.

ALL A’s
GRADE 6
Burris, Brayden
Cate, Katheryn Olivia
Fletcher, Casey W
Henry, Kaitlyn C
Stewart, Abigail P
Werner, Paige A

ALL A’s
GRADE 1
Barrett, Mason D
Bascom, Megan R
Benz, Samuel Richard
Bradley, Avery J
Cumberworth, Wyatt
Dufour-Petty, Alia Grace

Obituaries

Robert Lee Horton, 92, of Rising Sun, Ind., passed away at 3:30 p.m. Sunday, June 16, 2019, at The Waters of Rising Sun.

Larry William Kinnett, age 78, passed away on May 23, 2019.

He was born June 29, 1940, in Rising Sun, Ind.,- the fifth of seven children to Archie N. and Ruth E. Kinnett.

Lucian Adolph Siekman, 87, Dallas, Texas, died Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019. He was a U.S. Army Air Force veteran. Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun, is in charge of arrangements.