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Photo by Cliff Thies:Sandy Kinzer, who serves on the city’s redevelopment board, addresses the crowd with her concerns about trees blocking the view of businesses on Main Street. She was also concerned that there are no eateries open past 3 p.m.

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Submitted Photos: The Red Wolf Sanctuary recently received a facelift as an artistic mural was donated by Vurt Creative. Also, the Sanctuary took in a sparrow hawk that was rescued from a glue trap.

 

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Submitted photo: The RSVP Kitchen Band brings joy to the lives of others through their love of music. Front, from left: Channie Smith, Carolyn Leming, and Jan Turner. Back: Sharon Bovard, Hazel Huffner, Barb Smith, Elizabeth Banta, Gwen Miller, Janet Baer, Mary Lou Sloan, Carolyn Brown, Alice Schuler, Patsy Smith, and Ty Russell Powell. Not pictured: Jean Miller and Polly Raker. Ty Powell and Patsy Smith are guest performers.

News Stories

The late David Hewitt, former chief of police for Rising Sun, “has been chosen to receive the highest honor bestowed upon a police officer,” said his wife, Donna Taylor-Hewitt, in a recent social m

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While investigating a burglary in mid-December, Ohio County Sheriff Glen Potts reported that his deputies were able to recover several big ticket items that had been reported stolen.

Indiana House Bill 1346 may be the most important legislation he will ever author, said 67th District Statehouse Rep. Randy Frye, who represents parts of Dearborn County and all of Ohio County.

Sports

RISING SUN - Defending Sectional 60 champion Morristown, ranked No.

RISING SUN - A busy week for Rising Sun’s girls basketball opened with close losses in the Lady Shiners’ first two conference games of the season.

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Community

The Ohio County Community Foundation recently awarded two grants to improve the community’s quality of life.

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Submitted Photo: Rising Sun High School graduate Ben Eads recently created a  work of art inspired by his love for Japanese culture and the Lexus brand.

Rising Sun High School graduate Ben Eads recently was shouted out by his employer, Lexus of Chattanooga.

The Ohio County Community Foundation recently awarded four community grants,  funded through endowment funds established by donors.

Obituaries

John Ernest Wolfe, 81, of Rising Sun, Ind., passed away Thursday, Jan. 16th, 2020, at his residence.

Gloria Jean Bloomer, 70, of Rising Sun, Ind., passed away Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.

Geraldine (Lock) Banta, 86, Rising Sun, died, Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2019. Haskell & Morrison Funeral Home, Vevay, is in charge of arrangements.