PHOTO SUBMITTED BY ROGER HILLIGOSS: Bill Parks, Ohio County veteran service officer is sworn in as southern vice commander for the American Legion Department of Indiana. He is pictured with the Sergeant at Arms and the three other vice commanders for the state. Two vice commanders represent the northern half of the state and two represent the southern half.

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: Meredith Cherry stands by her mount Apollo at Lisa William’s home near Rising Sun. Cherry is riding through the lower 48 states to raise awareness of domestic violence.

 

Photo submitted by Wayne Smock: Wayne Smock, left, and his buddy Carroll Henneke attend an Indianapolis 500 race. Smock has attended 55 of “The Greatest Spectacle in Racing,” events.

 

News Stories

At the Ohio County/Rising Sun School Board meeting July 9, Superintendent Branden Roeder recommended several leaders for the schools’ extracurricular activities during the 2019-2020 school year.

PHOTO SUBMITTED BY ROGER HILLIGOSS: Bill Parks, Ohio County veteran service officer is sworn in as southern vice commander for the American Legion Department of Indiana. He is pictured with the Sergeant at Arms and the three other vice commanders for the state. Two vice commanders represent the northern half of the state and two represent the southern half.

As if he weren’t wearing enough hats, Ohio County Veteran Service Officer Bill Parks was sworn in over the weekend as the southern vice commander for the American Legion Department of Indiana at th

HEATHER COURTNEY: Be on the lookout for these tiny ladybug rocks that have taken over Rising Sun.

You may have noticed the influx of ladybugs that now call Rising Sun home. These aren’t the type to invade your abode, unless you welcome them.

Sports

Rising Sun High School’s Braydon Bush, Landon Cole and Steven Jimenez all have been named to the Indiana High School Baseball Coaches Association’s 2019 Class A All-State team, released July 5.

Oldenburg Academy named Patrick Kolks its new athletic director Tuesday, June 25.

Community

Krystal McCardle of Rising Sun has earned her Bachelor of Science, Nursing degree from Western Governors University (WGU).

What was Rising Sun, Ohio County and the world like 90 years ago?   Prohibition was the law of the land.  People whispered about hidden stills, moonshine and speak-easys.   Flappers, Jazz age and t

The Ohio County Community Foundation would like to remind applicants of the approaching deadline for the 2019 Community/Junior College scholarship application for Cycle II.  The deadline is Monday,

Obituaries

Janice L. Cobb, 84, of Rising Sun, Ind., passed away at 7:15 p.m. Monday, July 15, 2019, while in the company of family members, at her residence.

Marlene Ann Buddenberg, 86, of Rising Sun, Ind., passed away at 8:52 a.m. Friday, July 12, 2019, at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, Ind.

Jerry Gene Perkins, 45, Rising Sun, died Monday, July 8, 2019. Markland Funeral Home, Rising Sun, is in charge of arrangements.