CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY PHOTOS Charlie “Choo Choo” White waves at the crowd as The Conductors of Southeastern Indiana Model Train Association’s entry rolls along Walnut Street. The entry won the Grand Bean award. For more parade winners, see page 8.

Chilly temperatures, even rain the first day of Rising Sun’s Navy Bean Festival, didn’t discourage the crowd who came to enjoy music, rides, and of course, bean soup and cornbread.

Angela Eveslage photo: One of last year’s winning photos, by Angela Eveslage, shows a cow nuzzling her newborn calf.

What’s the Indiana that you imagine when you close your eyes?

That’s the invitation to amateur photographers for the third annual Farm and Nature Photo Contest,  hosted by Oak Heritage Conservancy and George Rogers Clark Land Trust.

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS OCHS Board member Pam McDaniel stands by the Hoosier Boy, her favorite item in the history museum’s collection.

In conjunction with the 50th anniversary of the Ohio County Historical Society, the Rising Sun Recorder and Ohio County News is talking with each member of the society’s board of directors.

Rising Sun’s boys varsity soccer Shiners (12-3-3) celebrated their first IHSAA sectional championship in 18 years after Saturday night’s 6-1 title match victory over South Ripley at Jac-Cen-Del. RS advances to this weekend’s Providence regional to take on South Spencer (6-13) at 12 p.m. Saturday. (Mason J. Uhlmansiek)

OSGOOD - Rising Sun boys varsity soccer is a sectional champion for the first time since 2000 - and the first time ever at the Class A level - after Saturday's 6-1 rout of South Ripley in the Sectional 46 final at Jac-Cen-Del High School.

Rising Sun sophomore Dalton Vinup pulls into the finish to earn all-conference in 19:24.8 in Saturday’s cross country sectional. (Mason J. Uhlmansiek)

MOORES HILL - Rising Sun sophomore Dalton Vinup was the last man standing for Shiner cross country in Saturday’s IHSAA Sectional 23, hosted by South Dearborn at Moores Hill Elementary School.

Submitted photo: Alana Stegemiller, 11, loves unicorns so much that the mask she work during proton therapy for a brain tumor looked like a unicorn head. This unicorn top is not quite as enclosing, however.

A benefit is being planned for 11-year-old Alana Stegemiller who recently completed proton radiation therapy to shrink a brain tumor which was found in late June.

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY PHOTOS Charlie “Choo Choo” White waves at the crowd as The Conductors of Southeastern Indiana Model Train Association’s entry rolls along Walnut Street. The entry won the Grand Bean award. For more parade winners, see page 8.
Angela Eveslage photo: One of last year’s winning photos, by Angela Eveslage, shows a cow nuzzling her newborn calf.
CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS OCHS Board member Pam McDaniel stands by the Hoosier Boy, her favorite item in the history museum’s collection.
Rising Sun’s boys varsity soccer Shiners (12-3-3) celebrated their first IHSAA sectional championship in 18 years after Saturday night’s 6-1 title match victory over South Ripley at Jac-Cen-Del. RS advances to this weekend’s Providence regional to take on South Spencer (6-13) at 12 p.m. Saturday. (Mason J. Uhlmansiek)
Rising Sun sophomore Dalton Vinup pulls into the finish to earn all-conference in 19:24.8 in Saturday’s cross country sectional. (Mason J. Uhlmansiek)
Submitted photo: Alana Stegemiller, 11, loves unicorns so much that the mask she work during proton therapy for a brain tumor looked like a unicorn head. This unicorn top is not quite as enclosing, however.

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HAUSER - Rising Sun volleyball defeated Waldron 3-1 in Saturday morning’s Class A Sectional 60 first round to reach the tournament championship.