Over two dozen entries in the 30th Navy Bean Festival parade Saturday gave folks plenty to watch.

The overall grand prize, known as the Grand Bean, was taken by an entry in keeping with the season: BC Trucking's cemetery and its fearsome companions.

DeVille's Rising Sun Pharmacy took second place in that category.

Cliff Thies photos: Above, a community corrections crew lifts a fallen grave stone. Below, the men, who declined to give their names, place the stone back where it belongs.

Cedar Hedge and Union cemeteries in Rising Sun got some needed help this summer, thanks to a work crew from the Southeast Regional Community Corrections.

“I was just surprised how well they worked,” said Cliff Thies, cemetery sexton. “I was just hoping they’d pull some weeds, but they went beyond that.”

CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: RSHS senior Anna Uhlmansiek thanks the school board for supporting her trip to the national FCCLA conference.

Anna Uhlmansiek, a senior at Rising Sun High School, spoke at the Tuesday, Sept. 19, Rising Sun Ohio County Community Schools Board of Trustees meeting to say thank you.
Uhlmansiek attended the National Leadership Family Career and Community Leaders of America Conference in early July.

Tiffany Clark: Dave Cameron, Rising Sun, pauses at the entrance to a drainage tunnel near the Ohio River that houses his geocache, “Fulton’s Arrival.”

Are you a thrill seeker with a craving for adventure? Do you find satisfaction in those “ah-ha” moments? Add geocaching (pronounced jee-oh-cash-ing) to your list of things to try.

Submitted photo Jennifer Claypool and adult education teacher Sandy Bowlus display the high school equivalency diploma Claypool earned with Bowlus’ help.

Like many Education of Rising Sun High School Equivalency graduates, Jennifer Claypool is continuing her education.

A student at Fortis College, Sharonville, Ohio, she is pursuing her LPN. Meanwhile, she works as an aide at the Waters of Dillsboro and is training to be an Emergency Medical Technician.

A house fire Tuesday morning, Sept. 26, gutted the Charlie Knight residence at 626 Fourth St., Rising Sun, said Rising Sun Fire Chief Kevin Armstrong.

One of the two adult residents reported the fire to Ohio County Dispatch at 9:30 a.m., he said.

Cliff Thies photos: Above, a community corrections crew lifts a fallen grave stone. Below, the men, who declined to give their names, place the stone back where it belongs.
CHANDRA L. MATTINGLY/THE RECORDER & NEWS: RSHS senior Anna Uhlmansiek thanks the school board for supporting her trip to the national FCCLA conference.
Tiffany Clark: Dave Cameron, Rising Sun, pauses at the entrance to a drainage tunnel near the Ohio River that houses his geocache, “Fulton’s Arrival.”
Submitted photo Jennifer Claypool and adult education teacher Sandy Bowlus display the high school equivalency diploma Claypool earned with Bowlus’ help.

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A suspect in a burglary Sunday, Oct. 15, has been arrested and charged with felonies, said Rising Sun Police Officer Jason M. Turner.

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RISING SUN - Sixteen-year old Hunter Dilts of Rising Sun won the 2017 Navy Bean Festival 5K Run title in a time of 20:54 Saturday morning.