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Rising Sun Cemetery Association was awarded $4,825 to purchase an Exmark, Zero-Turn Mower to mow the Rising Sun Cemetery. From left: Peg Dickson, OCCF executive director; Steve Slack, Rising Sun Cemetery superintendent; and Patricia Kinnett, OCCF Grants Committee.

Grants awarded for human services

The Ohio County Community Foundation awarded seven Community Grants in the area of Human Services.

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Photo by Ohio County Historical Museum: The sign that Dennis and Marj Jauch of Tampa, Fla., display at their home. They added a piece of wood to the bottom to show their watering cans. The couple picked up the sign for $20 at a junk sale when they originally visited Rising Sun October 2013.

 

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 Cliff  Thies photo: The Jauch couple visited Rising Sun and the Ohio County Historical Museum Tuesday, Sept. 3, and were surprised to find the missing half to a sign they purchased here in 2013. It was painted by Arb Robinson in 1911.

 

Florida Couple finds ‘missing link’

Dennis and Marj Jauch, a retired couple from Tampa, Fla., are making their way across the country in their camper. They decided to make a stop in Rising Sun Tuesday, Sept.

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Amber Hannan photo: Director Stephen Hannan, middle, shakes hands with the winning team at the 2019 Ohio River Valley Cats Catfish tournament Sunday, Sept. 8. Team Kerns took home $10,000 to share for their outstanding efforts.

 

$42,753 in prize money awarded during annual catfish tournament 

The Ohio River Valley Cats had a record-breaking turnout at their 14th annual two-day catfish tournament last weekend, Saturday, Sept.

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