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Photo contributed by Rae Lynn Gipson: A bench made from melted plastic was delivered to Rising Sun City Hall by Olive Branch Baptist Church Deacon Renzie Powell and Pat Lanman in honor of Charles and Ann McMurray just in time for Mother’s Day.

Benches made from recycled plastic donated to honor families

Members of the Olive Branch Baptist Church in Bear Branch have spent the past few years collecting about 5,000 cottage cheese container lids, plastic bottle caps, and various other plastic items.

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Submitted Photo: Betty Rose Vinup still participates in the annual Poppy Day Bake Sale. This was a photo taken at the American Legion Auxiliary Poppy Day Bake Sale at IGA. Betty Rose, who celebrated her 90th birthday on April 30, is the oldest active auxiliary member of the American Legion Auxiliary Post 59 in Rising Sun, and is famous for her pineapple upside down cakes.

Local woman shares secret to long life

f you took a peek at the “Looking Back” section of the paper last week, you might have noticed a birth announcement.

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Photo from Ohio County Sheriff: Deputies Kenny Jackson and Kelly Keith are attending the Indiana Law Enforcement academy where they hosted a handful of Special Olympics athletes.


Local deputies host Special Olympics athletes

Two fresh Ohio County Sheriff’s deputies are training with the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy Basic Class 217 in Plainfield.