Holiday how-tos; business support praised

The Red Wolf Sanctuary: released its rehabilitated juvenile bald eagle Sunday, Nov. 11. For coverage, check out the Thursday, Nov. 22, online and print edition of the Rising Sun Recorder & Ohio County News. A video of Freedom’s release and the crowd of a hundred-plus folks witnessing it will be posted to the website: theohiocountynews.com.

On the business front: “I have been amazed by the support of our small businesses here on the local level and yet equally amazed by the first-time visitors who say they didn’t know we were here, says Amber DePrez, owner of Amber’s Antiques and Hygge Hus, 215 Main St.

“Tourism, of course, factors into the bottom line, as will the ferry. But I would venture to guess that for most of the Rising Sun businesses, spending at the local level is what keeps our lights on! Case in point … resident Lisa Williams recently purchased a settee and rocker from me. After we put it in the truck, she walked up Main Street to Robbie Canfield’s new shop, Third Time’s a Charm, and found antique quilts. She immediately carried them over to Regina Shank’s shop, Window Stitchery, to have pillows made!

 

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