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  • Rushville goes green for mental health awareness
    Statistics show that 1 in 5 adults have a mental illness. Although the statistic is staggering, the topic is not widely discussed, leaving many without the help or support needed. In 1949 the Mental Health America Organization began raising awareness by deeming May National Mental Health Awareness Month. The Rushville community embraced the May initiative to raise awareness and let those in the community silently battling Mental Illness know they are not alone.
    The Heart of Rushville is getting revved up for the month of May and all of the activities and warm weather it promises. As part of that excitement, they are looking forward to an exciting Race into Rush County, Presented by American Family Insurance, Jordan Watson Agency this weekend. This event was created last year by Hannah McGee, Rush County's own 2021 500 Festival Princess.
  • Meet Kathi Jackley - Natural Resource and Program Coordinator for Rushville Parks Dept.
    The Rushville Parks Department recently hired Kathi Jackley of New Salem as the new part-time Natural Resource and Program Coordinator.
    “I bring with me to this job a passion for the outdoors and our park system,” Jackley shared. “I love our public lands and believe in fostering a connection to our land and parks through hands-on connection.”
  • The Rushville Public Library  
holds events in April
    The Rushville Public Library has upcoming events community members won't want to miss. The first event is a Murder Mystery Night designed for thrill-seekers. 
  • Rushville teacher named a finalist for Golden Owl Award
    On March 22nd, the Indiana FFA and Nationwide honored Blair Orme, an agricultural teacher at Rushville Consolidated High School, as a finalist for the 2021-22 Ag Educator of the Year honor through Nationwide's Golden Owl Award.
  • Small Town Politics
    "The secret of freedom lies in educating people, whereas the secret of tyranny is in keeping them ignorant." -Maximilien de Robespierre
  • The luck of the Irish is coming to Rushville
    "It's only fair," Brian Sheehan said in a social media post. "In 2020, we were the first event to be shut down. In 2022, we are the first event with no restrictions. Let's go!! We got some making up to do."
  • 38th annual Indiana Student/Teacher Achievement honors six local teachers and students
    Indiana Student Teacher Achievement Recognition dates back to 1984 when area schools (Centerville, Connersville, Franklin County, Hagerstown, Lincoln, Rushville, Tri High and Union County) created the program to enhance two focal areas of schooling – teaching and learning -- and to honor outstanding examples of each. 
  • Parker Wicker selected to join elite 
Drum Corps International Group
    Rushville Consolidated High School sophomore Parker Wicker was recently offered a contract with the Drum Corps International (DCI) group legends – Drum and Bugle Corps.
  • Lower Big Blue River Watershed Project announces cost share funding for Rush County
    Along with Shelby, Johnson, Henry and Hancock, Rush County can apply for funding for the Lower Big Blue River Watershed Project in partnership with County Soil and Water Conservation Districts. 
  • Rushville Consolidated High School held its
9th annual pep session Monday
    RCHS held its ninth annual all-school pep session at the end of the day on Monday, Jan. 31., sponsored by the Principal's Advisory Committee (PAC).
  • A Life Lost too Soon - Part 5
    Throughout the series "A Life Lost too soon," the Riley family has invited the community into the pain, sorrows and even hope that have accompanied the loss of their 23-year-old daughter, Kennidy.
  • Parks and Recreation board welcomes new members and share park updates
    The parks and recreation board met on Tuesday, Jan. 11, and welcomed a new park board member who replaced James Zachery. In addition, Dan Burklow introduced Zach Goodwin, the new assistant parks director, and Brian Sowder as the full-time laborer/foreman. Andrew Miller is also employed part-time.
  • Governor Holcomb makes it official: The Sagamore of the Wabash is presented to Sgt.Maj. Bob Brown
    Rush County veteran, Sgt. Maj. Bob Brown, 94, was awarded the Sagamore of the Wabash on Dec. 7 at the Rush County Elks. Just over a month after receiving the  award, Brown made the trip to Indianapolis where the award was  officially presented to Brown by   Gov. Holcomb.
  • A Life Lost too Soon, Part III
    "For those struggling from mental health issues, hang in there; you are no different than any other family," Michelle Riley, Kennidy's mother, said. "We all struggle in silence in one form or another." Kennidy Riley lost her battle with mental illness to an overdose at 23 years old.
  • JustRite now offers breakfast
    The Rushville community will have additional time to see familiar faces at a familiar place: JustRite Family Restaurant. JustRite now offers a full-service sit-down breakfast from 7 to11 a.m., Monday-Saturday. 
  • First five awarded $100,000 in grant funding
    On Tuesday, Jan. 11 at 5 p.m., a celebration was held in honor of First5 of Rush County's $100,000 grant. The grant will help to improve access to high-quality early learning. 
  • Celebrating the Bicentennial  
Official Bicentennial Apparel now available
    The Rushville Bicentennial Committee announced the launch of the online Rush County Bicentennial merchandise shop. The online shop is a collection of merchandise showcasing what makes Rushville and Rush County great. There are 49 different designs available for apparel and other items to choose from, including designs such as the "Retro Dancing Lion."
    ST. LEON - Rushville Lions' boys basketball played in the East Central Tournament last week and earned their second win of the season in the opening game, facing off with the Holmes Bulldogs of Covington, Kentucky. A 63-58 victory for RCHS placed them into the championship with East Central, whom the Lions will face again this Friday. The Trojans earned the victory in the tournament final with a 52-37 win, giving the Lions their seventh loss of the season and ending their two-game win streak.
  • Rushville Common Council approves several motions
    Updates from the most recent Rushville Common City Council.
Tuesday, March 28, 2023
Indiana Commission to Combat Drug Abuse
Indiana’s Commission to Combat Drug Abuse will meet virtually Friday morning. At the meeting, Executive Director for Drug Prevention, Treatment and Enforcement Douglas Huntsinger and other commission members will discuss continued efforts related to the drug crisis. Chairman Huntsinger will make an announcement.
Gov. Holcomb COVID-19 Address
Updates on the state's fight against COVID-19
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