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  • 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.
  • Welcoming 2022
    The New Year came in much milder than some years; however, today it feels like a true winter day—14 degrees when I woke up this morning!  I hope that each of you will be blessed in 2022.  As we begin a new year, we often reflect on the past year and set goals for the new year.  What new habit do you want to develop?  What projects do you want to complete?
  • Rushville DAR chapter hosts Wreaths across America
    It's a tradition that is carried out at over 3,100 locations across the U.S. in December, as volunteers lay wreaths at the graves of military veterans and take a moment to remember their service.
  • MAKE EVERY DAY PAWESOME
    Stratus is available for adoption at the Rushvile Animal Shelter.
  • A Life Lost too Soon
    "Kennidy Rae Riley was born to Mark and Michelle Riley on Aug. 17, 1997, and died tragically on May 03, 2021, at only 24. Kennidy's tragic death was due to mental health issues that ultimately led to an overdose." 
  • COVID-19: The War on Truth Series 5, Part 5
    My initial thought when I began the series on COVID-19 was to run the series for a minimum of six weeks. 
  • Community Calendar
    November Events
  • Rush County Salvation Army needs volunteers
    Volunteers are needed to “ring bells” at the Salvation Army kettles again this year. The funds collected at the kettles stay in Rush County to meet the emergency needs of Rush County families. These funds are used to pay for rent, utilities, food and medications.
  • Carthage Corner - Halloween party and hayride
    Oct. 9 marked the start of another fantastic tradition in Carthage, a halloween party for the kids and a haunted hayride. 
  • Celebrating Indiana Extension Homemakers Association
    The Indiana Extension Homemakers Association celebrated their heritage the week of Oct. 18-23, 2021.  
  • Free learning opportunities
    Now that summer is over and the weather is getting colder, why not attend one of the free events at The Open Resources in Rushville? These events are part of their continuing efforts to help the community better understand and utilize digital and computer related technologies. 
  • Week 1 of nominations for the Best of Rushville are in!
    NOMINATIONS WILL BE OPEN UNTIL MONDAY, OCT. 4. TOP THREE NOMINATIONS WILL ADVANCE.
  • Rush County DAR chapter update
    Major Hugh Dinwiddie Chapter DAR met on Saturday, 4th Sept, at Historic Knightstown Inc. There were 13 members, three prospective members and one guest, Bonnie Wooten of Brandywine Chapter, present for a total of 17 in attendance. 
  • CBAP: Prepare to launch in 3...2...1
    Thank you to everyone who answered the Rush County Community Foundation's (RCCF) question, “What can we do together to make a positive change for Rush County?”! 
  • Featuring Lindsey Flannery Rush Co. singer and performer
    Musician Lindsey Flannery was born and raised in Rush County, and now as an adult, Flannery is enjoying a new chapter in Rushville as a favored local musician.
  • Adopt a dog at the Rushville shelter
    If looking for a new pet, the Rushville Animal Shelter has plenty of dogs and cats available for adoption.
  • SCHOLARSHIP AVAILABLE FOR RC WOMEN 
CONTINUING HIGHER EDUCATION
    Chapter M of PEO, Rushville has a $500-$600 scholarship grant available for a Rush County woman continuing her higher education.
  • This week I had the pleasure of interviewing Knightstown resident John Davis, the new police chief of Carthage. Davis brings years of experience and expertise in many areas of law enforcement to his new position as chief.
  • New fair food announced for the state fair
    NEW Fair Food Announced for the 2021 Indiana State Fair. The following is a summary, for the full list go to indianastatefair.com.
Wednesday, January 19, 2022
Community-News
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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