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  • 2021 Heart of Rushville Farmers’ and
Artisan’s Market Season Nears
    Vendors are so excited for the 2021 Market Season to begin.  Opening day will be on Saturday, May 22. The Market opens at 9:00 am and runs until 12:30 pm every Saturday until the end of September.  
  • Remembering Rhoades Benefit
    As the 7th Annual “Remembering Rhoades” benefit, planned for May 8, draws near, Cathy Rhoades, Dennis Rhoades’ survivor, shared how something so very simple grew into a yearly philanthropy event for her and Rush County community members!
  • A Personal View of Mental Health, Series 2, Finale
    “Local expert & community members weigh-in” is the final week for Series 2 - “A personal view of mental health.”
  • The Newest RCHS handbook cover has been designed
    Sixteen year tradition continues at RCHS
  • Home improvement topic - How's the air in your home?
    Many people believe that all the toxins and pollutants are in the outdoor atmosphere. But studies show that the air we breathe indoors can be up to five times more contaminated than the air outside. On average a human spends 90% of their time indoors and most of that is in their own home.
  • Personalizing your plate
    March is National Nutrition Month and this year’s theme is Personalizing Your Plate.
  • Calling all chicks, 2021 Circle Fund membership deadline
    When Betsy Williams learned about women’s giving circles, she reached out to her friends and mutual RCCF supporters - Pam Hoeing, Shelly King, Heather Meckes, Amy Ploeger, Cindy Taff, with a dream in tow.
  • Pinnacle Martial Arts
    On Monday, Feb. 8, 2021, Pinnacle Martial Arts celebrated their 26th anniversary! “To be completely honest, it was really nothing either one of us had thought much about,” owners and operators of the karate school, Thomasina and Darrin McGowan, stated
  • National Day of Service, Jan. 18
    On Jan. 18, help celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. by taking the 5-gallon challenge at any Division of Fish and Wildlife property across the state.
  • Thinking about health
    For end-of-the-year columns, it's customary to recap the events of the past 12 months, usually highlighting a mix of the good and the bad. Because this year has been dominated by health, in particular COVID-19, and my beat is health, it seems fitting to reflect on where we are. Where we are is not good.
  • Celebrating millions of gift-filled shoeboxes despite pandemic
    Despite a global pandemic, millions of shoebox gifts for the Samaritan's Purse project Operation Christmas Child were collected the week before Thanksgiving following a curbside drop-off model at more than 4,000 locations nationwide.
  • Boy scouts assist Rushville DAR chapter in placing wreaths on veterans’ graves
    The Rushville Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution sponsored Rush County’s first national Wreaths Across America ceremony on Saturday, Dec. 19 at East Hill Cemetery.
  • Local Expert Tip: Your garage can save you money
    When you are looking for creative ways to save money on your home or business energy costs, consider insulating the garage.
  • Thinking about health
    It seems that nothing ever changes when it comes to hawking insurance to fill the gaps in Medicare coverage for seniors. The fervent sales pitches, the misinformation, and the incomplete and deceptive information continue to proliferate.
  • Thank you
    The family of Della (Little) Treneer would like to thank everyone for the many acts of kindness extended to her and her family during her hospice care.
  • Christmas Decoration Contest
    Thanks to a generous donation, The Heart of Rushville is very excited to announce it will be hosting a “Light Up the Night Rushville Christmas Light Contest.”
  • Holiday Cookies: Enhancing your baking knowledge
    • Enjoy your holiday baking and sharing your special traditions with family and friends. If you would like more detail and suggestions for not only cookies but many other delicious dishes, look for Shirley Corriher's book at the library or your favorite bookstore. It is also a great gift idea for your favorite cook or baker.
  • Families Are Facing a Food Crisis, And Soon So Will Food Banks
    Op-ed/guest editorial, attributed to Emily Weikert Bryant, Executive Director of Feeding Indiana's Hungry, the state association of Feeding America affiliate food banks
  • Community Shoutout
    Main Street Christian Church gathered on Sunday, Nov. 22 to give away free turkeys to anyone in need.
  • Pet of the Week
    Meet Torrie!
Monday, May 10, 2021
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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