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  • 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.
    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.
  • Venus is joined by Mars in July Twilight
    If you were inclined to take a picture of the beautiful sunset on Monday, July 12, you likely have a picture of Venus joining Mars in the July twilight. 
  • Taking Care of your Lawn
    Home Improvement Weekly Topic provided by Menards
  • America, life, liberty & the pursuit of happiness
Series 3, Part 4
    In last week’s edition, the importance of articulating thoughts through writing was highlighted as a significant contributing factor to the development and preservation of American history. The specific documentation explored throughout the series has proved the importance of historical writings when considering the context of our Declaration of Independence is based on other recorded thoughts, declarations, theories, and beliefs.
  • Enjoying the summer sun outside while keeping skin protected
    The first day of summer is officially June 20; however, the sun is a factor year-round.  We need sun protection when around water, sand, snow, ice and concrete because they can reflect sunrays.  Sun protection includes sunscreen, sunglasses, clothing, and hats.  
  • Carthage Corner Week 23
    It is hard to believe that 2020 Carthage Queen Barb Proctor's reign is coming to an end and a new Queen must be chosen! Barb served her community well and always with a smile on her face, kindness in her heart and words, as well as a sense of humor that is perhaps her most endearing quality!
  • Rushville Consolidated High School 
Second Semester Honor Roll
    The staff at Rushville Consolidated High School take great pleasure in announcing the Honor Roll for the second semester grading period. In order to be on the semester honor roll, a student must have at least a 3.5 GPA for the semester average. We are proud of these students' accomplishments and look forward to continued excellence. Their accomplishments are even more impressive considering that they achieved this recognition in context of an ongoing pandemic. 
  • Small Business Destination - Pizza King
    44 weeks, 44 local businesses
  • 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.
Saturday, September 25, 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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