Rushville Republican


October 8, 2013

RCP names Hammy Award winners

The Rush County Players (RCP) held its annual membership meeting on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013 at the Knights of Columbus (K of C). The evening ended with the 2012-2013 Hammy Awards presentation.

To start the evening, everyone enjoyed a time of fellowship and a delicious traditional K of C meal. At the membership meeting the annual reports were presented and the exiting RCP Board Members were recognized for successfully completing their terms including Lisa Boaz, Derek Davis, Bonnie Miller and Daniel Wells. The incoming Board Members were named including Matt Amos, Brandy Evans, Steve Harmon and Carrie Simmermon, as well as an introduction to the incoming executive board. Before outgoing president Lisa Boaz turned the meeting over to incoming president Matt Amos, she presented three Presidential Certificates of Appreciation to Kevin Green for continual support for RCP, and to Chante’ Wells, and Paul Barada, Jr. both for their 501C(3) efforts which resulted in RCP receiving 501C(3) status.

President Matt Amos spoke briefly about his goals for RCP and changes that the membership would be seeing. RCP hosted guest, Rush County EMA director Chuck Kemker, spoke about Rush County’s upcoming Active Shooter exercise. The EMA and RCP entered an agreement to use RCP’s actors in the exercise. Amos is pleased that the EMA turned to RCP for help with the event.

The annual Hammy Awards followed the meeting and the 2012-2013 Hammy Award Winners were: Youth Supporting Actress went to Elly Boaz for Inherit the Wind and the Youth Supporting Actor went to Steven Locchetta for The Little Rushcal’s. The Adult Supporting Actress was awarded to Rachelle McCorkle for Miracle on 34th Street and the Adult Supporting Actor went to Matt Flath for Inherit the Wind. Youth Female Actress of the Year went to Delaney Dawson for Miracle on 34th Street and Youth Male Actor of the year went to Tyler Amos for The Little Rushcal’s. In the adult category Lisa Boaz was awarded the Actress of the Year for Inherit the Wind and Scott Bevington was RCP’s Actor of the Year also for Inherit the Wind. The Hammy Award Committee offered an explanation for omitting all musical categories for this season and the committee is confident the categories could be returned for the 2013-2014 Hammy Ceremony due to the shows that have been slated for the upcoming season, which are: Christmas in the Land of Oz, Nunsense II, and Run for Your Wife.

Text Only
  • ent-rv-042214-grease play pic 'Grease' ready to hit the stage Don't miss this rare opportunity as the RCHS Theatre Department brings back the memories and the music to "Grease" taking the Laughlin Center Stage at 7:30 p.m. Thursday through Saturday, April 24-26 and at 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27 for a special c

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • ent-rv042214-book review pic Book Review: 'D is for Derby: A Kentucky Derby Alphabet' It was over in a blink. You turned around, turned back, and it was done. Finished. You missed the best part, so keep your eyes peeled when you watch the horse races this spring. And in order to know what you're watching, read the new book "D is for D

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • "Transcendence" movie poster Movie preview: “Transcendence”

    Plot: A brilliant innovator in the field of Artificial Intelligence becomes the bridge between man and machine in this sci-fi thriller.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • "Bears" movie poster Movie preview: “Bears”

    Plot: Disney Nature’s 2014 entry chronicles a year up in the life of a family of Alaskan brown bears who call the state’s stunning coastal mountains and shores their home.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • "Haunted House 2" movie poster Movie preview: “A Haunted House 2”

    Plot: Malcolm, who, after exorcising the demons of his ex, is starting fresh with his new girlfriend and her two children. But, upon moving into their dream home, Malcolm is once again plagued by bizarre paranormal events.

    April 17, 2014 1 Photo

  • "Heaven Is For Real" movie poster Movie preview: “Heaven Is For Real”

    Plot: When a little boy has a near death experience neither his friends or family believe him until he talks about those who died years before.

    April 16, 2014 1 Photo

  • ent-rv041514-book review pic Book Review: 'Dog Gone, Back Soon' You were sure that everyone was in awe. There you were, poised, confident, and in control. You had a handle on things and you were workin' it. All eyes were on you, watching, and you were sure they were impressed with the razzle-dazzle you displayed

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • ent-rv041514-mummies pic Mummies entertain packed house at The Vogue It is official. I have been put under the spell of Mummies. Here Come The Mummies, a Funk and R&B band known for performing in full mummy attire, rocked the house at The Vogue Saturday night. Having heard some of their music via The Bob and Tom Show

    April 15, 2014 1 Photo

  • Leftover Salmon coming to The Vogue May 1 INDIANAPOLIS - The Vogue in Broad Ripple welcomes Leftover Salmon 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 1, 2014 ,(Doors open at 8 p.m.) as part of the Sun King Concert Series. Tickets are $21-$23 and on sale now at the Vogue Box Office, online at or

    April 15, 2014

  • Southern Culture On The Skids at The Vogue INDIANAPOLIS - The Vogue in Broad Ripple welcomes Southern Culture On The Skids at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 (Doors open at 8 p.m.) as part of the Sun King Concert Series. Tickets are $15 and on sale now at the Vogue Box Office, online at t

    April 15, 2014

Featured Ads
AP Video
SKorea Ferry Toll Hits 156, Search Gets Tougher Video Shows Possible Syrian Gas Attack Cubs Superfans Celebrate Wrigley's 100th Raw: Cattle Truck Overturns in Texas Admirers Flock to Dole During Kansas Homecoming Raw: Erupting Volcanoes in Guatemala and Peru Alibaba IPO Could Be Largest Ever for Tech Firm FBI Joining Probe of Suburban NY 'Swatting' Call U.S. Paratroopers in Poland, Amid Ukraine Crisis US Reviews Clemency for Certain Inmates Raw: Violence Erupts in Rio Near Olympic Venue Raw: Deadly Bombing in Egypt Raw: What's Inside a Commercial Jet Wheel Well Raw: Obama Arrives in Japan for State Visit Raw: Anti-Obama Activists Fight Manila Police Motels Near Disney Fighting Homeless Problem Michigan Man Sees Thanks to 'bionic Eye' S.C. Man Apologizes for Naked Walk in Wal-Mart Chief Mate: Crew Told to Escape After Passengers
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide

Click HERE to read all your Parade favorites including Hollywood Wire, Celebrity interviews and photo galleries, Food recipes and cooking tips, Games and lots more.