Rushville Republican


December 6, 2011

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MONDAY (12/5)

n The RCHS Concert Band under the direction of TR Campbell and assistant

director, Eric Burgeson, will perform their Christmas Concert at 7 p.m. Dec. 5 at the Laughlin Center. The event will also include the RCHS Jazz Band and Percussion Ensemble. There is no cost to attend; however, non-perishable food items will be accepted that evening for the local food pantry.

TUESDAY (12/6)

n Santa's House hours. Santa will be in his shop in Willkie Park in keeping with the following schedule. Wednesday 5 to 6 p.m.; Thursday 5 to 6 p.m.; Friday 5 to 7 p.m.; Saturday 4 to 6 p.m.; Sunday 4 to 5 p.m.; Dec. 17 - 4 to 6 p.m.; and Dec. 18 - 4 to 6 p.m.

n Conversations continue at the next meeting of Partners for a Healthy Rush County at 6 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Rush County. Anyone with an interest is invited to join the action teams being formed for the areas of: Wellness, smoking, distracted driving and parenting. Come, join the conversations and help make a difference in Rush County. The Rush County Parenting Council meets on the third Thursday of each month. The other Action Teams will meet next Tuesday. If you have questions, call the Rush County Health Department at 932-3103.

n Fathers and students of the Mays Elementary School chapter of All Pro Dad will gather at 7:25 a.m. at their All Pro Dad Day monthly breakfast meeting. For more information on the Mays chapter contact Matt Vance at


n Rush County Senior Citizens Center Christimas Bazaar, 5 to 8:30 p.m. Booth space available. Bazaar is open to the public at no charge. Call 932-2935.

n Columbus Star Quilters will meet for our annual Christmas celebration at 9:30 a.m. at the Masonic Lodge at the corner of Rocky Ford and Taylor Road. We will have a gift block exchange followed by a potluck lunch. The UFO (unfinished object) challenge winning teamÊwill receive a "fat quarter" of fabric for winning the challenge.

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  • 4-H news: Jivin Jacksons

    The Jivin Jackson 4-H Club met Nov. 30 and visited Flatrock River Lodge and Millers Merry Manor, singing Christmas carols to the residents.

    December 14, 2011

  • Crain: Five Generations Five generations celebrate birthday

    Bonnie Crain (center) celebrated her 80th birthday along with five generations of family members: Bonita Abrams, Teri Lynn Copple, Stephanie Copple and Anna Michelle Copple.

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    TUESDAY (12/13)
    l The Milroy Research Literary Club will meet at the home of Valerie Wilson
    at 7 p.m. Members are reminded to bring a favorite cherished Christmas ornament.and Tell', and to bring a gift for the Christmas grab bag gift exchange.

    December 13, 2011

  • cops RPD Awards

    Several Rushville Police officers recently received awards for their service to the community and the department during the past year.

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  • School menus 121011

    Arlington Elementary School
    Breakfast: Cheese omelet, toast, juice, milk.
    Lunch: Cheese breadsticks, marinara sauce, peas, peaches, fruit snack, milk.

    December 13, 2011

  • church briefs

    Main Street Christian Church
    Main Street Christian Church announces their Advent and Christmas events and worship services. The overall Christmas theme of services and events, "The Gifts We Bring Honor the King," lifts up the gifts in heart and spirit that we have to offer Christ this Christmas. Series are held at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

    December 9, 2011

  • DangerousToys10.jpg SLIDESHOW: 10 most dangerous toys As you shop for the kids and grandkids this holiday season, keep an eye out for potentially dangerous toys. The nonprofit consumer watchdog group World Against Toys Causing Harm, or WATCH, has released its annual list of the 10 worst toys.

    December 7, 2011

  • Homemakers On the Go Extension Club

    Homemakers On the Go Extension Club met Nov. 15 at the Carthage Library.

    December 7, 2011

  • Grieving a loved one during the holidays

    The holidays can be a particularly difficult time for anyone who has recently lost a close friend or family member.

    December 7, 2011

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