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December 31, 2013

Year in review for 2013

Here is a brief look back at stories from the Rushville Republican in 2013.

JANUARY

New Pediatrics building realized

RMH announces plans for new Pediatric building with KEDOS’s Kids. The original pediatric facility was a small modular building located on the RMH campus. The new 3,000 square foot facility is located at 1339 North Cherry Street (just south of Conrad Harcourt Way) houses four exam rooms and two separate waiting areas for both children and adolescents. The facility also houses a medicine room, nurse’s station and Dr. Kedo’s office.

FEBRUARY

Inmates walk away from RCJ

With assistance, Rush County Jail inmate Tony R. Shreve, walked out of facility and escaped. Shreve, had been incarcerated since October 2012 on a charge of automobile theft and was scheduled to appear in court a few days after his escape. At the time of his escape, Shreve and other inmate workers were bringing the noon meal into the jail from the RMH delivery van during a brief work detail; it was then that Shreve walked to a waiting nearby vehicle and sped off with an accomplice (later identified as Amie Dawn Hernandez, 24, of Shelbyville). Sherve and his accomplish were caught nearly two months later and both are now serving time.

Former RPD K9 Mundy dies

Mundy, the third K9 to assist Rushville and Rush County law enforcement, passed away one day shy of her 12th birthday. Shortly after being born in Amsterdam in February 2001, the Belgian Malinois began a four-year training program that led her to the Rushville Police Department.

Mundy and Brandon Reynolds, who was then an officer with the RPD, began a partnership in September 2005 that ended six years later when Reynolds resigned from the department to pursue a career with the Indiana Excise Police.

Sports: Joe Garland makes run in IHSAA wrestling tournament to finish as state runner-up. Lady Lions make run to IHSAA basketball semistate before falling to eventual Class 3A champion Mt. Vernon.

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  • West Nile virus confirmed in Rushville The City of Rushville is positive for mosquitoes carrying the West Nile Virus. No human cases have been confirmed at this time. The disease is one of birds, transmitted by mosquitoes, but can also cause illness in humans and horses. All citizens are

    July 22, 2014

  • What a trip My wife is planning a very exciting vacation to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary. This was a big surprise to me. Not the vacation part, but the 35 years. I thought it was 34. Right now she is on the back porch, the patio table stacked high with

    July 22, 2014

  • ent-rv072214-purple xperience pic The Purple Xperience hits Rushville stage RUSHVILLE - The next performance of the 2014 Rushville summer concert series is Minneapolis based The Purple Xperience (featuring two-time Grammy Award winner Matt “Doctor” Fink, former member of Prince and The Revolution) with special guests, The He

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-rv072214-bus crash pic One dead, 50 injured in upstate NY tour bus crash NORTH HUDSON, N.Y. — A teenage girl died and more than 50 people were injured when a Canadian tour bus skidded off Interstate 87, broke through a median guard rail and rolled on its side down a steep embankment in northeastern New York.State Police s

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • St. Mary School golf open turns 25 As a means to generate funding for the continued educational efforts of Rush County’s only parochial school, the 25th annual St. Mary School Golf open is rapidly approaching.This year’s event will be held Aug. 9 at Antler Pointe Golf course, 3510 Nor

    July 22, 2014

  • Briefs ObituariesJames Lee Meyers, 69Winfred “Win” West, 83Thanks!The Rushville Republican thanks the following persons for their subscription to and support of this newspaper:David SheehanTai MorrellRobert PriddyRCHS Class of 1994 ReunionThe RCHS Class of

    July 22, 2014

  • nws-rv072214-kates race pic3 Adventures with Kate: Racing for Riley For those of you who know me, you know that I love to live life and be adventurous. In my opinion, that’s the only way to live. I mean c’mon, you only live once, so you might as well live it up!Last weekend, I had an opportunity to do something I had

    July 22, 2014 3 Photos

  • Indiana volunteer flying to Washington State to help with wildfire response INDIANAPOLIS — The American Red Cross is helping people affected by the wildfires in Washington State. Red Cross volunteer and Flora resident Pat Rinehart is scheduled to leave for Washington this afternoon from Indianapolis International Airport to

    July 22, 2014

  • 1 fd comms 072214 pic Jail population shows decrease in inmate total For the first time in a number of months, Rush County Sheriff Jeff Sherwood reported at a recent county commissioner meeting that the inmate total at the Rush County Jail was the lowest it has been since the first of the year. Currently, 35 individua

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-rv072214-state fair logo Purdue to offer Vet Camp at Indiana State Fair WEST LAFAYETTE – The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting Indiana State Fair Vet Camp Aug. 1-10 at the Indiana State Fair.There will be two sections of the camp. Junior Vet Camp will be from 9 a.m. until noon daily for students

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

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