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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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    July 29, 2014

  • Briefs ObituariesDavid W. Craven, 53Ronald D. Hillebrand Sr., 75Thanks!The Rushville Republican thanks the following persons for their subscription to and support of this newspaper:Dale HartwellCharles GratzerSenator Coats’ staff coming to RushvilleU.S. Sen

    July 29, 2014

  • Tornado damages city north of Boston REVERE, Mass. (AP) - A storm system that wreaked havoc across the eastern U.S. spawned a tornado just north of Boston on Monday, causing extensive damage in the coastal city of Revere, where roofs were ripped off buildings and dozens of large trees w

    July 29, 2014

  • nws-rv072914-BBC logo Rushville is finalist for award MUNCIE - Building Better Communities (BBC), the outreach and engagement division at Ball State University, today announced nine finalists of the 2014 Primacy of Place Community Awards Program (PoPCAP.)The program, launched in 2013 by BBC and the Indi

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    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Amphitheater to get new structure After the concert series winds down for the season, things are looking bright for a new shelter near the Riverside Park Amphitheater.With the help of Farm Credit and other sponsors, a new permanent shelter will be built to replace the tent that has b

    July 29, 2014

  • RCS and Chamber working together for kids The foundation for a new collaboration between Rush County Schools and the Rush County Chamber of Commerce was recently laid at a reception held by the Chamber board of directors for members of the Board of Education. “It didn’t really take long for

    July 25, 2014

  • Briefs ObituariesDavid W. Craven, 53Ouida Jaunice Howington, 84Kenneth L. King, 62Aaron Lee Meal, 40Thanks!The Rushville Republican thanks the following persons for their subscription to and support of this newspaper:Bowles Barber ShopFrances MozingoDo you

    July 25, 2014

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    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Pope meets Christian sentenced to death for faith ROME (AP) - Pope Francis met privately Thursday with a Sudanese woman who refused to recant her Christian faith in the face of a death sentence, blessing the woman as she cradled her infant born just weeks ago in prison.The Vatican characterized the

    July 25, 2014