Rushville Republican

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December 31, 2013

Briefs

Obituaries

John DeWitte, 93

William N. Moore, 81

Robert L. “Bobbie Lee” Smith, 76

Thanks!

The Rushville Republican thanks the following persons for their subscription to and support of this newspaper:

Terry Aker

Bertha Poe

Events

Not-for-profits may submit upcoming events to rushvillerepublican@rushvillerepublican.com or 126 S. Main St., Rushville, IN 46173.

DECEMBER

TODAY (12/31)

• The staff and Board of Directors of the Rush County Community Foundation will be hosting a reception to honor the service and dedication of retiring Executive Director Garry E. Cooley. Please stop by the Rush County Community Foundation office between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 to recognize Garry’s contributions to the community and wish him well on his retirement. Light refreshments will be served. In lieu of gifts, Garry has requested that donations be made to the fund of the donor’s choice.

JANUARY

SATURDAY (1/4)

• Clean Green Rush Tox-Rush Tox-Away Center at Smiley Avenue is open the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon. Rush County residents have a place to take toxic items for safe disposal at no cost. These include, but not limited to, electronic items (anything with a circuit board), batteries, fluorescents bulbs, used motor oil, antifreeze, poisons, mercury, acids, bases, oxidizers, aerosols, household chemicals, oil-based paints (no latex paint) stains, solvents, etc. Call 938-1342 with questions.

WEDNESDAY (1/08)

• Columbus Star Quilters’ Guild January meeting will be held Jan. 8, 2014 at the Masonic Lodge at 4131 Rocky Ford Road, the corner of Taylor and Rocky Ford Roads. All interested persons are welcome to attend. Member Jamie Schantz will hold a trunk show to display many of her quilts including the Viewers’ Quilt Award 2012 Quilt. Her quilts contain unique combinations of color and applique.

The doors open at 8:45 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. Please bring a Show-and-Tell to share at the meeting. There is no charge to attend.

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  • Bomb threat in Knightstown According to Cindy Hartman of the Indiana State Police Pendleton post, the Indiana State Police are assisting the Knightstown Police Department in the investigation of a bomb threat at Knightstown Intermediate School in Knightstown. The threat was re

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  • 1 nws-rv042514-maggard arrest pic Rushville Man out on bond

    GREENSBURG — A Rushville man who bonded out of the Decatur County Jail Monday afternoon after posting 10 percent of a $100,000 cash bond is facing serious charges related to an incident Saturday night in Greensburg in which he allegedly, among other

    April 23, 2014 1 Photo

  • How to deal with nuisance wild animals Most people enjoy watching wildlife and sometimes even interacting with critters on occasion. One of my favorite activities is keeping the bird feeder well supplied and seeing Hoosier song birds up close and personal. Sometimes there are situations w

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  • Briefs Obituaries Marvin Cox, 67 Larry Dean Maupin, 68 Michael Tungate, 60 Thanks! The Rushville Republican thanks the following persons for their subscription to and support of this newspaper: John Owen Alan Amos Events Not-for-profits may submit upcoming

    April 22, 2014

  • 1 nws rv 042214 dark aisles Library continues 'It's overdue, renew' campaign Since the Rushville Public Library opened its doors in 1910, the library has been through changes. The original library was a two-room facility located in the county courthouse. In the late 1920's, a combination of public and private monies funded th

    April 22, 2014 2 Photos

  • 1 fd glenwood 042214 pic Improvements made to Glenwood Community Center Thanks in large part to a Rush County Community Foundation Grant (RCCFG), the Glenwood Community Center recently had new windows installed. The center was built in 1970 and has served the rural community since that time as a meeting site for the town

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 1 fd comms 042214 pic 'Chicken Ordinance' returned to BZA unsigned Meeting for the second time in their new home, the Assembly Room of the county courthouse, the county commissioners needed the additional space as a result of the number of those in attendance Monday. A number of those on hand came to voice their con

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • 2 nws-rv-042214-Mohr candidacy pic Gerald Mohr announces candidacy for County Council District One Gerald Mohr is married to Anita (Smith) Mohr and they are parents to Brian (Katie) Mohr and Brett (Andrea) Mohr. They are proud grandparents to Hailey, Spencer, Carter and Asha Mohr. Gerald started his career in Rush County upon graduation from India

    April 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • Meal time request, 'May I be excused from the table please?' In a day and age filled with fast food dining and other meals consumed on the living room coffee table, I grew up in a different time. My mother and father were rigid about a number of things, but few things had my attention more than at meal times.

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