Rushville Republican

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January 7, 2014

Briefs

Obituaries

Donald Ailes, 79

Pierre E. Chambers, 102

Joan Marie Locke Hendricks, 90

Evelyn Fey Slater, 97

Susan Kay (Wagoner) Wood, 47

Thanks!

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

Dan Shanahan

Margaret Spitzer

Events

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

JANUARY

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.

• Ivy Tech Richmond is adding Express Registration Days for prospective and continuing students. Dates and times in addition to 9 to noon Saturday, Jan. 11, are 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 8, and 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 9. Express Registration includes all necessary steps for prospective and continuing students to start classes Jan. 13. New students who wish to complete their assessment test should arrive by the event’s start time. Express Registration is in Johnson Hall on the Richmond campus, 2357 Chester Blvd. (I-70 & US 27). For questions and additional information: call 765-966-2656 ext. 1202.

THURSDAY (1/9)

• The Rush County 4-H Family Fun Fest will be held from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday in the Root Building on the Rush County Fairgrounds. There will be activities and displays for youth in grades Kindergarten through grade 12. Feel free to stop by and pick up an enrollment form, or check out a project that you’ve always wondered about. Feel free to share the information with your friends who would like to know more about 4-H. Anyone in grades 3 through 12 can join, and there will also be Cloverbud activities for Kindergarten, first, and second graders. (In case of inclement weather, the 4-H Family Fun Fest will be held Jan. 16).

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  • Purdue events calendar Events in this calendar, plus many others, are listed in Purdue's online calendar at http://calendar.purdue.edu ENTERTAINMENT • April 17. 7:30 p.m. Loeb Playhouse. Brad Mehldau jazz piano trio, presented by Purdue Convocations. Ticket holders are in

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  • Court appearances near for park vandals As the result of a news article in the March 14 edition of the Rushville Republican, officers from the Rushville Police Department arrested two individuals in connection with vandalism in South Veterans Memorial Park one day after the news article hi

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  • nws-rv0418514-mushroom hunting pic Parks let mushroom hunters forage off-trail INDIANAPOLIS - Rain that pounded Brown County State Park in early April dampened the number of hikers and mountain bikers in Indiana's largest state park, but foragers of the property's 15,000 acres of forest welcomed the weather. With the arrival o

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  • 2 fd parking issue 041814 pic Downtown parking disrupted A number of parking spots located on the west side of Main Street were closed to motorist earlier this week as a result of falling debris from a structure. Decorative masonry from the uppermost façade of the Office King Building, 309 North Main Stree

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  • Chipotle sales surge as it draws more customers NEW YORK (AP) - Mexican food chain Chipotle reported a higher quarterly profit Thursday as more customers flocked to its restaurants for burritos, bowls and tacos. The Denver-based chain's popularity has kept growing because people like that they can

    April 18, 2014

  • Florida orange production is declining ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) - This year's Florida orange crop is approaching the fruit's lowest harvest in decades, and experts say a deadly bacteria that's infecting the trees is to blame. The U.S. Department of Agriculture on Wednesday released its c

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  • Youngsters get a jump on turkey season Youth turkey season will begin Saturday. Hunters and their children need to know a few things before setting out on the hunt. According to Department of Natural Resources officer Gary Catron, there are several rules that need to be followed in order

    April 18, 2014

  • 2 nws rv-041814 gordon pic Gordon announces candidacy for county council Phil Gordon would like to announce his candidacy for County Council District 1. He is a lifelong resident of Rush County and he and his wife, Michele, live two miles south of Mays. He is a 1972 graduate of RCHS and continued his education at Purdue U

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  • 2 sherwood county council 041814 pic Sherwood seeking County Council Dist. 3 seat Longtime Rush County resident Jeff Sherwood has officially announced his desire to seek the Dist. 3 county council seat. Born in Rush County, Sherwood has spent nearly 32 years with the Rush County Sheriff's Department, the past eight as Rush County

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