Rushville Republican

November 19, 2013

Briefs


Rushville Republican

---- — Obituaries

James R. Bayless, 87

Mary Jo (Lakin) Hariton, 67

Dennis E. Mahan, 66

Mike W. Miller, 54

Thomas Jefferson Rayford, 89

Charles Dale Simpkins, 94

Ethel M. Swigart, 88

Thanks!

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

Audie Frazier

Johnny Koohns

Events

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

NOVEMBER

WEDNESDAY (11/20)

• Meridian Health Services invites the community to tour their facilities at 509 Conrad Harcourt Way, Rushville, and meet the medical staff for a ribbon cutting at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20. They will be open from 4 to 6 p.m. for the public to visit. Flue glucose/blood sugar screenings. Meridian Health Services was formerly Family Health Services. Please RSVP by calling 932-3699 no later than Nov. 18.

• Manilla Town & Country Homemakers Club will meet at 7 p.m. at the home of Evonne Kuhn. Lori Kuhn will serve as co-hostess. Marilyn White will give devotions. Roll Call: What do you collect? A program on “Marbles” will be given by special guest, Linda Adkins. Members are reminded to bring monetary donations for food pantry.

• The Noble Niters will meet at 7 p.m. Nov. 20 at Dixie Meyer with Beth Barnes as the hostess. The title of the lesson is Personal Safety and You. Marlene Fudge will be the leader. The roll call response is “name something you are thankful for.” Bring a can good.

• London, Paris and Rome are the destinations for a 2015 spring break trip headed up by RCHS teachers Keith Perin, Jennie Tague and Meagan Hearne. An informational meeting will be held at RCHS at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 20 in room 120, just inside the main entrance. For more information, please attend the meeting or call (765) 932-3901 and leave a message for one of the sponsoring teachers.

FRIDAY (11/22)

• Christmas on Main Street Celebration with Santa arriving in Rushville.

• RCP’s Sweet Holiday Throw-Down. Rush County Players is sponsoring a Christmas Dessert Bake off to be held during “Christmas on Main” at 7:30 p.m. Bake your FINEST Holiday dessert and see if you’ve got what it takes to own this throw-down! $10 entry fee to benefit RCP. For an entry form or questions contact Kim Cronin 317-586-3393.

• The Rushville Eagles will host Bingo on Fridays at 7 p.m. and on Sundays at 2 p.m. The community is invited. Information: 765-561-7472.

SATURDAY (11/23)

• Knights of Columbus Chicken Fry from 5 to 8 p.m. Adults $10 and children $6. Carryouts available. Menu includes: Chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, rolls, applesauce and cake. All white meat $1 extra. Open to the public. Information: 932-2277.

• Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

TUESDAY (11/26)

• Deanna Gwinnup will be retiring after 31 years of service at the Rush/Shelby Farm Service Agency. An open house will be held in her honor from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Manilla USDA Service Center, 2779 S 840 W, Manilla.

WEDNESDAY (11/27)

• A Thanksgiving dinner will be delivered to those that call Main Street Christian Church to reserve a meal for Wednesday, Nov. 27. Due to this community service, the Manna Mission will not be serving an eat-in or carry-out meal for the month of November. Happy Thanksgiving.

SATURDAY (11/30)

• Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

• American Legion Auxiliary Unit 150 is hosting a Comedy/Karaoke Night featuring Jeff McDonald on Saturday, Nov. 30. Comedians will perform from 7 to 9 p.m. and will be followed by Karaoke. Tickets are for reserved seating and are available at American Legion Post 150. Tickets are priced at $30 for couples and $20 for singles. (Couples tickets will not be available at the door the night of the show) This event is open to the public. For information contact The American Legion at 765-932-3415.

DECEMBER

MONDAY (12/2)

• Gleaners moving to winter location. On Monday, Dec. 2, in cooperation with the Rush County Food Pantry (RCCA), the Gleaners Mobile Food Bank will be bringing a truck load of food to the Rush County Fairgrounds, just west of the RCHS building. This location will be utilized from November through April for distribution to local residents. The distribution will be made between 4 and 6 p.m. Residents will need to bring their own containers (sacks or boxes) to put their food into. Gleaners Mobile Food Bank returns the first Monday of each month.

TUESDAY (12/3)

• The first Tuesday of every month a free health check is available at Miller’s Merry Manor, 2 to 3 p.m. Blood Pressure, blood sugar and weight checks. Refreshments will be available.

• WEDNESDAY (12/4)

Columbus Star Quilters Guild regular meeting is Dec. 4 at the Masonic Lodge at 4131 Rocky Ford Road, the corner of Taylor and Rocky Ford Roads. All interested persons are welcome to attend. There is no charge for the regular Wednesday meeting.

The doors open at 8:45 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. December is our annual Christmas Potluck and Quilt Block Exchange. To participate in the block exchange, please wrap and bring one quilt block. The block does not have to be a Christmas theme. Please bring items for Show and Tell. The potluck will begin at the conclusion of the meeting.

THURSDAY (12/5)

• The Rushville Consolidated High School Choral Department will present their Madrigals Performances and Dinners Dec. 5-8.

FRIDAY (12/6)

• RCP’s annual ‘kids only’ show Christmas in the Land of Oz at 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6, and Saturday, Dec. 7 and at 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8., at the Root Building at the 4-H Rush County Fairgrounds. Admission: $10 per adult, $5 per student. Discounted tickets are available through membership levels and the membership drive is currently underway.

• Elementary School age student dance from 6-8 p.m. at the Boys and Girls Club of Rush County. $3 per person. D.J. Kevin Green. Proceeds benefit the Boys and Girls Club.

• Community Bingo at Miller’s Merry Manor on the first Friday of each month at 2 p.m. Free and open to the public! Join us for an hour of fun and a chance to win prizes! Please call 765-932-4127 with any questions.

SATURDAY (12/7)

• Knights of Columbus Chicken Fry from 5 to 8 p.m. Adults $10 and children $6. Carryouts available. Menu includes: Chicken, mashed potatoes and gravy, green beans, rolls, applesauce and cake. All white meat $1 extra. Open to the public. Information: 932-2277.

• Walnut Ridge Friends, Carthage, is pleased to host its annual Christmas Bazaar from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Ercell Beaver Community Center, Carthage. “Sweet Shop” with homemade cookies and candy by the pound; homemade arts and crafts, jams and jellies, and assorted gifts and Christmas decor. Lunch served 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. features BOJO’s pulled pork BBQ and sides. Santa arrives by horse-drawn wagon at 11 a.m. Kids are invited to talk with Santa and adults to take your own photos.

THURSDAY (12/12)

• The Rushville Consolidated High School Choral Department will present their Winter Concert at 7:30 p.m. at the Laughlin Center for the Performing Arts on the RCHS campus featuring all choirs.

SATURDAY (12/14)

• Rush County Chorale performances Dec. 14 and Dec. 15 at Center Christian Church and the Rushville Presbyterian Church. No ticket sales. Details to be announced.

MONDAY (12/23)

• Rush County Schools Christmas Break begins. Students return to school on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014.

MISCELLANEOUS

• Raleigh Community Club Dance, 7:30-10:30 p.m., weekly on Saturdays. Live band. Open to all ages.

• Tox-away Days are the first Saturday of each month from 8 a.m. to noon at Smiley Avenue. Join in making this a Clean, Green Rush County.

• The community food pantry, 109 East Third Street, Rushville is open from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday. Bring photo ID. Donations welcomed.

• In cooperation with the Rush County Food Pantry (RCCA), the Gleaners Mobile Food Bank will be bringing a truck load of food to the Main Street Christian Church parking lot, 615 N. Main St., Rushville, on the first Monday of each month for distribution to local residents. The distribution will be made between 4 and 6 p.m. Residents will need to bring their own containers (sacks or boxes) to put their food into.

• Alcoholics Anonymous meets each Tuesday evening at 7:30 p.m. at the Hoosier Gym in Knightstown. Use the east entrance at the corner of Adams and Locust streets. Information: 765-313-1637.

• Diabetes education classes are held from 5 to 7 p.m. on the first, second, and third Tuesday of each month at Rush Memorial Hospital Skills Lab, second floor. Cost, $10 per class with a $25 refund if all three classes are attended. Info: 765-932-7416 or dena.bills@rushmemorial.com

• Partners for a Healthy Rush County meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of each month at the Boys & Girls Club. Open to all interested businesses, organizations or individuals in Rush County.

• AA and Al-Anon meet at 7:30 p.m. Mondays at St. Paul’s United Methodist Church.

• Crossroads Serenity Group, an Al-Anon group, meets from 6 to 7 p.m. every Monday at 333 N. Main Street, Rushville. Information: Gail at 317-642-9112 or Larry at 765-277-9477.

• Veterans, if you have an appointment at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis call (765) 932-3075, seven to 10 days in advance, to arrange a ride in the DAV van. Veterans who need a ride sooner call (765) 561-5445 or (765) 932-2703.

• Rush County Victims Assistance, Inc., monthly meeting on the third Monday of each month at 6 p.m. For location contact the office at 938-1555. The public always is invited. Info: Barbara Kuhn at 938-1555.