Rushville Republican


April 4, 2014



William Thomas “Bill” Dunn, 84

Evelyn Marjory Fletcher, 85

Ethel Marie (Van Tyle) Herbert, 73

Paul J. Hilligoss, 65

Hazel M. Martin, 91

Donald A. Reddick, 68

Annabelle C. Starke, 87

Viola Helen Owens - Wilson, 92


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

Sheldon Hoeing-Rushville

MC Dye-Mays

T-ball registration

T-ball registration is underway at the Boys and Girls Club of Rush County for Rush County Little League. Boys and girls ages 4-7 are eligible for this fun learning opportunity. Forms are only available until April13.For more information contact, Kim Cronin at 317-586-3393.


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


TODAY (4/4)

• The Cub and Boy Scouts pack and troop 33 will host a fish fry at The Knights of Columbus Friday, April 4 from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Cost per meal is $8.50 for adults and kids ten and under $6.00. Menu will include fried fish, au gratin potatoes, applesauce, french fries, green beans, homemade desserts, tea, lemonade and coffee. Their goal is to raise money for camping fees and supplies. Tickets are available from any scout or by calling 765-932-2378. Dine in or carry out will be available.

• Faith Community Church, Manilla, will host a Ham and Bean Supper to benefit disabled veterans from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Friday, April 4. Tickets are $6 for adults and $3 for children under 10 years of age. There will be a cakewalk at 7 p.m. and a silent auction. Light Ministries will perform. For more information, call Mary Justice at 765-663-2673.

• Rush County Players presents “ He’s Alive!” at 7 p.m. and runs through matinee at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, April 6. Price of admission $5 per person – “lap babies” able to sit on person’s laps are free. This concert consists of faith based skits, solo pieces and musical groupings, some old time hymns and others new ager, but all enjoyable. Contact 765-938-1711 or (location) 306 N. Main St., Rushville, for tickets.

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