Rushville Republican


April 15, 2014



• Kyle Henderson day at Stagg’s Restaurant and Dairy Treats will be Saturday, April 19, 2014. A portion of the sales from that day will be contributed to the Kyle Henderson Memorial Scholarship Fund at the Rush County Community Foundation. This scholarship is awarded to students attending post-secondary school, accredited trade or vocational school and have been involved in 4-H and/or FFA. Please join Kyle’s family and friends and have a great meal or dairy treat.

MONDAY (4/21)

• The Rushville Eagles #2036 Ladies Auxiliary will be having nominations for officers at 7 p.m. on April 21. Members please come and show your support.


•The Manilla Town & Country Homemakers Club will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 23 at the home of Nancy Kuhn. Norene Wright is the co-hostess and she will give devotions. Evonne Kuhn will present a lesson on “Fraudulent Top Ten.” Roll Call: Have you ever been scammed?


• The CASA organization will have “Comedy for CASA Night” Thursday, April 24 from 6:30-8:30 p.m at the Occasions Banquet Hall in Shelbyville, IN; 415 E. Hendricks St. Featured comedians will be Jeff Bodart, Matt Holt and host will be radio legend Don Stuck. Tickets will be $20.

FRIDAY (4/25)

• At 7:30 p.m. Friday, April 25, Dr. Janette Fishell will present an IU Faculty Organ Recital at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 6045 E. State Street, Columbus. Everyone is cordially invited, admission is free. Dr. Fishell is Professor of Music and Chair of the Organ Department at Indiana University Jacobs School of Music, and is a teacher/recitalist of international standing.

• Calling all Greasers: the current RCHS drama department is hoping “Grease” cast members from the 1982 and 1998 stage productions will attend a performance of the 2014 presentation of “Grease.” A special reunion show will be staged at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 25, and we’re asking former cast members to join us on stage for a rousing revival of “We Go Together.” Former cast members will get VIP treatment on Friday night, starting with a reunion check-in table located in the lobby to pick up name tags. The current cast is gearing up to make Friday night’s show something truly special, and they hope former RCHS grads will join in the fun. Can’t attend Friday night? There will be four shows total - at 7:30 p.m on April 24, 25, 26 and at 2 p.m. April 27. Reserved seating tickets are $7 and on sale now by calling RCHS at (765) 932-3901.

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  • What a trip My wife is planning a very exciting vacation to celebrate our 35th wedding anniversary. This was a big surprise to me. Not the vacation part, but the 35 years. I thought it was 34. Right now she is on the back porch, the patio table stacked high with

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    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • St. Mary School golf open turns 25 As a means to generate funding for the continued educational efforts of Rush County’s only parochial school, the 25th annual St. Mary School Golf open is rapidly approaching.This year’s event will be held Aug. 9 at Antler Pointe Golf course, 3510 Nor

    July 22, 2014

  • Briefs ObituariesJames Lee Meyers, 69Winfred “Win” West, 83Thanks!The Rushville Republican thanks the following persons for their subscription to and support of this newspaper:David SheehanTai MorrellRobert PriddyRCHS Class of 1994 ReunionThe RCHS Class of

    July 22, 2014

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    July 22, 2014 3 Photos

  • Indiana volunteer flying to Washington State to help with wildfire response INDIANAPOLIS — The American Red Cross is helping people affected by the wildfires in Washington State. Red Cross volunteer and Flora resident Pat Rinehart is scheduled to leave for Washington this afternoon from Indianapolis International Airport to

    July 22, 2014

  • 1 fd comms 072214 pic Jail population shows decrease in inmate total For the first time in a number of months, Rush County Sheriff Jeff Sherwood reported at a recent county commissioner meeting that the inmate total at the Rush County Jail was the lowest it has been since the first of the year. Currently, 35 individua

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • nws-rv072214-state fair logo Purdue to offer Vet Camp at Indiana State Fair WEST LAFAYETTE – The Purdue University College of Veterinary Medicine is hosting Indiana State Fair Vet Camp Aug. 1-10 at the Indiana State Fair.There will be two sections of the camp. Junior Vet Camp will be from 9 a.m. until noon daily for students

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