Rushville Republican

October 25, 2013

Briefs


Rushville Republican

---- — Obituaries

Melinda Dora, 35

Loretta Sue Chatham, 64

Lettie Jane McClure, 87

Gracie Rae Phillips, 5 months

Thanks!

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

Jane Fry

Donna J. Wilson

Trick or Treating

Rushville Police Chief Craig Tucker announced that Trick or Treating hours for Rushville will be 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 31.

Costume Parade

Due to colder weather, the Halloween Costume Parade, that was to be held at the Riverside Park Amphitheater on Saturday, will be moved to the Livestock Pavilion at the Fairgrounds, as in the past.

Sign up begins at 4 p.m. Parade at 5 p.m. and judging promptly at 5:30 p.m. For all ages (adults too).

Treat bag and prize for each child.

Free Haunted Trail rides to follow at the Amphitheater beginning at 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

ARC wheelchair Bowling event

Teams are sought for the 4th annual ARC of Rush County wheelchair bowling event. The five-hour event will be held beginning at 1 p.m. Nov. 17 at the Rushville Bowl. The event is used to raise awareness to individuals with physical challenges in which teams of five bowlers bowl one game. For additional information or to register a team, contact Jan Hornaday at (765) 561-3108 or Cindy Sickbert at (765) 932-4563.

Events

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

OCTOBER

FRIDAY (10/25)

• 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 (10/26)

• A free Haunted Trail and Hayrides will begin at 7:30 p.m. Saturday Oct. 26 at the Rushville Riverside Park Amphitheater. The 12th annual Halloween Costume Parade will begin with sign-ups at 4 p.m, the parade at 5 p.m. and judging for all ages, including adults at 5:30 p.m. on Saturday Oct. 26 at the Livestock Pavilion at the Rush County Fairgrounds.

• 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.

• Fall Craft Fair at First Church of God, 1200 W Hwy 52, Rushville. Homemade crafts, jewelry, candles, baked good and more. This event will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the church gymnasium. For more information call 932-5138.

• Rushville Eagles will be hosting a Halloween Costume Party and Big Poppy Band starting at 8 p.m. Public invited. Must be 18 and over.

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

TUESDAY (10/29)

• The Manna Mission will be from 5 to 7 p.m. at Main Street Christian Church. Eat-in and Carry-outs are available. If you have any relatives or members of your churches that cannot attend the free meal, please feel free to get your loved ones a meal and take it to their homes.

• The next meeting of the All Pro Dads at Mays Elementary School is scheduled for 7:30 a.m. Information: Matt Vance via e-mail at VanceM@rushville.k12.in.us

WEDNESDAY (10/30)

• The Manilla Town and Country Homemakers Club will meet on at 7 p.m. at Zion United Church of Christ, 7025 E 100 N, Shelbyville. Kathy Wright is hostess with Sharon Wooley as co-hostess Donna Kuhn will give devotions. Kathy will lead a lesson on “Who Get’s Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate? Roll Call: Share something from Grandmother. Members should note that this meeting is being held one week later than originally planned.

THURSDAY (10/31)

• Rushville Trick or Treating will be 5 to 9 p.m. Oct. 31.

• Halloween in Milroy. There will be a trunk and treat this year on Oct. 31 for one night only. The Methodist Church and Christian Church are having a Trunk or Treat at the Milroy Christian Church parking lot. Youngsters are welcome to come and pick up treats. The Community Club is having a parade for the children beginning at 6 p.m. from the Milroy United Methodist Church parking lot and proceeding to the Milroy Christian Church. The Trunk or Treating will follow the parade in the Christian Church parking lot.

• Trunk or Treat from 6 to 8 p.m. at First Church of God, 1200 W Hwy 52, Rushville. There will be treats, games, prizes and lots of fun as well as free drinks and popcorn for all that attend.

• You bring the tricks and we will bring the treats! Miller’s Merry Manor will be having an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. on Halloween night. Kids of all ages are welcome.

NOVEMBER

FRIDAY (11/1)

• Have you ever wondered what to do with the excess candy your children receive while trick-or-treating, except, that is, to eat it all yourself? This year’s Halloween Candy Buyback, hosted by Superb Smiles Dental Care, offers the perfect solution while giving a sweet salute to deployed American military members. Located at 200 Harcourt Way, the family owned and operated dental practice will be buying back excess Halloween candy for one dollar per pound from 2 to 5:30 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 1, and Monday Nov. 4.

• 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 (11/2)

• Delta Theta Tau 41st Annual Gift and Hobby Show with 100 plus vendors,9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Nov. 2, Shelbyville Middle School, 1200 McKay Road, Shelbyville IN 46176. info@giftandhobbyshow.com

• Milroy United Methodist Church Annual Turkey Supper from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Nov. 2. Adults $8, Children $5, Under four eat free. Carry-outs available in basement from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

• Coats for Kids give away from 9 a.m. to noon at the F.O.P. building behind the Rushville Fire Department in the 200 block of East Second Street. Information: 932-2931.

• Relay For Life of Rush County Kick Off party on from 1 to 5 p.m. in City Council Chambers, 270 W. 15th Street, Rushville. The theme this year will be “Hats Off to Hope.” For more information people may contact: Lesley Wright at 812-376-6781 or Lesley.wright@cancer.org; Stacey Berkemeier at 765-561-1194 or staceyberkemeier21@gmail.com; and Travis McMichael at 765-821-0525 or tmcmichael@yahoo.com.

• Teresa’s Kancer Krushers relay for life team will host a fundraiser breakfast on Nov. 2 from 7 to 11 a.m. at Posey Township Fire Department. The menu will include: pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, biscuits and sausage gravy. Free will donation.

• Seventh Annual Wine Tasting event and auction for the benefit of the Boys & Girls Club of Rush County beginning at 6 p.m., Nov. 2 at the 201 Building located on Main Street. Rushville. Tickets are $50 and are limited to 120 and are available at the Boys & Girls Club, Sickbert Family Eye Care, Elizabeth’s Keepsakes and the Rushville Pharmacy.

• 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.

SUNDAY (11/3)

• Holiday Bazaar-Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Batesville Primary School on State Highway 46W. Free admission. Sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi sorority. More than 140 booths selling wood crafts, handmade items, seasonal decorations, jewelry, baskets, candles, and more. Check out the popular Cookie Walk for some homemade cookies and enjoy lunch which is prepared and served by the sorority sisters while supplies last. All proceeds go to local charities. Contact Lou Voegele for more info at 812-934-3394. Find/Like us on Facebook: Theta Nu chapter of Beta Sigma Phi sorority.

MONDAY (11/4)

• Monday, Nov. 4, 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, 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 (11/5)

• 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 (11/6)

• Columbus Star Quilters’ Guild regular meeting 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. After a brief meeting, the Guild will work on their service projects. Please bring your machine and any other sewing instruments you might require. Also don’t forget to bring a Show ‘n Tell for the meeting. The doors open at 8:45 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9:30 a.m.

FRIDAY (11/8)

• 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.

SATURDAY (11/9)

• Holiday Expo, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Rushville Elementary School East and West gyms. Many vendors will be participating including craft vendors, various home consultants and businesses. There will also be a bake sale, lunch and door prizes. Admission $1. This event is a fundraiser for Rushville Victim’s Assistance, Inc., St. Mary’s PTA and the Rushville Republican Newspapers in Education. This is a great time to start your Christmas shopping, so please come and enjoy the day.

• Rushville Eagles will host a Free Will Donation Breakfast from 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Serving biscuits & sausage gravy, eggs, hash browns, milk, juice & coffee. Public invited.

SUNDAY (11/10)

• 13th Annual Rushville Farm Toy Show from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Rush County Fairgrounds. Free admission. Add to your collection. Christmas Shop. Set up time from 3 to 7 p.m. Nov. 9 and 6 to 8 a.m. Nov. 10. Contact Mark Shepherd from 765-570-2027. Leave a message or call in the evening.

MONDAY (11/11)

• “Who Gets Grandma’s Yellow Pie Plate?(tm)” is the topic of a 2-part series presented by Purdue Extension educator Gracie Marlatt on Mondays, Nov. 11 and 18. Ideal for multiple generations to experience together, the sessions will start at 6 p.m. in the Assisted Living Dining Room of Miller’s Merry Manor, 612 E. 11th Street, Rushville. This series provides a positive planning process to transfer non-titled property. It is designed to help overcome common inheritance decision-making obstacles. Fee for the series is just $10 per family. Purchase of workbook is recommend. Call Purdue Extension - Rush County at 932-5974 for more information. RSVP is requested by Nov. 4.

FRIDAY (11/15)

• The Three Musketeers will open to audiences in November with tickets now available. Show dates and times are 7:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 15 and Saturday, Nov. 16 and 2 p.m. Sunday Nov. 17. Tickets are $7 each with reserved seating in the Laughline Center for the Performing Arts on the RCHS campus. Tickets may be purchased from any cast member or by e-mailing Jennie Tague at taguej@rushville.k12.in.us or by calling her at RCHS at 932-3901 ext. 258.

THURSDAY (11/17)

• The Arc of Rush Co. will be holding it’s annual ‘Wheelcheir Bowling’ event at Rushville Bowl. This event is being held to raise awareness and money, but leave you with a better understanding of physical challenges while having a good time! Businesses, clubs, families and friends with a team of 4 or 5 are invited to try. Everyone involved will be bowling from a wheelchair! We supply the chairs - you supply the sponsorship (corporate - $125, individual -$25). Free gifts to everyone and door prizes drawn throughout the day. Contact Jan Hornaday 561-3108 or Cindy Sickbert 932-4563 to reserve a bowling time of 1,2,3 or 4 p.m. The Arc of Rush County is an organization dedicated to helping and supporting those in our community with physical and mental challenges.

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.

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.

DECEMBER

THURSDAY (12/5)

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

FRIDAY (12/6)

• 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.

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.