Rushville Republican


June 17, 2014



Dorothy Ilene Hayes Merriman, 83

Richard Thomas Merriman, 88

Mary Jane (Barnett) Thorpe, 92

Jackaline Ruth (Jackson) Vail, 81


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

Francis Yager

Rick Hedrick

INDOT schedules chip seals

GREENFIELD - The Indiana Department of Transportation is scheduling Greenfield Subdistrict maintenance crews for chip seal operations along three segments of State Road 44 during the month of August. Tentative starting dates are:

State Road 44—14.32 lane miles from the east limits of Rushville to Glenwood on Aug. 18

State Road 44—13.86 lane miles from 7.46 miles west of U.S. 52 to the west limits of Rushville on Aug. 19

State Road 44—18.4 lane miles between C.R. 325E and Homer on Aug. 20


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


TODAY (6/17)

• National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Association, Indiana Chapter 0813, has a monthly meeting at 10 a.m. on the third Tuesday of each month at the Ponderosa Steakhouse, corner of North Lincoln St. and Fourth St., Greensburg. Optional lunch afterward. We have guest speakers on a variety of topics, interesting programs, and items discussed. Come meet your current and retired Federal Employee comrades. For more information call (765) 629 2720.


• Tree County Players presents “The Wizard of Oz” at 7 p.m. June 19 and 20, 2014 and 2 p.m. June 21, 2014 in the Greensburg Jr. High School auditorium (505 E. Central Ave., Greensburg, IN 47240). Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for students. Call 812-528-5289 for advanced reserved seat tickets. Any remaining seats will be sold at the door, one hour before the performance. Due to the show’s popularity, advance ticket purchase is recommended.

FRIDAY (6/20)

• On the Rushville Public Library lot, the originial 1931 movie “Frankenstein” will be shown at 9:30 p.m. on Friday, June 20. The outdoor (in the dark) event is free to the public and sponsored by the Rush County Historical Society and the Rushville Public Library. Bring lawn chairs, blankets or something to hide under. Popcorn and drinks available (donation encouraged).

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  • RCCF announces Cycle II, 2014 Community Grants awarded The Rush County Community Foundation’s most recent grant cycle awarded funds to benefit three deserving community projects. This is the second of three annual cycles in which Rush County non-profit organizations can apply for funding for their projec

    August 1, 2014

  • Rodden appears in Indy court, then released INDIANAPOLIS — Clark County Sheriff Danny Rodden has spent more than 30 years in law enforcement working to protect the public from criminals, but on Tuesday he was treated as one.Rodden, charged with lying to federal investigators about his relation

    August 1, 2014

  • Briefs ObituariesRobert Edward Babbs, 80Buster N. Davis, 76Valerie Jo Hall, 67Robert Lee Johnson, Jr., 61Thanks!The Rushville Republican thanks the following persons for their subscription to and support of this newspaper:Eleanor ArnoldMelissa HunterFree Sc

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  • nws-rv080114-satisfaction logo Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show RUSHVILLE – The next performance of the 2014 Rushville summer concert series is from Satisfaction: The International Rolling Stones Show with special guest, Dave Muskett. The event is free and will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Riverside Park Amphitheater

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  • Whole Foods plans major marketing push NEW YORK (AP) - Whole Foods is getting ready to launch its first national marketing campaign and expand home delivery as it looks to fend off bigger players muscling into the organic and natural foods category.The company, based in Austin, Texas, sai

    August 1, 2014

  • Ohio: 2nd fine levied against prison food vendor COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) - The state on Wednesday announced a second fine against the private vendor that took over the job of feeding inmates last year as the company defended its operations before a prisons oversight committee.The $130,200 fine against

    August 1, 2014

  • Rushville receives Downtown Enhancement Grant Rushville has been graciously approved for a Downtown Enhancement Grant (DEG) funded through the Indiana Office of Community and Rural Affairs. This revitalization project was announced by Lt. Governor Sue Ellspermann last week along with nine other

    August 1, 2014

  • nws-rv080114-vance headshot Out with the old, in with the new A new school year is upon us once again and is bringing new faces to the board.Along with 13 new teachers and a new administrator, Matt Vance will begin his first school year as Superintendent of Rush County Schools.“There is not going to be a lot of

    August 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • rv 080114 trash cutout Residents getting new trash program Residents’ use of new trash and recycling toters, combined with the city’s garbage trucks being retrofitted with hydraulic tippers, signal improved efficiency and a culture shift in Rushville’s trash and recycling collection program.On the week of Au

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  • Fast food ambitions in China hurt by safety scares BEIJING (AP) - Already China’s biggest restaurant operator with 4,600 outlets, KFC is pursuing Chinese consumers so avidly it opens two more every day.That dramatic growth comes with a big catch: KFC’s quality control is struggling to keep up.The Lou

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