Rushville Republican


June 24, 2014



Myra Jean Bowles, 53

Richard Louis Busald, 87

Beverly Yvonne (Hauser) Carter, 67

Christina Brown Compton, 61

Orpha Louise Pickett Dyar, 82

Anthony Michael Langley, infant


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

Betty Barker

Barbara Herbert

State Sen. Jean Leising at Rush County Fair

State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg) will be available to discuss Indiana’s new laws and other legislative topics today at the Rush County Fair.

Leising said she will be on hand from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. and hopes to spend time with local residents of all ages.

“Visiting the Rush County Fair is a great way to kick off the summer,” Leising said. “I look forward to talking with folks about their concerns, seeing the hard work and talents of 4-H participants and enjoying great fair food.”


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


TODAY (6/24)

• The Manna Mission will be serving pulled pork, baked beans, slaw and desserts from 5 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 24 at Main Street Christian Church. If you know of a family that needs a free hot meal, please invite them to join us.

Thanks to the Greenburg’s Aquatic Team for donating all the desserts.


• The Rush County Players “Run For Your Wife” Carwash will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at O’Reilly Auto. Free will donations will be accepted.

SUNDAY (6/29)

• The Homer Christian Union Church annual meeting will be held at 12:30 p.m. June 29.



• Ivy Tech Community College Richmond representative will be at the Rushville Public from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, July 2, to answers questions, assist area residents in applying and enrolling at Ivy Tech for Fall classes that start Aug. 25.

FRIDAY (7/4)

• The Rushville Breakfast Optimist Club announces the 28th Annual Fourth of July Car Show will be held in North Veterans Memorial Park. Registration opens at 8 a.m. Friday, July 4 with awards at 3 p.m. The fee is $15. Proceeds benefit Rush County youth programs. For more information, contact Chuck Kemker at (317) 752-2073 or e-mail

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