Rushville Republican

January 28, 2014

Briefs


Rushville Republican

---- — Obituaries

Altha Lucille McCorkle, 95

Keith D. Michel, 72

George Washington Ping, 92

E. Kay Turoczy, 72

Joseph Newsom White, 101

Thanks!

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

Janet Cregar

Mae Marlow

Rush County Board of Health

The Rush County Board of Health will hold the January board meeting at 7 p.m. today in the health office of the courthouse.

New hours at BMV

Don Snemis, Commissioner of the Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicles (BMV), announced that the Connersville and Rushville license branches will have new hours of operation effective Feb. 3, 2014.

The Connersville license branch will be open on Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The Rushville license branch will be open on Tuesday and Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Customers may also conduct business with the BMV without visiting a license branch by visiting myBMV.com website. Some transactions can also be completed by phone through the BMV Customer Contact Center at 888-692-6841.

Lincoln birthday celebration

The Rush County Historical and Genealogical Society jointly will host a Lincoln birthday celebration beginning at 7 p.m., Feb. 12 at the 201 Building. The event is free and open to the public and a Lincoln impersonator will present a program.

Events

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

THURSDAY (1/30)

• Barbara Street, President CEO of ASG, Inc. administrative offices of WorkOne in Region 6 which includes Rushville WorkOne is retiring and there will be a special retirement celebration from 4 to 7 p.m. Jan. 30 at Open Door Health Services, 333 S. Madison St., Muncie, Indiana. Recognition and remarks will be from 5:30 to 6 p.m.

FRIDAY (1/31)

RCHS band booster tenderloin dinner will be from 4:30 to 7 p.m. Friday in the RCHS cafeteria. The meal includes a 7 oz. tenderloin sandwich, choice of cole slaw or applesauce, choice of macaroni and cheese or scalloped potatoes, dessert and drink. Carry-out available. Tickets are $6 available from any band student or $7 at the door.

FEBRUARY

MONDAY (2/3)

• The Rush County Chorale will begin rehearsals at 7 p.m. Monday, Feb. 3 in the Choir room at Rushville Consolidated High School. Performances will be April 26 and 27. Singers welcome and encouraged to attend.

TUESDAY (2/4)

• Feb. 4 is the earlybird deadline to register for the 2014 Women in Ag Conference that will be held on Feb. 19 and 20 in Jeffersonville. This two-day conference focuses on women’s role in agriculture and will give participants an opportunity to network with others who are in the same position. Registration booklets can be picked up at the Rush County Extension Office, Room 103 of the Courthouse. You can register online by going to www.extension.purdue.edu/rush. Questions can be directed locally to Extension Educator Gracie Marlatt at 932-5974 or gnmarlat@purdue.edu.

WEDNESDAY (2/5)

• Columbus Star Quilters’ Guild regularly scheduled meeting will be held Feb. 5, 2014 at the Masonic Lodge at 4131 Rocky Ford Road, the corner of Taylor and Rocky Ford Roads. All interested persons are welcome to attend. The Quilt Show Committee will discuss plans for the Quilt Show in October. You will not want to miss this meeting as the committee will announce the categories and Challenge for the 2014 Show. The doors open at 8:45 a.m. and the meeting starts at 9:30 a.m. Please bring a Show-and-Tell to share at the meeting. There is no charge to attend.

SATURDAY (2/22)

• Knights of Columbus will host an all you can eat chicken dinner open to the public Saturday, Feb. 22 from 5-7:30 p.m. at 227 E 3rd Street.

Cost will be $10 for adults and $6 for children. An additional $1 will be charged for a meal with all white meat. All you can eat meals are restricted to dine-in only. Carry out will be available. For more information contact Willie Wilson at 932-2277.

WEDNESDAY (2/26)

The Manilla Town & Country Homemakers Club will have a dinner meeting at 6 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 26 at the Cow Palace in Shelbyville. Marjorie Carmony will be the hostess. Doris Drake will give devotions. Roll Call: Name a favorite recipe. Sharon Wooley will give a program on “Recipe Makeover.”

REUNIONS

• The Rushville High School Class of 1964 will be celebrating our 50th class reunion in June and have a few classmates who have not been located. If you have any contact information on David Michael Kalp, Ted Lacy, Byron Thomas, David Stevens, Barbara Moore Scott, Norman Boyer, Connie Carlin, Michael Clifford, Gary Nixon, Jack Swegman or Rose Wilkinson, please email Sherri Griffis at sbgriffis711@frontier.com.

MISCELLANEOUS

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

If you know a ‘64 graduate that has not received information on our upcoming get together, please use the same email to let us know.

• 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.