Pictured are RCHS members of the Paws and Claws Club that recently reorganized under the direction of sponsor Michele Orme.

RCHS advanced animal science students are pictured as they practiced IM, SubQ, and intradermal injections in oranges, zip locks, chicken wings and chicken thighs.

Pictured are RCHS educators Karen Brashaber and Mike Owens after being named the most recent GIRAFFE award winners.

On Wednesday, March 11, the Milroy Zeta Tau Chapter of Psi Iota Xi met at the Milroy United Methodist Church with co-hostesses, Suzy Mann and Brenda Sweet. They provided a tasty meal for the members.

The Richland Farmers & Farmerettes 4-H Club held a meeting on Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the New Salem Lions Club. This was the 4-H Club’s annual Family Night. President Cora Owens called the meeting to order at 6:30 p.m. The American Pledge was given by Levi Marlatt, and the 4-H Pledge…

The Friends Too Homemakers Club met Feb. 19 for a noon luncheon, meeting and social time at the Takathemoke in Milroy.

Eight members attended the March 7, 2020 meeting at the Historic Knightstown Inc, On the square at Knightstown. Denise Akers was hostess. There was an officers meeting prior to the regular monthly meeting. The meeting was called to order by Regent, Denise Akers, in ritualistic form with the …

Citizens State Bank hosted a food drive for the Rush County Community Assistance Food Pantry (RCCA). The bank donated 10 large green bags completely filled with food on Thursday. The RCCA board members and volunteers truly appreciate the support received from Citizens State Bank.

The Posey Pride 4-H Club met at 4 p.m. Sunday March 1 at the Posey Township Volunteer Fire Department. The meeting was called to order by President Joleigh Geise. The Pledge of Allegiance was led by Audrey Waits and the 4-H Pledge was led by Jaylen Geise.

Kevin L. Snyder, an American Family Insurance agency owner in Rushville, has been recognized for providing an outstanding customer experience under the American Star Excellence in Customer Experience Certification Program.

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Agriculture is conducting three trainings for livestock producers interested in the Certified Livestock Producer Program.

Copeland has been a supporter of the RCUF for many years. The company not only donated money during the campaign drive, but donated to other activities during the year. Because of the administration’s support, payroll deduction from employees is one of the highest among the business that sup…

INDIANAPOLIS — The Indiana State Department of Agriculture is currently accepting proposals for the USDA Specialty Crop Block Grant Program. These funds are allocated to enhance the competitiveness of specialty crops, which are defined as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, horticulture and nurse…

State Sen. Jean Leising (R-Oldenburg, right) meets with Karen Meyer, chief financial officer for Rush Memorial Hospital (left) at the Statehouse Wednesday, Feb. 27. Meyer testified on House Bill 1004 in the Senate Committee on Health and Provider Services. “As a retired nurse and current mem…

Rushville Elementary School East celebrated Random Act of Kindness Week by spreading acts of kindness out in the community and in the school.

The February 12 meeting of Rushville Chapter of D.A.R. was held at the home of Libby Smith with nine members in attendance. Chapter Regent Patty Caudill called the meeting to order and conducted the opening ritual. She read the President General’s Message and the National Defense Report.

The Center Christian Church family invites the Rush County community to join them for Faith Promise Sunday on March 1. This special mission emphasis is a yearly highlight of the Missions Outreach at Center. Center is committed to serving our Lord Jesus Christ and His commission to make disci…

RICHMOND – LifeStream Services, Reid Health Alliance Medicare, The Leland Legacy, Kicks96, 101.7 The Point, and The Legend 95.3 invite the public to join us at the annual Healthy Aging Expo on Thursday, May 7. This year’s expo will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at a new location at the To…

FFA officers after being pied in the face by members who sold $500 worth of FFA fruit.

The Greenhand Officers are seen after welcoming incoming freshman at Freshman Orientation with their FFA jacket display.

FFA members are seen after playing games with the Rush County youth at the annual Holiday Fair held in the RCHS cafeteria.

The newly selected 2020 Chapter Officers after their day of officer training put on by past Ohio FFA State Officers.

Chair people Courtney Jackman and Meghan Reed posing with the Mycogen billboard on Highway 52.

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Obituaries

Barbara M. Hoeing, 73, of Greensburg, passed away at 3:45 a.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020 at Heritage House Nursing Home. Barbara was born on May 29, 1946 in Rush County, the daughter of Wilbur & Bertha (Kelley) Harding. She has been a Decatur County resident since 1972 and was a member o…