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Local FFA Chapter selected to participate in Mycogen, “Turn the Bag Blue & Gold” program. During the past three years, 12 high school FFA programs nationally have benefited financially from Mycogen Seeds through the program.

OCTOBER Oct. 23

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Although according to the calendar, winter is still weeks away, cooler weather is rapidly approaching. With that in mind, local members of the Fraternal Order of Police (F.O.P. 117) recently began the 2019 collection of “Coats for Kids.” The effort this year is being assisted by Rush Memoria…

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The Rush County Chamber of Commerce announced Darilyn Bedel as its 2019 Rush County Citizen of the Year during its annual dinner last Thursday evening at the Elks Lodge.

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Halloween has always been one of Deloris (Eckel) Hickman’s favorite fall events. For a number of years during her children’s formative and younger years, Hickman collected Halloween items as a means to have a hauntingly good time for Halloween.

The Rushville City Council will hold a public hearing regarding Rushville’s 2020 budget at 5 p.m. today in the City Council Chambers at the City Center.

According to Rush County Clerk Angela Buckley, the Town of Glenwood will hold an election on Nov. 5 for the first time in more than three decades. Candidates to be voted on are Mary M. Richardson, Republican, Glenwood Town Clerk-Treasurer; and you may vote for three of the following Town Cou…

Since 2006 with the formation of Rush County’s solid waste district (Clean Green Rush), making and keeping the county a greener environment has been a major priority.

The GIFT VII grant initiative from Lilly Endowment Inc. has offered local donors the chance to grow their charitable impact significantly. Donations made to Rush County Community Foundation’s (RCCF) community funds are being matched $2 for every $1 donated. These dollars will be used to supp…

The Iota Chapter of Psi Iota Xi is happy to work with the Rush County Community Foundation to utilize the Jim and Helen Ewing fund. This fund will provide a check for hearing aids to Audiology Associates that will be fit and given to low income senior citizens of Rush county, at no cost to t…

OCTOBER Oct. 11

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Editor’s Note: This is the second in a series of stories introducing Rush County to foreign exchange students currently enrolled in Rushville Consolidated High School.

Rush County 4-H enrollment is officially open. Those interested can enroll online by visiting in.4honline.com.

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Rushville Consolidated High School (RCHS) and Benjamin Rush Middle School (BRMS) have been named first time Gold Star Schools by the Indiana Department of Education (IDOE).

INTAT raises funds for Rush County Community Assistance Representatives from INTAT Precision Inc. sold pumpkin rolls on the courthouse lawn last Wednesday and donated all funds raised to the Rush County Community Assistance food pantry. Thanks to Rush County for supporting this. Through the …

Cindy Humphrey, Rush County Treasurer, would like to remind Rush County Taxpayers that it is time to find those fall tax statements. The fall statement or red “B” copy is needed for your November payment. Lost or misplaced statements may be duplicated in the Treasurer’s Office. The fall dead…

Rushville Parks Department in partnership with The Circle Fund, Indiana Futsal, and Rushville Futsal present the grand opening of the Rushville Futsal Court at South Memorial Park on Saturday, Sept. 28. The opening ceremony took place at 9 a.m. with the women of Circle Fund and the RCHS Socc…

Rush County Probation Officer Mark Fields was greeted early Tuesday morning by his sons Jason and Ryan and other family members, friends and co-workers as he arrived at the Rush County Courthouse.

Daniel Rodriguez, the Brooklyn born, now-retired police officer, who helped bring the country an uplifting spirit of promise and hope with his stirring rendition of “God Bless America” after the 2001 World Trade Center terrorist attack, will be singing this Sunday at 10:30 a.m. at Main Stree…

MUNCIE – Meridian Health Services’ President and CEO, Hank Milius, was one of several distinguished professionals in healthcare and substance use treatment and prevention invited to a roundtable discussion with State and Federal officials regarding mental health/addiction issues at the Neuro…

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The Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation (RMHF) will host Brian’s Cause from 5:30 to 9 p.m. Saturday at the RushShelby Community Building at the Rush County Fairgrounds.

The Indiana Historical Society (IHS) and the Indiana Historical Bureau (IHB) are celebrating Rush County’s past by looking to its future with the appointment of new county historian John Wilson of Arlington.

Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch and Indiana State Department of Agriculture Director Bruce Kettler recognized 96 farming families with the Hoosier Homestead Award at the Indiana State Fair.

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The pumpkins are carved, bags of mini chocolate bars are stacking up and the neighbors lawn is covered with cobwebs and tombstones. Yes, it is once again Halloween season!