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The Rush County Senior Center, 504 West Third Street, is a hub for Rush County seniors. Daily it provides a setting for activities and meals for individuals as well as a social meeting place.

The Indiana Pacers will host a “Play-To-Win” Holiday Basketball Clinic from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21 at the Boys and Girls Club of Rush County (1590 N. Sexton Street).


Annually members of the Indiana Association of School Principals (IASP) are asked to nominate up to four high school juniors as a means to recognize student academic and leadership skills exemplified during the first three years of their high school education.

DECEMBER Dec. 7 and 8

For a number of years as a means to bring added cheer to the holiday season, students at Rushville Consolidated High School have hosted a Holiday Fair for area youngsters. This year is no exception with members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes sponsoring the one-day event.


For the 19th year, members of the Rushville Fire Department are seeking the means to make the Christmas season brighter for in need youth in the community. The effort has been known as “Shop for Kids” and firefighters are asking for donations to make the effort even more successful this year.

Aida Mirzoian, 18, arrived in Rush County to begin a year of studies extending her high school education by one year. Mirzoian graduated from high school in her native Armenia prior to arriving locally for the 2019-20 school year.


Two Greensburg residents escaped serious injury following a rollover accident in November on SR 244.

Sixteen-year-old Jana Schneider is the youngest child of Vitali and Maria Schneider. The Heringen (Werra) Germany native has two grown siblings, Olessija Boldt and Matim Schneider.

TRAFALGAR – Members of the RCHS FFA chapter participated in a meal packing event during the Indiana FFA held Foundations In Reaching Excellence (F.I.R.E.) Conference. FFA members from across the state of Indiana came together at the Indiana FFA Leadership Center as part of the F.I.R.E. Confe…


Turkey prices have decreased 24 percent compared to last year, according to a survey published by Indiana Farm Bureau (INFB) and the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF).


Monday, a number of civic and community minded church members were busy in the kitchen area of Main Street Christian Church. They were preparing Thanksgiving mealsb for nearly 600 families in the community.

In the coming weeks, many family members will reconnect for the holidays: Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years. However, while those family members gather, dine or go shopping, another group – military personnel, emergency responders, hospital staff and doctors, law enforcement and fire per…

At the Nov. 14 Member Meeting and Dinner of the Rush County Historical Society, Steve Mahan was named Curator. Over the years, he has donated countless hours of time and talent and has been especially instrumental in the renovation of the Gowdy House Carriage House.

City street employee Scott Hill is pictured placing Christmas lights up at the Chamber of Commerce Office earlier this week in preparation of tonight’s Christmas on Main Street event.

‘Tis the season of giving, all too frequently the nearly six-week holiday season which includes, Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years are difficult for many families. A growing list of families struggle to bridge the gap or paying bills, put food on their table, keep their home warm and fin…

What do you do when you receive a challenge to connect with your community and learn about its needs and wants, strengths and weaknesses, hopes and dreams? You do everything you can to make that happen. After holding listening sessions at eight different locations in Rush County, the Rush Co…

For a number of years, members of the Rushville Elks Lodge #1307, 223 East Third Street, have taken a pro-active stance when it comes to supporting community projects. More importantly, they have been instrumental and making the Christmas holiday season brighter for in-need youngsters throug…

Organizers recently announced plans for this year’s Christmas on Main Street celebration which will be held Friday. Line-up for the annual Christmas parade down Main Street will begin at 5:30 p.m. in the Main Street Christian Church parking lot (615 North Main Street) with the parade commenc…


Rush County Sheriff Allan Rice was back at work Monday after he and his son escaped injury Sunday evening after being involved in a roll-over accident south of Rushville.

This Week's Circulars


Clarence Schrock, 84, passed away November 25, 2019,at Sarasota Fla. Born Jan. 2 1935, leaves behind wife May Schrock, 4 Sons , Dewayne, Devon, Lavern,and Norman; 2 daughters, Darlene Keim, LeEtta Wagler. Lived in Rush county 40 years, also lived in Sarasota in winter months. Burial in Locus…