RUSHVILLE — Members of the Anderson Township Volunteer Fire Department will host their annual fish fry lunch and dinner from 11 a.m. until 7 p.m. Saturday at the Milroy fire station, 214 W. Main St. There is no charge for the event although a free-will offering will be gratefully accepted. The menu includes: Fish or Tenderloin, onion rings or french fries, drinks and dessert. Members of the Amish community will be providing pies, cakes and cup cakes for the meal and whole pies and cakes will be available for purchase. Carry-outs available. Proceeds will help in the purchase of new extraction equipment. A drawing will also be held for a 911 firefighters helmet. This week is also National Fire Prevention Week.
Dig Into Reading at the local library
Grab everyone in your household and everyone in the neighborhood and come on down to the Rushville Public Library to sign up for our summer reading program “Dig Into Reading.”
Memorial Day service plans announced
Rush County Veterans Service Officer Steve Land and a number of fellow local veterans recently met and completed plans for this year’s local Memorial Day service.
“Smile Fund” accepting applications
Several organizations are working together to continue to give the Rushville community something to smile about.
The Heart of Rushville Downtown Smile Fund is currently accepting applications for projects.
Rush County Youth Volunteer of the Year nominations open
Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation is accepting nominations for Rush County Youth Volunteer of the Year. This award will be presented to an outstanding Rush County youth by the Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation in recognition of exceptional commitment to philanthropy in the community.
Fallen officers remembered
Since 1962, America has celebrated National Law Enforcement Week to honor law enforcement officers who paid the ultimate price by giving their lives while serving their communities.
Handbag auction raises thousands
The Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation recently had their annual handbag auction. This overwhelmingly successful event raised several thousands of dollars for the new pediatric building. Pictured in the center is auctioneer Rusty Harmeyer and guests.
Safety blitz begins today
Rush County Sheriff’s Department Chief Deputy Duane Raab recently announced that the RCSD and Rushville Police Department will kick off what has become an annual event known as “Operation Pull Over (OPO) today as a means to enforce Indiana seat belt laws.
Statue returns to Moscow Cemetery
A historic landmark in Rush County is standing again, watching over the Moscow Cemetery after nearly two decades of being absent.
Free Summer Lunch Program coming soon
Summer is just around the corner! School will dismiss and for the next few months swimming and bike riding become the order of the day.
Wells Fargo makes lead gift to RMH Pediatrics
On behalf of Wells Fargo Bank, Bruce Everhart, Marissa Taylor, and Theresa Alexander recently presented $5,000.00 towards the Rush Memorial Hospital Foundation Kedo’s Kids Campaign to Rush Memorial Hospital President and CEO Brad Smith and RMH Foundation Executive Director Faith Mock.
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