Celebrating the history of
Ohio County and Rising Sun
50 YEARS AGO
August 4th, 1966
Officers of the Board elected for the 1966-67school year are as follows: President, Dr. Gordon Fessler, first vice-president, Marvin Kirkpatrick; second vice-president, Paul Leive; secretary, Orson potter; treasurer, Dale Siekman. Charles Johnson was employed as elementary principal and Mrs. Judith Lange was employed as second grade teacher. Mr. Johnson will be returning to a position which he held prior to earlier retirement and Mrs. Lange, a graduate of Aurora High School and Ball State will be accepting her first teaching assignment. Mrs. Joyce Ganaway was employed as secretary to the high school principal. Miss Linda Elbright was employed as teacher aide in the Rising Sun Elementary School. The school day will begin at 8:35 a.m. and end at 3:38 p.m. for high school students. Bus schedules will determine the length of the elementary school days. The first day of school is Friday, September 2nd (full day).
Dale Siekman, representative of the Rising Sun-Ohio County Schools on the Southeastern Indiana Vocational Board, has been elected President of the Vocational Board. The school will begin operation September 6th, 1966.
Private Ralph T. Hautman, 20, completed a five week course at the Army Finance School, Fort Benjamin Harrison, July 30th. He was trained in the operations of Army finance disbursing offices.
Floyd M. Neaman, chairman of Agricultural Stabilization and Conservation County committee, today designated the boundaries of each community within the county where elections of ASC community committees will be held.
Births: to Mr. and Mrs. Donald Shaver, a son, July 25th at Dearborn County Hospital; to Mr. and Mrs. William Horstman, a son, July 25th.
Married: Violet C. Miller and Lewis E. Kelly were married Saturday, June 11th in the Rising Sun Baptist church. Rev. Kenneth Sutton officiated at the double ring ceremony before the altar decorated with baskets of white mums. Miss Karen Niccum was maid of honor and William David Gould was best man. The brides table was centered with a six-tiered wedding cake decorated with pink roses and hearts. It was flanked by doll-cakes, frosted in lilac, blue, and pink and were given to the given to the bridesmaids.
Indiana’s nine glass container plants will contribute to the more than 30 billion bottles and jars to be produced this year in the United States. There plants employ over 6,000 person, disburse an annual payroll in excess of $45 million and purchase nearly $50 million worth of raw materials, supplies and services. One of the plants is Thatcher Glass Mfg. Company in Lawrenceburg.
Ad reads: Once-a-year Serta-Ortholux mattress sale. Just $49.75 at Danbury’s on Main Street.
A loan of $186,500 and a grant in a like amount to the town of Dillsboro to install a sanitary sewer system has been approved by the Farmers Home Administration. The loan and grant will provide a complete sewage system for the town and will serve approximately 260 families and business establishments.
Mr. and Mrs. Russell Uhlmansiek celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Sunday, July 31st with a reception for the immediate family at the home of their son Raymond, Sunnyside Avenue, Aurora, following with a dinner at the Dearborn Country Club. They have always lived in Ohio County. He was Rising Sun fire chief for 25 years, Justice of the Peace for 12 years, and was recently appointed to fill another unexpired term of JP Court. Mr. Uhlmansiek was in the feed business for 20 years and ice and milk business for the past 30 years.