50 YEARS AGO
September 1st, 1966
Plans for a community auction are being made by the Ohio County Historical Society for Saturday, October 15th. Anyone wishing to sell items on a percentage basis may do so. Or any items donated to the society will be appreciated. All proceeds will be used for future projects of the organization. The auction will be held at the Paul Fletcher building on First Street where articles can be stored until time for the sale. For further information contact Walter Skidmore, Mrs. Roy Hatton, or Mrs. Jesse Lewis.
Stewart Brown, 35-year-old assistant coach at Vevay High School the past school year, was hired last Thursday afternoon to become new head coach at the Switzerland County school.
Ann Whitlock, teaching music at Shortridge High School, Indianapolis, is among 182 Indiana University students who have received student teaching assignments in Hoosier secondary schools for the fall semester.
John Adams will enter Law School at the University of Kentucky, August 31st. John graduated from the University May 1964 with a degree in Business Administration; since then he has worked at the General Telephone Company, Lexington until he enters Law School.
The Bloodmobile will be here September 6th. Ohio County must have 135 pints to meet its quota.
Births: a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Ronald Lee Chase, August 19th; a son to Mr. and Mrs. Charles Henry Noss, August 20th; a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Larry Damon August 23rd; a girl to Mr. and Mrs. Eddie Ray Wallick August 29th, and has been named Marla Dawn.
Ohio County Rescue Service will hold the 11th annual Chicken Barbecue on Saturday, September 10th, at Rising Sun City Building. A complete meal (1/2 barbecue chicken, potato chips, baked beans, coleslaw, bread and butter, coffee) is $1.50; ½ only is $1.20; pie is 15 cents extra. Also available is hot dogs, soft drinks, home-baked goods. Other highlights selections by the Rising Sun High School Band and Patriot High School Band at 6 p.m. A local dance band will play.
Rising Sun Schools will have Farmer Brown, tossed salad, fruit, bread and butter and milk on September 8th.
100 YEARS AGO
August 31st, 1916
The contract for the construction of the Carnegie Library building in Rising Sun was let Tuesday to the firm of Probst and Truitt.
W. G. Kite, Henry Clore, and S. B. Scott, Boone County, Kentucky, commissioners were in Burlington last Saturday and acknowledged before County Clerk Rogers a deed conveying to the United States considerable property in McVille, Kentucky, which the government proposes to occupy as a site for a lock and dam on the Ohio River.
The Emerson Show boat will be in Rising Sun September 7th presenting a dramatization of “The Call of the Cumberlands”.