50 YEARS AGO
September 28th, 1967
The number of evening programs at the Southeastern Indiana Vocational School have been expanded considerably for the fall semester. An increase enrollment is anticipated as a result of the greater number of courses in which an individual can enroll. As a result of a recently negotiated contract with the Indiana Vocational Technical College, additionally financial support from that agency will make possible a reduction in tuition to evening students. Evening classes will include in the automotive occupations, courses such as air conditioning, auto machine shop, counter and part management, diesel pump injector rebuilding and calibration, diesel operations and maintenance, etc. In the business occupations the school is offering courses in federal taxation, fundamentals of supervision, introduction to data processing and IBM 360 computer, retail salesmanship, etc. Graphic occupations are offering course in advertising psychology, blue print reading for carpenters, etc. Courses in industrial occupations will include radio-telephone operation, basic electricity or electronics I, welding and machine tool Lab I.
Aurora Farmers Fair candidates for king and queen include Gary Siekman and Linda Whitlock representing Rising Sun High School.
The Rising Sun Parent-Teachers Association is planning a Halloween Carnival at the Rising Sun High School.
Police Chief Harold BonDurant introduced police dog ‘Duke’ last week.
Last week to get 100 gallons of oil free with the purchase of a Siegler patented-automatic oil home heater at Danbury’s.
New Plymouths will win-you-over at Stow Motor Company, 120 N. Walnut Street, Rising Sun.
55 YEARS AGO
September 27th, 1962
Harold Wayne Brown graduated Friday from the Cincinnati College of Embalming. He is a 1961 graduate of Rising Sun High School.
Miss Susan Broadus was chosen by the senior class last week to represent Rising Sun High School in the Aurora Farmers Fair royalty contest October 6th.
Nine boy Scouts of Troop 5 have earned their God & Country Award. This is possibly the first time in District scouting when nine scouts have been eligible at one time. They are Bobby Skidmore, Bobby Gossom, Tom Brown, Frank Swinford, Glenn Wright, Steve Licking, Mason J. Uhlmansiek, Billy McClure, and Eddie Scalf.
Births: to Mr. and Mrs. Lionel Turner, a son, September 18th; to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Cook, Jr., a daughter Jennifer, September 15th; to Mr. and Mrs. William Steuver, twins, a boy and a girl, September 7th.
60 YEARS AGO
September 26th, 1957
Births: to Mr. and Mrs. Alfred Smith, a daughter, Tina Marie, September 15th; to Mr. and Mrs. Everett Henry, a daughter, Debbie Sue, September 15th; to Rev. and Mrs. James Denny, a daughter, Sandra Lynn, August 15th.
70 YEARS AGO
September 25th, 1947
Miss Goldie Shanahan, post-mistress, has announced that the Rising Sun Post Office will be closed at noon Saturday, September 27th, while the fixtures are moved from the Brown building on Main Street to the remodeled Dugle building at the corner of Main and Poplar streets.
Births: to Mr. and Mrs. John Henry White, a son, September 23rd; to Mr. and Mrs. Tom Emery, a son, James Wesley, September 23rd; to Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Kirkpatrick, a daughter, September 8th.
80 YEARS AGO
September 24th, 1937
Mr. and Mrs. Charles Dennis, members of the American Legion and Auxiliary, left Tuesday for New York where they will join a Legion Pilgrimage to France. The party will sail on the steamer, ‘Lafayette’, September 24th.
Births: to Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Kittle, a son, Donald Lee, September 20th; to Mr. and Mrs. Ora Colen, a daughter, September 20th.
100 YEARS AGO
September 27th, 1917
Dr. Wesley M. Hall has enlisted in the U. S. Army as a surgeon.
The following young men have been called to fill Ohio County’s October 3rd draft call: Walter Cutter, William D. Woods, Benjamin H. Elbrecht, Joseph P. Hemphill, Jr., Lawrence O. Pate, Kenneth Hodges, Lloyd Prior Smith and Bennie W. Vinup.
120 YEARS AGO
September 24th, 1897
The temperature was down to 32 degrees, causing heavy white frost in this region, Tuesday morning. Quite a change from 86 degrees one week before.