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Rising Sun High teacher named finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year  Cecil Daily

RISING SUN — Josie Perry, a social studies teacher at Rising Sun High School, was named one of seven finalists for the 2019-2020 Maryland Teacher of the ...



Ivy Tech Community College Promotes College Go! And Application Week  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

(Lawrenceburg, Ind.) - Ivy Tech Community College Lawrenceburg and Batesville Campus will be promoting College Go! and Application Week by visiting area ...



Rising Sun High grads asked to make 'extraordinary lives'  Cecil Daily

RISING SUN — With a shout of jubilation and a toss of caps in the air, the Rising Sun High School Class of 2019 ended one chapter and is ready to turn the ...



Joshua Philip Holcombe  Cecil Daily

RISING SUN — Joshua Philip Holcombe Feb. 14, 1986 - Sept. 1, 2019.



Dennis Leon “Denny” Brown, 70  Country 103.9 WRBI

Dennis Leon “Denny” Brown, 70, of Rising Sun, IN, IN, passed away on Thursday, August 29th, 2019 at his residence. Denny was born in Cincinnati, OH on ...



Montgomery Co. teacher is Md. Teacher of the Year finalist  WTOP

Madeline Hanington, who teaches English and digital literacy at the Hallie Wells Middle School, in Montgomery County, is one of seven finalists for the award.



Maryland 'Teacher of the Year' finalists announced | thebaynet.com  Bay Net

Baltimore, MD – Seven finalists have been announced for 2019-2020 Maryland Teacher of the Year. The finalists are: Teresa Beilstein, Anne Arundel County; ...



Julia Bettie Kilby Minker  Cecil Daily

NEWARK, DELAWARE — Julia Bettie Kilby Minker (“Bettie”), 84 of Newark, DE passed away on Friday, August 30, 2019, surrounded by family and friends.



Perry, of RSHS, named 2019 CCPS Teacher of the Year  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Josie Perry, a social studies teacher at Rising Sun High School, was named the 2019 Cecil County Public Schools Teacher of the Year on Tuesday ...



CCPS Teacher of the Year Perry seeks to unite village  Cecil Daily

RISING SUN — Josie Perry always knew she wanted to work in a profession where she could help people, but the idea of teaching simply wasn't on her radar ...



Services Announced For Rising Sun Police Chief David Hewitt  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Visitation for David Hewitt will happen Tuesday at Rising Sun High School.



Rising Sun High School First Marking Period Honor Roll  Cecil Daily

Grade 9 Distinguished Honor Roll. Hannah Baker, Jenna Bell, Anna Birney, Faith Brooks, Anna Carder, Rachel Chapman, Maria Consiglio, Ella Cost, Nathaniel ...



Rising Sun Police Chief David Hewitt To Be Laid To Rest Wednesday  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

A crowd will gather in the Rising Sun High School gymnasium to mourn David Hewitt.



Rising Sun, county at odds over utility expansion  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Rising Sun officials have an aggressive plan to provide water *service* for those who want it surrounding their borders. The problem, in their eyes, ...



Hometown USA: A New Day Is Dawning for Rising Sun, Maryland  Agriculture.com

Executive Editor Betsy Freese returns to her hometown, Rising Sun, Maryland, to uncover the town's changes since she graduated from Rising Sun High School ...



Rising Sun Schools Shift Schedule To Accommodate Chief Hewitt Visitation, Funeral  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Chief of Police David Hewitt's services are being held in the high school gymnasium.



Jesse White, Jr., 68, of Rising Sun  Country 103.9 WRBI

Jesse White, Jr., 68, of Rising Sun, IN, passed away on Friday, August 9th, 2019 at Highpoint Health in Lawrenceburg, IN. Jesse was born in Ohio County, IN on ...



Rising Sun High Class of 2018 celebrates a new dawn  Cecil Daily

NORTH EAST — Rising Sun High School was treated to a beautiful setting sun as 286 members of the Class of 2018 graduated on Thursday evening on the ...



Final farewell for Rising Sun Chief David Hewitt  WKRC TV Cincinnati

RISING SUN, Ind. (WKRC) - A community came together to remember the life of its police chief after he was killed in a car crash. The funeral for Rising Sun ...



Rising Sun Schools Adds Telehealth Services  Inside INdiana Business

The Indiana Rural School Clinic Network has expanded its telehealth services to the Rising Sun-Ohio County School Corp. The district says students from ...



Four Get $4K Scholarships From Ohio Co. Community Foundations  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Four Rising Sun High School seniors are getting some generous college scholarships.



A look back: Ohio County and Rising Sun  Vevay Newspapers

Compiled by. Mavis Uhlmansiek. Celebrating the history of. Ohio County and Rising Sun. 50 YEARS AGO. January 16th, 1969. Historical Society to purchase ...



Tech school grads reminded to 'show up, do work, be nice'  Cecil Daily

RISING SUN — After coming back from the brink of death earlier this school year, Gurmannat "GG" Ghuman is just happy to be graduating high school.



Funeral arrangements set for Rising Sun police chief  WKRC TV Cincinnati

RISING SUN, Ind. (WKRC) - The police chief of Rising Sun will be laid to rest Wednesday. David Hewitt was killed in a car accident on Feb. 13 in Carroll County, ...



Rising Sun's Bostic To Play Softball At Franklin College  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Bostic is a three-sport athlete who also competes on the Lady Shiners volleyball and basketball teams.



Rising Sun community pays respects to police chief killed in crash  WKRC TV Cincinnati

RISING SUN, Ind. (WKRC) - A community paid its respects to its police chief Tuesday after he died in a car crash last week. The visitation for Rising Sun Police ...



Community mourns for Police Chief David Hewitt  Vevay Newspapers

The City of Rising Sun and all Southeastern Indiana communities have been mourning the death of Rising Sun Police Chief David Hewitt. The 27 year ...



Jena Bovard Is Ohio County's 2019 Lilly Endowment Community Scholar  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Rising Sun High School's Jena Bovard is getting a full-ride scholarship to attend Butler University.



Mostly A's And B's On Local Schools' Report Cards  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

The Indiana Department of Education has released school and corporation letter grades for the 2017-2018 school year. View local school grades here.



JENA BOVARD IS THE 2019 OHIO COUNTY LILLY ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP WINNER  Vevay Newspapers

The Ohio County Community Foundation is pleased to announce that Jena Bovard, member of the 2019 graduating class of Rising Sun High School, has been ...



Harry Potter Night enchants community at RSHS  Cecil Daily

RISING SUN — Cecil County Public School students, families and community members stepped into the wizarding world for a night of magic and merriment ...



Brayden Bush Commits To Play Baseball At Muskingum University  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Luckily for Rising Sun, Bush still has his senior year to play.



Former CCPS teacher who killed puppy gets 6 months  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — A former Elkton High School physical education teacher received a six-month jail term Monday for fatally kicking a puppy named “Buck” that he ...



A LOOK BACK: OHIO COUNTY AND RISING SUN 5-24-18  Vevay Newspapers

The annual Rising Sun High School Alumni dinner will be Saturday, June 16th, at the Rising Sun Senior Community Building, 510 S. Mulberry Street, Rising Sun ...



Ohio County Community Foundation Awards Grants  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

More than $60,000 in grants have been awarded. (Ohio County, Ind.) - The Ohio County Community Foundation awarded fourteen Community Grants during the ...



Rising Sun Hires New Boys Varsity Basketball Coach  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

It took just a little over a month to find Chris Jones' replacement.



Rising Sun honors athletes for 2017-18  Vevay Newspapers

The Rising Sun High School held its annual sports banquet on Tuesday, June 2nd. Lucy Carrigan and Brent Turner were recognized as the top senior athletes.



County School of Technology graduates 294 | Schools | cecildaily.com  Cecil Daily

NORTH EAST — The Cecil County School of Technology awarded certificates of completion to 294 students in 20 vocations Tuesday night in ceremonies held ...



Eagle Scout brings Gaga to Rising Sun park  Cecil Daily

RISING SUN — Taylor House was putting the finishing touches on his Eagle Scout project in Veterans Memorial Park when a couple of kids crossed the bridge ...



Rising Sun High grads give bittersweet goodbye to Gellrich  Cecil Whig

NORTH EAST — Rising Sun High School Principal Anne Gellrich gave her final graduation speech Thursday night at commencement exercises for the Class of ...



Friends Creating David Hewitt Scholarship  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Friends of late Rising Sun Police Chief David Hewitt want to honor his memory.



Rising Sun High musical draws controversy over religious themes  Cecil Whig

RISING SUN — A national organization is demanding Cecil County Public Schools cancel a school musical set to be performed this weekend because the ...



Rising Sun School student bags first prize in Warangal  The Hans India

S Rajeshwari, SSC student of Rising Sun High School bagged first prize in Wildlife State-level competitions, conducted by Warangal urban and rural forest ...



Rising Sun-Ohio County Schools Adding Resource Officers, Bullet-Resistant Glass Film  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Like other school districts in our area, the small school corporation is adding more school resource officers.



School hires Scholl as hoops coach, high school special education teacher  Vevay Newspapers

Rising Sun High School hired Rick Scholl as its new boys varsity basketball coach last week which happened to be the annual IHSAA moratorium week where ...



RSHS student banned for making 'veiled threats' about graduation  Cecil Whig

RISING SUN — A 17-year-old Rising Sun High School student has been banned from school grounds after making a “veiled threat” about graduation in a ...



School bookstore opens Tuesday  Vevay Newspapers

Another year begins at the Rising Sun-Ohio County Community School Corporation as students report for a full day of school on Friday, August 3rd. Classes at ...



Fewer Bullying Incidents Reported In Indiana Schools, But Are Some Instances Being Missed?  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

See how many bullying incidents were reported at your child's school last year.



Rising Sun Basketball Golf Scramble  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Join this fundraiser for the Rising Sun High School boys and girls basketball programs.



Two Thomas More softball players who are area high school grads earn All-America honor  WKRC TV Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (WKRC) – Thomas More University senior pitcher/shortstop Alix DeDreu and junior first baseman Andrea Gahan have been named NCAA Division ...



CCPS prepares to break ground on new Ches. City Elem.  Cecil Daily

CHESAPEAKE CITY — Crews are beginning site work on the new Chesapeake City Elementary School, according to Perry Willis, CCPS executive director of ...



McAlister, Baker lead RSHS Class of 2018  Vevay Newspapers

Jayden McAlister was named valedictorian and Kasey Baker salutatorian at the 2018 Rising Sun High School Awards Program on Thursday, May 31st. The two ...



Thomas “TJ” James McMillan  Cecil Daily

Thomas “TJ” James McMillan of Rising Sun, MD, age 22, passed away tragically on Friday, November 2, 2018. He was born in Lancaster, PA on July 20, 1996 to ...



STEM students present research at CCPS showcase | Schools  Cecil Daily

CECIL COUNTY — After a year's worth of scientific studies and experiments, the next generation of scientists, technology experts, engineers and ...



Rising Sun High student injured in school assault  Cecil Whig

Rising Sun — An ambulance transported a student from Rising Sun High School to Christiana Hospital in Delaware on Monday after a fellow pupil attacked him ...



Rising Sun Basketball Coach Resigns  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

(Rising Sun, Ind.) – The Rising Sun High School boys basketball program is looking for a new varsity head coach. According to Rising Sun-Ohio County ...



Cecil teens take drug prevention advocacy to Capitol Hill  Cecil Daily

WASHINGTON, D.C. — “Wait, you guys came up with the PSA ideas or you acted in them?”



IN school district adding bullet-resistant glass for added safety  WXIX

An Indiana school district is adding bullet-resistant glass to it's doors and windows in an effort to ward off any would-be intruders.



Rising Sun High teacher shocked by state Teacher of the Year win  Cecil Whig

Rhonda Holmes-Blankenship, an English teacher at Rising Sun High School, was named the 2012-13 Maryland Teacher of the Year at a gala reception Friday ...



Clem Vaughan hired as new Rising Sun football coach  Cecil Whig

NORTH EAST — Rising Sun has a new football coach.



Missing Rising Sun teen found safe  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — A Rising Sun teenager who disappeared last week was located Wednesday night in Baltimore, according to police.



Rising Sun’s best reunite  Vevay Newspapers

Rising Sun High School volleyball has won the most sectional titles of any sport. Many of those sectional champions took part in the annual round robin alumni ...



Barry Alan York  Country 103.9 WRBI

Barry Alan York, 59, of Dillsboro, Indiana, passed away Monday June 17, 2019 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born February 24, 1960 in Dearborn County, IN, son ...



Maryland Dairy Digs Deep to Diversify  Successful Farming

The Miller family dairy - Chesapeake Gold Farms - is preparing for the future with a cheesy niche.



Rising Sun High receives $10000 donation  Cecil Whig

Rising Sun High School and Cecil County Public School officials accepted a $10000 donation from McDonalds on Friday in recognition of English teacher ...



Rising Sun High senior class throws 'beach party' prank  Cecil Whig

Early Wednesday morning, a dump truck arrived at Rising Sun High School and dropped 18 tons of sand onto the rear parking lot.



2019 Miss Switzerland County will be crowned tonight  Vevay Newspapers

Switzerland County will crown its new Queen tonight (Thursday, June 27th), as the 2019 Miss Switzerland County of the 4-H Fair contest is held. The pageant ...



Hailey Dornbusch is 2019 Miss Switzerland County  Vevay Newspapers

Hailey Rose Dornbusch was crowned as the 2019 Miss Switzerland County last Thursday night, officially kicking off this year's Switzerland County 4-H Fair.



CCPS shuffles four principals, 17 assistant principals | Schools  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — As the new school year approaches, Cecil County Public Schools students prepare to enter new grades and even new schools. But the students are ...



CCPS announces 10 principal moves in system | Schools  Cecil Whig

CECIL COUNTY — More than a third of the county's schools will have new leaders next school year as 10 schools — including two high schools — are slated to.



Rising Sun Native Serves With Navy Strike Fighter Squadron  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Serving in the military runs in the Scott family. Petty Officer 3rd Jacob Scott. Photo by Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Tim Miller. (Lemoore, Ca.) ...



ISTEP Scores Remain Low Statewide; View Local Results  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

ISTEP pass rates from the Spring 2018 test are relatively stagnant compared to the previous year.



Conowingo man killed in crash with trash truck  Cecil Daily

CONOWINGO — A Conowingo man was killed in a Friday afternoon collision with a trash truck, according to police.



Victim ID'ed in fatal State Route 56 crash near Rising Sun, IN  WXIX

A state highway reopened following a deadly crash that claimed the life of a Milan High School student in Rising Sun, Indiana.



Rising Sun teen killed in Conowingo crash  Cecil Whig

CONOWINGO — A teen who graduated from Rising Sun High School earlier this month was killed Friday when he inadvertently touched a live wire, after the car ...



Rising Sun wins by shutout in QA's first region final  MyEasternShoreMD

CENTREVILLE — All of Molly Dill's pitches were working Monday afternoon except her change-up. She didn't need it.



Cecil County's corollary sports program continues to grow  Cecil Whig

ELKTON —There was little room to navigate through the enthusiastic crowd of spectators, staff, local officials, coaches and students who packed the 32-lane ...



Thomas More softball player finalist for NCAA DIII Pitcher and Player of the Year  WKRC TV Cincinnati

LOUISVILLE, Ky. ) – Thomas More University senior pitcher/shortstop Alix DeDreu has been named a finalist for the 2019 Schutt Sports/NFCA Division III ...



Eighth grade holds graduation, awards day  Vevay Newspapers

The Ohio County Elementary Middle School conducted its Eighth Grade Graduation and Awards in the Rising Sun High School gym. Gavin Gilb gave the ...



John Carroll student, Joshua Hamer, laid to rest  Baltimore Sun

A funeral *service* will be held Tuesday morning for Joshua "Josh" Evan Hamer, the John Carroll School student who died from injuries when a vehicle in which ...



Rising Sun Marching Band performs in Walt Disney World  Cecil Whig

RISING SUN — Students in the Rising Sun High School Marching Band had a fairytale ending to a year of hard work when they performed outside Cinderella ...



Local Girls Help Thomas More Saints Capture NCAA D-III Championship  Eagle 99.3 FM WSCH

Batesville High School graduate Shelby Rupp had a double-double in the NCAA D-III Championship Game on Saturday.



Rising Sun's Hildebran steps down, Crouse takes over as athletic director  Cecil Whig

Rising Sun athletic director George Hildebran has stepped down from his position, the school announced earlier this week.



School bus crash injures two students, driver  Cecil Whig

COLORA — A crash involving a Cecil County Public Schools bus and a pickup truck at a Colora intersection Tuesday afternoon sent two students to an area ...



Community: Ohio County crash claims life of Milan High School student  Greensburg Daily News

RISING SUN — On Dec. 13, the Indiana State Police and Ohio County Sheriff's Department responded to a two vehicle crash on State Road 56 just south of ...



Jim Schulte takes over as Newark girls basketball coach  Newark Post

Jim Schulte is the new girls basketball head coach at Newark High, but neither the team nor the school is new to him.



CCPS, county sign agreement on turf field usage  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — Cecil County Public Schools and the Cecil County government signed off on an agreement Wednesday that streamlines the way the public will rent ...



Bellefonte state playoff run brings back memories for coach Dan Fravel  Centre Daily Times

Dan Fravel paused for eight seconds to gather his emotions. “You'll understand here in a second,” the Bellefonte coach said, tears forming in his eyes.



Warangal: Navayuga students shine  The Hans India

The students of Navayuga High School excelled in the SSC results announced on Monday.



SunFest returns Saturday with parade, food, entertainment  Cecil Daily

Among the crowd favorites to return to SunFest in Rising Sun Saturday is the tug-o-war that pits town officials against members of the Rising Sun Chamber of ...



CCPS announces two principal changes for next school year  Cecil Whig

CECIL COUNTY — One year after a principal shuffle that saw more than a third of the county's schools get new leaders, Cecil County Public Schools has ...



State dismisses serial rape case against Elkton teen  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — Prosecutors have dropped their criminal case against Isiah Lavonte McCargo — a teen who had been jailed approximately one year and nine ...



Highpoint Health awards 11 scholarships  Vevay Newspapers

The Highpoint Health Foundation has selected 11 area high school seniors to receive scholarships through the organization's High School Senior Scholarship ...



RSHS presents departmental awards  Vevay Newspapers

Rising Sun presented its departmental awards on Thursday, May 31st. English. English 9: Riley Barth. English 10: A.J. Boes. English 11: Sydney Bostic.



Gilpin Manor ready for first day of school  Cecil Daily

ELKTON — After crews worked feverishly all summer to complete construction on the new Gilpin Manor Elementary School, the building will be ready to open its ...



Roberta Lynn Copenhaver  Cecil Daily

Roberta Lynn Copenhaver, 61, of Elkton, MD, passed away Monday, August 27, 2018 at home. Born July 4, 1957 in Elkton, she was the daughter of Anna Burton ...



Local coach with Ripken ties forms travel baseball team  Cecil Whig

Matt Backert, a Rising Sun graduate and the former director of Ripken Baseball Operations, has formed a travel baseball team for area youth. The Maryland ...



Aberdeen begins new year on gridiron; Chris Matlack now in charge  Baltimore Sun

Chris Matlack, a 33-year old special education educator steps up from the assistant coach ranks to lead an Eagles program that has struggled the past two ...



New CCPL director reflects on career, future goals  Cecil Whig

ELKTON — For Morgan Miller, becoming the Cecil County Public Library director was both a job she was destined for and one she never dreamed she'd hold.



Mattix on Matters: New beginning for local tattoo artist  Cecil Whig

While I was out and about . . . Justin Holcombe, a 2000 graduate of Rising Sun High School, has come home to establish his business and help his community.



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