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Focusing on the Good Around us!

*The following is a post made by Brian Sheehan on his Facebook page. It is a post that is worth keeping in the front of people’s minds as Rushville deals with and navigates through some challenging times. Focusing on the positives and focusing on the future…

Rushville Indiana Has Had A Great 2017

(Text below copied from the City of Rushville’s Facebook page)

CITY – Projects
Feb. 2017 – New BEP Grant – $176,000 for 9 more projects
Feb. 2017 – Housing Study Completed
June 2017 – Waggoner Community Pool Painted
Aug. 2017 – Communit…

City-wide paving projects coming soon!!

Thanks to the City of Rushville and the State’s Community Crossing paving grant approximately 80% of our city’s roads will see improvement in the next couple of months. The project is expected to begin near the end of July, weather permitting. Dave O’Mara…

Tree Roots Damage Water Drains

If you live on the West Side of Wilson Estates or the East Side of Waggoner Drive you may have noticed some extra water in the backyard. The Street Dept. has been investigating and has determined the issue. Please be p…

Heavy Trash Update

Heavy Trash News

As a result of rising costs of our heavy trash program, it has become apparent that fiscally we need to scale back the program. The “free” heavy trash pick-up will be adjusted from a spring and fall pick-up, to just a fall pick-up. The…

State Road 44 Bridge To Close

State Road 44 bridge project starting east of Rushville
The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) has awarded a $474,817 contract to Duncan Robertson, Inc. to maintain and modernize the State Road 44 bridge over a branch of the Flatrock River locate…

DOWNTOWN SENIOR APARTMENT APPLICATIONS BEING SOUGHT NOW

Leasing to begin possibly by November. Contact Victoria Dake 812-376-9949. victoria@aracities.org DETAILS BELOW:
Southern Indiana Housing and Community Development Corporation (SIHCDC) is excited to announce that construction on Campaign Flats Senior Apa…

MORE GOOD NEWS!!


Rushville and Rush County were awarded Community Crossing Matching Grants from INDOT. Rushville was awarded $827,366 and Rush County $127,000.
Projects that are eligible for funding through Community Crossings …

Notification


Notification of: Yellowbook’s Connersville/Rushville, IN Directory
During this time, Rushville will see an increase in phone books in the curbside and drop point recycling containers. As you may already know, the Yellowbook is 100% recyclable. …

Password Reset

We recently had some work done on the site. As a result, all of us who are registered on the site have to reset our password. Go to the login page and tap the “forgot password?” Enter your email address and it will send you a confirmation that email addres…

Stellar Celebrations

Stellar Celebrations are happening all over our community! Stellar Winner logo on display at Rush Memorial Hospital, Pizza at the Street Department, Stellar Cake at the Street Dep…

STELLAR UPDATE - WHAT'S NEXT?


Today, as you have seen, we were “officially” named a Stellar Community! As a result, Rushville will have access to set aside State funding for specific projects that were included in our Stellar Application. Stellar is a 3-5 year process. Below yo…

Harrison Street To Close


CSX just informed us they will be closing HARRISON STREET Wednesday for rail crossing improvements. We have informed the school but also wanted to inform the general public. This is the first day of school, so please be careful and plan your trip …

You Or Someone You Know Looking For A Job?


These places are hiring:

Kroger-Rushville, Shelbyville, Newcastle

Pizza Hut (assistant restaurant manager)-Rushville

Loves Gas Station-Kightstown

CVS- Rushville & Newcastle

McDonald’s- Rushville

Taco Bell- R…

The Road To Stellar

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The City of Rushville is working hard to Re-Imagine, Re-Invest and Re-Discover a vibrant, and thriving downtown.
Currently Rushville is pursuing the Stellar Communities Designation and if chosen, will help it reach many of their bold and exciting proj…

Rushville Fire Dept Agility Test And Hiring Process

The Rushville Fire Department will be running an agility test and hiring process. The agility test will be conducted on August 20, 2016. An employment packet can be picked up at City Hall, 133 West First Street, Rus…

3rd Street Upgrade

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A much needed upgrade to 3rd Street is underway. Hopefully completed by the end of the week.

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JULY 4TH FIREWORKS UPDATE

There is the potential that the July 4th Fireworks may be postponed due to inclement weather. If this happens, the make-up date for the Fireworks will be Friday, July 8th at Riverside Park Amphitheater. The decision to postpone the Fireworks will take place…

Rushville Mayor Announces Deal With Wolf Theatres!

Mayor Mike Pavey has reached a deal with Wolf Theatres inc. to show 1st run movies in the old princess theater. To learn more about checkout this article

Riverside Park Upgrade Underway

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Friday, work began on the new Riverside Park Pavilion. This was funded in part by the Communities Place Based Investment Fund. Rushville was one of…

Tox-Away Center Open Tomorrow

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Rush County Tox-away center will be open tomorrow. If you have toxic items around your house that needs to be properly disposed of, this is the place to take them go! For more details go here!

Hydrants To Be Flushed

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Please note the City Utilities will be flushing hydrants this week.
For any concerns or questions please call 932-4124.

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Road Resurfacing Today!

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You will want to avoid Water Street west of Main and Morgan between Water and 1st Street. However, after today, the roads will be nice and …

Stellar Communities Designation Program Finalists

OFFICE OF THE LT. GOVERNOR
STATE HOUSE
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA 46204-2797
Eric J. Holcomb
LT. GOVERNOR
For Immediate Release
April 5, 2016
Lt. Governor Holcomb Announces 2016 Stellar Communities Designation Program Finalists
Indianapolis – Today, L…

RIVERSIDE PARK EVENTS TO BE ENHANCED BY PAVILION

RIVERSIDE PARK EVENTS TO BE ENHANCED BY PAVILION

$100,000 structure a partnership between State grant and community investment

Rushville, Ind. – April 1, 2016 – Concert goers and those attending other recreational events in Riverside Park will enjoy…

RIVERSIDE PARK EVENTS TO BE ENHANCED BY PAVILION

RIVERSIDE PARK EVENTS TO BE ENHANCED BY PAVILION

$100,000 structure a partnership between State grant and community investment

Rushville, Ind. – April 1, 2016 – Concert goers and those attending other recreational events in Riverside Park will enjoy…

Annual Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk

Mayor Mike Pavey would like to announce the 4th Annual Mayor’s 5K Run/Walk to be held on Saturday, May 14, 2016 at
8:30 a.m. This event is an annual Run/Walk benefiting charitable organizations of the Mayor’s choice. The recipient of
the proceeds from the…

Progress Committee Building Meeting

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Partners for Progress Committee Building Meeting – Anyone interested in being on a committee should attend! Please see the Details here.….

ACTIVE LIVING WORKSHOP

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RUSHVILLE TO HOST ACTIVE LIVING WORKSHOP MARCH 29
Rushville, Ind. – March 18, 2016 – In its ongoing effort to help Rushville and Rush County residents of all ages and abilities become healthier and more active, Rushville officials will host a day-lon…

HEAVY TRASH DATES ANNOUNCED

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Spring Heavy Trash items should be placed out for pickup April 18-24. We will collect items the following week.

No items should be placed out for pickup before the 18th or after the 24th.

Items that will NOT be collected include tires, electron…