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Upcoming Closures for the New Year

Most government offices and many businesses will be closed Monday, January 1, for the New Year’s holiday.

The office of the Parke County Sentinel will be closed Monday, so the deadline for all paid announcements, including display and classified advertising and legal notices, will be 3 p.m. Thursday, December28. The regular news deadline will also change to 10 a.m. Friday, December 29.

The Parke County Courthouse, Highway Department and Town of Rockville will be closed Monday, January 1. Along with state and federal government offices, USPS and banks.

All BMV license branches will be closed Monday, January 1 in observance of New Year’s Day. Branches will resume their regularly scheduled business hours Tuesday, January 2. For more information on branch locations and hours, please visit