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Local High Schools Work to Curb Vaping

By Maggie Sockwell Sentinel Reporter Vaping or the use of an e-cigarette has increased nationwide among teens with 3,500 youth starting each day, according to the American Heart Association. Vape devices come in many different sizes, shapes and in a variety of flavors and strengths of nicotine which make them more enticing to teenagers. Since…

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Riverton Parke Panthers Win Middle School Tourney

  RP STEALS WIN. Pictured are the members of the Riverton Parke 7th grade boys basketball team that won the South Vermillion Invitational on Saturday. Front row (left to right): Eli Roberts, Enrique Hernandez, Jett Lezniak, Chase Bennett, and Brody McConnell. Back row (left to right) Boston Sciotto, Jonah Hopkins, Derek Collom, Tyler Thompson, Kadyn…

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Simpson Named All Tourney

    SIMPSON NAMED ALL TOURNEY. Freshman Parke Heritage High School girls basketball player Emma Simpson was named to the Jenni Marietta Holiday Classic All-Tournament team. The girls’ basketball team participated in this tournament over winter break. They were runners-up in the tourney falling to Northview 43-47. In the first game, they defeated South Vermillion,…

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Class of 1956

    CLASS OF 1956. Shown are the members of the Rockville High School Class of 1956 at a reunion recently. They are (from left) Sue (Trousdale) Moody, George Tofaute, Wanda (Wood) Tofaute, Barbara (Wilson) Hinshaw, Betty (Murray) Smith, Janet (Steventon) Campbell, Barbara (Clontz) Clodfelter, and Dale Cottrell. (photo by Marvin Smith).

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Farmers Market Opens During Winter Months

By Grace Batronis Sentinel Reporter Parke County Farmer’s Market is switching up their location for the winter season, holding a market inside the Rockville Presbyterian Church. Abigail Lapp, the new director, said that they’d tried to have an indoor farmer’s market a few years back, but this was their first time doing it consistently through…

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Townhomes On Main Accepting Applications

The Townhomes on Main project is well underway. The three-bedroom, two-bathroom, 1,200 square foot units are going to be available in no time. For those interested, an application must be completed in its entirety and supplemental information must be included. All applications take 10 to 14 days to process. Each adult (18 and older) needs…

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Riverton Parke 2022 Winter Homecoming Court Selected

  2022 HOMECOMING COURT. Riverton Parke Jr./Sr. High School announced its Winter Homecoming court and candidates for king and queen. RP will battle the Southmont Mounties in its annual Winter Homecoming basketball game Saturday, January 15. Tip-off time for the junior-varsity game will be 6 p.m. Coronation of the king and queen will take place…

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Erma L. Foster

ERMA L. FOSTER Erma Lee Foster, 95, of Rockville, passed away Sunday, January 9, 2022 at Gibson Family Center for Hospice Care in Terre Haute. Services will be held today, Wednesday, January 12 at 2 p.m., at Gooch Funeral Home, 112 Howard Street, Rockville. Burial will follow at Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville. Visitation is today,…

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Mary Beverly Hunter

MARY BEVERLY HUNTER Mary Beverly Hunter, 90, of Clinton, passed away Friday, December 31, 2021, at Union Hospital Clinton. Funeral services were held Thursday, January 6, 2022, at Frist Funeral Home in Clinton, with Reverend Don Rissler officiating. Burial followed at Walnut Grove Cemetery in Clinton. Online condolences: www.fristfuneralhome.com

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Jessica Antrim

JESSICA ANTRIM Jessica Darlene Antrim, 62, of Rosedale, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2022, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. Arrangements entrusted to Gooch Funeral Home, Rockville. Online condolences: www.goochfuneralhome.com. For the full obituary, see this week’s edition of the Parke County Sentinel.

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