Mary B. Butler

MARY B. BUTLER Mary B. Butler, 68, of Rockville passed away Saturday morning January 18, 2020, at Union Hospital in Terre Haute. A private family funeral service will be scheduled per Mary’s wishes. Burial will follow in Memory Garden Cemetery, Rockville. In lieu of flowers if so desired memorials may be made to a charity…

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Nutrition Site Menu

Menus with reduced concentrated sweets are also available. Monday, January 27 – Chili, baby bakers, peach crisp, crackers (2 two packs) and milk. Tuesday, January 28 – Country Fried Steak, yams, country blend, bread/Margarine, tropical fruit and milk. Wednesday, January 29 – Meatballs (6) w/ gravy over noodles, green beans, corn, strawberry cup and milk.…

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Panthers Defeat Mounties in Double-Overtime Thriller

BARNES ON THE JUMPER. Pierson Barnes (white jersey) shoots a jump shot in the Panthers’ win over Southmont Saturday night. (photo submitted) The Riverton Parke boys’ basketball team won a thriller of a Homecoming game beating Southmont 70-65 in two overtimes Saturday night. Riverton Parke jumped out to an early 14-4 lead and held a 14-8…

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Dr. David L. Rice

DAVID L. RICE Dr. David L. Rice, 90, founding and first president of the University of Southern Indiana, passed away at 7:10 p.m. (EST) Wednesday, January 15, 2020, in York, Pennsylvania. Visitation will be Friday, January 24, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. in Carter Hall, University Center West on the University of Southern Indiana…

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Charles E. Lohrmann

CHARLES E. LOHRMANN Charles Earl “Bud” Lohrmann, of Montezuma, passed away Sunday, January 19, 2020 at the age of 90. Visitation will be held from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, January 24 at Brown-Mack Funeral Home in Montezuma. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, January 25 at the funeral home with Rev. Cheryl…

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John S. Mace

JOHN S. MACE John Samuel Mace, 96, of Clay County, passed away at The Villas of Holly Brook Monday, January 20, 2020. Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 p.m., today, Wednesday, January 22 at Lawson-Miller Chapel, 1702 E. National Avenue, Brazil. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, January 23 at…

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Fair Seeks 100th Anniversary Logo in Contest

This year commemorates the 100th Parke County 4-H Fair and the fair is in search of a Special logo to recognize this historical event. The logo selected will be used on T-shirts, tumblers, giveaways and other marketing material. The creator of the winning logo will receive a free t-shirt or tumbler. Logo can be created…

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Reserve Turkey Hunt Applications

Applications are now being accepted for spring turkey hunting opportunities on private property through the Access Program Providing Land Enhancements (APPLE) program. APPLE hunts are allocated through the online reserved hunt system. The only way to apply for these hunts is online at on.IN.gov/reservedhunt. Hunters may apply for only one hunting period. Applications are accepted…

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Harrison Clears the Boards

HARRISON CLEARS THE BOARDS. Riverton Parke’s Logan Harrison (#54) pulls down a rebound in the Panthers’ game against West Vigo. (photo submitted)

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Local Courts Combine CASA Programs

The Parke County and Vermillion County Circuit Courts are combining CASA programs in order to improve CASA services in both counties. In cases initiated by the Department of Child Services (DCS), Courts are required to appoint Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASAs) to represent a child’s best interests in Court. CASA volunteers are trained and certified by…

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