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PARKE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS NOTICE OF EXECUTIVE SESSION The Parke County Board of Commissioners will convene in an executive session on Monday, April 1st, 2024 at 3:00 p.m. at the Parke County Annex Building #1; also known as the Emergency Operation Center located at 110 E. High Street, Rockville, IN 47872. The Parke County Board of…

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Artist Selected For Bicentennial Mural

  The Rockville Mural Committee has selected an artist for the Rockville Bicentennial Mural Project.  This mural will be installed along the alley way of the buildings on the north side of the square in Rockville.  Fundraising is being conducted through local organizations, businesses, and individuals.  The mural will have a strong Rockville and Parke…

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  CONGRATULATIONS. Kelsie Blair was named the first ever 2023 Parke County Covered Bridge Festival Queen held Saturday, October 14 at the Historic Ritz Theater. Kelsie is from Bridgeton and is the daughter of Stephanie and Allen Blair. She is a sophomore at Indiana University, majoring in Social Studies Education and minoring in International Studies,…

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Salvation Army Raising Funds Towards Match

The Salvation Army of Parke County is excited to announce that a donor is generously providing matching dollars to double gifts dropped into Red Kettles the week before Christmas. Starting on Saturday, December 17 and continuing through Friday, December 23, cash donations up to $2,000 will be matched dollar for dollar. “It is their hope…

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Structure Fire at Benjamins

STRUCTURE FIRE. According to Rockville Fire Department’s Assistant Chief, Josh Sorrels, they were dispatched at approximately 11 p.m. Monday night to respond to a structure fire at Benjamin’s Family Restaurant located on E. U.S. 36. There were no injuries and no further details are available at this time. Rockville Volunteer Fire Department was back on…

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