Area News

New Additions To RP

NEW ADDITIONS TO THE RP FAMILY. Riverton Parke High School welcomed several new faces to begin the 2018-2019 school year. New additions to the staff include, (front row, from left) Leslie Gackle, Family and Consumer Science; Stephanie Bose, Seventh Grade Language Arts; Daisy Blake, Special Education; Adam Nottoli, High School Math; James Kent, High School…

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New NCP Staff Members

NEW NCP STAFF MEMBERS. North Central Parke staff members met in the Parke Heritage high school cafetorium Monday, August 6 to begin the new school year. Superintendent Dr. Thomas Rohr briefed the staff members on various topics. The new certified staff members were also introduced. Then the staff had a chance to hold building meetings.…

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Founding Fathers

“FOUNDING FATHERS” HONORED. Honored at the 16th Annual Rox Athletic Alumni Golf Outing and Reunion were the gentlemen responsible for the creation of the annual event. Coming up with the idea over a game of golf were: (from left) Tony Reeder (’71); Jesse Higgs, substituting for his brother Max Higgs (’68); Mike Sciotto (’71); Kevin…

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CERTIFICATES OF ACHIEVEMENT. Adams Township Trustee Sharon Malone presented several individuals with  Certificates of Achievement for completing the training and certification required by the FAA to fly and utilize the new drone purchased by Rockville-Adams Fire Department. The drone was purchased with the remaining funds acquired by the department by the sale of equipment in…

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Online Applications Available for Reserved Hunt

Hunters can apply online for a reserved hunt by visiting hunting.IN.gov and clicking on the “Reserved Hunt Info” link. The online method is the only way to apply. Applicants must possess a hunting license valid for the hunt for which they are applying. Applications must be completed by the application deadline.

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Sex Trafficking at Two Area Campgrounds

Three Charged In Sex Trafficking At Two Area Campgrounds A Covington man and a couple from Putnam County face charges of human and sexual trafficking of minors and child molesting following a Putnam County investigation. The Greencastle Banner-Graphic reports that arrest warrants were issued last week in Putnam Circuit Court for Paul M. Crowder, 70,…

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Parke Heritage Welcomes New School Year, Opportunities

  By Nick Wilson Sentinel Reporter Though many around Parke County understand Rockville and Turkey Run’s consolidation to form the new Parke Heritage school system, many still have questions: Are there more opportunities for a consolidated district? How are the respective communities reacting? Are they going to keep old traditions alive? Responding to these questions…

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A New Heritage Begins

A NEW HERITAGE BEGINS. The newly-rebranded Parke Heritage Wolves mini-buses stand ready to begin a new school year for a “new” school next week, as the first generation of Wolves begin their fall academic and athletic adventures together. (Sentinel photo by Larry Bemis)

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Second Place Float

SECOND PLACE FLOAT. Giving meaning to the term “float,” this entry from the Waveland Christians In Action (WCIA) took second place honors in the Parke County Fair Parade float judging. (Sentinel photo by Larry Bemis)

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Fair Parade Float Winner

FAIR PARADE FLOAT WINNER. The Rockville First Baptist Church took top honors in float judging at the 2018 Parke County Fair Parade with this entry. (Sentinel photo by Larry Bemis)

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