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Rise against Hunger packs 10,000 meals

RISE AGAINST HUNGER PACKS 10,000 MEALS. The Rockville Christian Church recently held a meal packaging event where some 50 volunteers packaged just over 10,000 meals in two hours. The rice and soy fortified meal packets were distributed to 74 countries world-wide, impacting more than 1.4 million lives. More than 430,000 volunteers have been involved, packaging…

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Summer State Road Work Projects in Full Swing

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces an intersection improvement project on State Road 63, just north of I-74, will begin on or after Monday, June 10. This project includes realigning the left turn lanes in each direction on S.R. 63 to C.R. 1650. The safety project intends to improve driver visibility for motorists making left…

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There is still time to Enroll

There is still time to enroll in Ivy Tech Community College summer classes that begin June 10. Some courses are offered in Rockville at the Parke County Learning Center, located at 519 N. Lincoln Road. Students can stop in for help enrolling during office hours.   General education classes offered in Parke County are English…

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50/50 Winner

50/50 WINNER. Bill Brown won the Saturday, June 1 50/50 drawing held during MainStreet Rockville’s Cruise-In & Street Dance. Pictured (from left) Bill Brown and MainStreet Rockville president Lindsey Bishop. (Sentinel photo by Lisa Wood)

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Cruise-In Winners

CRUISE-IN WINNERS. MainStreet Rockville hosted its 28th Annual Cruise-In & Street Dance Saturday, June 1. Pictured (from left) owner of a 1935 Chevy Coupe, Jim Robertson of Attica won the People’s Choice Award; owner of a 2007 Honda Gold Wing trike, David Lee of Rockville won First Place motorcycle exhibitor; owners of a 1957 Chevy…

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Two NCP Retirees Have 75 Years Combined in Serving Students

Two leaders of North Central Parke Schools will be finishing their careers in the education field with this school year. Superintendent Dr. Thomas Rohr and Food Services Director Janet Lindley will be retiring in June. Dr. Rohr has been working in the education field for the past 45 years, 35 of those years serving as…

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MainStreet Cruise-In

ONE MORE TIME. Join members of MainStreet Rockville as they bring you the 28th Annual Cruise-In and Street Dance Saturday, June 1 from 5 to 8 p.m. on the historic courthouse square. This picture depicts the dash plaque to be given away this year to the first 125 entries, featuring a bright, bright blue vehicle…

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66 in 33rd Riverton Parke Class

Riverton Parke High School will conduct its 33rd Commencement Exercises Saturday, May 25, in the high school gym, beginning at 2 p.m. Thirty-three members of the Class of 2019 will hear from their Class President Camryn Clapp, who will welcome the guests and introduce guest speakers Valedictorian Thomas “T.J.” Rutan and Salutatorian Britany App. Rutan…

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First Parke Heritage Class Has 83 Members

           Delaney Butler and Rebecca Snodgrass have been named co-valedictorians and Jarett Ferguson and Emma Tinkle co-salutatorians for the Parke Heritage High School Class of 2019. Graduation ceremonies honoring the first class of Parke Heritage High School will be held in the middle school gymnasium Saturday, May 25 at 4 p.m. with…

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Covered Bridge Puzzle Winner

COVERED BRIDGE PUZZLE WINNER. MainStreet Rockville has announced the winner of the 2019 Limited Edition of the Covered Bridge Puzzle contest is Ricky Davison of Terre Haute. The subject of his winning picture is the Billie Creek Covered Bridge built in 1895 by J. J. Daniels. The Billie Creek Covered Bridge lies adjacent to Billie…

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