Area News

Montezuma Cemeteries

MONTEZUMA UPDATES CEMETERIES DATA By Maggie Sockwell Sentinel Reporter The town of Montezuma is in the process of converting information from the two town cemeteries into a new computer software program. Terri Allen was hired by the Town of Montezuma as a temporary clerk to input all this information.  She began the process April 20,…

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Local Students Earn Certifications

RECENTLY CERTIFIED. Parke Heritage High School auto technology students Brandon Casey and Parker Grayess recently passed their ASE certifications. Class members have worked on a variety of projects this year to learn about the many facets of repairing vehicles. (photo submitted)

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Dine with a Doc

Senior Education Ministries offers this FREE program so that they can extend God’s grace to you. God’s grace is FREE so the program is also FREE. The concept of Dine with a Doc comes from Revelations 3:20 (in the Holy Bible) where Jesus is the Great Physician who stands at the door of your heart…

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The Nature of Bumble Bees

By Lisa Wood News Coordinator Bumble bees are foundational pollinators in our ecology. They pollinate flowers, trees and food crops. The more we know about them, the more aware we will become about how we may disrupt and/or harm their necessary participation in our ecosystem. If we all do our part in adding some of…

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Rotary Hobo Stew Picnic

HOBO STEW. The Rockville Rotarians will hold their annual Hobo Stew picnic at the Parke County Community Garden just south of Rockville on U.S. Highway 41. The picnic will be held  Monday, August 2 at 5:30 p.m. The community is invited to come enjoy the stew featuring garden vegetables. Donations will be accepted but not…

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Rotary Discussion

ROTARY DISCUSSION. The Medicare Advantage, dental, vision, prescription and supplement options available to Medicare participants were discussed at a recent Rockville Rotary Club meeting held in the banquet room at the Thirty-Six Saloon in Rockville. Independent insurance agent presenters (from left) Rachel Harris and Kimberly White are shown along with Rotary president Janna Scott. The…

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Old National Building

A TRIP BACK IN TIME. This photo taken showcases the hand painted nametags and frosted glass that adorns the offices upstairs. We can safely say, the picture doesn’t do the amount of space justice. (Sentinel photo by Jessica Lancaster) By Jessica Lancaster Sentinel Editor The Parke County square is the place to be on the…

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Parke County Historical Society Museum

By Grace Batronis Sentinel Reporter The Parke County Historical Society was founded in Bridgeton in 1894 by Captain John Campbell, a naturalist and historian. Although the society died out after that group left Bridgeton, interest in historical societies increased in 1916, during Indiana’s centennial. This resurgence led to the Parke County Historical Society being reorganized…

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Archaeology in Rockville

DIGGING FOR TREASURE. A new adventure took place in town last week when Archaeologist Craig R. Arnold and his team set to work on the lawn of a home on the corner of Market and High Street. The home formerly known as the “Dr. Goss House” was built in 1907 upon land that was once…

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Baptist Ensemble To Be At Waterman Baptist Church

SINGERS COMING TO LOCAL CHURCH. The 2021 Heritage Singers are Peter Holloway (Birmingham, Michigan), Emily Kindstedt (Whitewater, Wisconsin), Seth Gillespie (Watertown, Wisconsin), Sarah Rogers (Indianapolis), Thomas Holloway (Birmingham, Michigan), Aleisha Beachell (Raleigh, North Carolina) and Micah Gillespie (Georgetown, Texas). (photo submitted) For additional information call (765) 492-3512.

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