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Commissioners Hold Brief Meeting

By Jessica Lancaster Sentinel Editor The Parke County Commissioners held a brief meeting Monday, September 19. Present were Jim Meece-president and Dan Collom. Bruce Hartman was absent. They began the meeting with approval of county payroll in the amount of $185,441 and acknowledgement of the Payroll Claims Accounts Payable Report totaling $76,905. And lastly, giving…

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King and Queen

KING AND QUEEN. Riverton Parke High School celebrated its annual Fall Homecoming last Friday and a win over North Vermillion, 16-6. Seniors Jacob Hopton and Ella Harper were named King and Queen at the halftime ceremonies. (photo submitted)

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HOMECOMING COURT

  HOMECOMING COURT. Parke Heritage will host their homecoming Friday, September 23. They will play Covington and kickoff will be at 7 p.m. Coronation will take place at halftime. The homecoming dance will be held immediately following the conclusion of the football game till 11:30 p.m.  The cost is $5 per person. The 2022-23 Homecoming…

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A Proud Display

  Wabash Valley’s Hometown Heroes Banner Recognition is open to any honorably discharged U.S. military veteran, living or deceased, as well as active-duty or reserve members of the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force or Coast Guard. Banners are printed with the service member’s photo in uniform, name and military branch and hung along U.S. 41…

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Standout Invited

  STANDOUT INVITED. Emma Simpson was invited to be part of the Indiana Girls Basketball Recruiting Report All-Indiana Showcase which was held Sunday, August 14 at Triton-Central High School. Players at the invitation-only showcase are considered the top 100 high school prospects in Indiana. The participants receive training and education while also competing throughout the…

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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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Upcoming Civil War Days

  Come to Bridgeton for a trip back in time to the days of the Civil War August 27 and 28; from 9:30 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday and 9:30 a.m. – 2 p.m. Sunday. Visitors can interact with the soldiers and civilians of the Civil War and experience life from 1861-65. Walk through a…

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Montezuma Town Council Hires Former Police Chief

By Maggie Sockwell Sentinel Reporter The August monthly meeting of the Montezuma Town Council was held Thursday, August 18, at the Montezuma Community Center. The meeting was called to order by Jay Norris, Council president with members Shauna Atkinson, Paul Bartlow and Rex Thomas attending as well as Cathy Morgan, Clerk/Treasurer and Scott Craig, town…

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Enjoy Upcoming Civil War Days In Bridgeton

Join us in for Bridgeton Civil War Days, Saturday and Sunday, August 27 & 28, 2022. Come out and enjoy a taste of authentic 1800s living in a beautiful historic setting. Visitors can interact with the soldiers and civilians of the Civil War and get a look at life from 1861-1865. Take a trip back…

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Preparing To Avoid Exorbitant Student Debt

Partnership Parke County has taken on a new endeavor to help those currently attending or getting ready to attend college, preparing for student debt. As an organization they explore educational opportunities for youth financial literacy programs and are excited to add this to their offerings. Remember when you were trying to figure out life after…

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