Area News

PHHS Drama “Cry Wolf”

CRY WOLF. The Parke Heritage High School Drama department presented “Cry Wolf!”  to Turkey Run Elementary students Monday, November 23 and Rockville Elementary Tuesday, November 24. After 50 years, the wolves have returned to the forest. The inhabitants of the nearby village are in an uproar-their survival depends on their flock of sheep, the wolves’…

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Tangier News

By Grace Johnston Apologies for the hiatus folks. Life has a way of getting super busy for me during the months of October and November. So, without further ado, I give to you the latest and greatest from the Liberty area…. Nary a field in the area has even a hint of a crop left…

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A Big Help

A BIG HELP. Members of the Parish Council of St. Joseph Catholic Church are shown as they receive a grant from Parke County Community Foundation for their Cruller Project. The Foundation recently awarded grants to a variety of non profits in Parke County whose finances had suffered at the canceling of the Parke County Covered…

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Holiday Memorial Greetings Planned

  Here is a heads up for all of you who like an extra remembrance of family members or friends or those whom you know, who have gone before us. The Sentinel will again be running In Memorial Holiday Greetings December 16. As we have done in the past, we will afford folks the opportunity…

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CARES Act Funding Discussed

By Larry Bemis Sentinel Reporter The Parke County Commissioners approved a funding option for CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security) revenue, matching funds for a First Aid station grant and a Capital Improvement Plan Resolution. The county council asked the commissioners to decide which option for CARES Act Funds they preferred so that…

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International Paper Newport Mill Awards More Than $50,000

The International Paper Newport Mill has awarded the North Vermillion School Corporation a $50,000 International Paper (IP) Foundation Capital Campaign Grant. This brand new grant is an annual opportunity for IP US facilities to commit to a multi-year capital campaign through the IP Foundation to increase community engagement. The grant will be distributed over a…

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CLENDENIN SIGNS TO PLAY

Parke Heritage High School volleyball ace Atlantis Clendenin signed her National Letter of Intent to play volleyball at IUPUI Thursday, November 12. Clendenin is the first Parke Heritage High School athlete to sign for a Division 1 school. She plans to study biology and psychology with plans to enter medical school.

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DAR Good Citizen Award – Jillian Gregg

Jillian Gregg has been selected by the Parke Heritage High School staff and her peers to represent PH as its DAR Good Citizen.  She will compete with the winner from Riverton Parke for the county winner. She is the daughter of Brad and Samantha Gregg of Marshall.   Read more at www.parkecountysentinel.com

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Firewood Permits Available At State Parks

Indiana residents are offered the opportunity to purchase firewood permits from  today, Wednesday, November 18, through February 12. These permits allow for the removal of certain downed trees from Turkey Run and Shades state parks to be used as firewood. A firewood permit must be acquired for each load of firewood.   Read more at www.parkecountysentinel.com

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North Central Parke Board Hears Staff Concerns On COVID-19

After hearing Superintendent Mike Schimpf’s report on the COVID-19 situation at the North Central Parke School Board Meeting November 11, 2020, several staff members raised serious concerns about enforcement of the mask policy and a perceived lack of administrative support for it. Several staff members stated students were not following the mask policy very well,…

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