Area News

Sentinel Fair Special Offered

  by Mary Jo Harney In keeping with the old Rockville Tribune tradition, the Parke County Sentinel will again this year offer you a Fair Special. For one week only, during Fair Week, the Sentinel will offer renewals to the newspaper from July 11 through July 18. Normal subscription rates for one year are either…

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Settlement Reached In Roundup Lawsuits

Bayer has announced a series of agreements that will substantially resolve major outstanding Monsanto litigation, including U.S. Roundup™ product liability litigation, dicamba drift litigation and PCB water litigation. The main feature is the U.S. Roundup™ resolution that will bring closure to approximately 75% of the current Roundup™ litigation involving approximately 125,000 filed and unfiled claims…

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Mystery Sewer Line Handled

by Christina Gray Sentinel Reporter An update was given regarding the improperly routed sanitary sewer line at the O’Reilly property on U.S. 41. After a dye test confirmed earlier in the month that a sewer line was tied into one of the town’s main stormwater lines, a construction crew was given the go-ahead to perform…

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Local Rotary Recognition

LOCAL RECOGNITION. The Rockville Rotary Club recently recognized Bonnie Hobbs (on left) for her year of service as Rotary Club president.  The past president’s pin and plaque were presented by the new club president, Greg Harbison, shown on the right. The Rotary Club of Rockville is one of over 35,000 Rotary International clubs world-wide promoting…

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Several July 4th Celebrations Are Scheduled

Fourth of July Fireworks will be held at Raccoon Lake, July 4 at dusk. Those attending are asked to observe social distancing. Huge thanks to all those who donated for the event. -0- The town of Rosedale residents will enjoy the Fourth of July celebration on the fourth. The Legion in Rosedale will offer hot…

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Farm Progress Show, Husker Harvest Days Are Canceled

For more than 65 years, farmers have turned to the Farm Progress Show and Husker Harvest Days for the latest information about new products and tools they can use to boost productivity and profit for their operations. However, for the first time in its history, the show won’t go on. In the best interest of…

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USS Indiana Completes Port Visit Safely

  The Virginia-class fast-attack submarine USS Indiana (SSN 789) completed a Safe Haven port visit in Naval Station (NAVSTA) Rota, Spain, June 22, 2020. NAVSTA Rota is designated as a safe haven port for U.S. 6th Fleet (C6F) ships and submarines during the coronavirus pandemic. The base is equipped to resupply naval vessels while pierside,…

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COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program

Governor Eric J. Holcomb has announced the Indiana COVID-19 Rental Assistance Program, which will use $25 million in federal CARES Act funding to help Hoosiers struggling to pay rent due to the impact of COVID-19. “This has been a very challenging time for Hoosiers and the economic impacts of COVID-19 has left some renters in…

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Mail Delivery Issues Addressed

by Mary Jo Harney In recent weeks, some subscribers of the Parke County Sentinel have had no paper delivered to them which caused much concern. On the part of the Sentinel staff certainly, but subscribers as well, as they want their newspaper. For three consecutive weeks, papers that were mailed here in Rockville were not…

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Brick Street Market Set For This Saturday

If you happen to be looking for a new weekend activity, check us out here in Rockville, Saturday, June 27. We’re bringing you Brick Street Market here on the square from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. MainStreet Rockville has waited to finalize this fun event until we were assured that we would not be interfering…

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