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Ritz Theatre In Need Of Updates, How You Can Help

  The Ritz Theatre in Rockville, is currently seeking donations for the renovation and preservation of the historic theater. Built in 1912, the Ritz Theatre and now owned by the Parke Players, INC., has provided a home to stage productions and first-run movies for over 100 years. The last major renovation occurred in 2003, and…

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A message from Hamilton Center President

By Melvin L. President and CEO of Hamilton Center, Inc. The Access Center at Hamilton Center has recently changed its name to the Crisis Diversion Center. This name change comes at the tail end of a series of expansions in services for the department and more accurately represents its evolving role in the community. The…

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Riverton Parke Homecoming Court

RP HOMECOMING COURT. The Panthers celebrated their Winter Homecoming with a JV and Varsity basketball win over North Central, 35-30 and 59-44 respectively, Friday, January 20th. The week’s festivities ended with the crowning of the 2023 Winter Homecoming king and queen, Dmitri Slobodeaniuc and Brooke Harkrider. Also pictured are the members of the winter homecoming…

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Parke Heritage Announces Homecoming Court

  PH HOMECOMING COURT. Parke Heritage High School held its winter coronation for homecoming during the game against Cascade January 21. Seniors Haley Holcomb and Devohn Trosper were crowned queen and king. Pictured (from left)  Freshmen Emma Patton and Marshal Vincent, Sophomores Maura Jacks and Treyton Burgess, Seniors Nichole Pezan and Quinten Smith, Queen Haley…

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SWP Reviews Winter Weather Damages

By Mark Spelbring Sentinel Reporter The Southwest Parke School Board members met January 11, first convened as the Board of Finance by Superintendent Dr. Phil Harrison and heard financial reports by Corporation Treasurer Leslie Shaffer.  Among the points made by Shaffer were that spending for utilities had been significantly higher than prior years, but fuel…

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Robot “Milo” Helps Students With Autism

INTRODUCING MILO. Lory Sciotto of Rosedale Elementary works with Milo, a robot that is being used to help autistic students develop social and communication skills, during a recent demonstration at the school.  Milo is a facially expressive robot that helps educators work with some students. (Sentinel photo by Mark Spelbring)     By Mark Spelbring…

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RP ANNOUNCES HOMECOMING COURT

  Riverton Parke Jr./Sr. High School announced its Winter Homecoming court and candidates for king and queen. RP will battle the North Central Thunderbirds in its annual Winter Homecoming basketball game Friday, January 20. Tip-off time for the junior-varsity game will be 6 p.m. Coronation of the king and queen will take place between the…

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Ritz Theatre Seeks Donations

The Ritz Theatre in Rockville, is currently seeking donations for the renovation and preservation of the historic theater. Built in 1912, the Ritz Theatre and now owned by the Parke Players, INC., has provided a home to stage productions and first-run movies for over 100 years. The last major renovation occurred in 2003, and in…

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Pregnancy Center To Host Chili Cook Off

The Parke Vermillion Community Pregnancy Center will resume its annual Soup Cook-Off January 14th for the first time since Covid-19. The event will be at Central Elementary School at 208 S 9th St, Clinton, from 11 am-2 pm. They are still accepting soup competitors and would like anyone or any group interested to call (765) 592-1520.…

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WINTER HOMECOMING CANDIDATES

  WINTER HOMECOMING CANDIDATES. Parke Heritage High School has announced their Winter homecoming Freshmen Emma Patton and Marshal Vincent, Sophomores Maura Jacks and Treyton Burgess, Juniors Nichole Pezan and Quinten Smith, Seniors Haley Holcomb and Mason McVay, Paige Patton and Hank York, Tiziana Lo Iacono and Devohn Trosper and Laura Hansmann and Jakob Weber. Winter…

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