Area News

Kindergarten Parent Meetings

Parent meetings for 2021 kindergarten students for Rockville Elementary and Turkey Run Elementary will be held Tuesday, March 9. Both programs will begin at 6 p.m. and will be held in the gym. This meeting is for all parents of children who will be entering kindergarten in the fall of 2021. The child must be…

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Daylight Savings Time

Coming up Sunday, March 14, is the semi-annual ritual of changing our clocks to conform with Daylight Savings Time, when we “Spring Ahead” an hour at 2 a.m. While this used to be the norm in Indiana, the state did not observe Daylight Savings Time for more than 30 years.

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PHHS FFA Gets Special Visitor

A SPECIAL VISIT-Parke Heritage High School FFA officers are from left JD Seward, sentinel; Hailey Liebrandt, reporter; Emma Norman, student advisor; Drew Brown, treasurer; Blayne Vandeveer, state Northern Region vice president; Natalie Jones, president; Cheyenne Tate, vice president and Lilie Mace, secretary. (photo submitted) Northern region FFA state vice president Blayne Vandeveer visited the Parke…

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FFA Week at PHHS & PHMS

A LOCAL CHAPTER FFA-Members of the Parke Heritage Middle School FFA chapter are front- Raegan Ramsay, Emma Simpson, Addison Jenkins, Carson Rolison, Addilee Jenkins, Logan Hammontree and Cate O’Brien; back- Ryan Mathis, Brayton Myers, Daman Spurr, Logan Smith, DJ Laws, Brady Snodgrass, Conner Paxton, Tucker Conley and Kailey Seay. (photo submitted) National FFA Week is…

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Thank You For Your Service

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE- At the February North Central Parke School Board meeting, Rusty Akers was recognized for serving as a board member from July 1, 2010 to January 14, 2021. He was presented a plaque by school board president Scott Ramsay thanking him for his years of service and dedication to NCP students.…

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Hey, I’m Over Here

HEY, I’M OVER HERE. This photo is another old picture from some years ago at the Parke County Maple Fair. Caption on the back reads, “Parke County (Ind.) Maple Fair. Alison Froyd of Greenfield, Ind., samples sugar water at Foxworthy’s Camp north of Turkey Run State Park.  -Michael Schafer Photo. This week would normally kick…

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A FULL COURT. Parke Heritage High School held their winter Homecoming coronation during Saturday’s victorious contest against Lafayette Central Catholic. Senior twins Lexy and Quinton Hanks were crowned king and queen. (from left) Freshmen Georgia Garver and Ty York, Sophomores Haley Holcomb and Klayton Larson, Seniors Anna Kiefner and Landen Stewart, Seniors Cheyenne Tate and…

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Hey Look At Me

The following picture of a little Maple Fair visitor was found recently in a folder of old pictures dated February 14, 1964. We think it was taken by a professional photographer, and certainly shows us some of the working items native to our beloved Parke County Maple Fair. Anyone know who he is? Many of…

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Riverton Parke NHS Donates Books To Little Free Libraries

RP NHS DONATE BOOKS TO LOCAL LIBRARY-Shown with their book donations are NHS members, pictured in front from left, Sarah Livers, Kelsie Blair, Sage Kinsey, and Sydney Myers. In the back are, Anna Porter, Katie Watson, Maddy Griffin, and Lindsey Peterson. (photo submitted)

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Working Together

  WORKING TOGETHER. Senior Lexy Hanks clearing the path for fellow senior Lexi Jones during the game against visiting Fountain Central January 21st. The Lady Wolves defeated the Mustangs 70-62. (photo by Grace Johnston)

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