Area News

Rosedale Voters Retain Montgomery as Clerk-Treasurer

Rosedale was the only town in Parke County that held an election Tuesday, November 5 as there was a contested race for Clerk-Treasurer. Incumbent Natalie Montgomery retained her seat by a 66-32 margin over challenger Amanda Pharris. Montgomery, a former town council member, was appointed to the position when former Clerk-Treasurer Adrienne Robinson resigned. Pharris…

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Costumes for Halloween

COSTUMES FOR HALLOWEEN. Despite cold, snow, wind and rain, hearty residents took to the historic Rockville Square Halloween night to Trick-or-Treat merchants and non profits. A huge crowd of interested people were on hand. The costume contest was held inside the courthouse on the first floor, offering some relief to the trick-or-treaters as they awaited…

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The Hundred Dresses

THE HUNDRED DRESSES. The Parke Heritage High School Drama Department will present “The Hundred Dresses” on their own stage Sunday, November 17 at 2 p.m. A buffet style dinner will be served prior to the show at 1 p.m. Dinner will be prepared by FCCLA, led by Mrs. Amber White. Go to bpt.me/4419644 to order tickets…

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Church Directory Feature

Parke County Sentinel website has a new feature, Church Directory. Add your church name, address, telephone number, email, website, twitter, facebook, etc.

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Ribbon Cutting at Alsop Chevrolet

RIBBON CUTTING. Parke County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony Saturday, October 26 during the Grand Opening of Alsop Chevrolet located at 524 N. Lincoln Road in Rockville. Guests registered for a chance to win a 50-inch Flat Screen TV or a set of tires. Free oil changes were also given away throughout…

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Parke County Drug Court Honored

PARKE DRUG COURT HONORED. Judge Sam Swaim (right) accepts the Hamilton Award for Community Service from Rick Stevens (left), president of Hamilton Center’s board of directors, on behalf of the Parke County Drug Court. The Parke County Drug Court was nominated for their public service and commitment to the residents of Parke County struggling with…

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony At Wallace Law Firm

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY. Parke County Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting ceremony at Wallace Law Firm’s newest location on Rockville’s Town Square. Pictured (from left) Board member Kirby Kirkpatrick, Heather Thompson Chamber Director, Teresa Asbury, Board member Ronja Branson, Rich Rennick Jr. (Sr. Partner), John Shambach (Sr. Partner), Taylor Powell (Partner), Nicholas Sauter (Partner),…

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Pastor Appreciation Month

October is celebrated as Pastor Appreciation Month across the United States. With that in mind, for the 12th consecutive year, Wednesday, October 30, the Sentinel will be offering a Clergy Appreciation page or pages, thanking local ministers for the very hard work that they do for us and our churches. If you are interested in…

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Indiana Supreme Court On Tour

INDIANA SUPREME COURT ON TOUR. Justices of the Indiana Supreme Court were treated to a tour of the Parke County Courthouse Tuesday morning before hearing oral arguments at Parke Heritage High School. The visiting justices were given a tour of the first floor by County Council President John Pratt and a tour of the Courtroom…

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Supreme Court to Hold Oral Argument

The Indiana Supreme Court will travel to Parke Heritage High School in Parke County Tuesday, October 22. The Court will hold oral argument in Cavanaugh’s Sports Bar & Eatery, Ltd. v. Eric Porterfield (18A-CT-1814), a civil negligence case. The Court holds approximately 60 oral arguments at the State House in Indianapolis each year and occasionally schedules arguments…

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