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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony: Grandmas Lakeside Cafe’

RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY. Parke County Chamber of Commerce held a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony at Grandmas Lakeside Cafe Saturday, September 28 . The Grand Opening was Wednesday, October 2. Pictured (from left)  Brenda Laswell, Jean White and Executive Director of Parke County Chamber of Commerce, Heather Thompson. Grandmas Lakeside Café is located at 10585 E U.S.…

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Celebrating 25 Years

By Jessica Lancaster Sentinel Reporter Join in celebrating the 25th anniversary of Nuts and Such. It’s owned by Tom and Kathy Knapke of Parke County, and run by the entire family, including five daughters, five son-in-laws, and grandchildren as they get older, each with their own little jobs to do. As they reflect on the…

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Ivy Tech ‘Cob and Cog’ competition results announced

Ivy Tech Community College Terre Haute hosted the ‘Cob and Cog’ Agriculture and Engineering competition for area high school students Friday, September 27. 700 students from 20 high schools attended. The event, sponsored by Duke Energy, provided high school students an opportunity to problem-solve challenges in the areas of technology, engineering, agriculture, and precision agriculture.…

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RIBBON CUTTING CEREMONY. Present and past members of Rockville Town Council met for a Ribbon Cutting Ceremony in honor of the Howard Avenue project. Employees of StructurePoint presented “before” photos for all to see the changes of the project. Council members present  to cut the ribbon (from left) David Brown, Parke Swaim, LeeAnn Brubeck, Steve…

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Tox-A-Way Day Draws Record Results

Record attendees were recorded at Parke County Tox-Away Day. West Central Solid Waste District had a beautiful day for their five-hour hazardous waste collection event September 14 at the 4-H Fairgrounds in Rockville. A total of 348 vehicles participated in the event that safely removed 44,645 pounds of tires, 11,345 pounds of appliances, 13,842 pounds…

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Coming Attraction

COMING ATTRACTION. After what seems like an eternity, Howard Avenue and North Market Street will be officially re-opened with a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony next Tuesday, October 1 at 5 p.m. at Howard Avenue and Voorhees Street. The public is invited. Final pavement markings will be painted on later this week once the asphalt surface…

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Sentinel Wins Five Advertising Awards

Once again the Advertising and Creative Writing staff members at the Parke County Sentinel have been honored for their outstanding work by Hoosier State Press Association at their Indiana Newspapers Advertising Executives Association, Hoosier State Press Association 2019 Advertising Contest. In awards ceremonies held Friday, September 13, in Greenwood, Kelly Nelson, Graphic Artist and Advertising/Sales…

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Montgomery Earns Award

MONTGOMERY EARNS AWARD. Jeremy Montgomery of Parke County REMC displays the 2019 Tom Taylor award to: (from left) Chadd Jenkins, Parke County REMC CEO; Montgomery and Carolyn Kilby, Parke County REMC Manager of Marketing, Communications and Office Services. (photo submitted)

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Montezuma Alumni

Montezuma High School Alumni Homecoming Committee announces The Annual MHS Alumni Homecoming to be held Saturday, September 21.  The festivities will begin with registration at 9:30 a.m. at the Montezuma Community Center at 800 N. Jackson Street.  Parade line up will begin at The Community Center at 10 a.m. and the parade will begin at…

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Riverton Parke Celebrates Fall Homecoming

PANTHER HOMECOMING. Riverton Parke High School announced its Fall Homecoming court and candidates for king and queen this week. The Panthers will battle Seeger in its homecoming game Friday, September 13 at 7 p.m. This year’s homecoming theme is “Panther Pride.” After spirit week, including themed dress up days, and a pep session, halftime festivities…

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