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  NOW AVAILABLE IN ROCKVILLE. The Town of Rockville announced Monday, January 22, the EV Chargers for electric vehicles are installed and ready to use. Now you can charge up your ride at 124 N. Jefferson Street and 401 E. Ohio Street. (Sentinel photo by Jessica Lancaster)

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Art Gallery Recognized

Recently, the Indiana Arts Commission (IAC) announced it has awarded $3,431,351 to 414 nonprofits to fund arts projects and organizations around the state through the Arts Organization Support and Arts Project Support grant programs. During its June 9 Quarterly Business Meeting, the Commission approved the funding recommendations for the two grant programs. Applications were reviewed…

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Locals Take Part In Art Show

  LIGHT IN WINTER. Pictured (from left) Elise Brown Koning and Lydia Stewart with their artwork at the Crawfordsville District Public Library. The exhibition runs until February 9. (photo submitted)   “Light in Winter: The Exhibition” is now on display at the Crawfordsville District Public Library. This exhibit features the artwork, stories and photography of…

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Get WalkIN’ Parke Co.

If your New Year’s resolution was getting healthier or exercising more, here’s the perfect chance to join an online Get WalkIN’ Program to make it happen. Purdue Extension Parke County has a free Get WalkIN’ program that helps to increase physical activity among adults by promoting walking for a total of 12-weeks. You will receive…

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Ivy Tech and INvest Ed To Offer FAFSA Workshop

Ivy Tech Community College is proud to team up with INvestEd for a facilitated FAFSA workshop. This collaborative effort will provide attendees with a better understanding of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) process and introduce alternative college funding options. Plus, our experts will walk guests through the newly introduced FAFSA form to…

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Altercation Leads to Arrest For Sheriff’s Deparment

  A BIG WIN. After an investigation of a residence in Stringtown, Parke County Sheriff’s Deputies located a seized a multitude of items after being called to a domestic violence situation. (photo submitted)   Parke County Deputies were investigating a domestic disturbance, January 5, at a residence in Stringtown. It was reported that the resident,…

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Rockville Athletic Alumni Golf Outing

  The 21st Annual ROX Athletic Alumni Golf Outing was held September 16, at the Parke County Golf Course. This was the first time our annual event was held in conjunction with the school’s fall Homecoming Week since our initial outing in 2002. The decision to move the event greatly benefited our participants who are…

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Upcoming Closures for the New Year

Most government offices and many businesses will be closed Monday, January 1, for the New Year’s holiday. The office of the Parke County Sentinel will be closed Monday, so the deadline for all paid announcements, including display and classified advertising and legal notices, will be 3 p.m. Thursday, December28. The regular news deadline will also…

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Kids Lighting Event to Benefit Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation

Love holiday lights? Then, this is the fundraiser for you! Ski’s Truck & RV Sales has teamed with the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation to host its Ho, Ho, Holiday Lights for IBD Kids fundraiser December 16 at 7 p.m. This unique lighting event will feature dozens of 20-foot inflatable holiday characters (including Santa, Rudolph, Frosty,…

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YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT DAY

  YOUTH IN GOVERNMENT DAY. The 43rd Parke County Youth in Government Day was recently conducted.  Twenty-three high school seniors participated in the program.  Students shadowed many Parke County government officials and took part in a panel discussion on government and community issues. The program was sponsored by Rockville Rotary Club and the Parke County…

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