Area News

Ivy Tech Opens for Campus Visits

TAKE A TOUR. Ivy Tech campus visits will be offered in April to give prospective students the chance to tour campus spaces they are interested in. Above: Ivy Tech agriculture students work in the computer-controlled greenhouse lab in spring 2021. Masks continue to be required on campus. (photo submitted) Registration for Campus Visits is required…

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Delphi Investigation Receives Anonymous Donation

The Indiana State Police has received an anonymous donation of $100,000 towards the Delphi Investigation reward fund. This brings the total to $325,000. The reward will be given to anyone who can provide information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the deaths of Abigail Williams and Liberty German. The…

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Riverton Parke Announces National Junior Honor Society Members

A dual induction of the Riverton Parke National Honor Society (NHS) and the Riverton Parke National Junior Honor Society (NJHS) was held Thursday, March 4th in the gymnasium followed by a reception in the cafeteria. NJHS serves to recognize those students who have demonstrated excellence in the areas of scholarship, service, leadership, character, and citizenship.…

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A New Dentist In Town

The dental office at 110 E. York St., is now home to its third dentist, and the same staff of friendly faces clients have seen on past visits, but with a new name of Lods of Smiles. Dr. Craig Lods DDS recently bought the dental office of Dr. Mary Welch-Staadt DDS, who retired in late…

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BMV Good Friday Hours

All Indiana Bureau of Motor Vehicle (BMV) branches will be closed Friday, April 2, in observance of the Good Friday holiday. Branches will resume regularly scheduled business hours on Saturday, April 3. For a complete list of branch locations and hours, to complete an online transaction, or to find a 24-hour BMV Connect kiosk near…

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TRES Announces March Habit Heroes

Winners for the month of February are front- Abi Cagle, Kurt King, Ellie Rivers, Ben Payton-Dukes, Jackson Doty, Keegan Burgess and Lane Newnum; second row- Will Davies, Braxton Pithoud and Hynlee McCombs; third row- Ellyrae Rader, Sophia Vandivier, and Morrissa Brown; fourth row- Vinny Bonomo, Paige Rose and Roger Wirth; fifth row- Blaine Thacker and…

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K9 Program Donation

K9 PROGRAM DONATION. Nucor Steel donated $15,000 to Parke County Sheriff’s Office K9 Program. Parke County deputies names (from left) K9 Officer Josh Milbourn, K9 Kilo, K9 Officer Chris McCann, Sheriff Justin Cole and ; Nucor Manager’s names (from left) Phil Littel, Doug Brooks, Drew Linder, Trevor Beers, Keith Shelton, Scott Shortridge, Brandon Gurley, Eric…

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A Trophy For The Case

A TROPHY FOR THE CASE. Parke Heritage boys’ basketball team won Regionals Saturday, March 13. The team dominated over Shenandoah for a 52-33 win and go on to play in Semi-State this weekend. Cheerleaders (front row, from left) Natalie Jones, Bree McGrannahan, Bailey Bollinger, Ali Hetrick, Lily Roosevelt, Karley Fellows, Morgan Shillings, Madison Coleman, Josie…

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Vaccine Clinic Update for Parke County

The COVID-19 vaccine clinic will be moving from the fair grounds to the old Ivy Tech building across from Casey’s Gas Station for the following weekends: –March 19 and 20; –March 26 and 27; –And April 2 and 3. If you have any questions you are encouraged to call (765) 569-6665.

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