Area News

Parke Heritage Graduation, Prom Plans Announced

By Dwight Ashley, Parke Heritage High School Principal After the Governor’s update last week, we have also consulted with our Parke County Health Officer, and NCP School Board and the following plans have been approved to celebrate you, the legendary PHHS Class of 2020! –July 23 – July 25: Parke Heritage Class of 2020 Wolf Pack Extravaganza. –Thursday, July…

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Southwest Parke Discusses Graduation, Back-To-School

By Mark Spelbring The Southwest Parke Community School Board met Wednesday, July 8, at Riverton Parke High School and approved a plan to begin in person classes August 10.  The plan incorporates recommendations from the state and other entities for safety measures with COVID-19.  The board also approved an Online Academy plan as an alternative…

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Meghan Sliz, Natalie Harkrider Reign At Fair

FAIR ROYALTY CROWNED. Meghan Sliz was crowned Queen of the 2020 Parke County Fair at Friday night’s pageant, while Natalie Harkrider was chosen as Fair Princess. The 18-year-old Queen is a graduate of Parke Heritage High School, the daughter of Jerry Sliz and Robin DeGonia of Rockville and will attend Valparaiso University in the fall.…

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Local Teacher Recognized By Sonic Drive-In

To recognize the entrepreneurial spirit driving teachers to meet their students’ distance learning needs during this difficult time, SONIC® Drive-In matched all donations to DonorsChoose on Teacher Appreciation Day, giving Elizabeth Faust in Rockville, Indiana $140. Through Limeades for Learning®, SONIC donated $1 million to public school teacher requests across the country on Teacher Appreciation Day – Tuesday,…

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Public Notice – Parke County, Paternity of Robert Keith Tyler

PARKE CIRCUIT COURT STATE OF INDIANA: SS: COUNTY OF PARKE: CAUSE NO. 61C01-2002-JP-13 IN RE: THE MATTER OF THE PATERNITY OF ROBERT KEITH TYLER BY NEXT FRIEND, GARY G. HANNER   PAUL M. TYLER, PETITIONER TAYLOR L. ELI, RESPONDENT   NOTICE OF SUMMONS BY PUBLICATION Comes now the Petitioner, Paul M. Tyler, by counsel, and…

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Parke County Student Support at Ivy Tech Community College

Now more than ever, our students are counting on generous supporters like you! While the world was disrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the difficult decision was made to cancel the 5th Annual Parke County Rumble, our Parke County high school students persevered along their educational journeys. Ivy Tech needs your help in reaching this year’s goal to ensure Parke…

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Sentinel Fair Special Offered

  by Mary Jo Harney In keeping with the old Rockville Tribune tradition, the Parke County Sentinel will again this year offer you a Fair Special. For one week only, during Fair Week, the Sentinel will offer renewals to the newspaper from July 11 through July 18. Normal subscription rates for one year are either…

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Settlement Reached In Roundup Lawsuits

Bayer has announced a series of agreements that will substantially resolve major outstanding Monsanto litigation, including U.S. Roundup™ product liability litigation, dicamba drift litigation and PCB water litigation. The main feature is the U.S. Roundup™ resolution that will bring closure to approximately 75% of the current Roundup™ litigation involving approximately 125,000 filed and unfiled claims…

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Mystery Sewer Line Handled

by Christina Gray Sentinel Reporter An update was given regarding the improperly routed sanitary sewer line at the O’Reilly property on U.S. 41. After a dye test confirmed earlier in the month that a sewer line was tied into one of the town’s main stormwater lines, a construction crew was given the go-ahead to perform…

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Local Rotary Recognition

LOCAL RECOGNITION. The Rockville Rotary Club recently recognized Bonnie Hobbs (on left) for her year of service as Rotary Club president.  The past president’s pin and plaque were presented by the new club president, Greg Harbison, shown on the right. The Rotary Club of Rockville is one of over 35,000 Rotary International clubs world-wide promoting…

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