Area News

INDOT Begins Chip Seal Preservation on U.S. 231

The Indiana Department of Transportation announces that chip seal preservation is scheduled to begin on or after Monday, July 29, weather permitting. Work is scheduled to begin on U.S. 231 between U.S. 36 to just north of the CSX Railroad in Greencastle. This roadway will be closed to through traffic, but open to residents and…

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INDOT Schedules More Highway Work

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces that chip seal preservation is scheduled to begin or after Monday, July 22, weather permitting. Work is scheduled to begin on State Road 71 between State Road 163 and U.S. 36. This roadway will be closed during the daytime hours to through traffic, but open to residents and…

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NCP School Registration Opens

Parents/guardians of North Central Parke Schools may register their students online or attend the registration day on August 1. Online registration will open  Tuesday, July 23 for parents to access their child’s Harmony. To register online, parents need to go to the school website at www.ncp.k12.in.us for updated information. Follow the links to their student’s…

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Charm Charm Charm

CHARM, CHARM, CHARM. This is the Pride Award winner for the month of July as designated by MainStreet Rockville. This property, located at 315 West Ohio Street in Rockville belongs to Sue Cullen. This award does not signify the value or size of one’s home, rather the overall look of the flower beds, vegetable gardens…

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Third Friday Event This Week

MainStreet Rockville is pleased to invite you and your family to the Third Friday event this week, Friday, July 19, from 4 to 8 p.m. Again this will take place on Jefferson Street on the historic Courthouse square. As before, there will be food and merchandise vendors selling their wares, lawn games with laughs galore…

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Heather Thompson Chosen as new Chamber Director

Parke County Chamber of Commerce has hired a new Executive Director, Heather Thompson. Heather is a native to Parke County that brings a lot of passion and enthusiasm for our community. For the last 13 years, she has been the Daycare Director at the Rockville Christian Church. In that role, she has organized many events, including the…

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Back to School Day

  Family Health & Help will be hosting its 18th Annual “Back to School Day” from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, July 24. There will be free services and refreshments. This is for ages five to 18 years of age and includes immunizations (including HPV), physicals and dental screenings.  You must bring immunization record…

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State Road 234 Bridge over the Wabash River project begins Monday

The Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT) announces a thin deck overlay project  began on the State Road 234 Bridge over the Wabash River this week. Traffic will be restricted to one 14-foot lane at the bridge with a traffic signal. Work was scheduled to begin on or after July 8 with a completion date of…

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HOWARD AVENUE PAVING BEGINS. Construction crews this week began paving work on the Howard Avenue project, having completed curbing and gutter work. Work on the $4.9 million project is scheduled for completion before the Covered Bridge Festival. (Sentinel photo by Larry Bemis)

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Pool closing during Fair

The swimming pool at Beechwood Park in Rockville will close at 5 p.m. from Saturday, July 13 to Friday, July 19 during the week of Parke County 4-H Fair.

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