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Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Rochester Sentinel
  • CULINARY ART

    CULINARY ART Hevana Haschel provides samples of baked goods at her Harvest Hoot booth in rural Kewanna Saturday. Haschel says she started baking at age 9 and began her own business at the age of 12 in her hometown of Queensland, Australia.

    The Sentinel photos/Shelby Lopez

  • RHS brings home trophy

    With help from their precocious teammates, the six seniors on the Rochester volleyball team protected their barn again Saturday, making all of their visitors feel completely unwelcome.

    RHS didn’t just beat Wabash 25-14, 25-20, 25-23 to win their third consecutive Class 2A, Sectional 37 title and their 20th sectional title in school history, but they also completed an undefeated four-year run at home.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

  • TOOL TIME

    TOOL TIME Bronson Roberts, left, and Kevin Roberts, right, of K&T Home Improvements work Tuesday on the facade at the office of Fulton County Court Appointed Special Advocates, 420 Main St.

    The Sentinel photos/Shelby Lopez

  • Shirley Willard given top award

    Fulton County Historian Shirley Willard is the recipient of the Indiana Historical Society’s 2017 Eli Lilly Lifetime Achievement Award.

    She will be recognized during IHS’s annual Founders Day dinner Nov. 6 at the Eugene and Marilyn Glick Indiana History Center in downtown Indianapolis.

    The award is made annually to an individual who has made extraordinary contributions to the field of history. Wilma Moore, Indianapolis, also receives the award this year.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

    
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Top Stories

  • Fulton County Sheriff Chris Sailors says tragedy was averted Monday afternoon.
    Sheriff’s deputies, along with Indiana State Police troopers and Rochester police officers, were dispatched to the area of County Road 100 North – between county roads 200 West and 300 West – on a report of a suicidal man outside his vehicle with a gun. 

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

  • Editor’s note: This is the second of three stories about Sentinel Editor W.S. Wilson’s bicycle ride from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C. 
    DAY 1
    Pittsburgh – Connellsville, Pa.
    62.24 miles
    The riding began Monday morning in downtown Pittsburgh. We started near where the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers form the Ohio and worked our way out of town on the Great Allegheny Passage bike trail along the Monongahela River.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 5:00 AM

Football
North Miami 40, Tippecanoe Valley 14 (Friday): Tristan Working scored four touchdowns – three rushing and one receiving – and accounted for 198 yards from scrimmage, and Dakota Riviera ran for a touchdown and caught a touchdown pass as the visiting Warriors handled Valley in the Three Rivers Conference Showcase fifth-place game at Smith-Bibler Memorial Field – Home of Death Valley Football Friday.

For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

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  • Fulton County Sheriff Chris Sailors says tragedy was averted Monday afternoon.
    Sheriff’s deputies, along with Indiana State Police troopers and Rochester police officers, were dispatched to the area of County Road 100 North – between county roads 200 West and 300 West – on a report of a suicidal man outside his vehicle with a gun. 

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

  • Editor’s note: This is the second of three stories about Sentinel Editor W.S. Wilson’s bicycle ride from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C. 
    DAY 1
    Pittsburgh – Connellsville, Pa.
    62.24 miles
    The riding began Monday morning in downtown Pittsburgh. We started near where the Allegheny and Monongahela rivers form the Ohio and worked our way out of town on the Great Allegheny Passage bike trail along the Monongahela River.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

  • My friends Paul and Mike and I decided to ride our bicycles from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C., along two bike trails. 

    Our route included the 150-mile Great Allegheny Passage, a former rail line between Pittsburgh and Cumberland, Md. Then, the C&O Canal Towpath, about 180 miles roughly parallel to the Potomac River between Cumberland and our nation’s capital.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

Akron Opera House Demo [10-04-17]
Akron Opera House Demolition on October 3, 2017.
25-269-17 Vehicle Break-in Suspects [07-18-17]
The Fulton County Sheriff’s Department on Tuesday released this video showing who they believe to be the suspects in a series of vehicle break-ins that occurred on July 8.
07-05-17 Ski Show
06-25-17 Relay for Life
American Cancer Society Relay for Life, 2017
Becky Young's Bird Movie
  • Physical Zebras wear down Peru

    FOOTBALL
    Once again, the Rochester defense held down the Peru offense, and once again the Zebras found a way to rebound from a loss.
    All signs appear positive heading into its Class 2A, Sectional 35 quarterfinal home game against Lewis Cass Friday after a 21-6 win over Peru last week in the Three Rivers Conference Showcase third-place game.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

  • Football
    North Miami 40, Tippecanoe Valley 14 (Friday): Tristan Working scored four touchdowns – three rushing and one receiving – and accounted for 198 yards from scrimmage, and Dakota Riviera ran for a touchdown and caught a touchdown pass as the visiting Warriors handled Valley in the Three Rivers Conference Showcase fifth-place game at Smith-Bibler Memorial Field – Home of Death Valley Football Friday.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

  • RHS brings home trophy

    With help from their precocious teammates, the six seniors on the Rochester volleyball team protected their barn again Saturday, making all of their visitors feel completely unwelcome.

    RHS didn’t just beat Wabash 25-14, 25-20, 25-23 to win their third consecutive Class 2A, Sectional 37 title and their 20th sectional title in school history, but they also completed an undefeated four-year run at home.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.

  • Robert E. Knox, 90, Rochester, died Tuesday at Woodlawn Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
  • James R. Bowers
    Mr. James R. Bowers, 91, Rochester, passed away at 4:56 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017, at Woodlawn Hospital.
    On April 8, 1926, James was born in Winamac to George Washington Bowers and Hazel Heater Bowers. He shared his childhood with three sisters and two brothers.
  • Roger L. Shambaugh, 60, Rochester, died Monday at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne.
    Survivors include his sister, Mary Hensley, Franklin; and his brothers, Jack Shambaugh, Warsaw, and Fred Shambaugh, Akron.
    A memorial service is 6 p.m. Oct. 27 at New Life Church, Rochester.
  • June 28, 1924 – Oct. 14, 2017

    Regina Vigar, 93, Rochester, passed away at 6:01 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at WoodBridge Health Campus, Logansport.

    She was born on June 28, 1924, in Miami County, the daughter of Verl and Ruth A. (Imhoff) Burns.

  • Diana Kay Thornton

    Aug. 29, 1949 – Oct. 14, 2017

    Diana Kay Thornton, 68, Rochester, passed away at 1:19 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at her residence.

    She was born on Aug. 29, 1949, in Denver, Colo., the daughter of Jack D. and Lois (Rinearson) Younglove.

  • James R. Bowers, 91, Rochester, died Sunday at Woodlawn Hospital.

    Survivors include his wife, Loie; five children, John Bowers, Rochester, RuthAnn Ravencroft, Rochester, Joe Bowers, Rochester, Sue Bowers, Sterling Heights, Mich., and Jay Bowers, Denver; and his sister, June Weber, Akron.

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