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Wednesday, November 22, 2017
The Rochester Sentinel
  • VETERANS HONORED

    VETERANS HONORED This flag with veterans’ names on paper chain links hangs in the Fulton County Public Library throughout the month of November. 

    The Sentinel photo/Shelby Lopez

  • THE GIFT OF LIFE

    THE GIFT OF LIFE Morgan Jenkinson, left, donates blood for a South Bend Medical Foundation blood drive in the Woodlawn Hospital parking lot Thursday. Medical assistant Marquita Parahams, right, assists the process.

    The Sentinel photos/Shelby Lopez

  • STATE FAIR CHAMPS

    STATE FAIR CHAMPS Kaillie Woods, left, and Melanie McGuire were honored by Mighty Mutts 4-H dog club for being named champions at the Indiana State Fair. Woods was champion in Obedience 2A and McGuire in Beginning B Agility.

    Photo provided

  • WITH HEAVY HEARTS

    WITH HEAVY HEARTS Bill Moore sits at North of the Border Saturday in front of a table full of family and friends and the flag his mother received at his brother’s funeral.

    The Sentinel photos/Shelby Lopez

    
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Top Stories

  • Fulton County Sheriff Chris Sailors announced Monday that overcrowding at the jail has been temporarily addressed by transporting several inmates to other facilities.
    He told Fulton County Commissioners the jail’s daily average inmate population recently reached an all-time high of 112. That population has since decreased to 100 inmates; however, that’s more than 30 percent higher than the jail’s maximum capacity. 
     
    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.
  • Officials side against wind farm

    Fulton County Commissioners on Monday took a bold stance against commercial wind energy development in the county, leaving a company’s plans for a three-county wind farm unclear. 
    Commissioners Bryan Lewis and Rick Ranstead unanimously agreed to strike all language pertaining to commercial wind energy conversion systems from the county’s zoning ordinance. Their decision was met with boisterous applause from a large turnout of citizens opposed to a wind farm proposal by Renewable Energy Systems, or RES.

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

  • The Sentinel encourages residents to visit and shop at local businesses on Small Business Saturday and encourages businesses to take advantage of American Express’s shop small promotion.

    The eighth Small Business Saturday is Nov. 25. The annual celebration was founded by American Express in 2010 and is held each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to encourage all Americans to support independent businesses across the country, from their neighborhood cafe to the drug store down the street.

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

Sunday, November 19, 2017 10:58 PM

BUNKER HILL — The last couple minutes that the Rochester girls basketball team spends working on halfcourt shots in each practice paid off against host Maconaquah Saturday.

The time they spent on playing at a faster tempo paid off too.

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

SENTINEL POLL

Flag respect

Rochester Mayor Ted Denton is appalled by National Football League players who kneel during the national anthem. Therefore he has issued a call for a big turnout at the local Veterans Day tribute Nov. 11. (That will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday Nov. 11 at the Fulton County Courthouse.) What would you say to Mr. Denton?


 

  • Fulton County Sheriff Chris Sailors announced Monday that overcrowding at the jail has been temporarily addressed by transporting several inmates to other facilities.
    He told Fulton County Commissioners the jail’s daily average inmate population recently reached an all-time high of 112. That population has since decreased to 100 inmates; however, that’s more than 30 percent higher than the jail’s maximum capacity. 
     
    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.
  • Officials side against wind farm

    Fulton County Commissioners on Monday took a bold stance against commercial wind energy development in the county, leaving a company’s plans for a three-county wind farm unclear. 
    Commissioners Bryan Lewis and Rick Ranstead unanimously agreed to strike all language pertaining to commercial wind energy conversion systems from the county’s zoning ordinance. Their decision was met with boisterous applause from a large turnout of citizens opposed to a wind farm proposal by Renewable Energy Systems, or RES.

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

  • The Sentinel encourages residents to visit and shop at local businesses on Small Business Saturday and encourages businesses to take advantage of American Express’s shop small promotion.

    The eighth Small Business Saturday is Nov. 25. The annual celebration was founded by American Express in 2010 and is held each year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving to encourage all Americans to support independent businesses across the country, from their neighborhood cafe to the drug store down the street.

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

Fawn nibbles [10-24-17]
A fawn nibbles south of Rochester, Indiana.
Akron Opera House Demo [10-04-17]
Akron Opera House Demolition on October 3, 2017.
Youth League Baseball [04-25-09]
Parade and Youth League Baseball.
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
  • Jerry Bradley, 62, Rochester, died Tuesday at Elkhart Hospice House. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
     
  • Gertrude A. Hiers, 87, Mexico, died Monday at home.
    Survivors include her husband, Melvin; three daughters, Trudi Gibson, Terre Haute, Becky Lutz, Peru, and Kim Deardorff, Rossville; and one sister, Erma Bowyer, Peru.
    Her funeral service is 5 p.m. Friday at Peru Church of the Brethren. Visitation is 1-5 p.m. Friday at the church. Arrangements are handled by McClain Funeral Home.
  • Ramona Irene Dant
    Ramona Irene Dant, 86, South Bend, died Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017 at The Hearth at Juday Creek, Granger. 
  • Margaret R. Vanderheyden, 98, formerly of Rochester, died Monday at Vasona Creek Healthcare Center, Los Gatos, Calif. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.
     
  • Debra K.M. Cornelison

    Debra Kay Miller Cornelison, 51, Perrysburg, passed away at 6:50 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 18, 2017, at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru.

    Born Sept. 2, 1966, in Logansport, she was the daughter of Larry G. and Sonja K. Opple Miller. On Sept. 22, 2003, in Peru, she was married to Claude Russell Cornelison Jr., and he survives.

  • Betty J. Kulchar

    Betty J. Kulchar (nee Cannon), 76, of Hammond, IN, passed away peacefully after a courageous battle with cancer, on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017. She was surrounded by her family, in a house filled with love. She touched many lives and was loved by all who had the pleasure of meeting her.

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