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Saturday, June 23, 2018
The Rochester Sentinel
  • IN HONOR

    America’s Run for the Fallen, part of Honor and Remember, which pays tribute to those who died as a result of the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, came to Fulton County Thursday. The group had a ceremony at the Akron Community Center which recognized Gold Star families. From left: Matt Bowman reads about late Staff Sgt. Tyler James Fox, originally from Winamac, as the organization’s founder George Lutz holds the flag, and Indiana Chapter Director Don Finnegan and Fox’s parents Patricia and Tim Fox look on.

    The Sentinel photo/Leah Sander

  • IN MEMORIAM

    IN MEMORIAM America’s Run for the Fallen passed through Fulton County Thursday. Running on West 18th Street into town are, from left: Kirk Robinson, Matt Bowman, Kristen Smith, Steve Weinrich, Sam Hartman, Mike Murphy and Frank Murphy. The run is from Fort Irwin, California, to Arlington National Cemetery, 6,000 miles and 19 states. It started April 7 and is to finish Aug. 5.

    The Sentinel photo/Shelby Lopez

  • A VIEW FROM BELOW

    A VIEW FROM BELOW Bryan Benn, R&R Visual, performs a video camera inspection of a Monroe Street storm drain Monday to prepare for a summerlong water main line replacement project between 14th and 18th streets.

    The Sentinel photo/Shelby Lopez

    
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Top Stories

  • Repaving of three city-owned parking lots is slated to begin Tuesday.

    The parking lot at the southwest corner of Seventh and Madison streets and the lot east of the former Rochester fire station will be closed to traffic for approximately two weeks, according to a letter sent to downtown businesses from Rochester Mayor Ted Denton.

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

Saturday, June 23, 2018 12:00 AM

“Question: If you were IHSAA commissioner for a day and could make one change, what would it be?”

Kyle Neddenriep, the high school sports reporter for the Indianapolis Star, asked this question on Twitter. More than one change came to mind, the length of which would fit longer than a tweet.

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

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  • Repaving of three city-owned parking lots is slated to begin Tuesday.

    The parking lot at the southwest corner of Seventh and Madison streets and the lot east of the former Rochester fire station will be closed to traffic for approximately two weeks, according to a letter sent to downtown businesses from Rochester Mayor Ted Denton.

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

  • Ramco Supply and Pike Lumber Co., both planning substantial expansions, are receiving tax abatements.
    The Fulton County Council gave the OK Tuesday.
    Ramco Supply plans to invest $1.35 million for a new production building on its 20-acre property at 4572 N. Old U.S. 31. The company, specializing in post frame building needs, has been manufacturing metal siding and roofing there since 2009. It also supplies windows, doors, sliding door track and lumber.

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

  • JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Cryptologic Technician 1st Class Tori M. (DuBois) Barnhart, a native of Rochester, currently serves as an instructor at Information Warfare Training Command Virginia Beach, Learning Site, Jacksonville, Fla.
    She enlisted in the United States Navy in June 2009, and following completion of basic training at Recruit Training Command Great Lakes, she reported to Naval Technical Training Center, Pensacola, Fla., completing her cryptologic technician’s training. She has since qualified as an enlisted information, surface, and air warfare specialist.

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

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Rochester Mayor Ted Denton gives his 2018 State of the City Address. Part 2 of 3.
2018 State of the City Address (Part 1 of 3) [1-31-18]
Rochester Mayor Ted Denton gives his 2018 State of the City Address. Part 1 of 3.
  • “Question: If you were IHSAA commissioner for a day and could make one change, what would it be?”

    Kyle Neddenriep, the high school sports reporter for the Indianapolis Star, asked this question on Twitter. More than one change came to mind, the length of which would fit longer than a tweet.

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

  • NBA
    NEW YORK (AP) — Only eight years after playing basketball for the first time, Deandre Ayton is the No. 1 pick in the NBA draft.
    The Phoenix Suns made the long-expected move official on Thursday night, taking the Arizona center with the top overall pick. He’s the first Arizona player to go No. 1 in the draft; Mike Bibby was No. 2 in 1998 and Derrick Williams was No. 2 in 2011.

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

  • From the day he was born, Brian Jennings was part of a basketball family. And finally he has his own varsity basketball team.
    While assuming the helm of the Rochester girls basketball program makes him a first-time head coach, there have been a lot of experiences leading up to it.
    From the time he learned to play with his brothers to the day he saw his stepdaughter win a state championship, from watching his niece win Miss Basketball to watching his daughter play at Bremen, from assistant coaching experience to starting his own travel team, Jennings is a basketball lifer.

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

  • James E. Mooney, 78, Rochester, died Thursday at home.

    Survivors include his wife, Nancy, Rochester; a daughter, Kim McGlothin, Rochester; two sons, John Mooney and Jeff Mooney, both of Rochester; and his sister, Cleda Janke, Greenwood.

     
  • Eddie Joe ‘Ed’ Walters

    June 18, 1937 – June 19, 2018

    Mr. Eddie Joe “Ed” Walters, 81, went home to be with his Lord and Savior unexpectedly Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Durham, N.C.

  • James Mooney, 78, Rochester, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
  • Howard D. Smith

    Nov. 25, 1939 – June 19, 2018

    Howard D. Smith, 78, Kewanna, passed away at 12:04 p.m. Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in the emergency room of Logansport Memorial Hospital.

    Howard was born on Nov. 25, 1939, in Fulton County, to the late John H. and Golda E. (Kirk) Smith.

  • Richard Dale ‘Dick’ Smith Jr.

    Oct. 14, 1950 – June 17, 2018

    Mr. Richard Dale “Dick” Smith Jr., 67, Rochester, passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018, at his residence.

    On Oct. 14, 1950, Dick was born in Rochester to Richard Dale Sr. and Viola Mae Reeser Smith. Growing up, he shared his childhood with two sisters.

  • Susan E. Stoner, 69, Lakewood, Colo., died April 30, 2018, at home.

    Survivors include her two sisters, Jane Conrad, Peru, and Linda Miller, Logansport; and one brother, Bryan Stoner, Pleasant Hill, Mo.

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