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Sunday, July 21, 2019
The Rochester Sentinel
  • Spacey slime time
    Kyler Ridenour, left, and Maddox Shaffer stir their slime Wednesday during Faith Outreach Center’s To Mars and Beyond vacation Bible school.
  • CENTENARIAN
    Mayor Ted Denton, left, greets Mary Alice Overmyer on July 7, the day before her 100th birthday, at Riverview Community Church. Denton proclaimed July 7 as Mary Alice Overmyer Day in Rochester. Mary Alice worked 16 years as a court recorder and eight as deputy court reporter.
  • Warmth from the heart
    Fulton County Retired Senior Volunteer Program volunteers delivered 110 baby blankets to Riley Children’s Hospital in Indianapolis recently. Most of the blankets were crocheted by the two RSVP volunteers pictured, Joan Ginther, left, and Kathy Isbell, center. On the right is Rochester resident Ashleigh Navarro, who helped deliver the blankets and who was a patient at Riley Hospital as a child several years ago. RSVP volunteer Shirley Gray, not pictured, made some of the blankets. The volunteers spent close to 2,000 hours making the blankets.
  • GRAND EWE
    Mariah Leininger exhibited the grand champion ewe, the champion crossbred, in Monday’s Fulton County 4-H Fair sheep show. Ginger Slisher holds her trophy for her.
    
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Top Stories

  • Even before a new proposal for a school resource officer at Rochester Schools has been finalized, two members of the Fulton County Council have already expressed wanting to change the program’s direction moving forward.

    Fulton County Chris Sailors brought the council up to speed earlier this week on his intention to appoint Skeeter Daugherty as a special deputy so that he may be reinstated as the school corporation’s SRO. He has the authority to do that under state statute, and the action requires no formal approval by county government.

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

Friday, July 19, 2019 12:00 AM
The North Miami Athletic Department will sell All-Sports Passes at a reduced rate at registration next week.

Adult season passes, normally $85, can be purchased for $70. Senior citizen passes have been reduced from $55 to $45.

Passes can be purchased from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, noon-7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and July 26 in the athletic office.

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

SENTINEL POLL

School Songs

Across the county, the eighth-graders who walked out of middle school last week will be walking into high schools in the coming months. Do they know their school songs? Do you? Watch for all the school songs of Fulton County students in an upcoming edition of The Sentinel next week.


 

  • Even before a new proposal for a school resource officer at Rochester Schools has been finalized, two members of the Fulton County Council have already expressed wanting to change the program’s direction moving forward.

    Fulton County Chris Sailors brought the council up to speed earlier this week on his intention to appoint Skeeter Daugherty as a special deputy so that he may be reinstated as the school corporation’s SRO. He has the authority to do that under state statute, and the action requires no formal approval by county government.

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

  • There are new and exciting changes coming to the Tippecanoe Valley School Corporation for the upcoming 2019-2020 school year.

    TVSC has three new programs that will enhance the communication between its district schools, the community, and everyone who uses them. The three new programs are FinalForms, Eventlink, and Skyward.

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

  • Fulton County Commissioners have given Sheriff Chris Sailors their support to appoint Skeeter Daugherty as a special deputy to serve as Rochester Schools’ school resource officer.

    Daugherty has held the position as a paid employee of the school corporation since the program launched roughly five years ago. His arrest powers were granted as a city police department reserve officer; however, that is no longer the case.

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

RMS LIP DUB 2019
Rochester Middle School Lip Dub 2019
Police show new sketch of suspect (with audio and video)
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Authorities on Monday released video of a man suspected of killing two Indiana teenagers two years ago and urged the public to scrutinize the footage, which shows him walking on an abandoned railroad bridge the girls visited while out hiking the day they were slain. The Indiana State Police also released a new sketch of the suspect, which State Police Superintendent Doug Carter said was produced thanks to “new information and intelligence” collected during the investigation into the February 2017 killings of 14-year-old Liberty German and 13-year-old Abigail Williams.
Donnelly, in Farewell Address, Calls on the Senate to do the Bipartisan Work Necessary to Solve the Big Problems Facing the Nation
Washington, D.C. – Today, on the floor of the United States Senate, Senator Joe Donnelly gave his farewell address, marking the final time he will give remarks in the Senate before his term of office expires in early January. In addition to thanking Hoosiers for giving him the opportunity to represent them, Donnelly called on his Senate colleagues to do the bipartisan work necessary to address the significant challenges facing our nation.
U.S. Senate Debate, Oct. 30, 2018
U.S. Senate Debate
Oct 8th, 2018 U.S. Senate Debate
  • The North Miami Athletic Department will sell All-Sports Passes at a reduced rate at registration next week.

    Adult season passes, normally $85, can be purchased for $70. Senior citizen passes have been reduced from $55 to $45.

    Passes can be purchased from 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday, noon-7 p.m. Wednesday, Thursday and July 26 in the athletic office.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.
  • Cubs 5, Reds 2

    CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish finally had a reason to celebrate at Wrigley Field.

    Darvish tossed six innings of two-hit, shutout ball to earn his first win at the iconic ballpark as a Cub and lead Chicago past the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 on Wednesday.

    Kris Bryant and Addison Russell homered for the only hits off Sonny Gray (5-6) as Chicago won for the fifth time in six games.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.
  • To appreciate the big in sports, you have to experience the small.

    In order to play in the World Series, one might first want to excel at the Town & Country level.

    In order to win the Olympic gold medal, it would first probably help to win your local high school meet.

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

  • Robin E. Briggs, 62, Mentone, died Sunday at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw.
  • Roy Hunneshagen, 71, formerly of Rochester, died Wednesday in New York. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
  • Frederick ‘Fred’ Thompson

    Sept. 17, 1934 – July 8, 2019

    Frederick “Fred” Thompson, 84, Rochester, passed away at 4:16 a.m. Monday, July 8, 2019, at Miller’s Merry Manor, Huntington.

    He was born on Sept. 17, 1934, in Cecil, Ohio, to David and Marie (Anspaugh) Thompson.

    In 1958, he married Joann Allendorph. She preceded him in death in 2001. Fred then married Roberta Kabat Brewer on Jan. 29, 2008. She survives.

  • Robin E. Briggs, 62, Mentone, died Sunday at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw. Arrangements are pending at King Memorial Home.
  • Robert L. Malott, 60, Peru, died Friday at home.
  • Teresa Petrosky Wallace

    March 23, 1960 - June 22, 2019

    Teresa Petrosky Wallace, 59, Casper, Wyo., and formerly of Akron, died June 22, 2019, of a massive stroke at the Wyoming Medical Center.

    Teresa was born March 23, 1960, in Rochester, to Rudy and Carolyn “Sue” Lockridge Petrosky.

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