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Friday, March 22, 2019
The Rochester Sentinel
  • STOP, MEASURE TIME

    STOP, MEASURE TIME Rochester Street Department is cleaning up stop signs and adding east and west directions to the signs along the downtown area. Shawn Rensberger, left, and Gray Lawson measure the height of the sign at East 10th and Main Streets.

    The Sentinel photo/Tyra Bahney

  • TEEN OASIS

    TEEN OASIS It was a rainy first day of spring Wednesday, but that didn’t stop the fun at the Teen Oasis room at the Fulton County Public Library. From left – Lenora Miller, Nikolas Prathaftakis, Emma Spradling and Leah Miller play “Mario Party 6” while Gabe Kerr and Bobby Jewell play the card game Magic: The Gathering at the table behind them.

    The Sentinel photo/Tyra Bahney

  • X MARKS THE SPOT

    X MARKS THE SPOT Ross Burdge, foreground, marks a spot where cover crops are planted on a Lake Manitou watershed map Monday while his wife, Priscilla, looks on. They attended a meeting about a watershed study that will happen over the summer and fall.

    The Sentinel photo/Christina M. Seiler

  • DIG IT UP

    DIG IT UP John Weaver, left, and Wyatt Seyring, right, of HIS Constructors Inc. dig a trench near Clayton Street Monday as part of the East Fourth Street reconstruction project.

    The Sentinel photo/Tyra Bahney

    
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Top Stories

  • A sentencing hearing is slated April 8 for 38-year-old Michael P. Miller, who has pleaded guilty to robbing Rochester’s Lake City Bank.
    Miller’s attorney Cindi Andrews and Fulton County Prosecutor Mike Marrs submitted a plea agreement Feb. 25 in Fulton Circuit Court. Under the agreement, Miller pleaded guilty to one Level 5 felony count of robbery. An additional count of possession of methamphetamine, a Level 6 felony, will be dismissed. Also, the state is not to seek habitual offender status, which would carry an extended sentence if convicted.

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

Friday, March 22, 2019 5:00 AM

COLLEGE BASKETBALL
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dedric Lawson had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Kansas dominated inside for an 87-53 rout over Northeastern on Thursday in the opening round of the Midwest Region.
The fourth-seeded Jayhawks (26-9) had a notable size advantage inside and used it, outscoring the Huskies 50-16 in the paint while grabbing 17 more rebounds.

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

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  • A sentencing hearing is slated April 8 for 38-year-old Michael P. Miller, who has pleaded guilty to robbing Rochester’s Lake City Bank.
    Miller’s attorney Cindi Andrews and Fulton County Prosecutor Mike Marrs submitted a plea agreement Feb. 25 in Fulton Circuit Court. Under the agreement, Miller pleaded guilty to one Level 5 felony count of robbery. An additional count of possession of methamphetamine, a Level 6 felony, will be dismissed. Also, the state is not to seek habitual offender status, which would carry an extended sentence if convicted.

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

  • Fulton Economic Development Corp. will receive the full amount of 2019 funding it requested from the county.
    The Fulton County Council on Tuesday decided to fund FEDCO for another six months, July 1-Dec. 31, at a cost of $53,763. In mid-January, the council agreed to sign a contract for services through June only.

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

  • Fulton County Sheriff Chris Sailors announced at commissioners’ meeting Monday the number of guaranteed beds at Miami County Jail for people arrested on Fulton County charges will be halved.
    The interlocal agreement has been in effect for nearly a year and was entered into by Fulton County officials seeking to address jail overcrowding. Under the agreement, the county is billed $40 per inmate per day, which amounts to $438,000 per year.

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

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
Father Daughter Dance [2-20-18]
A group of girls dancing during the Fulton County Father Daughter Dance.
2018 State of the City Address (Part 3 of 3) [1-31-18]
Rochester Mayor Ted Denton gives his 2018 State of the City Address. Part 3 of 3
  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL
    SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dedric Lawson had 25 points and 11 rebounds, and Kansas dominated inside for an 87-53 rout over Northeastern on Thursday in the opening round of the Midwest Region.
    The fourth-seeded Jayhawks (26-9) had a notable size advantage inside and used it, outscoring the Huskies 50-16 in the paint while grabbing 17 more rebounds.

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

  • COLLEGE BASKETBALL
    WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Matt Painter keeps demonstrating how stylish traditional college basketball can be.
    His best Purdue teams have won with balanced scoring, strong rebounding and solid defense. He captured the 2017 Big Ten title by playing through the post and earned a share of this year’s regular-season championship because of a strong backcourt. And in a landscape where leaving early for the NBA has become all the rage, Painter has chiseled out his success with a cast of familiar names and an old-school principles.

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

  • After a devastating loss to Ohio State in the Big Ten Tournament in Chicago Thursday, Indiana University men’s basketball coach Archie Miller sat at a table on a podium at the United Center and answered questions for about eight minutes along with players Juwan Morgan and Devonte Green.
    Morgan answered one question. Green wasn’t asked a question. They both left.

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

  • Thomas ‘Tommy’ Albert Bauer
    Thomas “Tommy” Albert Bauer, 77, Rochester, passed away at 3 p.m. on St. Joseph’s Day, Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at Dukes Memorial Hospital, Peru.
  • Carole Florian, 85, Charleston, S.C., and formerly of Rochester, died Thursday at home. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
  • John E. Kuhn, 81, Rochester, died Wednesday at North Woods Village, Fort Wayne.
    Survivors include a daughter, Kathy Kuhn, Roanoke; a son, Jerry Kuhn, Russiaville; and a brother, Larry Kuhn, Florida.
    His celebration of life is 11 a.m. Monday at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 1-4 p.m. Sunday and one hour prior to the service Monday at the funeral home.
  • John E. Kuhn, 81, Rochester, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
  • John D. Harrison, 79, Rochester, died Wednesday at Life Care Center of Rochester. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
  • Alberta L. Davis
    Alberta L. Davis, 91, passed away on March 17, 2019. She was a resident of Colorado Springs, Colo., for 27 years and a former resident of The Orme School, Mayer, Ariz., and Claypool. Alberta was a teacher and college counselor for many years. She was a graduate of Rochester High School in 1945 and Ball State University in 1950, Muncie, with both bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
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