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Tuesday, January 15, 2019
The Rochester Sentinel
  • IT'S SNOW PROBLEM

    IT’S SNOW PROBLEM Colton Black, 9, snowboards down the Rochester sledding hill Monday after school. The weekend’s snow brought the first real opportunity this winter for fun at the hill. Next chance for snow is Thursday, at 50 percent. More weather: Page 2.

    The Sentinel photo/Tyra Bahney

  • GOTCHA

    Rochester Community School Corp. buses are being equipped with stop arm cameras. The small cameras are at waist height and will record traffic coming from both directions. The camera is located at the bottom right.

    The Sentinel photo/Tyra Bahney

  • NATIVITY MAKERS

    NATIVITY MAKERS The 1954 edition of Rochester High School’s Manitou Ripples provides the following information: “Under the direction of Miss Donna Hall, the Art Club has completed another busy year. In co-operation with the shop class, the club again erected the Nativity Scene on the Court House Lawn. This scene has attracted much attention from passing motorists and has brought the true spirit of Christmas to all who view it.” Seated: D. Hill, vice-president; K. Patterson, treasurer; S. Richardson, historian; J. Haskett, president; M. Hunneshagen, secretary; Miss Hall. Second row: L. Louderback; P. Warran; J. Sampsel; J. Rogers; P. McCall; P. Thompson; B. Harvell; S. Leiter; S. McFall; C. Steininger; N. Sissel; S. Jernigan; B. Leavell; S. Ogle; S. Miller; S. Warren. Third row: S. Onstott; B. Warren; B. Myers; B. Howard; J. Hill; B. Davis; C. Lasater; V. Richter; B. Kindig. According to Fulton County Historian Shirley Willard, S. Ogle in this photo, the art club and shop class made the Nativity over two years with lifesize figures and animals.

    Photo provided

  • LOOK DOWN

    LOOK DOWN Boar’s Head Barbershop, previously located at 528 Main St., recently moved to its new location at 720 Main St. Matt Frank gives Kaisor Storey’s hair a trim Thursday. A few feet away, barber Seth Manns was cutting a child’s hair.

    The Sentinel photo/Tyra Bahney

    
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Top Stories

  • U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind., announced recent staff changes on Monday for her Washington, D.C., and Mishawaka offices.
    Ben Falkowski recently departed as chief of staff after more than six years.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.
Tuesday, January 15, 2019 5:00 AM

Boys basketball
Rochester (5-7) at Caston (3-7), 6 p.m./7:30 p.m. (JV/Varsity): RHS will try to end their four-game losing streak against a Caston team that they have beaten three straight years.
This is just Caston’s second game in the last 18 days.

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

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  • U.S. Rep. Jackie Walorski, R-Ind., announced recent staff changes on Monday for her Washington, D.C., and Mishawaka offices.
    Ben Falkowski recently departed as chief of staff after more than six years.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.
  • Eastern Pulaski is on a 2-hour delay and Rochester, Caston and North Miami schools are closed today. The Tippecanoe Valley High School girls basketball game for tonight has been rescheduled for tomorrow.
  • Rochester Community Schools has purchased 11 bus stop arm cameras and has five to go.

    There are three cameras on each bus. One is mounted on the windshield of the bus and points forward into traffic. The other two are at waist-height on the outside of the bus near the storage compartments. They face both in front and behind the bus.

    The cameras will record all directions during the time a bus’s stop arm is activated.

    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.
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  • Boys basketball
    Rochester (5-7) at Caston (3-7), 6 p.m./7:30 p.m. (JV/Varsity): RHS will try to end their four-game losing streak against a Caston team that they have beaten three straight years.
    This is just Caston’s second game in the last 18 days.

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

  • The Tippecanoe Valley senior duo of Cameron Parker and Wes Melanson came up clutch against Rochester Friday.

    Parker scored 15 points, and Melanson added a career-high 12 for the visiting Vikings in a 63-56 overtime win over the Zebras at the RHS gym. Tanner Trippiedi added 11, and Jalen Shepherd had nine. Parker and Shepherd combined for 11 of valley’s 14 overtime points.

    Brady Perez scored 15, Alex Ahnafield had 11, and Kalvary Lingenfelter had 10 for RHS. Lingenfelter might have been one of the heroes for RHS after he drained 3-pointers on consecutive possessions to tie the game 49-49 with two minutes left.

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

  • BOYS BASKETBALL
    Cameron Parker scored seven of his team-high 15 points in overtime, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 3:12 left, to lead three players in double figures as the Tippecanoe Valley boys basketball team outlasted Rochester 63-56 and earned a Three Rivers Conference road win Friday.
    Wes Melanson scored a career-high 12 points, and Tanner Trippiedi had 11 for Valley, who improved to 7-6 overall and 4-0 in the TRC. Elsewhere Friday, Wabash beat Manchester 67-51 to hand the Squires their first conference loss.

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

  • Larry L. Floor, 82, Akron, died Monday at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. Arrangements are pending at Hartzler Funeral Home.
  • Carol J. Azbell, 85, North Vernon, died Sunday at Columbus Regional Health hospital, Columbus.
  • William Paul Gilbreath
    William Paul Gilbreath, 51, Rochester, passed away at 7:21 p.m. Friday, Jan. 11, 2019, at his residence.
  • Michelle M. Styles

    July 21, 1995 – Jan. 10, 2019

    Michelle Marie Styles, 23, Rochester, passed away at 3:25 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 10, 2019, at Methodist Hospital, Indianapolis.

    She was born on July 21, 1995, in Rochester, the daughter of Robert Styles Jr. and Heather (Herrell) Montelongo.

  • Leo E. Pruitt Jr., 53, Warsaw, and formerly of Silver Lake, died Saturday at Mason Health and Rehabilitation Center, Warsaw.

    Survivors include his father, Leo Edward Pruitt Sr., Macy; son, Dustin Pruitt, Goshen; and daughters, Brittany Pruitt, New Paris, Ashley O’Banion, Goshen, Courtney Pruitt and Paige Pruitt, both of Sliver Lake.

  • William P. Gilbreath, 51, Rochester, died Friday at his residence. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester.

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