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Saturday, July 21, 2018
The Rochester Sentinel
  • WATCH AND LEARN

    WATCH AND LEARN From left, David Roe and grandsons Brayden Oliver, 11, and Mason Oliver, 7, practice putting Tuesday at the Round Barn Golf Club at Mill Creek.

    The Sentinel photo/Shelby Lopez

  • ROLL OUT

    ROLL OUT Gabe Faulkner, Central Paving, drives a roller across Fulton’s Aitken Street Wednesday. The company is to repave several roads in Fulton in the next couple days.

    The Sentinel photo/Shelby Lopez

  • ANNIVERSARY POP-UP

    ANNIVERSARY POP-UP Fulton County Community Foundation awarded the Fulton County Public Library a $1,500 pop-up grant, $500 per branch, in honor of the foundation’s 25th anniversary. From left: Foundation board members Dick Belcher, Andy Perkins, Rosie Metzger and Fulton County Public Library Director Andrea Stineback and foundation board members Evan Gottschalk and Nancy Day.

    Photo provided

  • CHILL OUT

    CHILL OUT Kraig Opurt, Edward J. White Inc., South Bend, brazes refrigeration lines inside the chiller at Riddle Elementary School Monday. The school is getting a heating, air-conditioning and ventilation rebuild that’s expected to last well into the school year.

    The Sentinel photo/Shelby Lopez

    
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Top Stories

  • Jillian Kreamer is the new executive director of the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce.
    She begins work Monday.
    Kreamer has a Bachelor of Science in finance and business administration from Grace College, where she graduated cum laude. She spent several years in the financial services and advising industry, collaborating with peers, developing procedures to train new teammates, and expanding her financial knowledge through continued education courses, a Chamber press release says.

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

Friday, July 20, 2018 5:00 AM

Sisters Cailyn, Caily and Carly Bolser and teammate Adi Hartley have all transferred from North Miami, The Sentinel learned Thursday.
The Bolser sisters will transfer to Mississinewa. Hartley will matriculate at Kokomo.
Cailyn Bolser, who is 6-2 and will be a senior, has already verbally committed to Ball State for volleyball and can sign a letter of intent in November.
Caily Bolser, who is 6-3 and will be a junior, has received multiple Division I basketball offers.
Carly Bolser will be a freshman this fall.
Hartley was a middle hitter in volleyball and a wing in basketball.

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

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  • Jillian Kreamer is the new executive director of the Fulton County Chamber of Commerce.
    She begins work Monday.
    Kreamer has a Bachelor of Science in finance and business administration from Grace College, where she graduated cum laude. She spent several years in the financial services and advising industry, collaborating with peers, developing procedures to train new teammates, and expanding her financial knowledge through continued education courses, a Chamber press release says.

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

  • The Rochester Board of Public Works and Safety on Thursday approved the hiring of two full-time firefighters.
    Fire Chief Tom Butler told The Sentinel he was surprised by the board’s decision, as he was only looking to fill one open spot. The vacancy on the Rochester Fire Department was left by Dan Melton, who retired from the department in early April after 29 years of service.
    The works board met in executive session prior to its regular meeting Thursday to interview Brandon Cody, of Mentone, and Jamie Gagnon, of Akron, for the position.

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

  • Caston School Corporation and the Fulton County Sheriff’s Department are working together to hire the first school resource officer for the district.
    Fulton County Sheriff Chris Sailors, Caston Superintendent Cindy Douglass and Caston Junior-Senior High School Principal Chuck Evans attended Tuesday’s Fulton County Council meeting to discuss the arrangement.

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

Live U.S. Senate Republican primary debate
Live U.S. Senate Republican primary 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
2018 State of the City Address (Part 2 of 3) [1-31-18]
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.
  • Sisters Cailyn, Caily and Carly Bolser and teammate Adi Hartley have all transferred from North Miami, The Sentinel learned Thursday.
    The Bolser sisters will transfer to Mississinewa. Hartley will matriculate at Kokomo.
    Cailyn Bolser, who is 6-2 and will be a senior, has already verbally committed to Ball State for volleyball and can sign a letter of intent in November.
    Caily Bolser, who is 6-3 and will be a junior, has received multiple Division I basketball offers.
    Carly Bolser will be a freshman this fall.
    Hartley was a middle hitter in volleyball and a wing in basketball.

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

  • AKRON — The Rochester 10-and-under baseball All-Stars defeated NorthWood 13-2 in four innings at AYL Field Monday to capture the Town and Country semistate title.
    The win completed a 4-0 run through the semistate. Rochester earlier beat Pioneer 10-5, Bremen 13-0 and North Miami 5-1 to reach the finals of the double-elimination tournament.

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

  • Eagles No. 852 tourney results (Saturday): The team of Kavan Hoff, Ken Hoff, Rob Sawyer and Mason Heyde won the Eagles No. 852 Golf Scholarship Tournament at Round Barn Golf Club at Mill Creek Saturday. The foursome shot a 51 and won by six strokes over the team of Austin Shepherd, Mike Bennett, Korbin Bennett and Bob Schoen.
    Tom Miller, Tom Sawyer, Ryan Miller and Andrew Miller shot a 58 and finished third.

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

  • Ralph E. Brown, 56, formerly of Rochester, died July 12, 2018, in Texas. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
  • Lois R. Crull, 86, formerly of Leiters Ford, died Thursday at Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
  • Ann M. Fortney, 65, Rochester, died Saturday at Woodlawn Hospital, Rochester.
    Survivors include her husband, J.C. Fortney; and two daughters, Emily Izzardbawks, Escondido, Calif., and Amy Pangborn, Marathon, Wis.
    No service is scheduled at this time. Arrangements are handled by Good Family Funeral Home.
  • Larry S. Wilson, 67, Mexico, died Wednesday at the Center for Hospice and Palliative Care, Elkhart.
    Survivors include his daughter, Stephanie L. Hostetler, Macy; one brother, Mick Wilson, Rochester; and one sister, Billie Hoover, Peru.
    Military rites will be conducted at 3 p.m. Saturday at McClain Funeral Home, Denver. Visitation follows the rites from 3-6 p.m. at the funeral home.
  • Robert Dean Dittman
    Robert Dean Dittman, 51, Peabody Retirement Community, North Manchester, and longtime Rochester resident, passed away on Wednesday, July 18, 2018, at 2:55 p.m. at Memorial Hospital, South Bend.
  • Kenneth R. Melton Sr., 89, Copemish, Mich., died Tuesday.
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