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Thursday, July 19, 2018
The Rochester Sentinel
  • 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

  • SMASH ’EM UP

    A cluster of vehicles maneuvers around each other and the mud during Saturday’s Fulton County 4-H Fair demolition derby. The grandstands were packed for the annual event.

    Photo provided

    
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Top Stories

  • 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.

Wednesday, July 18, 2018 5:00 AM

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.

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  • 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.

  • Fulton County officials hoped a concrete and limestone renovation project at the Fulton County Courthouse would be underway by now. However, the project is two months behind and the estimated cost of the work has come as a bit of a shock.
    The Fulton County Council on Tuesday gave IT and Maintenance Director Josh Sriver the go-ahead to have bid documents for the project prepared by an architecture firm. Depending on bids, the council will decide whether to move forward this year.

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

  • Rochester Middle School Principal Oscar Haughs keeps his job.
    The school board, on a 5-2 vote with Sandy Tyler and Rick Smail opposed, approved Monday a disciplinary plan for Haughs, who was arrested June 28 on a charge of driving a motorboat while intoxicated.

    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.
  • 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.

  • In the final part of our recognition of the top spring sports student-athletes in the area, we now present the All-Sentinel track teams.

    We had five area athletes make state this spring. Rochester’s Kelsey Tyler and North Miami’s Faith White made the girls state meet, and Rochester’s Thomas Rohr and Tippecanoe Valley’s Dakota Parker and Jameson Baker made the boys meet.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.
  • Kenneth R. Melton Sr., 89, Copemish, Mich., died Tuesday.
  • Robert D. Dittman, 51, North Manchester, and formerly of Rochester, died Wednesday at Memorial Hospital, South Bend. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.
  • Marjorie Lee  Musselman Tomson
    Marjorie Lee Musselman Tomson, 96, Denver, passed away at 6:50 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 2018, at her residence.
  • Ralph Dean Brown
    Ralph Dean Brown, 82, rural Denver, passed away at 1:31 p.m. on Monday, July 16, 2018, at his residence.
  • Steven R. Howard, 47, Delong, died Friday at St. Joseph Health System, Plymouth Medical Center.
    Survivors include two sisters, Stephanie Russell, Leiters Ford, and Katy Dunn, Delong.
    A memorial visitation will be from 4-8 p.m. Friday at the Delong Gospel Lighthouse. Arrangements are handled by McClain Funeral Home.
  • Jim Fouts, 58, Mexico, died Monday at home.
    Survivors include his wife, Lee Ann Fouts, Mexico; three sons, Brandon Fouts, Warsaw, Lucas Fouts, Wakarusa, and Kyle Fouts, Kokomo; and his sisters, Tammy Burnsworth, Wabash, and Susan Kulla, Mexico.
    A memorial visitation is 2-6 p.m. Friday at the Mexico Church of the Brethren, followed by a memorial service. Arrangements are handled by McClain Funeral Home.
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