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Wednesday, October 17, 2018
The Rochester Sentinel
  • Wednesday, October 17, 2018 5:00 AM

    Early voting for the November election is underway and voters in Fulton County can cast in-person absentee ballots at the courthouse. Early voting began Oct. 10 and is available on the third floor of the courthouse. Hours are 8 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. weekdays through Nov. 2. Early voting is also available from 8 a.m.-noon on two Saturdays, Oct. 27 and Nov. 3, at the courthouse and 9 a.m.-1 p.m. the same Saturdays at the Akron Public Library.

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

  • Tuesday, October 16, 2018 5:00 AM

    Five Rochester children participated in their first-ever cooking contest over the weekend.
    Riddle Elementary School fifth-graders Brady Gamble, Lillian Gerald, Avarie Montel, Jacob Schlosser and Chloe Wheadon started practicing in late August for the 4-H Indyouth Food Challenge. It was Saturday at the Indiana State Fairgrounds in Indianapolis and formatted similar to the television show “Chopped.”

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

  • Monday, October 15, 2018 12:00 AM

    DENVER — History was on the Rochester volleyball team’s side against Wabash in the Class 2A, Sectional 37 final at North Miami High School Saturday.

    Rochester came in with 20 sectional titles in school history. Wabash came in with zero.

    It took an epic match to reverse the course of history as Wabash earned a two-hour, sweat-soaked 25-23, 27-29, 25-21, 27-29, 15-11 win that denied the Lady Zs their fourth straight sectional title.

    For the complete story go to: Rochester Sentinel E-Edition.
  • Saturday, October 13, 2018 5:00 AM

    A probable cause affidavit detailing the arrests of five people Oct. 6 has been filed in Fulton Circuit Court.
    The affidavit, prepared by Sgt. Matt Hipsher of the Rochester Police Department, states Julie A. Baker, 21, Rochester, Andrew D. Lefebvre, 19, Fort Wayne, Quentin R. Nichols, 19, Anderson, Ciera K. Sweares, 27, Peru, and Dakota A. Doty, 19, Fort Wayne, were arrested Oct. 6 in connection with the theft of two vehicles and a substantial amount of other stolen property, as well as drug possession.

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

  • Friday, October 12, 2018 5:00 AM

    Rochester resident Bill Wyatt lived nearly three decades of uncertainty.
    Now, he has a new kidney.
    Kidneys are bean-shaped organs that filter out toxins. With polycystic kidney disease, little grapelike cysts grow all over the outside of the kidneys. The cysts can change the shape and size of kidneys. Over time, the cysts begin to disrupt the function of the organs. Eventually, a transplant may be in order.

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

  • Thursday, October 11, 2018 5:00 AM

    Schnabeltier, which already produces approximately 40,000 bottles of wine and 25,000 pounds of cheese a year, is releasing its first beer Friday.
    The 7,500-square-foot facility in Rochester, initially designed specifically for cheese and wine production, has added a unique brewing system which has been in operation for a few months now.

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

  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018 5:00 AM

    By Scott L. Miley
    CNHI Statehouse Bureau
    WESTVILLE — Two of three candidates running for a U.S. Senate seat each blamed the other Monday of playing to party politics in their views on the confirmation of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.
    Incumbent U.S. Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., who voted last weekend against the confirmation, accused Republican challenger Mike Braun of essentially serving as a mouthpiece for President Donald Trump’s nomination of Kavanaugh.

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

  • Tuesday, October 9, 2018 5:00 AM

    The Akron Area Arts League is changing.
    At its annual reception and meeting Thursday, the 11-year-old group announced it will be under the umbrella of The Times Theater Inc. of Rochester, which is working to revamp Rochester’s downtown movie theater into a center for the arts.

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

  • Saturday, October 6, 2018 5:00 AM

    The next Mayor’s walk will be Sunday, October 7 leaving at 2:15 p.m. from the parking lot of the bicycle trail gazebo on Wabash Avenue.
    The walk on Sunday, September 9th, lasted an hour and a half through Manitou Heights (mostly up and down alleys). Five of us took a stroll looking at all aspects of the neighborhoods from conditions of yards, homes, trees in the tree lawn and of course sidewalks.

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

  • Friday, October 5, 2018 5:00 AM

    Rochester High School Principal Adam Strasser resigned unexpectedly, and effective immediately, Wednesday after school.

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

  • Friday, October 5, 2018 5:00 AM

    Dust off that old record player, because The Record Farm is plowing its way into town.
    From jazz to pop, heavy metal to punk rock, The Record Farm wishes to cater its selection of new and used vinyl, CDs and cassettes to its local audience.

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

  • Thursday, October 4, 2018 5:00 AM

    Rochester School Board candidates got to tell voters where they stand on such issues as arming teachers, hiring coaches, teacher pay, Zebra New Tech High School and more Wednesday.
    They participated in a Rochester High School AP government class panel discussion co-sponsored by The Sentinel. Each answered four questions and provided opening and closing statements.

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

  • Thursday, October 4, 2018 5:00 AM

    Riverwood Acres resident Ralph “Moon” Mullins was a underwater demolition team member during World War II, a predecessor to today’s U.S. Navy SEALs.
    The UDT members, or frogmen, were primarily charged with reconnoitering beaches to locate, and destroy if necessary, obstacles natural and man-made that prevented amphibious landings.
    Mullins, age 93, on Saturday will be ceremoniously promoted to the rank of honorary chief petty officer.

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

  • Wednesday, October 3, 2018 5:00 AM

    LAFAYETTE — Twelve priests in the Diocese of Lafayette’s 74-year history likely sexually abused minors, according to a special edition of “The Catholic Moment” published online on Friday.
    The publication of the priests’ names, date of ordination, action taken and current status comes eight days after a man using the pseudonym John Doe filed a civil lawsuit, claiming that Father James Grear sexually abused him in 1982 at a Catholic youth rally at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel in Carmel.

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

  • Amber Alert canceled
    Wednesday, October 3, 2018 12:00 AM

    Rochester City Police are looking for Rodney Howard, 78, Rochester. He is a white, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 298 pounds, has brown hair and brown eyes. Howard was last seen at 2:30 a.m. in Rochester. He is believed to be in extreme danger and may require medical assistance.

    He was last seen driving a red 2013 Ford Escape with Indiana plate RKM370.

    If anyone with information is asked to call the Rochester Police Department at 574-223-3313 or 911.

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