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Thursday, April 26, 2018
The Rochester Sentinel
  • WHAT’S WHAT?

    WHAT’S WHAT? Fulton County Solid Waste Director Stacy Hart gives Columbia Elementary School second-graders a lesson on what items are recyclable during a Tuesday tour of the waste district’s recycling center.

    The Sentinel photos/Shelby Lopez

  • SENIORS

    SENIORS These Rochester High School seniors earned the top marks in the last grading period, which puts them in the running to be named Sentinel Scholars. From left: Front – Rebecca Long, Maria Hunting, Renae Bickle; back – Evan Cashen, Thomas Rohr.

    The Sentinel photos/Shelby Lopez

  • Walsh receives top honor

    A parks advocate and long-time Rochester festival volunteer is this year’s Fulton County Chamber of Commerce Community Service Award winner.

    Bill Walsh was given the award Saturday at the chamber’s annual Gala at the Akron Community Center. This is the 50th year for the award, which honors a person or persons who make extraordinary contributions to the community, either through volunteerism or their profession, or both, over a number of years.

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

  • READY TO LEARN

    READY TO LEARN Kindergarten teacher Christina Wortley, left, assesses Alivia Carpenter, 5, right, while Delilah Grubbs, 2, center, watches during kindergarten roundup at Columbia Elementary School Wednesday.

    The Sentinel photos/Shelby Lopez

    
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Top Stories

  • With its strong finish at the Tippecanoe Valley Quiz Bowl Conference Tournament, the quiz bowl team from Rochester High School has proved worthy to play on a national stage. 
    On Friday, the team will represent RHS in the 150-team National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ Small School National Championship Tournament in Rosemont, Ill.

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

  • Rochester City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a facade variance for McCords Auto, 431 Main St.
    The request was made by Scott Robinson, who is the new owner of the business – formerly known as Quality Auto.

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

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 12:00 AM

BASEBALL
Tyler Firkus’s two-out RBI single in the top of the 10th inning gave the Maconaquah baseball team a 4-3 win in 10 innings over host Rochester at Bob Copeland Field Tuesday.

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

SENTINEL POLL

Numb to violence?

In recent days there have been mass shootings in Florida and Tennessee. Are you becoming numb to all of this or are you still taken aback by such carnage?


 

  • With its strong finish at the Tippecanoe Valley Quiz Bowl Conference Tournament, the quiz bowl team from Rochester High School has proved worthy to play on a national stage. 
    On Friday, the team will represent RHS in the 150-team National Academic Quiz Tournaments’ Small School National Championship Tournament in Rosemont, Ill.

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

  • Rochester City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved a facade variance for McCords Auto, 431 Main St.
    The request was made by Scott Robinson, who is the new owner of the business – formerly known as Quality Auto.

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

  • The Northern Indiana VA health care system, including the Marion campus, ranks in the bottom third of all veteran health operations in terms of veteran satisfaction. VA officials say improving communication will remedy the problem.
    Each year, the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs ranks each VA system in the nation on a 1 to 5 star rating, with 1 being the worst, 5 being the best.

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

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.
Demolition of the former Nearly New Shop [12-27-17]
Here's a video of the demolition of the former Nearly New Shop, 117 E. Seventh St. Work picked back up today and is expected to take a couple weeks, weather permitting.
  • Willis J. Ogle III, 64, rural Peru, died Tuesday at home. 
    Survivors include his parents, Willis J. and Carol Ogle, Denver; children Tobias J. Ogle, Peru, and Christina Hohrman, Northfield, Minn.; and his sisters, Teresa K. Ogle, Mexico, Loretta H. Rhodes, Peru, and Penny Burgess, Mentone.
    Visitation is 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday at McClain Funeral Home, Denver. 
  • Rick J. Zimmerman, 74, Syracuse, and formerly of Rochester, died Tuesday at home. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home. 
  • Karl H. Hartisch Jr., 70, Rochester, died Saturday at the Marion VA Medical Center.
    Survivors include his wife, Jackie, at home; two daughters, Rebecca Owen, La Fontaine, and Paula Weber, Silver Lake; and two sisters, Nancy Cobb, California, and Carol Pier, Peru.  
    His funeral service is 3 p.m. May 2, 2018, at Good Family Funeral Home. Visitation is 1-3 p.m. May 2, 2018, at the funeral home.
  • David William Buzbee
    Mr. David William Buzbee, 60, Fulton, passed away Saturday, April 21, 2018, at Community Howard Regional Health, Kokomo.
  • David Buzbee, 60, Rochester, died Saturday at Howard Community Hospital in Kokomo. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.

  • Karl H. Hartisch Jr., Rochester, died Saturday at the Marion Veteran’s Administration Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.

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