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Monday, April 23, 2018
The Rochester Sentinel
  • 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

  • DECORATED

    DECORATED U.S. Army Sgt. Brandon Dubois wears, on his left chest, the Joint Service Commendation Medal for Valor.

    Photo provided

  • LARGEST DONATION

    LARGEST DONATION Greg Loving, left, of Rochester Metal Products, accepts Fulton County United Way’s largest donation from industry award from United Way board member Todd Van Sickel Wednesday.

    The Sentinel photo/Shelby Lopez

    
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  • 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.

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  • 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.

  • Sheriff’s report
    Churches and other places of worship in Fulton County are being given the opportunity to receive active shooter training.

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

  • A Macy man accused of attempted murder and aggravated battery pleaded guilty in Fulton Circuit Court.
    Forty-six-year-old DeWayne C. VanAlstine Jr. agreed to plead guilty to attempted murder, a Level 1 felony, as part of a deal that dismisses an additional charge of aggravated battery.

    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.
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Rochester Mayor Ted Denton gives his 2018 State of the City Address. Part 1 of 3.
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  • SYRACUSE — It’s safe to say that Rochester sophomore Maci Brown has got the hang of hitting left-handed.

    Brown had four hits, including a homer and two doubles, to help lead the RHS softball team to a 14-7 win over South Bend Clay in the consolation game of the Wawasee Invitational Saturday. That came after she went 3-for-3 in a 12-2 loss in five innings against Whitko in the first round.

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

  • SOFTBALL
    WALTON — Jacey Grimm threw a four-hit shutout, and Brook Nelson drove in the game’s only run with an RBI double in the bottom of the third inning to lead the host Lewis Cass softball team to a 1-0 win over sectional Rochester Friday.

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

  • Baseball
    Maconaquah 7, Tippecanoe Valley 4 (Wednesday): Drew Hartman had a double and two RBIs, but the visiting Vikings lost their Three Rivers Conference opener to Maconaquah Wednesday.

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

  • 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.

  • June 5, 1953 – April 19, 2018

    Allan Dale Yeazel, 64, Rochester, passed away at 2:20 p.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018, at his brother’s residence in Rochester.

    He was born on June 5, 1953, in Mishawaka, the son of Irvin and Lorraine (Pfaller) Yeazel. On June 9, 2000, in Plymouth, he married Terry (Johnson) Swanson and she survives.

  • Allan D. Yeazel, 64, Rochester, died Thursday at his brother’s home in Rochester.
    Survivors include his wife, Terry Yeazel, Rochester; his children, Tony Yeazel, Elkhart, and Luke Yeazel, Elkhart; his sisters, Karen Yeazel, Rochester, and Susan Richardson, Roann; and his brothers, Stephen Yeazel, Warsaw, Dennis Yeazel, Rochester, and Randy Yeazel.
    His funeral service is 2 p.m. Tuesday at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home, Rochester. Visitation is noon-2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. 
  • Jessie Gene Ousley Sr.
    Jessie Gene Ousley Sr., 62, passed away in his Athens home on Friday, April 20, 2018, at 2:55 a.m.  
    Jessie was born on March 21, 1956, in Prestonsburg, Ky., to Warren Ousley Sr. and Fannie (Rose) Ousley.
    He attended Akron schools and spent most of his adult life in the Akron and Rochester areas.
  • Raymon Giles, 89, Fort Wayne, and formerly of rural Akron, died Tuesday at The Hearth at Sycamore Village Assisted Living, Fort Wayne.
    Survivors include his wife, Marie Giles, Fort Wayne; his daughter, Renee Knee, Akron; and his son, Tod Giles, Warsaw.
    His funeral service is 2 p.m. Friday at Hartzler Funeral Home. Visitation is 1-2 p.m. Friday at the funeral home.
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