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A partial federal shutdown took effect Tuesday because of a budget and Affordable Care Act stalemate in Washington, D.C. How has this affected you? To participate in The Sentinel Poll log on to, scroll down to the left and check the appropriate response, call 223–2111 and ask for Sue or stop by our offices, 118 E. Eighth St., Rochester.

1. – Plenty. I’m a farmer and the Farm Service Agency office is closed.

2. – A little. I know people with civilian jobs with the military who are pretty worried right now.

3. – I’m not sure. I think we’ll have to let it roll on to learn the true effects.

4. – Not at all.

5. – Who cares. Let the baffoons in Washington hang themselves.


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2/15/2013 8:00:00 AM
Talk of the Town

Jam session today

The third Friday Jam in Akron is 7 p.m. today at Akron Community Center.

Anyone may bring their acoustic instrument and sit in on the jam session. Snacks to share are welcomed, as are those who want to just listen.

For more information, call Karen at 574-598-2875.

Genealogy lessons

A free genealogy workshop will be 6-8 p.m. Friday at the at the Fulton County Museum.

Caroline Fultz Jones will be the speaker and show her Bailey family scrapbooks.

Interested persons of all ages are welcome. Special help for members of 4-H and scouts will be available.


The VFW's Sons of the American Legion dinner and Angel Whisper Karaoke are today, not Saturday as stated in an advertisement.

Richland meeting

The Richland Township Association board and officers meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Richland Township Hall at the Fulton County Museum.

Dinner and show

A spaghetti dinner and the Beaver Dam's Got (No) Talent Night, starts at 4:30 p.m. Saturday.

Dinner is served through 6:30 p.m. with the talent show starting at 6:45 p.m. Everyone is invited to enjoy a family night at the church.

Girl Scouts

Girl Scouts set up to sell cookies at local businesses Friday-Sunday. This week, booths are at:

Today - Kroger from 4-8 p.m. and Big R from 5-8 p.m.

Saturday - Goodwill from 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Blockbuster from 5-8 p.m. and Kroger from 9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Sunday - Big R and Kroger from noon-4 p.m.

Akron Fish fry

Akron Lions Club sells fried fish by the pound from 4-6 p.m. Saturday, with a bake sale by the Akron Church of the Brethren.

Turkey shoot

Fulton County Coon Hunters sponsor a turkey shoot at 9 a.m. Sunday at the Coon Hunter's Club, southeast of Leiters Ford.

Holiday closings

The Sentinel business office is closed Monday and there is no newspaper in observance of President's Day.

All city and county offices are closed, as well as the Fulton County Public Library.

Business help

A Small Business Development Center counselor will be in Rochester for free, confidential, one-hour counseling sessions on Wednesday.

Those who own or want to start a small business may make an appointment by calling Fulton Economic Development Corp., 223-3326. The counselor can help with business plans, marketing, arranging financing and growth.

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