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Friday, February 15, 2019
The Rochester Sentinel
  • ONE BOOK, ONE SCHOOL

    ONE BOOK, ONE SCHOOL Riddle Elementary School faculty and students gathered in the gymnasium Thursday morning to kick off a new reading program called One Book One School. Faculty and students will be reading “The Wild Robot,” by Peter Brown together. Students hold up their copies of the book.

    The Sentinel photo/Tyra Bahney

  • FOR THEM

    FOR THEM The M.A.X Strong Foundation, named after, from left, Mason Ingle, Alivia Stahl and Xzavier Ingle, works to increase school bus safety and provide cameras to mount on school bus stop arms. The three siblings share a light-hearted moment at a restaurant. They were struck by a vehicle and killed Oct. 30, 2018, as they were crossing Indiana 25 to board their school bus.

    Photo provided

  • E-LEARNING

    E-LEARNING Tuesday was an e-learning day for Rochester Community Schools students due to inclement weather. Jaxon Petrulak, 6, does math problems at his kitchen table as a part of his e-learning work.

    The Sentinel photo/Tyra Bahney

  • PEN, BRUSH AND NEEDLE

    PEN, BRUSH AND NEEDLE The works of Patty and husband Dale Pace are on display at the Fulton County Public Library. The exhibit includes Dale’s watercolor paintings and pen and ink pieces and Patty’s quilts. Angel Jewell, 12, examines the pattern in one of the quilts.

    The Sentinel photo/Tyra Bahney

    
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  • Riddle Elementary School students and staff are coming together in a big way.
    Principal Luke Biernacki announced during a school convocation Thursday students will be joined by faculty in reading “The Wild Robot” by Peter Brown for a new program called One Book, One School.

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

Friday, February 15, 2019 5:00 AM

BOYS SWIMMING
WARSAW — Rochester’s Mason Beall broke the school record in the 100 freestyle and also qualified for the finals in the 200 and 500 freestyles at the Warsaw sectional preliminaries Thursday.
Beall swam the opening leg of the 400 freestyle relay, the final event of the meet. He swam his leg in 48.82 seconds. The previous school record was 49.28 seconds set by Lance Musgrave in 1982.

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

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  • Riddle Elementary School students and staff are coming together in a big way.
    Principal Luke Biernacki announced during a school convocation Thursday students will be joined by faculty in reading “The Wild Robot” by Peter Brown for a new program called One Book, One School.

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

  • On Oct. 30, 2018, Michael Schwab and Brittany and Shane Ingle lost their three grandchildren and children respectively.
    Twins Mason and Xzavier Ingle, 6, and Alivia Stahl, 9, were killed when they were hit by a Toyota Tacoma pickup truck driven by Alyssa Shepherd, 24, Rochester. They were crossing Indiana 25 from their home at River Park Properties to board their Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. bus.

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

  • Tippecanoe Valley School Corp. welcomed Deputy Rick Shepherd, its new school resource officer, on Monday.
    Shepherd is no stranger to Tippecanoe Valley as he is a 1986 Tippecanoe Valley High school graduate. After high school, Shepherd received an Associate of Applied Science degree and played basketball for Joliet Junior College in Illinois.

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

Donnelly, in Farewell Address, Calls on the Senate to do the Bipartisan Work Necessary to Solve the Big Problems Facing the Nation
Washington, D.C. – Today, on the floor of the United States Senate, Senator Joe Donnelly gave his farewell address, marking the final time he will give remarks in the Senate before his term of office expires in early January. In addition to thanking Hoosiers for giving him the opportunity to represent them, Donnelly called on his Senate colleagues to do the bipartisan work necessary to address the significant challenges facing our nation.
U.S. Senate Debate, Oct. 30, 2018
U.S. Senate Debate
Oct 8th, 2018 U.S. Senate 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
  • BOYS SWIMMING
    WARSAW — Rochester’s Mason Beall broke the school record in the 100 freestyle and also qualified for the finals in the 200 and 500 freestyles at the Warsaw sectional preliminaries Thursday.
    Beall swam the opening leg of the 400 freestyle relay, the final event of the meet. He swam his leg in 48.82 seconds. The previous school record was 49.28 seconds set by Lance Musgrave in 1982.

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

  • BOYS BASKETBALL
    NAPPANEE — Ben Vincent scored 12 of his game-high 20 points in the fourth quarter, and Trent Edwards added 11 to give the NorthWood boys basketball team a 51-45 win over Tippecanoe Valley at the Panther Pit Wednesday.
    Tanner Trippiedi scored 15, Parkur Dalrymple had 13, and Cam Parker had nine while holding Edwards under his 13-point-per-game average on defense.

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

  • Boys basketball
    The following boys basketball games scheduled for Tuesday were postponed due to inclement weather:
    • The Triton-Rochester game has been rescheduled for Saturday. Start time is 1 p.m./2:30 p.m. (JV/Varsity) at RHS. Mini cheer camp will also be held.

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

  • Danny D. Cornett, 56, rural North Manchester, died Wednesday at Parkview hospital, Fort Wayne. Arrangements are pending at Earl-Love Funeral Home.
  • Devon L. Utter, 71, Rochester, died Wednesday at Woodlawn Hospital. Arrangements are pending at Zimmerman Bros. Funeral Home.
  • Arlene Kitchel, 87, Rochester, died Wednesday. Arrangements are pending at Good Family Funeral Home.
  • Kevin Owens
    Kevin Owens left this earth after a valiant battle with cancer on Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, at the age of 62.
  • Toby L. Hughes, 75, Huntington, died Saturday at home.
    Survivors include his sons, Lonnie Hughes, Syracuse, Richard D. Hughes, Decatur, and David A. Hughes, North Webster; his brothers, William Hughes, Rochester, and Glen E. Hughes, Mentone; and his sisters, Betty Collins, Winona Lake, Brinda K. Bocook, Claypool, and Linda L. Evans, Silver Lake.
    His funeral service is 11 a.m. Thursday at McKee Mortuary, 1401 Indiana 114 West, North Manchester. Visitation is 3-8 p.m. Wednesday and one hour prior to the service Thursday, both at the funeral home.
  • Henrietta A. Holcomb, 86, Rochester, died Wednesday at Woodlawn Hospital.
    Survivors include a daughter, Brenda Conner, Rochester; a son, Douglas Holcomb, Rochester; and a brother, Lawrence Allen, Prescott, Ariz.
    A private family service was Monday at Good Family Funeral Home.
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