All Newton County area church and worship center pastors and members are invited to Church Safety Workshop Saturday, June 8 from 9 to 11 a.m. at the Government Center in Morocco.

Emergency Medical Services is a vital public service and the members of emergency medical services teams are ready to provide lifesaving care to those in need 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Emergency Medical Services has grown to fill a gap by providing important, out of hospital care, i…

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RENSSELAER — It was a rough way for Rensselaer Central’s six seniors to finish their careers at home, but the Bombers endured a pair of losses to rival North Newton Saturday.


MOROCCO — North Newton completed the Midwest Conference Track title sweep Thursday, as the Spartans won the team title with 179 points. The girls’ team won at home on Tuesday night.


ROME (AP) — Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the president convened the leaders of the anti-establishment 5-Star Movement and the right-wing League in what could be a final consultations, 11 weeks after elections left the country with a hung parliament.


LONDON (AP) — The British Parliament's foreign affairs committee has slammed the government for "turning a blind eye" to the role London's financial center plays in laundering the proceeds of Russian corruption, saying it helps the Kremlin finance its aggressive foreign policy.

The ABCs of CBCs, BMPs, LFTs and CMPs: A guide to interpreting lab tests

LONDON (AP) — Meghan Markle has offered a glimpse of how she sees her new role as the Duchess of Sussex in a biography posted on the royal website hours after the former actress married Britain's Prince Harry.

I’ve heard when a bird lands on a boat it’s really a visit from a dead relative, reincarnated as a wren, robin or some other kind of bird. This came to mind on a recent fishing trip when, for the first time this year, I had a bird pay a visit to my boat. “Cousin Steve, is that you?”

I’m not a trained marine mechanic, but I’ve been a boater all my adult life and have spent more time in less than perfectly maintained boats than ones that are checked and spit-polished by trained technicians on a regular basis. Most of the time, everything works. Some of the time the day st…

B.A.S.S. aka the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society has turned 50 and the recent Superbowl of bass fishing, the Bassmaster Classic, was the organization’s birthday party. It was held in Greenville, South Carolina and thousands of fans showed up each day of B.A.S.S.’s fishing tournament of fishin…

When I left nearly nine months ago, I knew I would miss Newton County—what I didn’t know, was how much I would miss it.