KENTLAND - Goodland Town Council member and business owner, Trisha Dowden filed Friday, Jan. 24 to run for election for Newton County Commissioner District 1 as a Republican for the upcoming May 5 Primary Election.
KENTLAND — The Kentland Rotary Club awarded $5,000 in adult scholarships for the 2020 school year for the following scholarship recipients Michelle Miller, Kentland; Jaqueline Flores, Kentland; Elizabeth Garing, Kentland; Kelley Roberts, Goodland; and Olivia Roberts, Goodland.
KENTLAND — On Tuesday, January 21 the Kentland Rotary Club met at the Kentland Community Center for lunch together. Susan Daniel gave her classification presentation for the club.
KENTLAND - Current Newton County Clerk Jessica Firkins has recently announced her candidacy for election to that same position in the upcoming Republican Primary.
STATEHOUSE – State Rep. Doug Gutwein’s (R-Francesville) legislation that would save taxpayers millions of dollars by eliminating vehicle registration decals passed out of the House Roads and Transportation Committee Wednesday.
JASPER COUNTY — The Jasper County Sheriff’s Office took a Thayer man into custody this week after he was charged with holding a woman against her will in his vehicle in November.
MOROCCO — The meeting of the North Newton Board of School Administrators took place at Morocco Elementary this month. While the corporation office and board room are already housed on the second floor of the building, this meeting took place in the heart of the school – the cafeteria. Studen…
KENTLAND - A lawsuit filed against the Newton County Commissioners regarding a zoning decision for the 1881 Ranch gun club was dismissed in Newton County Circuit Court Jan. 15, 2020.
LAKE VILLAGE — A fire Monday morning destroyed a mobile home in the 10 Oaks Mobile Home Park with several fire departments on scene to extinguish the flames. Lincoln, Lake and Keener Twp. Fire Departments all responded to the fire shortly before noon.
KENTLAND — Brook resident, Kyle D. Conrad, has filed for re-election to the office of Newton County Commissioner, District 1, on the Republican ticket for the upcoming May 5th Primary Election. Conrad has served as commissioner since 2013.
KENTLAND — Jenni Swartz, who currently serves as Chief Deputy in the Auditor’s office, has announced her candidacy for Newton County Treasuer in the upcoming Republican Primary.
MOUNT AYR — Dan Thomas of Mount Ayr and owner of the Sigler General Store and Bank of Mount Ayr building on Chicago Street, received a private donation of $1,000 from Chief Warrant Officer Barry Elliott, U.S. Coast Guard, retired, and the heir of the Helen Rae Elliott Kraud Trust.
KENTLAND — John Cook presented a program to the Kentland Rotary Club about the strange and amazing tale of Lurancy Vennum from the book “The Watseka Wonder” written by Dr. E.W. Stevens who observed and help treat the nature of her illness or possession in 1878.
WEST LAFAYETTE — More than 500 teachers and education professionals from across the state will attend the Indiana STEM Education Conference this week.
Newton County- On Sunday, January 12, at approximately 9:00 p.m., Trooper Brian Runyon responded to a single vehicle crash in Newton County. Preliminary investigation by Trooper Runyon revealed that a black, 2012 Chevrolet Silverado, driven by Andrew Kepchar, 29, from Crown Point, IN, was t…
KENTLAND — Teri Knowles, the present Newton County Treasurer, has announced her candidacy to run for treasurer in the May 2020 primary election as a Republican.
KENTLAND — Glenn “Butch” Cain has announced his candidacy to run for Newton County Commissioner District 3 as a Republican.
MOROCCO — A partnership between the Town of Morocco and the Newton County Economic Development Commission (NCEDC) could result in new businesses downtown as well as a new residential development on the west side.
MOROCCO — Members of the Newton County Regional Water and Sewer District (NCRWSD) spoke to the Newton County Council Jan. 10 to introduce its plans to extend water and sewer utilities north up to SR 10 and measure the council’s interest in funding the project.