KENTLAND — It was not a good night for the majority of incumbents in Newton County on June 2.
INDIANAPOLIS – Friday (May 29), Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced several new economic recovery initiatives designed to bolster critical relief efforts while encouraging long-term planning and investments to stimulate Indiana’s economy well into the future. Through these initiatives, the st…
MOROCCO — Newton County Community Services has been chosen to receive $3,831.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in Newton County.
KENTLAND — After several meetings ensuring staffing, safety and guidelines, the decision to open the Kentland pool (Kentland Blue Devil Lagoon) was made.
WATSEKA — Iroquois Memorial Hospital will be holding their Know Your Numbers Lab Fair June 15th through June 20th from 7:00 am to 10:00 am.
NEWTON COUNTY — Newton County Public Library is please to introduce Princh, its new cloud-based printing solution. Princh allows patrons to print using their own mobile devices or laptops, as well as the library’s PCs.
WATSEKA — Iroquois Memorial Hospice is proud to welcome Dr. Rodney Alford to the team as the Hospice Medical Director. Dr. Alford started this position on May 1st, 2020.
THAYER — Memorial Day was observed at the Thayer World War II Memorial Monday, May 25. Chris Salatas, District Director for U.S. Senator Todd Young, returned as a guest speaker and brought with him an American Flag that was flown over the United States Capitol last year on Memorial Day. Amer…
NEWTON COUNTY — We often talk about the types of plants that our Kankakee Sands bison are eating, and how that will affect the prairies. What we rarely talk about is what is happening at the other end of the bison.
RENSSELAER — Stress and uncertainty in households across the U.S. due to COVID-19 has caused visitor numbers at local food shelves to rise. In an effort to supply food shelves with a protein source, PIPESTONE started the MEAT the Need campaign. PIPESTONE contributed $100,000 and in just one …
Editor’s Note: Questionnaires were sent out to all candidates in contested Primary races for Newton County offices. For the upcoming election there are four contested races, all in the Republican Primary.
NEWTON COUNTY — The Indiana Department of Transportation announces a road closure for State Road 55 between State Road 16 and C.R. E 700 S beginning Monday, June 1.
KENTLAND — Kind, caring, dedicated, genuine, and supportive — those are just a few words that describe the late Don Washburn, who was known not only for his time spent working at South Newton but also as a mentor for many in Newton County and throughout the state.
NEWTON COUNTY — Both commencement ceremonies for Newton County High Schools have been pushed back to July 5 with hope the seniors can experience a more traditional graduation experience.
WEST LAFAYETTE — A petition that started circulating online this week has more than 6,300 signatures asking Purdue University, and Purdue Extension to modify the recently announced COVID-19 regulations for Indiana County 4-H Fairs for 2020.
INDIANAPOLIS — Governor Eric J. Holcomb announced that because health indicators remain positive, most of the state will advance to stage 3 of the Back On Track Indiana plan on Friday, May 22.
GREENVILLE, SC — Christian Arnold, a junior accounting major from Brook, was among approximately 800 Bob Jones University students named to the spring 2020 President’s List.
KENTLAND — The Newton County Fair Board recently announced that they are, at this time, continuing with the 2020 fair preparations.
FAIR OAKS — The North Newton School Board and all district administrators met at the Farmhouse Restaurant on February 28, 2020 to engage in rich dialog and planning concerning the North Newton School Corporation’s strategic plan for the next five to ten years. Those in attendance included sc…
WATSEKA — Iroquois Memorial Hospital was one of fifteen recipients that received a cash award for the ICAHN EMS Education Award this year.
NEWTON COUNTY — Newton County Public Libraries started Phase 3 of its reopening plan last week. The reopening plan gradually phases in all services that the Libraries offer, striving to protect its staff and patrons as they return to normal operations.
NEWTON COUNTY — The Newton County Public Library is pleased to introduce Princh, their new cloud-based printing solution. Princh allows its patrons to print using their own mobile devices or laptops, as well as the library’s PCs.
WEST LAFAYETTE — Some pools across the U.S. are set to reopen in the coming weeks, while other communities have decided to not allow the popular summer recreation. If recommended chlorine levels are maintained as usual, the pools themselves should pose minimal risk of spreading the coronavir…
MOROCCO — Plans for a drive through commencement ceremony for North Newton seniors was announced Monday, May 18. The ceremony is scheduled for June 7 at the high school starting at 2 p.m.