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NEWTON COUNTY — Two of Newton County’s finest that were killed in the line of duty were remembered this past Saturday as the 18th annual Cops Cycling for Survivors bicycle ride made stops at the graves of fallen Newton County Sheriff’s Deputy Craig Blann and fallen Indiana State Trooper and …

MOROCCO — At their July meeting, the North Newton School Board approved handbooks, course descriptions, and school policies. Mr. Taylor and Mr. Coffing presented changes for the Jr/Sr High School. Mr. Taylor credited the handbook committee for their help on the updates. Added to the dress co…

BROOK — Summer work discussion consumed the majority of the Brook Town Council meeting on Tuesday, July 9. Town superintendent, Nick Snodgrass, reported that the Consumer Confidence Report (CCR) was finished and accepted by IDEM. The CCR is a water quality assurance that the state regulates …

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NEWTON COUNTY — Located within a breath-taking canopy of trees, surrounded by natural light Stone Creek Woods is a remarkable destination for outdoor weddings and other events.

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LAKE VILLAGE — On July 10, at approximately 12:30 p.m. the Newton County 911 Center was notified by multiple 911 callers of an erratic driver on southbound US 41 north of SR 10. Callers stated that the vehicle (a silver Toyota Highlander) had struck construction barrels in Lake County and wa…

INDIANAPOLIS – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline to file crop acreage reports for agricultural producers in Indiana impacted by flooding and heavy moisture. The new July 22 deadline applies to reporting spring-seeded crops to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA)…

INDIANAPOLIS – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is extending the deadline to file crop acreage reports for agricultural producers in Indiana impacted by flooding and heavy moisture. The new July 22 deadline applies to reporting spring-seeded crops to USDA’s Farm Service Agency (FSA)…

BROOK — Understanding the Medicare program can be tricky! To help area residents better understand their options, the Brook Public Library is offering Medicare 101. This four-part series, led by Don Camp of WealthCamp Advisors, will cover everything you need to know about enrolling and parti…

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RENSSELAER — Friends of the late Jeff Goad, who passed away in December 2018, have organized a memorial 5K run they hope will become an annual event.

MOUNT AYR — Mike Zickmund and John Earnshaw shared their research on the 1881 Ranch at the Mt. Ayr town meeting on Monday, July 1st. The proposed shooting range, clubhouse, and off road track will occupy the majority of the almost 300-acre parcel in Jackson Township that the Ranch hopes to s…

KENTLAND — In one month, the Kentland community lost two beloved women who left an imprint where they lived. Linda McKee, daughter of Phyllis and Ross McKee, passed away May 6, 2019. Shortly after, her mother, Phyllis, passed away on May 25, 2019. Linda and Phyllis were both Kentland natives…

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KENTLAND — Still soaring from South Newton success at the State FFA convention, Mr. Armbruster shared results with the Board of Administrators Monday night. Alex Kindig, Freshman Creed Speaking State Winner, presented the FFA Creed for the Board. Kindig will compete again at the National Con…

WEST LAFAYETTE — The South Newton FFA chapter brought tremendous enthusiasm to state convention last week as they participated in and competed at the 90th Indiana State FFA Convention on the campus of Purdue University. The theme, Surge, resonated with the members, as some found their ‘surge…

INDIANAPOLIS – Governor Eric J. Holcomb today announced the next call for projects is open in the Community Crossings grant program for shovel-ready local road construction projects. Community Crossings is part of Gov. Holcomb’s Next Level Roads program, a 20-year, fully funded plan to enhan…