Fish don’t care who the human is at the other end of the lure or bait they are thinking about biting. They’ll bite (or not) whether the angler is young or old, male or female, white, Asian, black or any other race. So why doesn’t the demographics of people who go fishing in the United States…


KENTLAND — Ground was officially broken on Nov. 19 to celebrate the start of construction for the new Kentland firehouse, which will be located on E. Bailie Street near Premium Waters.

BROOK — The Brook Chamber of Commerce recognized three local new businesses on Nov. 18. The businesses that were recognized included Brook Community Breakfast owned by Eric and Elizabeth Phegley, Willow Creations owned by Sally Conn, and the Quick Stop and Shop owned by Ronnie Singh.

MOROCCO — Agencies and organizations seeking funding sources for this next fiscal year beginning April 1, 2021 through March 31, 2022 may apply to the Coalition for a Drug Free Newton County until December 14, 2020.

Duck hunting isn’t a sport, it’s an addiction. Those people with the addiction are called “duck nuts.” I was a duck nut. Few addictions are easy to walk away from, but for the last decade or more, I thought my days of being a “duck nut” were behind me. Then my son-in-law Jeff became a duck nut.


DEMOTTE — The Taco Bell residents have watched going up, has opened, with a ribbon cutting Saturday morning. The restaurant opened at 10 a.m. and will be open seven days a week from 6 a.m. to 1 a.m.

WEST LAFAYETTE – Pearls have long been favored as objects of beauty. Now, Purdue University innovators are using the gem to provide potential new opportunities for spectral information processing that can be applied to spectroscopy in biomedical and military applications.

BROOK — Free Community Thanksgiving Dinner Nov 26, from 11:30-1:30 and it is open to all at the First Christian Church in Brook, located at 105 W Broadway St. A free will offering will be accepted.

INDIANAPOLIS — Conexus Indiana and Ivy Tech Community College have launched the nation’s first training program for commercial truck drivers that is covered by federal student loans and enhances a graduate’s employability in the increasingly growing trucking industry.