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WOLCOTT — Three Caston players scored in double figures to lead a balanced attack for a 53-43 victory over South Newton Tuesday night (March 2) in the opening round of the Tri-County 1A Sectional.
MOROCCO — The North Newton School Corporation is now in the process of pre-registering student for the upcoming 2021-2022 school year available on the school corporation website at: www.nn.k12.in.us, go to the Kindergarten Page to complete the survey so more information can be sent out about…
KENTLAND — After almost 75 years collectively, Mr. Mark Mayhew and Mr. Robert Hays are retiring. All of South Newton will feel a void without them next year.
MOROCCO — A Purple Heart medal that had been separated from a Jasper County family for over 13 years came back home at a Return Ceremony held at the Newton County Veterans Service Office on Feb. 28.
KENTLAND — Feb. 25, 2021, was a historic day for the Newton County Sheriff’s Department, as the first female sheriff’s deputy, Andrea Pluimer, was sworn in by Superior Court Judge Daniel Molter.
BROOK — The Town of Brook is looking for a new clerk/treasurer. At a special town council meeting on Feb. 26, the resignation of Clerk/Treasurer Maria D‘Ambrose was accepted.
BROOK — Brook United Methodist Church started serving community meals in 2012 as a way to help people in their area, which they considered a food desert. The numbers have fluctuated over the years, but during the pandemic, the weekly meal has exploded with participants.
WEST LAFAYETTE — Frozen water is hiding beneath the dust-covered surface of Mars, and scientist Ali Bramson wants to find it.
NEWTON COUNTY, Ind. — Trudging through the cold north winds on an early March morning, icy rains slashing my face, I make my way from the parking lot to the Kankakee Sands greenhouse. Clomp-clomp, clomp-clomp. I slide open the greenhouse door and am instantly transported to a state of bliss …
MOROCCO, Ind. — Newton County, in cooperation with Brook, Goodland, Kentland, Morocco, and Mount Ayr have prepared an update to the 2010 Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan (MHMP) to address the risk and vulnerability of communities in the county which may be affected by known natural, technologica…
NEWTON COUNTY — An initiated traffic stop led to a 40-minute police pursuit on US 41 and Newton County roads and into Jasper County before the driver surrendered.
As the days begin to lengthen and more of us begin thinking about spring, I always like to promote some great web-based resources Purdue Extension has to offer that may help you this coming year.
NEWTON COUNTY — Abundant, high-quality groundwater is essential to our nation and citizens. However, shallow groundwater can easily become unusable by poor management practices. Protecting this valuable resource is a responsibility we each have an important role in.
MOROCCO — The Town of Morocco’s focus on downtown revitalization got a major boost in the arm last week with the announcements of two new businesses arriving in the near future.
MOROCCO— Newton County 4-H has established a new club for 2021 called the Clover Camera Corps. In this club, you will learn about photography through workshops and special themed assignments. This new club is for 7th graders up to 12th-grade.
BROOK — Brook Library’s most popular program is back – Take and Make style. Children 12 and under can pick up a kit to build their very own 13-inch stuffed elephant decked out in Cat in the Hat attire. This soft plush will make the perfect buddy for your child to read to – encouraging them t…
BROOK — The Brook-Iroquois Township Fire Department was the lone bidder of Rensselaer’s aerial truck and their bid of $175,000 was approved by the Rensselaer City Council on Monday (Feb. 22).
LAKE VILLAGE — The Lake Township Fire Department conducted an ice rescue training with several other departments in the area recently. There are many different water sources in the area and this is the time when ice fishing can be very popular and dangerous. “Ice water rescue is something ou…
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. — Innovators at Purdue’s Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory (ADDL) have used their expertise to make the on-campus testing facility one of the only labs in Indiana actively looking for and able to detect the UK variant of the COVID-19 virus.
KENTLAND — After a 1-year hiatus due to COVID-19 concerns, a decision has been made to go forward with having a 2021 A. J. Kent High School Alumni and Friends Banquet. The event is planned to take place on Saturday, June 12, 2021, at the Ryan Community Center.
INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Eric Holcomb announced the results of the increased school bus safety patrols that were conducted last fall by Indiana law enforcement agencies.