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  • Carlton Schnathorst

    Carlton Schnathorst, 77, lifelong resident of Laurel, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.A funeral service ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 10:49 am
  • Carolyn Mae Mayhew- Nimmo- Livengood

    Carolyn Mae Mayhew-Nimmo-Livengood, the daughter of Joseph Alex and Alice Mae (Shaw) Mayhew, was born Oct. 6, 1934, in Newton. She graduated from the ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 11:23 am
  • Carolyn Mayhew-Nimmo-Livengood

    Carolyn Mayhew-Nimmo-Livengood, 83, of Newton, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Accura Healthcare of Newton West. A service will be at 11 a.m. Monday, ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:13 am
  • Carolyn M. Mayhew-Livengood

    Carolyn M. Mayhew-Livengood, 83, of Newton, died Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017, at Accura Healthcare of Newton West in Newton.
    Nov. 15, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Tom Sherratt

    Tom Sherratt, 73, passed away Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at his home in Newton, after a lengthy illness.
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 11:33 am
  • Leo Harrington

    Leo Harrington, 98, of Newton, died Monday, Nov. 13, 2017, at Park Centre Health Care in Newton. Services are pending at Pence-Reese Funeral Home.
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 10:56 am
  • Regina Irene Wallace

    Regina Irene Wallace, 67, of Estero, Fla., formerly of Newton, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. No services are scheduled at this time. Memorials to Regina ...
    Nov. 13, 2017 - 12:11 pm
  • Darrell J. Steinberger

    Darrell J. Steinberger went home to be with his Savior after a long battle with cancer Friday morning, Nov. 10, 2017, at his home in rural Newton, und ...
    Nov. 13, 2017 - 12:13 pm
  • Robert Elmer Bowie

    Robert “Bob” Elmer Bowie, 82, of Chariton, formerly of Newton, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017. A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 at ...
    Nov. 13, 2017 - 12:14 pm
  • Darrell J. Steinberger

    Darrell James Steinberger, 82, of Newton, died Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at his home in rural Newton. Funeral services for Darrell are pending, and Pence ...
    Nov. 10, 2017 - 10:03 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Connie J. Salberry, 42, and Scot J. Abbe, 51, both of Newton, were charged ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Police blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office• Curt A. Main, 51, of Kellogg, was charged with fourth-degree crimina ...
    Nov. 15, 2017 - 10:13 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Christopher B. Hasselbrink, 25, of Newton, was arrested at 1:22 p.m. Nov. ...
    Nov. 14, 2017 - 10:58 am
  • Police blotter

    Jasper County Sheriff’s Office• Matt Brown, 40, and Rebecca L. Johnson, 40, both of Mingo, were char ...
    Nov. 13, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Ashley N. Drake, 27, of Newton, was charged with forgery, unlawful possess ...
    Nov. 10, 2017 - 10:01 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• John J. Dafflitto, 63, of Newton, was charged with operating while under t ...
    Nov. 9, 2017 - 10:28 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Raymond M. Martin, 59, of Newton, was charged with possession of controlle ...
    Nov. 8, 2017 - 10:00 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Jeffrey W. Trent, 36, of Newton, was arrested at 6:26 a.m. Nov. 3 at 110 N ...
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 10:26 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• James A. Garland, 37, of Newton, was arrested at 12:59 a.m. Thursday at 51 ...
    Nov. 6, 2017 - 10:20 am
  • Police blotter

    Newton Police Department• Christopher L. Cleveland, 35, of Newton, was charged with domestic abuse a ...
    Nov. 1, 2017 - 9:54 am
  • When the cheap and dirty loses its punch

    In the high-tech world of social media, where the fake news thrives with the real, we’ve become a nation of voyeurs and eavesdroppers. Consuming the s ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 10:52 am
  • Column: The best of times, the worst of times

    Charles Dickens opened “A Tale of Two Cities,” perhaps his most famous tome, with the now iconic line, “It was the best of times, it was the worst of ...
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Did the kids just out-hoity-toity me?

    I'm not sure exactly how it happened or when it happened, but it occurred to me the other day my kids speak a different language than I do.
    Nov. 17, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Q&A: National Adoption Month

    Q: Why is the month of November celebrated as National Adoption Month?A: The short answer is Preside ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • Column: Music session

    Wedding planning is an interesting thing to tackle. You have to make a lot of big decisions right away like picking a date and a venue. Next, you have ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:47 am
  • Do something, even if it’s wrong

    If there’s one motto I’ve lived by all my life, and especially now that I’m a (ahem) “senior citizen” it is, “Do something, even if it’s wrong.” I oft ...
    Nov. 16, 2017 - 11:15 am
  • What are our representatives supposed to do?

    During America’s founding era, a significant debate took place about the nature of representation in a democratically elected government. Were represe ...
    Nov. 15, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Thanks NPD

    Thank you to the Newton Police Department for doing a good job on the recent drug bust at 715 W. Fourth St. N.
    Nov. 15, 2017 - 10:14 am
  • Emma Mershon lives again

    Emma was born 150 years ago in Newton at the Historic Mershon Mansion, which still majestically stands at 1111 N. Third Ave. E. Her Father James, who ...
    Nov. 15, 2017 - 10:15 am
  • Column: Fall lovers wanted

    Everyone tells their realtor they want to live in a neighborhood with mature trees, a place with plenty of shade, set apart from those new cookie cutt ...
    Nov. 15, 2017 - 3:40 pm