Newburg-Chester announces drive total

The Newburg-Chester Congregational Church, located at 15212 Newcomer Ave. in Grinnell recently completed its Samaritan Purse shoe box drive last Sunday. This small country church in Jasper County has an interim pastor and a congregation with a heart of gold filled 175 shoe boxes. Newburg-Chester usually has around 40-50 people on attendance each Sunday.