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  • St. Nick's Christmas Club fundraiser July 24

    The Newton Masonic Temple will host a Christmas in July event from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday, July 24, at the temple, located at 208 First Ave. W. in Ne ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Primetime fellowship hosts three upcoming events

    The Primetime Fellowship will host three events in the next two months:• A potluck meal will be at 6 ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Rural PC church hosts The Loynachans

    The Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church will present the band The Loynachans at 9 a.m. Sunday, July 27.
    July 16, 2014 - 10:46 am
  • Church of England says yes to women bishops

    LONDON (AP) — The Church of England ended one of its longest and most divisive disputes Monday with an overwhelming vote in favor of allowing women to ...
    July 16, 2014 - 10:45 am
  • Dental Practice celebrates 30th anniversary with 'Movie Under the Stars'

    Dr. Steven Rabedeaux and his staff at The Dental Practice want to thank his patients and the community for 30 years of support as he celebrates his 30 ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:54 am
  • Field of Dreams sculpture to join butter cow at 2014 Iowa State Fair

    DES MOINES — The world-famous Iowa State Fair Butter Cow will be featured alongside a sculpture celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Iowa-based fea ...
    July 15, 2014 - 12:02 pm
  • Jasper County Dems grand opening

    State Senate candidate Chaz Allen, U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack and State Rep. Dan Kelley spoke to a full office at the grand opening of the Jasper County ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:53 am
  • History brought to life during cemetery walk

    Greetings:     My name is Sterling Richards, but I go by Skip most of the time.  I was a resident of Prairie City until two years ago and I now live i ...
    July 15, 2014 - 12:05 pm
  • School board approves SAMs programs after heavy debate

    It may not have been a unanimous decision, but the Newton Community School District will give the school administration manager program a trial run du ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Proposed oil pipeline would come through Jasper County

    Iowa is known for being proactive in its support of agriculture and the renewable fuels and energy industry. Now, a Texas company is looking to add cr ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:58 am
  • Glassfords to be Jasper County Fair parade grand marshals

    Larry and Marianne Glassford are the grand marshals for the Jasper County Fair 4-H & FFA Parade this year.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • JCCB hosts Pioneer Cooking Days

    The Jasper County Conservation Board will be hosting a series of cooking classes for children ages 10 to 14 called Pioneer Cooking Days from July 35 t ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:35 am
  • Frustrated parent wants more action from district in light of LaVera situation

    Sticking with its decision from the June 23 meeting, the Newton Community School District Board of Education isn’t going to rush matters on developing ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:36 am
  • Newton Park Board to meet Wednesday evening

    The Newton Park Board will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Newton City Hall, located at 101 W. Fourth St. S.
    July 15, 2014 - 11:34 am
  • Ladies luncheon and golf Thursday

    The Hunter Mansion will host a ladies luncheon tea at 11 a.m. Thursday and then the ladies will head over to Westwood Golf Course for a round of golf ...
    July 15, 2014 - 11:34 am
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