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  • Newton city administrator selected

    The City of Newton has selected a new city administrator following a three-month search.Matthew Muck ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:28 am
  • Jasper County launches Crime Stoppers program

    A new avenue to help fight crime is now available for the citizens of Jasper County. Jasper County ...
    Jan. 31, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Newton Christian School hosts Community Servants Day

    Students at Newton Christian School are taught spelling and science similarly to students in any school across the country, but there’s more to the Ch ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:27 am
  • Physician assistant joins Newton Clinic

    Newton Clinic has added to its roster of nearly 20 health-care providers with the arrival of physician assistant Angela Nelson.
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:37 am
  • Downtown cash mob slated for Wednesday

    A mob is coming to downtown Newton — a cash mob. Newton Main Street announced the first cash mob of 2017 will be held at noon on Wednesday to give a q ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:29 am
  • Pj’s Deli completes renovated bathrooms

    Passerbys in the Courthouse Mall may have noticed a significant amount of construction taking place in Pj’s Deli old location of the building this mon ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:22 am
  • Open house planned for 2017 city projects

    The public is invited to an open house from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday at the Newton Public Library, 100 N. Third Ave. W. to learn about upcoming proj ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:38 am
  • Midnight bakery makes ordering sweets in Baxter ‘a piece of cake’

    BAXTER — “(I like it when my mom bakes) cake,” 4-year-old Avery Whaley said. “I like pies (too).”Ave ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:37 am
  • Call the right play for Super Bowl LI: Pass the keys to a sober driver before the big game begins

    Football fans across the country will celebrate America’s most watched national sporting event, Super Bowl LI, on Sunday. For many, the celebration wi ...
    Jan. 30, 2017 - 11:21 am
  • Internet safety professional offers tips

    The Newton Public Library hosted a technology professional Thursday evening to inform residents on how to keep their personal information safe in the ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:05 pm
  • 119th Annual Chamber Dinner celebrates Newton

    The 119th Annual Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce Dinner celebrated a year of firsts on Thursday. Area business people and members of the commu ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:04 pm
  • City seeks animal review committee members

    The City of Newton is seeking volunteers to serve on the Animal Review Committee as public and animal professional representatives.
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 10:45 am
  • Principals discuss parent involvement at school board meeting

    Newton Community School District’s principals were invited to Monday’s school board meeting to discuss parent involvement and what the schools are cur ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:07 pm
  • Berg Middle School Lip Sync Competition looks to build on last year’s ‘huge success’

    Berg Middle School is hosting its second annual Lip Sync Competition the evening of Feb. 17 in the BMS gym. Cost of admission is $3, and proceeds will ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:07 pm
  • NHS hosts human trafficking awareness event

    More than 60 people attended a human trafficking awareness event at Newton High School Wednesday night co-hosted by NHS Against Human Trafficking and ...
    Jan. 27, 2017 - 12:08 pm