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  • St. Luke UMC to host A.D. series Sunday sermons

    St. Luke United Methodist Church will a special A.D. sermon series from 8 to 10:30 a.m. Sundays now until June 21 at the church, 501 E. 19th St. N. in ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • The Way to host Alpha classes Thursday nights

    Newton Church of The Way will host Alpha from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday nights beginning Thursday until June 16 at the church, 2306 S. Third Ave. E. in New ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:13 am
  • Sundays at Four concert series to return May 10

    First Presbyterian Church of Newton continues its Sundays at Four concert series on Sunday beginning at 4 p.m. May 10, featuring its annual Collaborat ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Sacred Heart to host Faith Formation picnic

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church will host its annual Faith Formation year-end picnic beginning at 5:15 p.m. April 29 at McCann Center, 1115 S. Eighth Ave ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • Hope Assembly of God to host evangelists this weekend

    Evangelists Bill and Beth Juoni, of Fresh Fire Ministries from Whitewater, Wis., will be ministering at the Colfax Hope Assembly of God Saturday and S ...
    April 22, 2015 - 3:25 pm
  • Events

    • CAA Youth Sculpture Project will meet at 6 p.m. Wednesday at Centre for Arts & Artists, 501 W. Third St. N. in Newton, to help design and create a s ...
    April 22, 2015 - 11:12 am
  • NHS prom theme is ‘A Night in Enchanted Waters’

    When high school prom attendees step into their venue, they can almost always expect to see something a little different from the previous year’s even ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:40 am
  • Seeds going into the ground around county

    While farmers around Jasper County are getting their crops into the ground this month, their eyes are still on the market indicators that help determi ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:50 am
  • Get to Know Leadership

    The Get to Know Leadership class concluded its 2015 session following eight weeks of classes on April 16. The class is a collaboration between the New ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:42 am
  • Lifting of residency requirements passes first reading

    The first consideration of an ordinance lifting all residency requirements for a segment of city employees was passed by the Newton City Council at it ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:41 am
  • Newell, Skiff Auxiliary give generous donation toward medical technology

    Through the wonderful generosity of Louise Katherine Newell, who named the Skiff Auxiliary in her will, the Auxiliary has been privileged to join with ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:43 am
  • One injured in vehicle/pedestrian accident

    A 21-year-old Newton man was transported to a hospital following a late night incident in which a vehicle struck a pedestrian.
    April 21, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Newton Municipal Band gearing up for concerts in the park

    The Newton Municipal Band is currently recruiting musicians for its 2015 series of summer concerts. The band will again be playing as part of the Newt ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:35 am
  • Events

    • Jasper County Animal Rescue League and Humane Society monthly board meeting will meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday at JCARL building, in Newton.
    April 21, 2015 - 11:31 am
  • Colfax Man arrested in Dec. handgun incident late to court, warrant issued then recalled

    NEWTON — An arrest warrant was issued Monday but later rescinded after a Colfax man facing weapons charges for pulling a handgun on a police officer i ...
    April 21, 2015 - 11:31 am
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