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  • Sacred Heart First Communion

    First Communion was celebrated on April 9 at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Newton. Front row, from left, are Callie Van Beek, Stella Bloom, Olivia R ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:52 am
  • Newton man to serve probation for child neglect

    A 28-year-old Newton man received a suspended 10 year prison sentence and three years of probation for his role in a child neglect case.
    April 27, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • Community prayer gathering Tuesday

    United Presbyterian Church will host the May One Voice Community Prayer Gathering at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the church, 209 N. Second Ave. E. in Newton.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • First Assembly to host gospel quartet

    Newton First Assembly of God will host Southern Gospel music group Sounds of Inspiration quartet at 10:15 a.m. Sunday at the church, 1029 E. 19th St. ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:28 am
  • Congregational UCC to host film, discussion Thursday

    Congregational United Church of Christ will host the showing of the final episode of the three-part series “A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creati ...
    May 3, 2016 - 1:50 pm
  • Sacred Heart cinnamon roll sale Saturday, Sunday

    Sacred Heart Catholic Church Faith Journey and National Conference on Catholic Youth and adults are selling cinnamon rolls after 4 p.m. Mass Saturday ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:27 am
  • Newton PEO chapters host joint meeting

    The four Newton P.E.O. chapters met April 19, for the annual dinner together. The dinner meeting was held at McCann Center and included the chapters o ...
    April 27, 2016 - 10:56 am
  • Leaders combating human trafficking address L-S educators

    Newton Say No to Human Trafficking addressed the Lynnville-Sully School District for a presentation to the faculty on Thursday.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:57 am
  • Open House at Jasper County Historical Museum

    Jasper County Historical Museum is hosting a free open house celebration from noon to 8 p.m. Friday. at the museum, 1700 S. 15th Ave. W. Newton.
    April 27, 2016 - 10:22 am
  • Special Olympics torch route includes Newton once again

    Newton Police Lt. Wayne Winchell knows he gets huge support and thanks from the community for his work with the Special Olympics Torch Run.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • Farm-to-School program strengthens rural-urban connection

    Iowa Secretary of Agriculture Bill Northey recently highlighted opportunities for Iowa students and schools to become involved in the Iowa Farm-to-Sch ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:24 am
  • NCSD board discusses culture surveys

    A district culture survey was the topic of the longest discussion item at Monday’s regular Newton Community School District Board of Education meeting ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:18 am
  • Voxman honor band

    Fifteen Aurora Heights and Woodrow Wilson fifth- and sixth-grade band students were selected to participate in the Himie Voxman Elementary Honor Band ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:23 am
  • MAT athletes make All Star team at Illinois trial meet

    The MAT Tumbling/Trampoline Team traveled to Decatur, Ill. to compete at a USTA Super Invitational and National All Star Team Trial.
    April 26, 2016 - 11:27 am
  • ‘Improvised Shakespeare’ opens at Des Moines’ Temple Theater Thursday

    Impov and Shakespeare combine for a hilarious night of theater when the Improvised Shakespeare Company rolls into Des Moines for four performances Apr ...
    April 26, 2016 - 11:29 am