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  • Jasper County Jail has heat outage

    After a heating unit at the Jasper County Jail stopped working last month the Jasper County Board of Supervisors held an emergency meeting Friday with ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • American Red Cross accepting nominations for Heroes of the Heartland

    Do you know someone who has saved a life, made your community a safer place or gone above and beyond to help someone in need?
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:10 am
  • Free radon kits at Jasper County Health Department

    You can’t see it, smell it, or taste it in your home but there may be dangerous levels or radon lurking in your house.
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 10:09 am
  • Project AWAKE puts Jasper Community Foundation grant to work

    The Newton Arboretum & Botanical Gardens Krumm Center celebrated its 16th anniversary. Consequently in that time, perennials, shrubs and trees can get ...
    Jan. 10, 2017 - 2:46 pm
  • Housing needs discussed at Coffee with the Mayor

    PRAIRIE CITY — A small group gathered for the first Coffee with the Mayor event of 2017 on Saturday at the Prairie City Library.
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:03 pm
  • The Lemon Tree Teahouse & Restaurant opens on First Avenue

    Step inside The Lemon Tree Teahouse & Restaurant and find a whimsical setting, the scent of scones baking and warm tea awaiting. Business owner Megan ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:07 pm
  • New fitness business, Cornfed CrossFit opens in Newton

    The greater Newton area has a new option to get their fit on.Cornfed CrossFit is open for business a ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 12:04 pm
  • Get to Know Newton leadership class seeks participants

    The Newton Development Corporation is again partnering with the Jasper Community Foundation and the DMACC Newton Campus to offer the Get to Know Newto ...
    Jan. 13, 2017 - 12:44 pm
  • Trivia night set for Saturday at McCann Center

    A trivia night will be held at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the McCann Center in Newton.The entry fee is $1 ...
    Jan. 9, 2017 - 11:02 am
  • Community stakeholders continue budget requests for city

    As the city of Newton looks to begin work on the 2017-2018 budget, community stakeholders took their turn submitting requests for funding. 
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:30 am
  • ‘Healing Touch’ secured as community sculpture

    After working for more than a year and a half, a major sculpture has been secured for the Newton community.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 11:11 am
  • Berg Middle School loses student to suicide

    Following an attempted suicide last weekend, Berg Middle School eighth-grade student Sean Ryan was pronounced dead Wednesday night.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:37 am
  • The heat is on at Newton library

    The heat is on at the Newton Public Library following more than a month of brisk temperatures without a furnace.
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:38 am
  • NCSD Board reconvenes Monday

    The Newton Community School Board will have its regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. Monday at the EJH Beard Administration Center following an extended break ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • Calling for student artist: Annual Junior Duck Stamp contest returns

    Calling all student artists in kindergarten through 12th grade.The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service is ...
    Jan. 6, 2017 - 10:26 am