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  • St. Nick’s Christmas Fundraiser

    St. Nick’s Christmas Club will host an indoor garage sale fundraiser from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the American Legion ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:47 am
  • C-M goes pink

    COLFAX — Breast cancer awareness month is here and the Colfax-Mingo Spanish Club hasn’t wasted any time getting the word out in preparation for the an ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 11:51 am
  • Willowbrook to host 5K run/walk this October

    Willowbrook, a Wesleylife adult day center, will host Wind Up to Willowbrook 5K Run/Walk at 9 a.m. Oct. 10 beginning at Willowbrook, 501 E. Second St. ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Dairy Queen to offer free cones to organ donors

    Newton’s Dairy Queen location will give away two free regular ice cream cones on Tuesday to anyone who shows their driver’s license with an “organ don ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:02 pm
  • Date set for SCORE business workshop

    SCORE Free Small Business Workshop will be from 5:45 to 9 p.m. Oct. 13 and Oct. 15 at the Newton Development Conference Room.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:01 pm
  • Events

    • Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton.
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:09 pm
  • Wickliff Memorial Tournament planned for October

    A memorial golf tournament is being planned in honor of Chris Wickliff at 10 a.m. Oct. 17 at the Gateway Recreation Golf Course, 111 Taylor St. in Mon ...
    Oct. 1, 2015 - 12:07 pm
  • Second-Story Tour to showcase downtown potential

    Community members will have a chance to see what is available upstairs on the downtown square at the Second-Story Tour fundraiser sponsored by Newton ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:34 am
  • Newton Schools to submit TLC grant proposal

    Amount used to cover the costs for the time teachers in leadership roles are not providing direct instruction in a classroom and to cover the costs wh ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:56 am
  • Genealogical Society to host open house

    The Jasper County Genealogical Society has moved its location to the County Annex, 115 N. Second Ave. E., in Newton. An open house will be held this f ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:45 am
  • Colfax man sentenced to 5 years for handgun incident

    A Colfax man who pulled a handgun on a police officer during an arrest in December 2014 has been sentenced to five years in prison following a hearing ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:59 am
  • Annual CROP Hunger Walk downtown Sunday

    In an effort to help fight hunger close to home as well as around the world, the annual Jasper County CROP Hunger Walk will take place once again Sund ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:58 am
  • STEM council head addresses issues in NDC forum

    Unless you’re a student, you probably don’t focus on physics for an hour, history for an hour and fine arts for an hour in a normal day.
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:57 am
  • St. Stephen’s to host animal blessing Sunday

    St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church will host a Blessing of the Animals at 4 p.m. Sunday at the church, 223 E. Fourth St. N. in Newton. Dog, cat and bird o ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:15 am
  • First Presbyterian Church to celebrate 20 years of El Salvador mission work

    First Presbyterian Church will celebrate 20 years of mission in El Salvador during its worship at 10:30 a.m. Sunday at the church, 220 N. Second Ave. ...
    Sept. 30, 2015 - 11:14 am
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