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  • Vets gather to remember, but also look ahead

    Ninety-nine years ago the battlefields of World War I went quiet, on the eleventh hour of the eleventh day on the eleventh month of 1918, and across J ...
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 11:03 am
  • Bisom Truck Line honored

    Bisom Truck Line was presented an award for being part of the trucking industry for more than 75 years and two employees, Harold Leavens and William R ...
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 10:27 am
  • First term report cards issued

    First Term Report Cards were issued to Newton High School students Tuesday in their 4B classes. Freshman parents are asked to sign one copy and have t ...
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 10:25 am
  • JC Democrats meet Thursday

    The Jasper County Democrats will meet at 6 p.m. Thursday in the Garden Room at Park Center in Newton.
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 10:24 am
  • Newton Lions Club hosts tip night at Pizza Ranch

    The Newton Lions Club will be working for tips and a portion of the evening’s sales from 4:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Newton Pizza Ranch.
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 10:59 am
  • Newton Wellness Talks: Nov. 16 is the Great American Smoke Out

    The Great American Smoke out is coming up on Nov. 16.Encourage you or someone you know to quit smoki ...
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 11:08 am
  • Young Professionals introduce Light Fight

    On Nov. 24, the Young Professionals of Jasper County will host Jasper County Light Fight, a holiday lights display competition that will see businesse ...
    Nov. 7, 2017 - 11:07 am
  • Job fair on wheels

    Derek Bair wanted to make a point to his students, but he needed a little help from his friends first. Bair, who teaches Industrial Technology at Newt ...
    Nov. 6, 2017 - 10:50 am
  • Newton Salvation Army event raises $5,000

    It might only take a few minutes to bid on items at an auction, but it takes more than a year for quiltmakers to carefully stitch each piece of multi- ...
    Nov. 6, 2017 - 10:51 am
  • Zeta Chapter meets Monday

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    Nov. 6, 2017 - 10:17 am
  • Jasper County sports history featured at Brown Bag Lunch

    The Jasper County Historical Society latest Brown Bag event will feature Sports History in Jasper County with Dave Rorabaugh.
    Nov. 6, 2017 - 10:18 am
  • Local scouts fundraise, make connections

    Following some exciting news within the Boy Scout Troop 354, as one of Newton’s own attained the rank of Eagle Scout, it was apparent the troop’s lead ...
    Nov. 6, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Least of Saints Ministry finds forever home

    On its third try, the Least of Saints Ministry has found its forever home. After starting at the former Axtell care dealership and then moving downtow ...
    Nov. 6, 2017 - 10:48 am
  • Newton man charged with involuntary manslaughter in drug overdose

    Nearly three years after a 25-year-old Kellogg woman died of an apparent drug overdose, a Newton man is charged with involuntary manslaughter in conne ...
    Nov. 6, 2017 - 10:54 am
  • Man runs into building fire to warn neighbors as friend dials 911

    As friends Rob Smith and Rick Lust pulled into the parking lot of the Meadowbrook Apartments in the early morning hours of Friday, something didn’t lo ...
    Nov. 6, 2017 - 10:50 am