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  • Tour of Homes set for Dec. 3

    Each year, the Dollars for Scholars Tour of Homes coordinators’ jobs become even tougher. Finding homeowners who want to open their houses for touring ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:48 am
  • Restoration efforts underway at Midtown Building

    Steady work is continuing at the former Hotel Maytag in effort to get the building ready for redevelopment. The City of Newton purchased the former do ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 11:47 am
  • UMW cookie walk is back

    Walking around plentiful tables of cookies, candy and crafts seems like a dream come true this holiday season.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 9:39 am
  • Foursquare to host Sounds of Inspiration

    Newton Foursquare Church will host Sounds of Inspiration at 9:45 a.m. Sunday at the church on the corner of East 17th Street South and South Eighth Av ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 9:16 am
  • City garbage, recycling rate increasing

    In response to a shortfall in revenue and increasing collection costs, a 4.3 percent increase for garbage/recycling rates was approved in Newton. City ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 9:18 am
  • Holy Trinity celebrates anniversary

    Holy Trinity and its guests recently celebrated the 30th anniversary of the building’s dedication Nov. 20 at the church. The second unit building was ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 9:52 am
  • Cyber security priority for Jasper County

    With cyber threats always loom for government offices, Jasper County is continuing efforts to boost security and stay ahead of potential issues.
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 9:55 am
  • City council sells D&D lot

    Results from the Dangerous and Dilapidated Program are once again being felt in the community. City council voted to sell the former D&D lot at 603 E. ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:05 am
  • Quarry Springs masterplan approved

    COLFAX — Quarry Springs Park planners got an official vote of approval Nov. 14 from the Colfax City Council, as the town’s elected leaders approved th ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:06 am
  • American Degrees presented to Newton High School grads

    Two Newton FFA members took different paths on the way to the same place: Indianapolis. That’s wher ...
    Nov. 23, 2016 - 2:57 pm
  • Motorcycle crash still under investigation

    More than a month after a motorcycle crash claimed the life of a former Reasnor man, an investigation is still underway and no charges have been filed ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:12 am
  • Prairie Learning Center to close for the winter

    The Prairie Learning Center at the Neal Smith National Wildlife Refuge will be closed on Sundays for the months of December, January and February.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:26 am
  • City offices closed for Thanksgiving holiday

    Newton city offices will be closed Thursday and Friday, Nov. 24 and 25 in observance of Thanksgiving Day holiday. The landfill will be open Friday.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 11:10 am
  • NPD: Buckling up could save your giblets

    This Thanksgiving, law enforcement agencies will ramp up patrols and be on the lookout for seat belt violations.
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:22 am
  • Home buyers receive incentives

    Matt and Diane Beitz purchased a custom-built ranch home in Fountain Hills Estates from Venture Homes, and received the benefit of a free lot in the s ...
    Nov. 22, 2016 - 10:49 am