Young anglers catch blue gills and bass during the Youth Fishing Derby on June 3 at Quarry Springs in Colfax.
Local veterans observe Memorial Day during a ceremony on May 29 at Union Cemetery in Newton.
Eighth-grade students at Berg Middle School celebrate their last day as middle schoolers on May 26 by participating in carnival activities.
The Newton High School Class of 2023 graduated May 21 at Maytag Park. More than 160 seniors tossed their caps and received their diplomas, marking the end of their high school journey as Newton Cardinals.
Representatives from all local law enforcement agencies participated in the Jasper County Law Enforcement Memorial service May 18 on the north side of the county courthouse in Newton.
The Newton-based nonprofit Phoenix Phase Initiative held its third annual Run For Her Life 5K/Half-Marathon on April 29 at Legacy Plaza.
As a result of Newton Rotary Club raising more funds for the Salvation Army than Newton Kiwanis, Captain Tim North -- who is a member of Kiwanis -- voluntarily took a pie to the face during a volunteer recognition dinner April 19 at the organization's Newton headquarters.
Firefighters from multiple agencies in Jasper and Polk Counties respond to a house fire on Thursday, April 20, near the 300 block of South Walnut Street in Colfax.
High schoolers pose for photographs before and after entering the auditorium for prom night on Aug. 15 at the Newton High School. Cardinals met for photos at a heart-shaped display on the stage before enjoying the festivities of prom night.