Jasper County News

08/27/14 Jasper County United Way Names New Executive Director


THE UNITED WAY OF JASPER COUNTY IS GETTING A NEW EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR. JESSICA LOWE OF NEWTON HAS BEEN CHOSEN TO REPLACE TRAVIS PADGET. 

08/27/14 Copper Dollar Ranch Murder Changed Of Venue Granted


THE COPPER DOLLAR RANCH MURER TRIAL OF THERESA “TERRI” SUPINO WILL NOT BE HEARD BY A JASPER COUNTY JURY. 

08/27/14 Iowa Speedway Announces 2015 Nascar Race Dates


IOWA SPEEDWAY’S 2015 NASCAR NATIONWIDE SERIES AND CAMPING WORLD TRUCK SERIES RACE DATES HAVE BEEN SET.

08/27/14 PCM Holding Two Public Meetings On Facility Expansions


THE PCM SCHOOL DISTRICT IS LOOKING FOR MORE INPUT FROM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL PARENTS, ON WHAT TO DO ABOUT CREATING MORE SPACE IN THE DISTRICT.
 

08/27/14 Copper Dollar Ranch Murders Change Of Venue Request


THERESA “TERRI” SUPINO’S REQUEST TO GET HER DOUBLE-MURDER TRIAL MOVED OUT OF JASPER COUNTY IS TO GO BEFORE A JUDGE TODAY. 

08/26/14 Newton School District Adopts Volunteer Handbook


THE NEWTON SCHOOL BOARD HAS APPROVED A LIST OF REQUIREMENTS THAT MUST BE MET BY ANYONE WHO WANTS TO VOLUNTEER IN THE SCHOOLS.

08/26/14 Rock Creek Lake Man Admits Using And Growing Marijuana


A SEARCH WARRANT WAS SERVED LAST MONTH AT A HOME NEAR ROCK CREEK LAKE, HAS PRODUCED A MARIJUANA CONVICTION. 

08/26/14 Newton High School Greenhouse Project Approved


THE GROWING AGRICULTURE PROGRAM AT NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL WILL SOON HAVE A NEW TEACHING TOOL. THE SCHOOL BOARD UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED PROGRAM ADVISOR JAMES HORN’S REQUEST FOR A GREENHOUSE.

08/25/14 Another Trial Delay Granted In Fatal Prairie City Dog Attack


A DELAY OF NEARLY THREE MONTHS HAS BEEN GRANTED IN THE TRIAL OF A PRAIRIE CITY WOMAN FACING CHARGES IN A FATAL DOG ATTACK. 

08/25/14 Self-Proclaimed California Stuntman Pleads Not Guilty


DAVID LAVERA HAS PLED NOT GUILTY TO THE SIX NEW CHARGES FILED AGAINST HIM. HIS PLEAS WERE ENTERED DURING A COURT APPEARANCE THIS MORNING.

08/25/14 Baxter Man Gets 60-Day Jail Term For Assault


A YOUNG BAXTER MAN ACCUSED OF ASSAULTING HIS BROTHER AND ONE OF HIS NEIGHBORS HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO 2 MONTHS IN JAIL. 

08/25/14 Safety "Tip Line" Now On Newton School Website


THE NEWTON SCHOOL BOARD WILL BE UP-DATED TONIGHT…ON HOW THE FIRST FOUR DAYS OF SCHOOL WENT LAST WEEK. THAT’S ONE OF THE ITEMS ON THE AGENDA FOR THIS EVENING’S SCHOOL BOARD MEETING. 

08/18/14 90-Day Jail Term Given In Newton "Hammer" Attack


A 36 YEAR OLD NEWTON MAN ARRSTED FOR BREAKING INTO HIS EX-GIRLFRIEND’S HOME WITH A HAMMER AND CHASING HER, HAS BEEN GIVEN A 3-MONTH JAIL SENTENCE. 

08/18/14 Newton, PCM, Lynnville-Sully Holding Open Houses Tonight


THREE JASPER COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICT’S ARE HOLDING BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT AND OPEN HOUSES THIS EVENING.