Jasper County News

09/22/14 Driver In Injury Accident Near Colfax Accused Of Fleeing


A 24 YEAR OLD NEWTON MAN ACCUSED OF LEAVING THE SCENE OF AN INJURY 1-CAR ACCIDENT JUST NORTH OF COLFAX….IS FREE ON BOND.

09/22/14 Newton Woman Accused Of Possessing A Dagger


A 23 YEAR OLD NEWTON WOMAN ACCUSED OF HAVING MARIJUANA, DRUG PARAPHERNALIA, AND A DAGGER IN HER VEHICLE…HAS POSTED A 3-THOUSAND 900-DOLLAR BOND. 

09/22/14 Newton Homeowner's Showing Interest In "I & I" Program


ALL THE RAIN THAT’S FALLEN THE PAST SEVERAL WEEKS HAS LED TO A LOT OF WET BASEMENTS IN NEWTON. NEWTON PUBLIC WORKS DIRECTOR KEITH LAUBE SAYS IT’S ALSO SPARKED MORE INTEREST IN THE CITY’S “INFLOW AND INFILTRATION” PROGRAM.

09/22/14 Newton School Policy Proposal For Controversial Presentations


THE NEWTON SCHOOL BOARD IS CONSIDERING A NEW POLICY REGARDING PRESENTATIONS IN SCHOOLS BY NON-DISTRICT PERSONNEL. 

09/22/14 Monroe Man Pleads Not Guilty In Fatal Accident


A MONROE MAN FACING CHARGES FOR A FATAL ACCIDENT ON HIGHWAY 14 JUST NORTH OF KNOXVILLE EARLY LAST MONTH…HAS PLED NOT GUILTY. 

09/22/14 Republican U.S. Senate Candidate In Newton Tonight


REPUBLICAN U.S. SENATE CANDIDATE JONI ERNST WILL BE IN NEWTON TONIGHT. YESTERDAY ERNST KICKED OFF A TOUR OF ALL 99 COUNTIES IN THE STATE…WITH A STOP IN WATERLOO. 

09/18/14 Newton Homecoming King And Queen Crowned


THE 2014 NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN WERE CROWNED LATE THIS MORNING DURING A HIGH SCHOOL PEP ASSEMBLY. 

09/18/14 Drunk Newton Woman Accused Of Assaulting Officers


A 30 YEAR OLD NEWTON WOMAN IS ACCUSED OF INJURING A POLICE OFFICER AND JAILER WHILE SHE WAS DRUNK LAST NIGHT. 

09/18/14 Sully Man Arrested For Drunk Driving Late Last Night


A 42 YEAR OLD SULLY MAN  IS ACCUSED OF DRIVING DRUNK LAST NIGHT JUST NORTH OF SULLY. 

09/18/14 Prairie City Man's Sexual Abuse Trial Delayed


A 4 AND A HALF MONTH DELAY HAS BEEN GRANTED IN THE TRIAL OF A 30 YEAR OLD PRAIRIE CITY MAN…ACCUSED OF COMMITTING A SEX ACT ON A 4 YEAR OLD GIRL. 

09/17/14 Copper Dollar Ranch Murder Trial Moved To Waterloo


 
THE COPPER DOLLAR RANCH MURER TRIAL OF THERESA “TERRI” SUPINO WILL OCCUR IN BLAWKHAWK COUNTY. 

09/17/14 Newton City Council Changes Rental Housing Permit Fees


THE ADOPTION OF AN UP-DATED “MINIMUM RENTAL HOUSING CODE” BY THE NEWTON CITY COUNCIL EARLIER THIS MONTH, HAS NOW LED TO A HIGHER RENTAL PERMIT FEE AND THE IMPLEMENTATION OF TWO NEW FEES. 

09/17/14 State Representative Dan Kelley Recognized


THE IOWA RENEWABLE FUELS ASSOCIATION HAS RECOGNIZED NEWTON STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAN KELLEY FOR HIS LEGISLATIVE SUPPORT OF RENEWABLE FUELS. 

09/17/14 Newton City Council Discusses Campaign Signs


THE NEWTON CITY COUNCIL HAD A BRIEF DISCUSSION ABOUT CAMPAIGN SIGNS DURING THIS WEEK’S COUNCIL MEETING. 

09/17/14 Young Kellogg Woman Suspected Of Dealing Marijuana


A 19 YEAR OLD KELLOGG WOMAN ALLEGEDLY CAUGHT WITH A SIGNIFICANT AMOUNT OF MARIJUANA, OVER TWO DOZEN UNPRESCRIBED LORAZEPAM PILLS, AND DRUG PARAPHERNALIA IS FREE ON BOND. 

09/16/14 Newton Babysitter's Child Endangerment Trial Confirmed


A NEWTON BABYSITTER ACCUSED OF CAUSING SERIOUS HEAD INJURIES TO AN 11-MONTH OLD BOY IN MARCH OF LAST YEAR, WILL STAND TRIAL LATER THIS MONTH. 

09/16/14 Newton Man Gets 20 Year Prison Term For Sexual Abuse


A 47 YEAR OLD NEWTON MAN WHO SEXUALLY ABUSED A YOUNG GIRL FOR OVER 3 YEARS, HAS BEEN SENTENCED TO 20 YEARS IN PRISON. 

09/16/14 Newton City Council Advances 3 Stop Sign Proposals


STOPS SIGNS WILL BE GOING UP AT AN UNCONTROLLED INTERSECTION JUST SOUTHEAST OF THE NEWTON SQUARE. 

09/16/14 Newton Seed Store Building Bought By The City


THE NEWTON CITY COUNCIL LAST NIGHT UNANIMOUSLY APPROVED THE PURCHASE OF THE NEWTON SEED STORE AT 224 NORTH 3RD AVENUE WEST. 

09/09/14 Newton School Board Gets Emerson Hough Recommendation


A COMMITTEE CONSISTING OF NEWTON TEACHERS…PRINCIPALS…STUDENTS…PARENTS…AND COMMUNITY MEMBERS IS RECOMMENDING THE EMERSON HOUGH BUILDING BE TURNED BACK INTO AN ELEMENTARY SCHOOL. 

09/04/14 Local United Way Fundraising Campaign Begins


THE UNITED WAY OF JASPER COUNTY’S ANNUAL FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN KICKED OFF TODAY. THE GOAL IS TO RAISE 363-THOUSAND DOLLARS. 

09/02/14 New Job Assistance Center Opening In Newton


GOODWILL INDUSTRIES OF CENTRAL IOWA AND DES MOINSED AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE ARE OPENING UP A NEW CAREER CONNECTION CENTER IN NEWTON.

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.