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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. 

09/15/14 NHS Homecoming Finalists Announced


THE NEWTON HIGH SCHOOL HOMECOMING KING AND QUEEN FINALISTS WERE ANNOUNCED THIS AFTERNOON. 

09/15/14 Newton Police Arrest Drunk Motorcyclist Last Night


A 39 YEAR OLD DES MOINES MAN WAS ALLEGEDLY DRIVING A MOTORCYCLE WHILE DRUNK IN NEWTON LAST NIGHT. 

09/15/14 Newton Woman Accused Of Choking Her Boyfriend


A 32 YEAR OLD NEWTON MAN CLAIMS HIS LIVE-IN GIRLFRIEND CHOKED HIM SATURDAY NIGHT….AFTER ACCUSING HIM OF SMOKING MARIJUANA.

09/15/14 Details Released On Minor Injury Accident In Newton Friday


INFORMATION WAS RELEASED THIS MORNING FOR A MINOR INJURY ACCIDENT FRIDAY MORNING AT AN UNCONTROLLED INTERSECTION IN SOUTHEAST NEWTON. 

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.