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Artist Jean Cook will lead an oil painting workshop Sept. 15, at Carriage Factory Art Gallery, 128 E. Sixth St.Her paintings reflect an emphasis on... [Read More]
While the childhood chant extols rain to "go away; come again another day," Harvey County and the rest of Kansas are welcoming any precipitation as... [Read More]
Below is the 2018 National Baseball Congress World Series All-America Team:P Ryan Jennings San Antonio Angels 2-0, 0.75 ERA, 12 IP, 15 K, 5 BBP... [Read More]
One week wasn't long enough, so Tractor Supply Company decided to extend its pet-oriented donation drive to a full month this year.What was "PAW" (Pet... [Read More]
Bertha Steinle, a former Newton resident, celebrated her 101st birthday on Aug. 15.Steinle, who was born in LeHigh, said longevity runs in her family."I had... [Read More]
Part of what the city commission is deciding on when they discuss options for the municipal pool is improvements to baseball/softball facilities at Centennial Park.That... [Read More]
One young girl is hoping to take home top honors from the Saucy & Glazed BBQ Competition during the Sand Creek Summer Daze Festival on... [Read More]
Although they are placed in plain sight, not everyone notices the twisted metal sculptures in a section of reclaimed prairie northwest of Moundridge.A pair of... [Read More]
Two local governmental leaders, Leory Koehn, vice mayor for Newton, and Chip Westfall, county commissioner, made use of an invitation to the White House this... [Read More]
Central Kansas students receive Everence scholarshipsHESSTON  – Two students from central Kansas have received Everence® college scholarships for the 2018-2019 academic year.The local recipients are:*... [Read More]
The first ever Sand Creek Summer Daze festival will kick off on Friday, with plenty of activities in store and fun for all ages planned.... [Read More]
While students will be returning to the classroom this week, educators throughout Harvey County have been hard at work since the start of the month... [Read More]
Bethel College opened its campus to its fall sports athletes this week.The Bethel football team opens the season Sept. 1 at home against Ottawa.The volleyball... [Read More]
The Newton Nitros won the small team division of the 2018 Missouri Valley Long Course Championships July 26 through 29 in Lawrence.The Nitros won the... [Read More]
Carol Holmes welcomed her 30th class into her classroom at Bentley Elementary Aug. 15, the first day of school for Halstead USD 440. As her students... [Read More]
The Halstead Fire Department recently announced it would be giving away address markers free of charge to area residents.Halstead Fire Chief Jim VanShaick said the... [Read More]
In the eyes of city staff, the city commission has reached a critical point on the calendar for the municipal pool."We are at the jumping... [Read More]
Your phone buzzes, with a text: "A water main near your home has ruptured. Water service will be interrupted while the city of Newton repairs... [Read More]
  A bridge on westbound U.S. 50 over I-135 in Newton will enter the third phase of a construction project, meaning the bridge will be closed... [Read More]
  Barbara Mulvihill will present "Genetic Genealogy" at 7 p.m. on August 21 at Newton Public Library, 720 N. Oak.Mulvihill is an information services librarian with... [Read More]