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HJ Overview: White County Commissioner race - Newsbug Information
The seat for County Commissioner of Monticello (3rd district) is a two-way race, with incumbent Republican David A. Diener being challenged by Democrat Alan Gunther. Diener, who took over as County Commissioner for Ron Schmierer after he passed away in ...
AMVETS to hold 3rd annual arts and crafts show - Newsbug Information
Monticello AMVETS Post 91 will be hosting their third annual Veterans Home Arts and Crafts Show Sunday, Nov. 2. According to AMVETS Post 91 Riders President Don Kiselus, the idea of holding the show initially came to him three years ago during one of their ...
‘A Spooky Night’ at the TLHS auditorium - Newsbug Information
There were creaks and groans, spooks and screams and things that go bump in the night at the Twin Lakes High School auditorium on Wednesday evening. And no, the place is not haunted. It was the Meadowlawn Elementary School fifth graders, who performed a ...
Friday night lights: Vikings prepare for No. 2 Pioneer - Newsbug Information
North White’s football team travels to Royal Center Friday night for a sectional semi-final matchup with one of class A’s best teams. No. 2 Pioneer (9-1) will host the Vikings (6-4) at 7p.m. in Sectional 42 action. The winner will get the ...
Disaster averted: Minor injuries in Amtrak crash - Newsbug Information
“We were riding along, and they were blowing the horn. And usually it’s just like three short blasts, but they just kept blowing and blowing,” said Nancy Vasilak, who was a passenger traveling from Lafayette to Chicago on the northbound Amtrak train ...
Caucus to fill vacant clerk/treasurer position - Newsbug Information
The White County Republican Central Committee will hold a caucus on Nov. 25 at 7 p.m. to fill the city of Monticello Clerk/Treasurer position left vacant due to the death of Liz Oilar. For the complete story, read Tuesday's Herald Journal.
FHFH hoping to get 100 deer for food pantry - Newsbug Information
As deer hunting season draws closer, Farmers and Hunters Feeding the Hungry (FHFH) are hoping for another successful season of donations of deer meat in order to feed the less fortunate families in the area through the White County Food Pantry. For the ...
Sunday fire leaves 14 homeless - Newsbug Information
A three-alarm fire at 601 Anchor Court’s Beachwood Apartments in Monticello during the early morning hours of Sunday, Oct. 26, left 14 people homeless, but a community breathing a sigh of relief that there were no deaths or injuries to residents of the ...
State bound: Lilly to make third straight state finals appearance - Newsbug Information
Twin Lakes junior Madeline Lilly finished third overall in 18:53 at the New Prairie Semi-state Saturday morning to earn a third-straight trip the IHSAA State Finals meet on November 1. The meet will be held at the Lavern Gibson Championship Cross Country ...
North White runs past Frontier - Newsbug Information
MONON—North White’s football team, with the help of four Jake Russell touchdown runs, defeated county rival Frontier 45-0 in the opening round of sectionals Friday night. Countless Falcon fumbles were the big story of the game, as the Vikings scored ...
Rotary brings awareness to continuing fight against polio - Newsbug Information
Friday, Oct. 24, was World Polio Day, and during the Monticello Rotary Club luncheon, members discussed the strides that have been made in recent years to eliminate the disease, as well as the ongoing efforts by the Rotary to eradicate polio. For the ...
Alcoholics Anonymous to offer new meeting - Newsbug Information
(Editor’s Note: The contact in this story wishes for their last name to be withheld due to their part in the Alcoholics Anonymous program and will be referred to by their first name “John” throughout the following article in order to respect their ...
Free or reduced lunch deadline fast approaching - Newsbug Information
The deadline for families with students enrolled in area schools who may qualify for free or reduced lunches and textbooks is fast approaching, with the final day to submit an application set for Oct. 31. For the complete story, read Friday's Herald Journal.
Vikings sweep Trojans - Newsbug Information
North White’s volleyball earned a trip to the Sectional 50 semi-finals Saturday afternoon with a 3-0 sweep of West Central Thursday night. The Vikings beat the Trojans 25-17, 28-26 and 25-21 to improve to 22-11 on the season. With the win, North ...
Northwestern squeaks past Twin Lakes - Newsbug Information
OXFORD- Twin Lakes faced Northwestern Thursday night in Class 3A volleyball sectional action at Benton Central, losing a closely contested match in four sets, 15-25, 25-20, 21-25 and 22-25. After several early ties and lead changes (and a stretch that ...