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Delphi Preservation Society to offer first peek at opera house at Bacon Festival - Newsbug Information
After over a century passing since music echoed off the walls of the Delphi Opera House, captivating crowds in attendance, the long-awaited completion of the renovation of the historic structure will occur by the end of 2015, with excitement building with ...
City of Monticello readies for another spring cleaning - Newsbug Information
Residents in the city of Monticello will be getting a helping hand with sprucing up their yards and clearing out unwanted items from around the house beginning on Saturday, April 11 (East of Main Street) and Saturday, April 18 (West of Main Street) with ...
All choked up over turkeys - Newsbug Information
There is plenty of information available for those interested in learning more about turkey hunting, and lots of writers have spilled ink on various topics related to the sport. One of which seems to have little discussion, however tons of importance, is ...
Rose Acres holds first annual Easter egg hunt - Newsbug Information
With Spring Break coming to a close, area children gathered at the Monon City Park for some fun. With the weather dipping into the teens at night, getting snow, rain and wind, there certainly has not been much to cheer about for our area spring breakers.
Wolcott Summer Festival Committee to host annual cat fish and pork chop dinner - Newsbug Information
The Wolcott Summer Festival Committee will host their annual Cat Fish and Pork Chop Dinner at the Wolcott Elementary School gym on Friday, April 10, beginning at 5:30 p.m., with all of the proceeds raised at the event going to the 47th Annual Wolcott ...
Rose Acres Easter Egg Hunt - Newsbug Information
The winners of the Rose Acres Easter Egg Hunt: (left to right) Canaan Serrano, Nery Moales, Mackenzie Morales, Lindsey Boehning, Aubree Brooks, Avah Brooks, Clinton Sheppard (winner of guessing the number of jelly beans), Kolton Ashby and Hunter Biancardi.
Cattle Dog Bakery serving up sweet treats to dogs and cats and . . . monkeys - Newsbug Information
When Lisa Hughes, owner of Cattle Dog Bakery located at 115 West Third Street in Brookston, lost her beloved cat seven years ago, the cause was traced back to tainted, store-bought cat food. Hughes, who was a vet technician and animal emergency responder ...
Seat belts prevent fatality in Friday morning crash - Newsbug Information
A head-on collision involving a truck and an SUV two miles south of Monticello on US 421 caused one driver to be airlifted from the scene Friday morning. According to Sgt. Kim Riley of the Lafayette Post of the Indiana State Police, at approximately 6:17 a ...
Weller came home to coach Twin Lakes boys golf team - Newsbug Information
Greg Weller was born and raised in Fort Wayne. He attended Manchester College. But shortly after graduating headed to Iowa where he would spend the next thirty-four years of his life teaching special needs children and coaching the Varsity golf and ...
Road kill on Washington St. Bridge surprises DNR officers - Newsbug Information
An Indiana Department of Natural Resources officer responding to a call concerning road kill on the Washington Street Bridge Wednesday afternoon came across what they describe as a “rarity”, finding the body of an armadillo on the side of the road.
White County birds were singing in the rain on Thursday’s birding expedition - Newsbug Information
It was a cool morning for a walk, but nature lovers eager to catch a glimpse of spring birds were not discomfited by the damp morning, meeting at the Monticello City Park for a guided tour by local birding expert Rick Read. “We had five participants in ...
Special Olympics awards, sectional basketball - Newsbug Information
On March 14 the White County Special Olympics held their annual sports banquet. It was the 20 th anniversary of the White County Special Olympics. The awards handed out were athlete of the year, volunteer of the year, family of the year and coach of the year.
Fishing leads to crossing off two bucket list items - Newsbug Information
Ed Oilar grew up fishing right here in Monticello, Ind. As he got older he started competing in tournaments. He started with all the local tournaments, which he fishes still today. Oilar always wanted to fish in a pro-grade tournament and he got that ...
Parks department gearing up for a busy centennial parks season - Newsbug Information
Spring cleanup is in high gear at the Monticello Parks Department, and according to Parks Department Superintendent Mitch Billue, things are going well in preparation for the upcoming events and programs season. “We’ve been doing cleanup around the ...
Community investment leads to new equipment, faster service at MUTPL - Newsbug Information
For the past three years, the Monticello-Union Township Public Library has sent out appeal letters throughout the area, asking community members to help support the library through donations in order to acquire needed equipment. Although previous years ...