2021-08-18 E-Edition

Heavy hauling

A participant makes progress pulling a weighted sled down the track at the Idaville Truck and Tractor Pull Saturday in Idaville. For more photos, checkout the News & Review Facebook page.

Former Frontier valedictorian is now Indiana Swine Queen

Some girls dream of being Miss America. Others, like Chalmers’ Sydney Altman, dream of being . . . Swine Queen. “For several years, I’ve been pretty set on at least running for it and hopefully winning it,” Altman said of her winning the title of 2021 Indiana Purebred Swine Queen. “It’s a huge honor,” adds Susan Danner, treasurer of the […]

Wolcott Library breaks ground on expansion

WOLCOTT — Big changes are coming to the Wolcott Community Public Library. The WCPL recently broke ground on an expansion that will increase the capacity of the library by nearly two-thirds. “It’s been a dream for probably 25 years,” Library Director Deanna Dreblow said. The expansion is just the latest adaptation the WCPL has made to serve the community of […]

County settles teachers’ lawsuit over activeshooter drill

White County has reached a legal settlement with the group of teachers from Meadowlawn Elementary School who were shot with pellet guns by sheriff’s deputies during an active shooter drill. The case was resolved in July, according to at least one party to the lawsuit, who confirmed the conclusion on condition of anonymity. Terms of the settlement were not disclosed. […]

Team Up for ADA Golf Outing

News in Photos


How well do you know White County history? Answers are on page 5. 1) Question… Pictured is Huffman’s Machine and Repair Shop. Who was this Huffman and where was this shop located? 2) Question… In December, 1942 residents of White County received what? 3) Question… In November 1942 a new addition was contracted for the Monticello Post Office. What was […]

News Briefs

Blood Drive schedule at library The Monticello-Union Township Library is hosting a local blood drive for the community in the program room on Monday, Aug. 23, from 1-7 p.m. A mask must be worn by all patrons and staff entering the program room as requested by the American Red Cross. Any patrons wishing to donate blood are also required to […]

Memory Lane

Excerpts from the Monon News

Aug. 22, 2001 Donna Westfall will celebrate her 25th anniversary at People’s State Bank this month. North White started off their 2001 football season with a win over North Miami 19-6 on Horton Field last Friday night. Aug. 27, 1981 Nancy Meier and Virginia Drake were in Muncie to visit Kerri and Shellie Meier. Shellie graduated from the Amber School […]

You’re one in a melon

In Their Own Words

Here’s some advice, start when it’s red, and stop at the green. Don’t believe me? Well, try eating a watermelon the other way and you’ll see what I mean! Actually, the rind is edible (but so are tofu, turnips, and pickled pigs’ feet according to some). However, to be truthful, watermelon rind does have health benefits. It’s rich in fiber, […]