Jail inmates test positive for COVID

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Inmates at the White County Jail have tested positive for COVID-19. White County Sheriff’s Office Chief Deputy David Roth confirmed to the News & Review Monday afternoon that there are, “five or six positive (COVID-19) cases as of right now” at the jail. As of Monday, there were a total of 82 inmates incarcerated in the jail. “We have been […]

2021-10-13 E-Edition

A scary good time

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Butch Patrick, who played Eddie Munster in “The Munsters” takes to the Steel Hawg, left, at Indiana Beach. With him is his assistant LeAnne Breeden. Patrick was at the Beach signing autographs and posing for pictures with fans as part of Halloween Horror. In the bottom photo, Patrick poses with Trey Arnett, a young fan who received special mention during […]

Monon Civic Preservation Society invites public to tour Theatre this Saturday

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MONON — Town residents, old cinema buffs and restoration enthusiasts will all find something to fascinate them in a public meeting at 421 N. Market St. on Saturday, Oct. 16, at 10:30 a.m. The meeting, arranged by the Monon Civic Preservation Society (MCPS), will be a chance to inform the public about the renovation and eventual reopening of the historic […]

Retired teachers still serving area students

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Struggling doesn’t mean you’re failing. That is what two retired Twin Lakes School Corporation teachers hope to teach students through their new tutoring service. Jeanne Franks and Tina Hurd, the owners of Magnolia Educational Services, have a combined 70 years of teaching experience. Franks retired in 2019, and Hurd just this month. As they faced retirement one thing resonated with […]

SNAP recipients to lose COVID-19 benefit

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Community Navigator ready to White County residents in need

Area residents who are still struggling through the pandemic have a new lifeline for help. With the help of a grant from the White County United Way’s Community Relief Fund, Valley Oaks Health has introduced Katherine Tardiff as a Community Navigator to assist the community. Her role is to connect individuals and families to the services that can help. These […]

Drug ‘Take Back’ event planned for Oct. 23

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‘No questions asked’ of participants

On Saturday, Oct. 23, the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is sponsoring the 21st nationwide “Prescription Drug Take Back” initiative. The “Take Back” initiative seeks to prevent prescription drug abuse and theft through proper disposal of prescription drugs, “no questions asked.” Collection sites will be set up nationwide for expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs, which will be properly disposed of […]

News in PHOTOS

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Horsetober at Courage Rock Stable


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How well do you know White County history? 1) What does Booth Bell have to do with White County? 2) In August 1957, a peculiar object was found just south of the Springboro Bridge in the Tippecanoe River. Originally this item was in the Ransom Lumber Company in Frankfort. What was this item? 3) In 1846 the Mexican War erupted. […]

NEWS Briefs

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Legion Fish Fry planned for Oct. 15 American Legion Post 81, Monticello, is hosting an all-you-can eat fish fry on Friday, Oct. 15, from 5-7 p.m. The Post is located on East Washington Street. The meal will consist of fish, french fries, coleslaw and hush puppies. The cost is $10 for adults and $5 for children age 10 and under. […]