2021-12-08 E-Edition

Here comes Santa Claus

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Parade floats lit up the night for the annual Monticello Lighted Christmas Parade Saturday. Parade winners were:The Spirit of twin Lakes Marching band, first place; Ship N Dip, second place and Judge’s Overall Pick; Twin Lakes welding, third; Mel’s Wrecker, Spectacular Sparkles; Twin Lakes High School Robotics – Fearsome Gears, Most Creative; and Amvets Post 91, Mayor’s Choice Award.

Shop with a Cop: Officers give back

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In the top photo, Sgt. Josh Shoemaker, with the White County Sheriff ’s Department talks to a young man as they wait to checkout at Walmart during the annual Shop with a Cop event on Saturday. Families participating in the program, as well as volunteers, met at Roosevelt Middle School for pizza and photos with Santa and Mrs. Clause, before […]

Childers brings 4-H exprience to position

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4-H Educator looks to increase involvement

As a young girl growing up in the Lafayette/ Dayton area, Molly Chil-ders gained life skills which have proved to have a lifelong impact. Childers was an active member in Tippecanoe County 4-H, becoming a 10-year member. She participated in several projects including poultry, swine, small animals, crafts, photography, and floriculture. The skills she learned, along with her love of […]

School responds in injured athlete lawsuit

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Twin Lakes School Corporation is asking the court to make a declatory judgment in their favor in the case of an athlete allegedly injured at cheerleading practice earlier this year. The district claims the athlete and her mother signed waivers of liability that protect the district from legal action. In October, a Monticello mother sued Twin Lakes School Corporation and […]

News in PHOTOS

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How well do you know White County history? 1) Pictured is an ad for prominent Monticello attorney William Guthrie. In 1918 where was his law office located? 2) John B. Rothrock was better known as Bowman Rothrock. Bowman’s true love was fishing on the Tippecanoe. What was his career that supported his fishing hobby? 3) The first White County Jail […]

The above image represents the person portrayed on fake social media sites as anthony_ shots. Photo provided/ISP

Do you know this man?

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Police asks the community for help in the Delphi killings

DELPHI — The police are seeking information in the deaths of Abigail Williams, age 13, and Liberty German, age 14, as new details emerge in the investigation. While investigating the murders of Williams and German, detectives with the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office and the Indiana State Police have uncovered an online profile named anthony_ shots. This profile was being used […]

Chair exercise class offered at church

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First Presbyterian Church of Monticello invites the community to a chair exercise class at the church, 104 N. Illinois St., on Tuesday and Thursdays from 10-11 a.m. For more information, call 574-583-5787. All proceeds go to assist veterans, service personnel and the various programs of the American Legion.

Library plans winter events for kids

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The following is the weekly events for the Monticello-Union Township Library: Knitting & Crocheting Together! – Dec.13, at 5 p.m.: Join the library for conversation and company while working on fiber arts projects. Knitting needles can be provided if needed. Navigating The Health Insurance Marketplace – Dec. 13, at 5-7 p.m.: Indiana Navigator and Certified Application Counselor, Barb Hickner will […]