2022-05-25 E-Edition

‘This didn’t have to happen’

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Victim’s family speaks in court

A Monticello man was sentenced to 76 years in prison for murder and arson. Last month, a jury convicted Danny Clark, 50, of murdering William “Neal” Toosley in rural Medaryville in August 2018. Evidence showed Clark violated a no-contact order by traveling to the home of a former girlfriend in northern Pulaski County. Clark told police that he waited in […]

Falcons flying to State

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Remembering our Veterans: Memorial Day service planned at Court House

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In contrast to Veteran’s Day, a day to honor Veterans who are currently serving, or who have served our country, Memorial Day is a day to remember and honor those Veterans who gave their lives for our Country and our freedom. Jim Snowberger, Commandant of the Michael Walters Detachment 1411, defines the true meaning of Memorial Day, pointing out that […]

News in PHOTOS

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Olympic Day Twin Lakes’ Elementary Schools

Hartwell headed to Orlando

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Monticello man to represent Indiana at Special Olympics USA Games

Wes Hartwell is over the moon with excitement. Thanks to the help of Monticello and the surrounding communities, Hartwell will soon be on his way to the Special Olympics USA Games in Orlando, Florida. “Thank you to everyone that has helped me,” Hartwell said. “Kroger, the City of Monticello, area businesses, and the big one, the White County community.” The […]


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How well do you know White County history?

1) Pictured is Abel J. Bailey. He was an early photographer in Monticello. When did Mr. Abel open a photography studio in Monticello? 2) In June 1965, two local musicians, John Million and Wayne Hanna of Monticello wrote a song and recorded it, and it was available in music stores. The song was “You Won’t Do” and on the flip […]

NEWS Briefs

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All-you-can-eat fish fry planned American Legion Post 81, Monticello, is hosting an all-you-can-eat fish fry on Friday, May 27, from 5-7 p.m. The Post is located at 405 East Washington Street, off U.S. 24 at the east end of the Washington Street bridge. The meal will consist of fish, French fries, coleslaw, and hush puppies. The cost is $12 for […]


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Monon News May 25, 1917 Lt. Jerry Bostick is drilling a squad of boys here twice a week while awaiting orders to mobilize. Joeseph Kellenberger had his hand mangled in some machinery at his farm near Guernsey. On Friday evening, one of the largest classes, 22, of the Monon High School, was presented with diplomas at the Strand Theatre. May […]

Monon Park Board seeking input on Master Park Plan

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The Monon Park Board is working to complete a 5-Year Parks Master Plan. A public input and work session will be held on Thursday, June 2 at 6 p.m. in the cabin at the Monon Park. Attendees can take the Master Park Plan Survey, provide input on the existing parks, and help plan for the future of Monon Parks. For […]