2022-11-09 E-Edition

Kyburz sworn in as Police Chief

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The Monticello City Council passed several ordinances for the first reading Monday and approved a contract with MakeMyMove to help in recruiting remote workers to the area. The city was the last to approve the three-party contract with MakeMyMove as the White County commissioners approved the contract earlier in the day. The White County Economic Development office will be doing […]

United Way sets date for Coats for Kids distribution, Angel Tree

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In partnership with Monticello Rotary and Monticello Kiwanis Clubs, the White County United Way Coats for Kids program will be distributing new and gently used coats, hats, scarves, snowsuits, gloves, and mittens of all sizes, free of charge to families in need on Saturday, Nov. 12, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. The distribution will take place at the White […]

Allen County judge to take over Delphi murder trial

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The arrest of Richard Allen, 50, Delphi, has the legal system stretched, frustrated, and fearing for their safety. Allen was charged on Oct. 28 with two counts of murder in the deaths of Abigail Williams and Liberty German. The two young girls were killed after they went missing while on a hike near Monon High Bridge in February 2017. On […]

County approves $3 million contract for corrections building

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The White County commissioners approved a basic contract on Monday with RQAW Corporation of Fishers for renovations of the old Bayer building for Community Corrections. The renovations to the building, located at 306 N. Main St., will cost $2.5-$3 million with $240,000 in fees going to RQAW for the design. County Attorney George Loy said he will work on the […]

News in PHOTOS

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Frontier’s Daddy Daugher Dance


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How well do you know White County history? 1) Prior to being named Lakes Theatre in 1931, the movie theater was known as the Strand, and prior to that it was known as William’s Opera House. In what year was the name Strand Theatre adopted and who was responsible for naming it the Strand? 2) In July 1920, Dr. Walter […]

NEWS Briefs

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Hunt a Little Feed A lot shatters records with donation The 14th annual Hunt a Little Feed A lot program has shattered records for its 2022 campaign to help White County families in need. The program, which provides an avenue for hunters to donate extra deer meat from hunting to the White County Food Pantry, raised $12,700 this year, topping […]


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Monon News November 2, 1917 The Monon Crushed Stone Company closed its plant yesterday as the result of the government order taking over all open cars. Alfred Thompson, who has been engaged as an ambulance driver in France, was found to be underweight and he expects to be sent home soon. November 4, 1932 Dr. McClure and Dr. Richardson attended […]

A quiet wisper: The Devil made me do it

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Buzzzzin’ with
Mrs. B

I began my writing career as a child. I would crank out poetry and short stories on my mom’s old Underwood manual typewriter. Just before her death, teacher Karen (Van Scoyak) Ward sent me a poem that she had kept for over 50 years that I had written while a student in her class. We communicated for a while and […]