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FOOTSTEPS IN HISTORY

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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 […]

MEMORY LANE

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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 […]

Monon Food Fest set for June 4

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The Monon Food Fest is back and organizers are planning for a great event. Monon Food Fest takes place June 4, in downtown Monon, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Fireman’s Breakfast kicks off the morning at the fire station from 7-10 a.m. Garage sales throughout town will also begin in the morning hours. On Fourth Street, visitors will […]

Splash Pad opens at Monon Town Park

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The Town of Monon dedicated celebrated with a ribbon cutting for the New Splash Pad at the Monon Town Park on Sunday, May 22. At left, children and their parents check out the newest addition to the park.With temperatures expected to be in the 80s this weekend, the Splash Pad is ready just in time.

Grants available for field trips to state parks, lakes

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Educators interested in taking K-12 students on field trips to an Indiana state park or state-managed lake in the 2022-23 school year can receive financial help through the Indiana Natural Resources Foundation (INRF). Grants from the Discover the Outdoors fund are available for public, private, parochial, or home-school educators, according to INRF executive director Jody Kress. “The Foundation’s mission is […]

Annie’s Project classes offered

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Farm women are generating a cultural tide in American agriculture that is moving management, assets, and opportunities to a new wave of farmers across the country. At Annie’s Project courses, women in agriculture become empowered to be successful through education, networks, and resources. Annie’s Project is a six-session course that is a discussion-based workshop bringing women together to learn from […]

Mini 4-H Day Camp set

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Registration is now open for the Mini 4-H Day Camp on June 29. All youth who just completed grades K-2 are invited to attend this fun day at the Fairgrounds. Registration is $15 and youth must bring their own online at v2.4honline.com.can register using their family Non-4-H members can register as participant” without enrolling in 4-H. Payment is due to […]

‘Women in welding’: Twin Lakes High School teacher is on a mission to inspire girls to take her shop class

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This story was originally published by Chalkbeat. Sign up for their newsletters at ckbe.at/newsletters. Chalkbeat Indiana One of Kim Rosenbaum’s former welding students called, asking to speak to her class. He was a pipefitter now, and he wanted to report back that everything she had taught him about what it was like to work a job had been spot on. […]

FOOTSTEPS IN HISTORY

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How well do you know White County history? 1) Any idea as to who this gentleman might be? 2) Where in White County was the Roth Theatre located? 3) Most businesses have a slogan. The Goodman business was at the same location as the former Miller’s Department Store located on North Main Street in Monticello. What was the Goodman store […]


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