2022-02-23 E-Edition

‘Strong, caring, loving faithful’

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Monticello remembers Steph and Mya

The setting sun Sunday evening gave way to a horizon filled with beauty, as hues of red and orange filled the sky over Twin Lakes High School. It seemed appropriate for that moment – beautiful is how Jason Thompson would remember his wife, Stephanie, and 17-year-old daughter Mya. Just before 2 a.m. on Feb. 17, the White County Sheriff’s Department […]

FCA students challenged to be courageous

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In a time where tomorrow is not promised, Ryan McCarty gave North White students hope and courage for what is ahead. “You are not here by accident, God has something for you,” said McCarty, the keynote speaker for Night of Hope, an event sponsored by the Fellowship of Christian Athletes groups at North White and West Central High Schools. “There […]

Beware of flooded roadways

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White County continues to experience flooding in area lakes, rivers, and streams. Roadways are also experiencing flooding. The best advice from law enforcement, “Turn around, Don’t Drown.” “Drivers should do their best to avoid areas with high standing water,” Chief Deputy David Roth with the White County Sheriff’s Office said. “Please do not drive around any traffic barriers that are […]

News in PHOTOS

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Twin Lakes Mini Cheer Camp


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How well do you know White County history? 1) In 1952, Hubbard and Gutwein were car dealerships in Monticello. Where were Alkire Buick and Gross Motors located? 2) Where was Shafer & Company located in Monticello? What vehicles did they sell? 3) Who was the Ford dealer in Monticello? ANSWERS 1) In 1952, Hubbard and Gutwein were car dealerships in […]

City receives safety grant

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The City of Monticello was recently awarded a safety grant in the amount of $20,400 from the Indiana Public Employers’ Plan (IPEP). The funds will be used to purchase an assisted cot lift for use in ambulances. Presenting the check to city officials is Chris Venters from Harmon-McClintic Insurance Agency.

Crystal Apple nominations sought

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The Education Foundation of Twin Lakes is seeking nominations for the Crystal Apple Award. The award recognizes an outstanding educator or community member for their service to children. The public is invited to nominate an individual who has made a dramatic difference in the lives and learning of children in the Twin Lakes School Corporation. Community members must reside within […]

NEWS Briefs

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Church to host Lenten series The First Presbyterian Church of Monticello is launching a series of “Illuminating Lent” messages with fresh insights into its deeper meaning. The series begins on Ash Wednesday, March 2, at 6:30 p.m. On each subsequent Wednesday, up to and including Holy Week, they will delve more deeply into the meaning of Lent. The community is […]


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The Monon News Feb. 23, 1917 Paul Irons moved from Brookie Farm to the Wren Farm Monday. Howard Smith and Jess Vandervoort helped with moving. Feb. 24, 1933 The country home on the Dowell Farm, occupied by Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cooley, was destroyed by fire Wednesday. Feb. 21, 1952 Mr. and Mrs. Wm. Eberhard called on their son Mahlon, […]