2022-07-13 E-Edition

White County Fair begins Friday

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The 74th annual White County 4-H Fair, which kicks off its six-day run Friday, is set to bring live entertainment, food, pageantry, and of course 4-H competition to the fairgrounds in Reynolds. New to the scene this year is 4-H Youth Educator Molly Childers. The 10-year 4-H member joined the White County Purdue Extension in November after working as an […]

8 young woman to vie for Fair Queen

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                                              Eight young women will vie for the title of Miss White County Fair Queen on Saturday, July 16, at 8 p.m. The mission of the Fair Queen pageant is to “equip and empower young women, ages 15-21, […]

News in PHOTOS

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Brookston Parade

Operation Backpack Offers School Supplies for Children

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The Monticello First Presbyterian Church will be distributing free school supplies to families in need in the community on July 31. The event, Operation Backpack, which is in its 18th year, provides students in grades K-12 who attend a White County school with many of the supplies needed to succeed in the classroom. Distribution will take place on Sunday, July […]


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How well do you know White County history? 1) Who is this man? 2) Who was Samuel Heckendorn and what was his profession? 3) In 1919 the high school at Buffalo was condemned and Liberty Township was faced with an expensive decision. To build or not build; what did Liberty Township do? ANSWERS 1) Who is this man? Answer: This […]

NEWS Briefs

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Legion open for dining, Thursday/Friday The American Legion is open to the public on Thursday and Friday evenings. There is a special each night in addition to the regular menu. The hours on Thursday night are 5:30-7:30 p.m., and Friday night hours are 5-7 p.m. Thursday night specials are chicken/bacon/ cheese wrap with fries, July 7; taco salad with tortilla […]


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The following arrests were provided by the White County Sheriff’s Department. June 24 Christina Garcia, 40, Monticello, preliminarily charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and chemical test refusal. June 25 Maria Felipe, 24, Homeless, Logansport, preliminarily charged with operator having never received a license. Lisa Gately, 30, Monticello, preliminarily charged with invasion of privacy. June 27 Jaime Garcia-Ortiz, 56, […]


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The Monon News July 10, 1942 Golden Seward and Robert Henry were awarded a contract to paint the Lakeview Home. July 12, 1962 The “Tall Story” Club of Monon (Dick and Don Quasebarth and Don “Doc” Ramsey are charter members) almost gained a new member when Ann Ledbetter was overheard telling friends she had 48 tomatoes on one plant in […]

In the good old summertime

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Buzzzzin’ with
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During my walk with the Roadster this morning I found myself humming to the tune of “In the Good Old Summertime.” I had to hum the song because I couldn’t remember the lyrics. Google helped me with this problem, where I to George “Honey learned the lyrics Boy” Evans’s Top of the Charts hit from 1902. It struck me in […]