2022-10-12 E-Edition

Welcome Home

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Vietnam Veterans to receive long-awaited ceremony

For many veterans, the welcome home celebration commences as soon as they reach American soil. Family members greet them with signs and balloons; communities hold parades and proudly wear red, white, and blue in support of their hometown heroes. That wasn’t the case for those who valiantly served in Vietnam, and three local men want to give them the homecoming […]

‘One Heart – One Tribe’: Two options

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Community members share frustration with being silenced at public meeting on long-term planning for Twin Lakes’ schools

Twin Lakes Superintendent Deb Metzer told a crowd gathered at Twin Lakes High School that “our students deserve more” and asked them to “imagine the possibilities” of one centralized elementary school. But for many in the crowd, that wasn’t enough. Options The Twin Lakes School Corporation presented two potential options to the community at a public meeting on Oct. 6 […]

Lowes Bridge repairs to begin in 2023

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The White County Commissioners approved a contract for three bridges in the county, including the highly traveled Lowes Bridge. The construction and repair costs will be about $6 million for the three bridges, but 80% of the funding will come from the federal government. The repair work on Lowes Bridge – first built in 1970 – will cost around $2 […]

Brookston man’s triplemurder trial moved to April 2023

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A Brookston man who was charged with three counts of murder in May of 2021 will not have his day in court until April of next year. Mitchell Page, formerly of Brookston, was charged with three counts of murder in the deaths of Jessica Sizemore, 26, Jessiah Hall, 37, and 4-year-old Rae’Lynn Sizemore. He is being held in the Miami […]

News in PHOTOS

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Hands-on learning at Frontier

Sixth graders visited Frontier High School and participated in Science activities and demos with Chemistry 2 students and Mrs. Snoble.


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How well do you know White County history? 1) Pictured is the banner for the White County Democrat newspaper. In what year did the Democrat start publishing their paper? 2) In December 1942, Monticello was treated to a view of the new U.S. Army’s B 17 “Flying Fortress” when the airplane dusted off the rooftops of the town for about […]

‘Hocus Pocus’ and more at the Monticello library

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The Monticello-Union Township Library is ready for a spooky good time on Oct. 27. The library is having a Hocus Pocus Party on Oct. 27, at 6 p.m. Participants will watch the movie “Hocus Pocus,” play trivia, enjoy ghoulish treats and create crafts. Other upcoming events include: LEGO League – Oct. 24, at 3:30 p.m.: LEGO League is an event […]

Regional Sewer Board accepting letters of interest for board

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The White County Commissioners are now accepting letters of interest from anyone wishing to serve on the Twin Lakes Regional Sewer Board. The meetings are held once a month on the second Thursday of every month at 5:30 p.m. at the District Office at 921 W. Executive Court in Monticello. Meetings most often last one hour. Appointed board members must […]

NEWS Briefs

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Delta Theta Tau to have Bunco event The Monticello Delts will hold a Bunco fundraiser on Oct. 28 at 7 p.m. at the White County Council on Aging, 116 E. Marion St. The doors will be open at 6:30 p.m. for this event. Pre-sale tickets are available for $20 from any Delt member or pay by Venmo. Their email is […]