Monticello couple serves those affected by ian
A Monticello couple recently joined the American Red Cross in helping to aid Florida residents affected by Hurricane Ian. Jeff and Jeannette Berger decided to join the Red Cross after the tornadoes hit Kentucky last December. “We can do more,” said Jeannette. However, it took some time to get the necessary training and by that time, the need was over […]
Community speaks out against consolidation
White County residents had an opportunity to briefly express their concern about the positional consolidation of elementary schools within the Twin Lakes School Corporation at the Oct. 16 school board meeting. The board opened the floor of the meeting for public comment allowing those signed in five minutes to address the board. Speakers were not allowed to ask questions. Terri […]
Flager Railway Car a beautiful piece of history
The Monon Connection Museum has added a new personal car originally belonging to the famous train magnate, Henry M. Flagler. It was a palace car that was used by his wife as the two traveled separately sometimes. The car is part of Dale Ward’s vast collection of railroad cars at the museum. Unfortunately, Ward passed away on May 20 of […]
Footsteps in HistoryHow well do you know White County history?
1) Where was this tourist court located? 2) Back in the 1930s the football field was located where in Monticello? 3) Who was the first postmistress of the Monticello Post office?
Legion plans fish fry American Legion Post 81, Monticello, is hosting an all-you-can-eat fish fry on Friday, Oct. 28, from 5-7 p.m. The dinner is open to the public. The Post is located at 405 East Washington St., right off of U.S. 24 at the east end of the Washington Street bridge. The meal will consist of fish, French fries, […]
The following arrests were provided by the White County Sheriff ’s Department. All individuals have been preliminarily charged and are innocent until proven guilty. Sept. 12 Brylen Sosbe, 18, Monticello, possession of marijuana and possession of paraphernalia. Sept. 15 Patrick Weigle, 52, Monticello, possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia. Jonathan Barrett, 40, Monticello, possession of marijuana. Sept. 16 Sherman Shackelford, […]
The Monon News October 23, 1952 Claude Thacker, the oldest member of the Monon Masonic Lodge, inspects a new 1,000-gallon LP gas tank being installed on the north side of the Masonic Temple. The 18-foot tank, buried six-and-a-half feet, will supply fuel to a new hot air furnace being installed in an upstairs closet. The furnace will heat the second […]
Deadline for farming workshops approaching
Ready to grow your farm operation, but unsure how to acquire more land? During the Farmland for the Next Generation program hear from industry representatives, farmers, and extension personnel as they prepare you for your future land acquisitions. Farmland for the Next Generation is an interactive program series that addresses three paths to land access: leasing, purchasing, and receiving land […]
4-H Spotlight: Exploring plants, flowers in Floriculture
Roses are red, violets are blue, and the Floriculture project is perfect for you! Members can explore the wonderful world of plants and flowers through this project. Flowers displayed can be from your garden, purchased, or made from silk/artificial materials. Projects can be a flower arrangement, terrarium, or even a house plant or dried herb product. If youth are interested […]