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Orange Man Killed in Motorcycle Accident

On Sunday, April 21st in the evening around 7:15 p.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety was called to a single vehicle crash on FM 1416 in Newton County.  The crash happened a mile south of the Bon Wier community.  According to the report, a 2010 Harley Davidson motorcycle was traveling south on FM 1416…

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Tan Healthcare is now serving Newton County

Tan Healthcare had its Grand Opening on Wednesday, April 17 at the Servant United Methodist Family Life Center.  Newton County Judge Kenneth Weeks was present to thank them for coming to Newton County. For more information call 409-550-1067 or 409-382-5342 or stop by any local convenience store for a copy of this week’s NEWS!

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Sheriff is Pleased to announce … K-9 Bruce’s Bill is PAID

The Newton County Sheriff’s Department held a fundraiser on Wednesday, April 17th to help pay for medical bills incurred when K-9 Bruce had a very serious condition with his spleen. After taking Bruce to a local veterinarian they were urged to go to A&M for further treatment.  His condition required emergency surgery. The Sheriff is…

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Historical Commission Names Volunteer of the Year

And the award goes to … Terri Woods for the Volunteer of the Year.  The Annual Volunteer Luncheon was held Thursday, April 11 at the Eagle’s Landing in Newton.  Each year the NCHC gathers to show appreciation for all those that serve the community so well by holding the luncheon.

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Rolling Thunder Rolls into the Republican Club – Keeping Memories Alive

The Newton County Republican Club was honored to have Larry Wells and members of the Rolling Thunder Motorcycle Club as guests at the April meeting.  Mr. Wells explained how the name “Rolling Thunder” came about from the sound of USA’s carpet-bombing during the Viet Nam War.  There are over 90,000 members of this organization.  They…

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Rings all Around … Back to Back Champions

Photos and Interview by Heather Foster April 4th was a very special day at Newton High School.  The feeling of celebration was surely in the air.  Students, faculty, and community members all gathered in the auditorium at NHS to celebrate the retirement of Head Coach, W.T. Johnston, the dedication of the new granite monument for…

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Miss Relay For Life 2019 Queens

Photo by Patricia Jackson The 2019 Miss Relay For Life Pageant was held Saturday, April 6 at the Newton Elementary School Auditorium.  The event was well attended and funds were raised in support of the Relay For Life event coming in May. To see a list of the winner’s get your Newton County News today!

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Appreciation Celebration

Make plans to attend a very special celebration on Thursday, April 4th at 1 p.m. at the front gates to Singletary Stadium on the Newton ISD High School campus.  The public is invited to help show your appreciation for Coach WT Johnston and all he has given to our community.  We will also be exhibiting…

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