Junior Hess’s Head

It’s a good thing Junior Hess is a head strong young man, or he’d have a permanent part in his hair now.  Junior went swimming at Yentruoc (Courtney Davis’ place near Newton) Sunday, and hit a chain while diving.  What he wants to know is, “Was...

Shane Batterman

Shane Michael Batterman, 33, of Newton passed away on Friday (July 6, 2018) from a heart attack caused by drugs and alcohol use. He was born October 10, 1984, in Newton, the son of Wade and Bobbie (Rivera) Batterman.  Shane grew up in Newton and attended Newton Bible...

Orville Schmidt

Highway 50 at Meridian Road /  One Newton man was declared dead after a two-vehicle accident on U.S. 50 April 9.  According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, at 2:52 p.m. April 9 a passenger car driven by Orville Schmidt, 67, Newton, was eastbound on U-50 at mile marker...

Courtney Eileen Kloster

Missing Woman Found The body found in a car at a rest stop on I-135 in Harvey County on Wednesday (June 15, 2017)  has been identified as a 34-year-old woman who had been reported missing.  Sheriff Chad Gay identified the woman as Courtney Eileen Kloster, the Newton...