Newton County voters headed to the polls Tuesday to choose representatives at the national and local levels. Throughout the day, poll workers across the county reported a strong turnout, with voter participation soaring past prior midterm election numbers.
At the age of 18, James Jones went to work at the La-Z-Boy factory in Newton making furniture. As the oldest boy of seven children, Jones took it upon himself to provide for his family after his father died.
Newton County voters will head to the polls Tuesday to decide who will represent them at the state, local and national level. On the ballot for this election are both the state’s United States Senate seats, a U.S.
Veterans groups, municipalities and individuals are banding together to honor the military service of Newton County Residents with a new Veteran’s Memorial Park along Highway 15, and they need residents’ help to meet their goal.
The other week I got bored of my regular running route along Highway 487 and took to Google to see if there were any fun trails near my house. The internet showed me the Town of Walnut Grove had taken it upon itself to create a fitness trail next to public library.