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In a special called meeting last Tuesday the Union Board of Aldermen moved forward with a plan to lockdown city properties after a part-time police officer tested positive for Covid-19.
Mayor Wayne Welch said he learned the officer had tested positive the previous Sunday and discussed what needed to happen with his staff.
Editor's note: A previous version of this story listed Bralynn's last name incorrectly. We apologize for the error and are happy to set the record straight.
Bralynn Newell first learned about sewing from her grandmother, Jeanette Robinson. The two worked together using her grandmother’s sewing machine.
March was National Athletic Training Month but it didn’t go exactly like some local athletic trainers thought it would.
Most local high school sports teams played their last games at the beginning of spring break before suspending activities until April 17. That left athletic trainers without subjects to work on.
Special Blood Drive
for Norman Snowden
Newton Fire and Rescue help a resident Thursday retrieve his car from a ditch along Hwy 80 in Newton. First responders on scene reported the driver had ducked into Newton Discout Tobacco and forgot to enage the parking break. The vehicle rolled through the parking lot, across the highway and into the ditch.
Covid-19 has reminded us that we do not have everything under control, and that this is a fallen world. The Lord is sovereign over all, but we have to be careful about inferring from providential calamity a specific cause or culpable group.