Bond info meeting planned by USD 373

The public is invited to come learn more about Newton Schools’ Comprehensive Plan and the upcoming Nov. 7 Bond Election  during an informational meeting at 7 p.m. Sept. 18 in the McKinley Administrative Center Board Room, 308 E. First.

Newton USD 373 Superintendent Deborah Hamm will give a presentation followed by a time for questions and answers.


Community boards

CDDO to meet 

The Board of Directors of the Harvey-Marion County Community Developmental Disability Organization will hold its regular monthly meeting at 4 p.m. Sept. 18 at 500 N. Main, Suite 204, in Newton. 

There will be an opportunity for public comment at the beginning of the meeting.  



Newton Presbyterian Manor to hosts  Alzheimer's series

“Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers” is a three-session series from the Alzheimer’s Association. Presbyterian Manor will host the series of free events Sept. 21 and 28 and Oct. 5 at Newton Presbyterian Manor.

The first session on Sept. 21 will focus on the Early Stages, followed by the Middle Stages Sept. 28 and Late Stages on Oct. 5. These classes will provide information on what to expect, how to plan, and what resources are available at each stage of the disease. You can attend one or all classes to fit your family’s situation.

Each “Living with Alzheimer’s for Caregivers” session will begin at 6 p.m. at Newton Presbyterian Manor, 1200 E. Seventh. These presentations are part of Newton Presbyterian Manor’s Just Ask series, a free, ongoing lifelong learning program featuring information from local, regional and national experts.

For more information or to RSVP, contact Marketing Director Noelle Dickinson at 316-283-5400 or




New publication schedule in effect

The Newton Kansan's new print publication schedule has begun, meaning print editions will be delivered on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. 

There will not be a print edition tomorrow. The Channel Guide will be published in the Saturday edition, which will be available in news racks and retail outlets like Kwik Shop and Dillons.