Due to the coronavirus pandemic regular monthly meeting schedules may be suspended.

Reminder: The deadline to pay county personal and real estate taxes is Thursday, Oct. 15. The Newton County County Collector’s Office hours are 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Phone: 870-446-2378.

Jasper Kiwanis Club meets 11:30 a.m. on Wednesdays at the Ozark Cafe.

Al-Anon Meeting, a support group for family and friends of alcoholics. We have resumed our meetings every Friday from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Methodist Fellowship Hall, 400 Clark St. in Jasper. Please wear a mask. You can also join us via Zoom. For more information, call 479-857-8281 or 712-898-8390.

Newton County Chamber of Commerce's regular monthly meeting is on the third Thursday. The next meeting is at noon on Thursday, Sept. 17, at The Ozark Cafe.

The Jasper City Council normally meets at City Hall on the third Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. The next meeting is Sept. 17.

The Compton Volunteer Fire Department will host a free children's fishing derby, at 9 a.m., Saturday, Sept. 19, at the pond behind station 1. All COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed.

Jasper Board of Education meets the third Monday of each month, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jasper School Library. The next meeting will be Sept. 21, at the Kingston campus. The Oct. 19 meeting will be held at Oark.

The monthly board meeting for Newton County Healthcare Association, Inc., meets the last Tuesday of the month. The next meeting will be on Tuesday, Sept. 29, at 5 p.m., in the Conference Room of Newton County Nursing Home.

Newton County Historical Society meets the last Tuesday of each month at 5:30 p.m. at the Bradley House Museum in Jasper. Public is invited. The next meeting is Sept. 29.

The American Legion post at Jasper will host a free children's fishing derby at 9 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 3, at the pond behind Compton volunteer Fire Department's station 1. All COVID-19 safety protocols will be followed.

Newton County Single Parent Scholarship Board meets first Monday of each month, at 3 p.m., at the Jasper Christian Church. Next meeting is Oct. 5.

Jasper Community Garden members meet on the first Monday of each month at the Jasper United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall at 5:30 p.m. The next meeting will be Oct. 5.

The Newton County Quorum Court meets the first Monday of each month at the courthouse beginning at 7 p.m., unless the first Monday is a holiday, then the quorum court meets on Tuesday night. The next meeting is Oct. 5.

The Western Grove City Council meets the first Tuesday of the month. The council meets at 7 p.m., at the Western Grove City Hall. The next meeting will be Tuesday, Oct. 6.

The Newton County Cancer Support Group meets at 12:30 p.m., the first Wednesday of the month, at the Senior Center in Jasper. Next meeting is Oct. 7.

Newton County Hometown Health Coalition meets the second Thursday of each month at the Newton County Special Services Learning Center on West Clark Street, at 10 a.m. The next meeting is Oct. 8.

The Newton County Resource Council meets the second Thursday of each month, at 5 p.m., at Jasper City Hall. The next meeting is Oct. 8.

Friends of the Newton County Library meets at noon on the second Monday of every month, at the library on state Highway 7 South. The next meeting is Oct. 12.

The Deer/Mt. Judea Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m., on the second Monday of each month. Meetings will alternate between campuses. The next regular meeting of the Deer/Mt. Judea Board of Education will be at 6:30 p.m., Monday, Oct. 12.

Jasper Board of Education meets the third Monday of each month, at 6:30 p.m. at the Jasper School Library. The next meeting will be on Oct. 19 at Oark School.

Campbell Edgmon Post 93 of the American Legion and the Women's Auxiliary meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month. The next meeting is Oct. 20.

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