And the Diamond Award goes to…

November 13, 2013

NEW — 11 p.m. Nov. 13, 2013

The 2013 Newcastle Chamber of Commerce’s Diamond Awards ceremony was all about the glitz and glamour, as the annual community celebration switched to an evening affair Nov. 13.

Several outstanding community members walked away with the coveted award, in a night dedicated to recognizing the people that go above and beyond in their dedication to the city.

Regency Newcastle’s Paul Reynolds received the business award, given to an owner or manager of a Newcastle business who donates time, energy or resources for community causes.

Newcastle Trails’ Jim Price, a member of the city’s Community Activities Commission, received the top honor in the community leadership category. This award is given to an individual who demonstrates uncommon initiative and caring, setting an example in the community. Read more

State games begin for Hazen, Liberty soccer

November 13, 2013

NEW — 1:45 p.m. Nov. 13, 2013

By Maggie Brower Hazen's Brook Swenson handles the ball during the Highlanders win over Prairie Nov. 9.

By Maggie Brower
Hazen’s Brook Swenson handles the ball during the Highlanders win over Prairie Nov. 9.

Both the Hazen and Liberty girls soccer teams play their first games in the 2013 state tournament tonight. Read more