Community members honored, tax increase approved

Officer Jon Adkins poses with Newton mayor Barth Hague.
By Adam Strunk   Newton School Resource Officer Jon Adkins has had the same large plaque presented to him a few times. Lt. Bryan Hall said the plaque couldn’t be presented to Adkins enough, before he gave Adkins the award again in front of the Newton City Commission. Adkins was received the 2017 Presidential Award from the Kansas School Resource Officers Association, its highest honor.


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