Newton Amtrak Service in jeopardy

Crowd greets the Amtrak train as it pulls into the Newton station on Friday June 9. The trip was meant to promote a possible service expansion between Oklahoma City and Newton.
By Adam Strunk Newton could lose future Amtrak service. That was the theme of a doom and gloom report Commissioner Barth Hague gave to the Newton City Commission on current actions of Amtrak. “I hope I’m wrong on all of this, I really do,” he said. “I hope my predictions are wrong and there’s a ‘Hail Mary’ on this.” Hague has long been an advocate


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