Staying out of the ‘danger zone’: Local ’80s grads put on ’80s drug- and alcohol-free grad party for class of 2019

Some of the people working on the Newton High School class of 2019 graduation party work on decorations. They are Susan Jacobs, Shan Hosford, Heather Koehn and Andrea Jones. The cost to attend the party is $25 in advance or $30 at the door. Scholarships are available by visiting a school counselor. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now

By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now The ‘80s brought us big hair, big music, big dreams and the movie, “Big.” A lot of things back...

We've recently changed our subscription system. If you've previously had access but experience difficulty logging in, please click here to fill out a support request.

Online content is available with a subscription to the Newton Now, Hesston Record, or Harvey County Independent. Don't worry, we've made it simple.
If you already have a subscription and account log in below where it says “username”.

If you already have a subscription to the print edition, and would like to add ONLINE access, please click below to add it.

Existing Subscribers— Add Online Access

If you already receive Newton Now, Hesston Record, or Harvey County Independent in the mail as a paid subscriber, please click here and fill out the following form and allow up to 2 business days for us to add online access to your subscription.

Please Note: that we will not add online access unless we can verify that you have paid for a subscription. If you previously had access, but are experiencing difficulty logging in or viewing stories, please click here to fill out a technical support request.

Add Online Access

If you want a subscription, which includes all online content and a weekly paper in your mailbox, select the best plan below.

  • Blue



    Sign Up

  • Bronze


    6 months

    Sign Up

  • Silver


    1 Year
    ($4.17 / month)

    Sign Up

  • Gold


    2 Years
    ($3.75 / month)

    Sign Up