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As Carlton First Baptist minister Kevin Cope and Tucker family members watch, Rebecca Tucker prepares to be baptized by her pastor, Jeff McInnis of Carlton Community Church. The two churches held a joint baptism in the North Yamhill River at Wennerberg Park Sunday morning.

Churches gather for river baptisms

CARLTON — Jacob Becker already knew, without a doubt, that his life is “already enveloped in Christ.” To show that fact to his church family and the world, he leaped into the Yamhill ...

News-Register file photo##Youngsters will race down the ramp in Beulah Park during Yamhill Derby Days.

Yamhill revs up for Derby Days

YAMHILL — As it has since 1953, Yamhill will celebrate the summer with derby car races and other activities Friday and Saturday, July 20-21. Yamhill Derby Days began when T&E General Store celebrated ...

Carlton goes to odd/even water restrictions

CARLTON — Residents and businesses will be able to water their lawns only every other day when the city implements Stage 1 water restrictions on Monday, July 9. Households with addresses ending ...

Carlton police focusing on DUII enforcement

CARLTON -- Police plan "high visibility patrols" to enforce driving under the influence laws during July. Officers will be watching for drivers who may have been drinking alcoholic beverages or using ...

Juveniles arrested after paint, theft spree

CARLTON — Several residents awoke June 13 to find their vehicles or homes covered by spray paint, their cars  broken into and items stolen from them overnight. Carlton police concluded its ...

Yamhill resident struck by hit-and-run motorist

YAMHILL — The Yamhill Police Department continues to investigate the Friday, June 8 hit-and-run incident in which Yamhill resident Ben Unger was seriously injured. Unger was struck shortly after ...

Burglary suspect arrested in Carlton

CARLTON — Police arrested a Carlton man Monday on charges that he stole building materials from new houses under construction in the northeast part of town. Chief Kevin Martinez said Brian Lindekugel, ...

Carlton police recruit volunteers

CARLTON — The police department is looking for volunteers to serve as Neighborhood Watch block captains and as a reserve officer. Chief Kevin Martinez said block captains will work with the police ...

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Mark McKinney of Yamhill-Carlton High School presents Francis  Tooter  Laughlin with his high school diploma in a ceremony held at Life Care Center of McMinnville Wednesday, June 13.

WWII vet receives YCHS diploma

Francis “Tooter” Laughlin has returned to his old school several times to tell his story of fighting on Iwo Jima during World War II. This year, when he spoke with students in Yamhill-Carlton ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Students process to their seats during commencement exercises for the Yamhill-Carlton High School Class of 2018 held Sunday at Laughlin Field in Yamhill.

Y-C graduates encouraged to serve others

YAMHILL — Yamhill-Carlton Superintendent Charan Cline said he’ll miss the Class of 2018, which graduated Sunday afternoon. “You’re beginning your journey as adults,” he said ...

Y-C to graduate Class of 2018 Sunday

YAMHILL -- Yamhill-Carlton High School will graduate its Class of 2018 Sunday, June 10, at the school's football stadium. The ceremony will start at 5 p.m. Graduates will march into the stadium in orange ...

Carlton residents can file for council, mayor

CARLTON -- Adults who've lived in Carlton since at least November 2017 can file to run for mayor or a seat on the city council. The filing deadline is 4 p.m. Aug. 21. Candidates have until then to file ...

Carlton considering linking sewer bills to usage

CARLTON — The city is considering changing the way it bills for sewer usage. Currently, everyone is billed the same amount, $53.92 per month, whether they live alone or have a large family. The ...

Crash closes Highway 47, north of Yamhill

YAMHILL - A motor vehicle crash closed Highway 47 early this morning north of Yamhill in the area of Wapato School Road. Multiple injuries were reported, according to Yamhill Communications Agency radio ...

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