Debbie Wachter



Debbie's been a journalist at the New Castle News since 1978, and covers county government, police and fire, New Castle schools, environment and various other realms. She also writes features, takes photos and video and copy edits.

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Firefighters, a veterinarian and other emergency responders put forth a heart-wrenching, valiant effort Friday afternoon to rescue a horse tha…

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As the numbers of cases and exposures to COVID-19 climbs, the Lawrence County courthouse and related county government offices and buildings w…

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For 72 years, people went to Jameson Hospital just to have lunch at the hostess shop for egg salad sandwiches, milkshakes, soups or the daily …

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A former Detroit man who was on that city's most wanted list four years ago as a homicide suspect was out of Michigan jail and in New Castle a…

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