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An elementary school teacher with Forest Municipal School District was arrested Thursday in Union and is facing charges of child molestation.
East Central Community College will host two Preview Days in August for dual credit high school students.
One man is dead, and another was airlifted to Jackson after two shootings occurred at the same location in Neshoba County Wednesday.
Editor’s Note: The Newton County Appeal is taking an in depth look at the races during the 2019 Primary Election on Aug. 6.
East Central Community College recognized 57 graduates of its High School Equivalency program last Tuesday in Vickers Auditorium on the Decatur Campus.

Newton welcomes new dentist


Newton residents have a new doctor in town to take care of all their dental and teeth cleaning needs. Nathan Harrison, whose father owns Newton Family Dental in Newton, graduated from the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry earlier this year and is excited to be joining his father’s practice.