Today's Top Stories

The Newton County Academy Generals suffered three more losses last week to extend their losing streak to six games.

Union baseball coach Dustin Hamrick saw the good and the bad this past week from his Yellowjackets.

On Tuesday, the Yellowjackets run-ruled Sebastopol 13-3. The Yellowjackets then turned around and lost 10-1 to Morton.

The Lake Lady Hornets split four games over the spring break as they get ready to begin division softball play.

Jessica Branning, an English literature teacher at Union Middle School, was honored Friday, March 2, during the Mississippi Association of Educators' inaugural Mississippi Excellence in Education Awards held at the Jackson Convention Center.

From the early 1950s, all the way to the late 2000s, Newton County residents with vision problems turned to longtime optometrist Dr. Lois Bernell Adkins who helped them to see the world better.

Members of East Central Community College’s Theta Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda received top honors during the State Leadership Conference and qualified for national competition in 16 categories.

Newton Theatre Company to hold auditions for 'Pride and Prejudice'


The Newton Theatre Company will be holding auditions for its upcoming show “Pride and Prejudice,” adapted from Jane Austen’s novel by Jon Jory. This production will be under the direction of Katherine Grisham.  Performance dates will be June 1-3, 2018. The company is seeking actors, ages 15 and up to complete this fun-filled cast.