The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will hold a Tribal Election on Tuesday, July 2, for Tribal Chief, for a 4-year term.
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A federal grand jury indicted Sharalyn McClain, 28, a former Mississippi Department of Corrections officer, for using excessive force against an inmate at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility.
Editor’s Note: The Newton County Appeal is taking an in depth look at the races during the 2019 Primary Election on Aug. 6. The following responses were provided by the candidates via a political questionnaire. They have been edited for grammar and spelling, but no language has been changed.
Mackenzie Dolan’s first season at East Mississippi wasn’t the one she had in mind when she signed with the Lady Lions.
Before she ever got on campus, the coach who signed her got fired and several of the players on the team left.
Colby Ferguson’s junior year wasn’t all fun and games for the Union Yellowjackets.
As a first-year starter at quarterback on a team that won just one game the season before, Ferguson struggled with seven interceptions in the first three games as the Yellowjackets started the season 1-2.
A church just east of Chunky is getting a new home.
Builders for Christ, an independent Christian organization based in Lauderdale County, spent nearly nine days over the past two weeks completely framing a new church building for the New Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church.
There wasn’t a whole lot of business conducted at last week’s June meeting of the Union Board of Aldermen.
It was primarily a discussion of several issues.
The Aldermen considered a dangerous dog ordinance prepared by City Attorney Doug Smith. The proposal labels dogs as dangerous if they attack, bite, or injure people.