The Federal Communications Commission authorized today over $7.1 million in support in for Decatur Holding Company, Inc., in Newton County, over the next decade for maintaining, improving, and expanding affordable broadband for 1,644 rural homes and businesses.
On Sunday, July 28, the membership of Clarke-Venable Baptist Church in Decatur voted overwhelmingly to call Thomas VanLandingham as its next student pastor. Thomas comes to Decatur from First Baptist Church in Hazelhurst, MS.
JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released today statewide results from the 2018-19 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP), which shows student achievement has reached an all-time high in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics.
Andy Ogletree will compete in the U.S. Amateur Semifinals, which will be broadcast live on national TV today.
WASHINGTON – The Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee today announced the award of a $59.1 million contract to procure Mississippi-produced Light Enforcement Helicopters for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
The unmistakable sound of multi-Dove and Grammy Award-winning recording artist, David Phelps (pictured in attached jpg), will be featured in Meridian, MS, on Thursday, August 15 at the Temple Theater for Performing Arts, located at 2320 8th Street. This exciting concert event begins at 7 p.m.
Newton County Emergency Food and Shelter Board Meeting
The Newton County Emergency Food and Shelter Board will meet on August 23 at 10:30 a.m. at 401 Third Avenue in Newton.
Bob May Book Signing at Newton Library
Bob May, local author, returned from 2-week book tour to events and bookstores in Cleveland, MS., Memphis, TN., Nashville, TN, Knoxville, TN., Asheville, NC, Roanoke, VA, Easton, PA, Washington, DC, Metro New York and Connecticut. His book promotion for “HAVE FUN, DAMMIT!” his humorous book about Newton, his father, Dr. H. L.
Newton High School athletics have announced the following events:
The NHS Athletic Booster Club Meeting will be Tuesday, August 13, at 5:30 p.m. in the High School Library
Meet the Tiger Night will be Thursday, August 15, at 6 p.m. at Morgan Field