Suspect wanted in shooting that left stray bullet in home

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

The Newton Police Department is looking for a suspect who apparently shot gun in the city limits, a bullet from which entered a resident’s home last week.

Police Chief Harvey Curry didn’t release details of the exact location where the bullet entered the home, but he said the suspect could be facing felony charges.







Newton County High School Student Wins Statewide Math Award

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Algebra Nation, a state-funded math program that is free for students, schools, and teachers in Mississippi, awarded Newton County 9th-grade student Ellie Winter an iPad for her exemplary work in helping her peers across the state succeed in Algebra I. Algebra Nation presented the award on Friday, November 16th at the school. 




Mississippi Court of Appeals Chief Judge recognized for service

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Mississippi Court of Appeals Chief Judge L. Joseph Lee was recognized Thursday, Nov. 15, for more than seven years of exemplary leadership of the court and 20 years of public service

Chief Judge Lee presented his portrait to the court during a retirement ceremony in the courtroom in Jackson. He will be retired Dec. 31.


NASA Ushers in Autumn with Powerful RS-25 Engine test

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

NASA ushered in the Gulf Coast fall season with force Nov. 15, conducting a full-power, full-duration 650-second RS-25 engine test on the A-1 Test Stand at Stennis Space Center near Bay St. Louis, Mississippi, where the agency is testing engines to help power its new Space Launch System (SLS) rocket. Operators fired development engine No.


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Graveside services for Ms. Maurice B. Cooksey were held Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 at Union City... READ MORE