Newton welcomes new dentist

By THOMAS HOWARD,

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.










Aldermen consider LED lighting

By THOMAS HOWARD,

The Town of Decatur may soon be shining a bit brighter as the Board of Aldermen considers swapping out some of the town’s fluorescent lights with energy-efficient LED lighting.

In a regularly scheduled meeting Tuesday, Mayor David Marshall told the board Mississippi Power was offering the LED lighting at no upfront cost to the town.


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Andy Ogletree will compete in the U.S. Amateur Semifinals, which will be broadcast live on... READ MORE



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Celebration of Life services for Mr. Antonio Dortch, of Newton, MS, will be held 1 p.m. Saturday... READ MORE



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Mrs. Ruth Beemon Williamson was honored with a party on the occasion of her 101st birthday.



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