This past weekend, we celebrated Memorial Day, a 24-hour period set aside specifically to recognize and honor the men and women who gave their lives in service of our nation.
Shopaholics and bargain hunters alike will want to mark their calendars for Friday as the annual Highway 15 Yard Sale kicks off a weekend of yard sales, flea markets and vendors stretching from Union to Newton.
At the Highway 15 Flea Market, the annual Yard Sale kicks off a day early with vendors open for business at 7 a.m. Thursday.
Newton County Board of Supervisors is putting a July 1 deadline on school districts requesting turnarounds for school buses for the 2019-20 school year.
In a meeting Thursday, supervisors agreed not to accept turn-around requests after the deadline unless it was an emergency situation.
In continuing with the theme of Mental Health Awareness, I wanted to broach the subject of emotional capital. The idea of emotional capital was shared with me by a friend and therapist as a way to reduce stress and not feel stretched all the time.
Students in Union Public School District will have an opportunity to get ahead on their studies this summer after the Board of Trustees approved a partnership with Booneville School District to offer online courses in their May 13 meeting.
Police, fire and other first responders participated in a training drill Friday and Saturday at Newton Airport to learn what to do should a helicopter crash or have an emergency landing in the area.