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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.
The City of Newton has received a $208,800 grant to rehabilitate 300 square yards of the existing apron pavement and remove tree obstructions.
The funding is administered through the Federal Aviation Administration. Newton is one of 12 Mississippi local airports to receive funding.
The Newton Police Department is investigating a possible armed robbery Thursday at Reliable Finance on Scanlan Street in Newton.
Police Chief Harvey Curry said in a statement that the Newton Police Department responded Thursday to a report of an armed robbery at the business located next to the La-Z-Boy and the old Sunflower.
Jackson – Keyshawn Willis, 23, of Conehatta, was sentenced today by Chief United States District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III to 132 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release, for voluntary manslaughter, announced U.S.
After a game 1 in which Newton County coach Justin Chaney felt his team “stole” a win, the Lady Cougars left no doubt in game 2.
The Lady Cougars scored five runs in the first inning and raced out to an 8-0 lead and went on to take an 8-4 win to give Newton County the Class 4A state championship