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Several hundred high school and college students from Newton and Scott counties gathered at East Central Community College’s Bailey Stadium to celebrate the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Field
A Newton man has been transported to Anderson Hospital in Meridian after he was shot during an incident Thursday afternoon.
The Newton County Lady Cougars set up a match of slow-pitch juggernauts with a pair of sweeps this past week.
With a rugged three-game stretch coming, the Union Yellowjackets needed an easy game. They got it against Stringer on Thursday night.

Union’s LeBlanc tapped for inaugural Student Advisory Council


The Mississippi Department of Education announced last week the members of the inaugural State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council.

The council includes students in grades 11-12 or first year of college to serve as members for a term of two school years. The members included Zacary A. LeBlanc, senior at Union High School.

Arrests for Oct. 7-11

The following arrests were reported for October 7-October 11 in Newton County. This report was compiled from the daily blotter at the Newton County Jail.

Union Police Department

•Meagan Munn, 26, arrested 10/11/19, failure to appear in court for expired tag and no drivers lisence



No. 19 ECCC Warriors Fall Short 25-5 in Battle with No. 1 Gulf Coast


Mrs. Martha Parkes Graham, 86, a longtime resident of Forest, passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 at... READ MORE


Residents are invited to journey along with Rapunzel, Cinderella and Little Red Ridinghood... READ MORE


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