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The Newton County Academy Generals only got in one game this past week and should be well rested for a key two-game series with the playoffs on the line.

The Union powerlifting team capped off another championship season by taking the Class 2A meet on Saturday at the Mississippi Coliseum.

Parents, grandparents and guests browsed the halls of Newton County Middle/High School last Tuesday at the school’s annual open house, which featured works of art students had created throughout...

East Central Community College is gearing up for its summer with a variety of summer youth programs for local students.

Newton County residents will honor veterans Saturday at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Veterans Memorial Park on Highway 15 south of Decatur.

Newton School Superintendent Nola Bryant will be retiring from education at the end of the year.








Bryant to retire June 30

By BRENT MAZE,

Newton School Superintendent Nola Bryant will be retiring from education at the end of the year.

Bryant formally submitted her notice of retirement during the Newton Municipal School Board’s March meeting, and the minutes of which were approved on April 10.




Choctaw couple charged with bomb threats, bank robbery

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

David Keith Frazier, 33, and Lauren C. Willis, 26, both members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their role in two bomb threats and a bank robbery that occurred on the Choctaw Indian Reservation, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Freeze.





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The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams completed their seasons in... READ MORE


Obituaries

Services for Inez Winstead will be held 3 p.m. Friday, April 19, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel... READ MORE