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At one point in her life, Kamryn Rodriguez though she wanted to be a band director.

After winning his first state championship, Perry Fletcher is leaving Newton to get closer to home.

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...

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...

State and local representatives joined with members of the community Thursday to rename a section of Highway 15 in honor of Rep. Raymond Comans, a Decatur resident and longtime public servant.

Newton County Emergency Management Agency is offering free smoke alarms to residents to help increase fire safety and reduce the number of fire deaths in Mississippi.














County wins 10th championship

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

STARKVILLE — After a game 1 win 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


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What is believed to be the first East Central Community College tennis team to compete at a... READ MORE


Obituaries

Funeral services for Edna Robert Evans were held 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at Corinth M.B. Church... READ MORE


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Ms. Katrina Tingle announces the engagement of her daughter Asia Tingle to Lakendrick Coleman,... READ MORE