The Federal Communications Commission authorized today over $7.1 million in support in for Decatur Holding Company, Inc., in Newton County, over the next decade for maintaining, improving, and expanding affordable broadband for 1,644 rural homes and businesses.
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Newton Fire and Police departments responded to a fatal wreck around 7 a.m. on I-20 near mile marker 109 westbound, where a grey sedan, driven by Jackson resident Jarvis Walker, 40, had run into the back of a parked tractor trailer.
Break out the paint brushes because art class is being offered again at Newton High School after more than 15 years.
On Wednesday, the past met the present as former art teacher Dottie Armstrong returned to her classroom to welcome Sondra Hamilton, who will be teaching NHS’s art class.
City of Newton officials Friday presented Bedford Care resident Francis Garvin, center, with a key to the city in honor of her 100th birthday. Pictured, from left, are, Aaron Brown, owner of Zach Garvin’s Steakhouse, Newton mayor Murray Weems and Newton Chamber of Commerce director Emily Pugh.
Residents driving down Highway 15 may want to slow down as Newton County crews will be working on a culvert at the American Legion Hut in Decatur.
JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released today statewide results from the 2018-19 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP), which shows student achievement has reached an all-time high in English Language Arts (ELA) and mathematics.