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Newton residents, first responders and family members held an impromptu parade Saturday in front of Beehive Homes of Newton to encourage residents of the care center to keep their spirits up under social distancing restrictions.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is transitioning from a direct distribution food system to a retail food system via an electronic benefit transfer (EBT) card.
Gov. Tate Reeves has decided to lift Newton County from the list of counties required to wear masks in public places.
According to a press release Friday Attala, Leake, Scott and Newton counties “are now at lower rates of transmission and can relax these social distancing measures.”
East Central Community College’s Ali Grace Walker today was named the nation’s Most Improved JUCO Sophomore Women’s Tennis Player by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.
The announcement was made during the ITA’s virtual awards ceremony on Friday, May 29.
The awardees among the Newton County High School Blue Stars Dance team for the 2019-20 school year (above) are front row from left: Maddie Shinn, Most Improved; Kailyn Davis, Captain Award; Karly Hamrick, Cougar Award; back row from left: Reagan Tolbird, Hustle Award; Alyssa McMullan, Most Spirited; Hannah Sullivan, Most Energetic; and Amber
The East Central Mississippi Fellowship of Christian Athletes is hosting a corn hole tournament Saturday, June 27, at the Chunky River Recreation Trading Post and Campground.
There will be two divisions, an amateur and pro division.