Today's Top Stories

Andy Ogletree will compete in the U.S. Amateur Semifinals, which will be broadcast live on national TV today.
Newton Fire and Police are on scene at a fatal wreak on I-20 near mile marker 109 westbound. The right lane is closed at this time.
WASHINGTON – The Senate Homeland Security Appropriations Subcommittee today announced the award of a $59.1 million contract to procure Mississippi-produced Light Enforcement Helicopters for the U.
The Union Fire Department’s new city fire truck arrived late last week, and fire department workers are getting it ready for service.
Newton La-Z-Boy will relocate its Leather Cutting and Sewing division to Mexico by the end of the year, Daniel Simoneau, general manager for La-Z-Boy’s Newton operations, said Monday.




Readying for service

By BRENT MAZE,

The Union Fire Department’s new city fire truck arrived late last week, and fire department workers are getting it ready for service.

Fire department workers began last week equipping the truck using gear from the older truck it is replacing and placing it on the new fire truck.











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Andy Ogletree will compete in the U.S. Amateur Semifinals, which will be broadcast live on... READ MORE



Obituaries

Celebration of Life services for Mr. Antonio Dortch, of Newton, MS, will be held 1 p.m. Saturday... READ MORE



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Mrs. Ruth Beemon Williamson was honored with a party on the occasion of her 101st birthday.



Opinion:

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Weddings

Mr. and Mrs. Glen Harrison of Little Rock and Mr. and Mrs.