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On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020, Newton County Elementary School will host the following events: • a Uniform Swap from 3:30-5:30 in the Cafeteria
East Central Community College art instructor Jeffrey Hodges has been named the college’s 2019 Humanities Instructor of the Year and will present “Forms and Narratives in Art,” a special program b
Newton High School hosted the district tournament this week. The finals were held on Friday night.
Sophomore Emilee Tadlock of Forest and biology instructor Curt Skipper of Decatur, who also serves as Chair of the Science Division, will represent East Central Community College in Decatur at the
The East Central Community College basketball teams got back in the win column with a sweep of the teams from Meridian Community College Thursday, Feb.

NCES hosts several events

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

On Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020, Newton County Elementary School will host the following events:

• a Uniform Swap from 3:30-5:30 in the Cafeteria

• a PTO Meeting at 5:30 in the Library

• a Wax Museum at 6:00 in the Danny Lindsley Gymnasium

• a Third Grade Gate Parent Meeting at 6:30 in the Library.







Hodges to Present “Forms and Narratives in Art” Feb. 26

By ECCC MEDIA RELATIONS,

East Central Community College art instructor Jeffrey Hodges has been named the college’s 2019 Humanities Instructor of the Year and will present “Forms and Narratives in Art,” a special program beginning at 2:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center auditorium on the Decatur campus.




Tadlock, Skipper to be Recognized as 2020 HEADWAE Honorees

By ECCC MEDIA RELATIONS,

Sophomore Emilee Tadlock of Forest and biology instructor Curt Skipper of Decatur, who also serves as Chair of the Science Division, will represent East Central Community College in Decatur at the 33rd annual Higher Education Appreciation Day: Working for Academic Excellence (HEADWAE) program scheduled Monday, March 2, at the State Capitol in J




Responses from readers

By TERESA BLOUNT,

*Fred Allen Barfoot remembers that his two older brothers Jack and John began their school years at New Ireland School, which was located near his Barfoot grandparents’ farm. When Fred Allen began school at Union, his family lived on the NW corner of Decatur and Willow Streets.



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