JACKSON— It is with great sadness we report the peaceful passing of Legendary Rodeo Clown Lecile Harris shortly after the final performance of the 55th annual Dixie National Rodeo Livestock Show and Rodeo at age 83.
Today's Top Stories
This was the sixth week of the 2020 Legislative Session. House members had a busy week full of committee meetings and hearings. The deadline for the introduction of general bills and constitutional amendments is Monday, February 17, so members will remain busy over the next few weeks deciding which drafted bills will make it onto the House f
Your Senate had a busy week as the first deadline of session approached. The Senate began the week with committee meetings and the passage of certain matters on the Monday schedule. On Tuesday, the floor saw action as the Senate debated Senate Bill 2257 which authorized the state auditor to confirm Medicaid eligibility for participants. It w
Proverbs 1:7 reads, “The fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom; fools despise wisdom and instruction.” We have looked at the subject of the fear of the Lord. This week we will examine the theme of foolishness or the fool. There are over 100 references in Proverbs with respect to this subject.
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.
Union SEEK students showed what they knew at the recent East Central Talented and Gifted Quiz Bowl competition. Students from surrounding counties all competed to answer rapid-fire questions in language arts, math, social studies, science, and general knowledge categories.