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Newton County Academy managed only one win last week as the Lady Generals took a three-point win over Tri-County.

It appears first-year coach Maurice Bowie has made an impact at Lake High School.

The Newton Municipal School District donated $4,823.25 to the Anderson Cancer Center’s Benevolence Fund on Friday.

Although only about 10 students strong, Newton High School’s JROTC program is not letting size get in the way of its goals as the students work to prepare for their three year inspection in the spring.

Biewer Lumber hosted members of Dakotas America, a community development financing organization, at its Newton sawmill Thursday to showcase some of the opportunities the mill has brought to the area and discuss future expansions.

Hundreds of people crowded the sidewalks along Bank and Main streets in Union Saturday to celebrate the Christmas season with the annual Union Christmas Parade.

Five EC teams receive academic honors


 The East Central Community College women’s tennis team was named the overall women’s Academic All-State Team in the 15-team Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges conference and was among five varsity sports teams at the college to earn National Junior College Athletic Association Academic Team of the Year honorable mention a

City releases final ordinance


A new ordinance regulating dogs and other animals for residents in the City of Newton will go into effect 30 days from today.

The ordinance in its entirety can be found on Page 5B of today’s Newton County Appeal. The regulations were adopted by outgoing Board of Aldermen that only included two of the current aldermen.



Graveside services for Ms. Maurice B. Cooksey were held Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 at Union City... READ MORE