Today's Top Stories

Newton County Sheriff’s Department has a suspect in custody after a fatal shooting Friday night in Little Rock claimed the life of one teen and injured another.

The Mississippi High School Activities Association has released brackets for boys and girls basketball

Here are the brackets for the MHSAA Girls 2A Basketball Playoffs:

Newton County law enforcement is investigating a fatal shooting in Little Rock this evening.

Both Newton County Academy basketball teams will advance to the Class AA South State tournament after finishing as the No. 3 seed in the District 3-AA Tournament last week.

The Newton Lady Tigers wrapped up an outstanding regular season as they finished with a 22-2 record and went undefeated in Division 4-2A play.

Newton’s Tre Hillie didn’t have the best senior year.

But an explosive junior season told college coaches all they needed to know.


Tigers escape with tough win

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

Last week in a blowout win against Madison St. Joseph, Newton coach Ryan Smith complained to his team about their lack of execution on two-point plays.

This week against Eupora, it was the difference in the game as the Tigers converted all three of their attempts and took a hard-fought 24-19 win over the home-standing Eagles.














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