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At one point in her life, Kamryn Rodriguez though she wanted to be a band director.

After winning his first state championship, Perry Fletcher is leaving Newton to get closer to home.

Students in Union Public School District will have an opportunity to get ahead on their studies this summer after the Board of Trustees approved a partnership with Booneville School District to...

Police, fire and other first responders participated in a training drill Friday and Saturday at Newton Airport to learn what to do should a helicopter crash or have an emergency landing in the...

State and local representatives joined with members of the community Thursday to rename a section of Highway 15 in honor of Rep. Raymond Comans, a Decatur resident and longtime public servant.

Newton County Emergency Management Agency is offering free smoke alarms to residents to help increase fire safety and reduce the number of fire deaths in Mississippi.










NCHS adds to its legacy

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

The Newton County softball dynasty just keeps on growing.

The Lady Cougars added a 12th slow-pitch title to that collection on Saturday as they battled back from a Game 1 loss to beat Nettleton.

Despite winning their fifth straight title, Newton County coach Justin Chaney was overcome with emotion after the title was in hand.


Cougars struggle to slow down efficient Knight attack

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

It was more of the same for the Newton County Cougars this past week as West Lauderdale took a 44-0 on Friday night.

Newton County falls to 1-9 on the season and will host Northeast Jones in the season finale on Friday night.

For coach Gene Mitchell, it was just another in the long line of frustrating losses for the Cougars.





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Sports

What is believed to be the first East Central Community College tennis team to compete at a... READ MORE


Obituaries

Funeral services for Edna Robert Evans were held 1 p.m. Saturday, May 4 at Corinth M.B. Church... READ MORE


Weddings

Ms. Katrina Tingle announces the engagement of her daughter Asia Tingle to Lakendrick Coleman,... READ MORE