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The Newton County Academy Generals only got in one game this past week and should be well rested for a key two-game series with the playoffs on the line.

The Union powerlifting team capped off another championship season by taking the Class 2A meet on Saturday at the Mississippi Coliseum.

Parents, grandparents and guests browsed the halls of Newton County Middle/High School last Tuesday at the school’s annual open house, which featured works of art students had created throughout...

East Central Community College is gearing up for its summer with a variety of summer youth programs for local students.

Newton County residents will honor veterans Saturday at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Veterans Memorial Park on Highway 15 south of Decatur.

Newton School Superintendent Nola Bryant will be retiring from education at the end of the year.





NCA struggles in tough week

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

It was a rough week on the diamond for the Newton County Academy softball team, losing three of four contests.

The Lady Generals started the week out with a 6-1 win over Brookhaven on Monday before being no-hit by Clinton Christian in a 6-0 loss. Then on Saturday, NCA feel 4-3 and 5-4 to Hillcrest.







Shooting suspect dies

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

Less than two weeks after he was arrested in the shooting of Latrina Patrick, a Lawrence man has passed away. Newton County Sheriff Jackie Knight said Maurice Osborne Sr. died in the early morning hours on Monday, Sept.4 at Anderson's Medical Center in Meridian due to complications with his kidney.





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The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams completed their seasons in... READ MORE


Obituaries

Services for Inez Winstead will be held 3 p.m. Friday, April 19, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel... READ MORE