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The Federal Communications Commission authorized today over $7.1 million in support in for Decatur Holding Company, Inc., in Newton County, over the next decade for maintaining, improving, and exp
Photo courtesy of USGA/Chris Keane Union’s Andy Ogletree made history on Sunday as he became the first Mississippian to ever win the U.S. Amateur Championship.
Newton County voters will head back to the polls Tuesday to vote in the primary election runoff for local and state candidates.
Break out the paint brushes because art class is being offered again at Newton High School after more than 15 years.
There wasn’t a lot of difference between Lake and Newton County on the football field Friday night.













News briefs

Newton man charged with kidnapping

A Newton man is facing multiple charges including kidnapping after police responded to a domestic incident last week.

Dendre Ducksworth, 22, was charged with felony kidnapping, taking of a vehicle, petit larceny and simple assault. He was awaiting a bond hearing on Friday.


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Sports

The public is invited to East Central Community College’s annual “Meet the Warriors” preseason pep... READ MORE



Obituaries

Services for Mrs. Harriet “Tootsie” Burroughs Clark were held Friday, Aug. 16, at noon at Stephens... READ MORE



Social

Mrs. Ruth Beemon Williamson was honored with a party on the occasion of her 101st birthday.



Opinion:

Is there anything really more important than family?



Weddings

Mr. and Mrs. Glen Harrison of Little Rock and Mr. and Mrs.