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An elementary school teacher with Forest Municipal School District was arrested Thursday in Union and is facing charges of child molestation.
East Central Community College will host two Preview Days in August for dual credit high school students.
One man is dead, and another was airlifted to Jackson after two shootings occurred at the same location in Neshoba County Wednesday.
Editor’s Note: The Newton County Appeal is taking an in depth look at the races during the 2019 Primary Election on Aug. 6.
East Central Community College recognized 57 graduates of its High School Equivalency program last Tuesday in Vickers Auditorium on the Decatur Campus.

Harness racing still one of the most popular activities at fair


 One of the mainstays of the Neshoba County Fair, which has been hosted for more than a century on the fairgrounds on Hwy. 21, has been the annual harness and running horse races at the track.

Gilbert Donald, president of Neshoba County Fair Association, said the Fair’s track was licensed in 1924 by the U.S Trotting Association.