East Central Community College put a scare in the No. 7 team in the nation before the Hinds Community College Eagles pulled away in the second half for a 34-17 win Thursday, Oct. 12, at Joe Renfroe Stadium in Raymond.
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JACKSON – On Tuesday, Oct. 10, Hickory native D. Michael Hurst Jr. was sworn in as the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Mississippi by U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan in Jackson. Hurst was nominated by President Donald J. Trump on June 29 and was unanimously confirmed by the Senate on Oct. 3.
Mike Hurst is heading back to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, but this time, he will be leading the district’s office.
After President Donald Trump made the appointment this summer, the Newton County native was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate last week. He was sworn in officially on Tuesday.
East Central Community College invites alumni and friends to campus Thursday, Oct. 19 to help celebrate college’s annual Homecoming festivities.
For one of the few times in their lives, Zachary and Zackariah Johnson will be separated for two weeks.
Zackariah was recently named as a defensive back in the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star football game. The game consists of Mississippi’s and Alabama’s best football players.
After a rough three-game stretch, the Newton County Academy Generals got back on the winning side of the football last week.
The Generals used a punishing ground game and overcame a severe case of the fumbles to take a 26-6 win over Ben’s Ford on Friday night in Bougalosa, La.