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Decatur Women’s Progressive Club recently held the May meeting. Executive officers for 2020-2022 were installed by incoming MFWC State President Sherri Reid using Zoom and phone calls.
I talked with this young wife and mother recently and realized I needed to interview her for this column.
Sixteen years ago I held her for the first time. 
Union’s Andy Ogletree is set up to play in his first professional golf tournament.
Newton County received a shipment of cloth masks from the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency to distribute to the community. Under executive order 1483, signed Tuesday by Gov.

NCHS adds to its legacy


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


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.