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Newton residents, first responders and family members held an impromptu parade Saturday  in front of Beehive Homes of Newton to encourage residents of the care center to keep their spirits up unde
Mr. and Mrs.Yuvaraj Muthu graciously let me conduct my interview in their carport, as I suggested a place outdoors. I was in for a treat. Mr.
The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children (WIC) is transitioning from a direct distribution food system to a retail
Gov. Tate Reeves has decided to lift Newton County from the list of counties required to wear masks in public places.
East Central Community College’s Ali Grace Walker today was named the nation’s Most Improved JUCO Sophomore Women’s Tennis Player by the Intercollegiate Tennis Association.

FOOTBALL: NEWTON COUNTY 7, NORTHEAST JONES 41 — Cougars end season with tough loss on road


Miguel Evans picks up a first down for the Cougars. (Eddie Thorne/Special to the Appeal)

On the third play of the game for the Newton County offense, ninth grade quarterback Damon Mapp dislocated his hip, a move that eventually brought both teams to the middle of the field to pray for the young man.

Union Community News: Seeing a little bit of Union while traveling this weekend

It is Sunday night here in Coldwater. Yesterday was my daughter Chelle’s birthday, and I arrived here on Friday to spend it with her. My son Travis had been with me since Tuesday evening, so I left him and my dog Tottie at his house in Brandon Friday afternoon, heading for North Mississippi.