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 More than 200 students and faculty members from Union Public School District participated in a Color Run organized by Union’s Parent Teacher Organization Friday on the practice field at Union High School.  As Friday was the final day of a fun-...

Laird Hospital in Union, Mississippi has received the 2018 Outstanding Mississippi Small Rural Hospital Award from Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA).

The release of school district Report Cards for the 2017-18 school year was due to be released Thursday. However, it was delayed after the state Board of Education voted to delay approving the results until October.

Last week, the Newton County Academy Generals scored on a long run to take an early lead on Leake Academy before eventually losing 42-13.

Homecoming didn’t go as planned for Newton at Morgan Field Friday night.

Magee dominated the Tigers from the opening kickoff and ran away with a 50-7 win on homecoming night.

In an offensive game with 79 combined points, it was two plays — one on defense and another on special teams — that won the game for Union.

Mary Williams

Mrs. Mary Williams, age 77, passed away Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 at MS Care Center in Morton, Miss. Visitation will be held Friday Sept. 7, 2018 from 6:30 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 from 9 to 10:15 a.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake. Services will be held Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018 at 11 a.m. at Ebeneezer Baptist Church in Lawrence.


Bobby Gaines

Bobby Ray Gaines, 69, of Newton, Mississippi, passed, Monday, Sept. 3, 2018 in Meridian, Mississippi. He was born Sept. 11, 1948 in Newton, Mississippi.














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