Today's Top Stories

The Newton County Academy Generals only got in one game this past week and should be well rested for a key two-game series with the playoffs on the line.

The Union powerlifting team capped off another championship season by taking the Class 2A meet on Saturday at the Mississippi Coliseum.

Parents, grandparents and guests browsed the halls of Newton County Middle/High School last Tuesday at the school’s annual open house, which featured works of art students had created throughout...

East Central Community College is gearing up for its summer with a variety of summer youth programs for local students.

Newton County residents will honor veterans Saturday at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Veterans Memorial Park on Highway 15 south of Decatur.

Newton School Superintendent Nola Bryant will be retiring from education at the end of the year.

Bridal Guide


Wedding story and 2 photos: $100
Each additional photo: $20

Wedding story must be 500 words or less. Photos should be submitted in full resolution. This is for all weddings in which the bride and/or groom is from or has family from Newton County. The wedding must have taken place in the year 2018.

Choctaw tribal member sentenced to 45 years in prison for 2nd degree murder


Jerome Steve, 33, of Philadelphia, was sentenced Thursday by Chief U.S. District Judge Daniel P. Jordan III to 540 months in prison, followed by five years of supervised release, for second degree murder, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Christopher Freeze with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.



The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams completed their seasons in... READ MORE


Services for Inez Winstead will be held 3 p.m. Friday, April 19, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel... READ MORE