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Decatur United Methodist Church participated in a revival mission project for the Backpack Ministry of the Newton County School District. The church collected nearly 200 bags of food for needy students in the school district. These bags are given by teachers to students who may not otherwise have food to eat at home.
Bobashela Daughters of the American Revolution awarded three scholarships to local students for their essays on building effective citizens. Out of 13 applicants, one winner was selected from each of the county’s public schools.
Union’s infrastructure is getting a boost from three projects that Mayor Wayne Welch covered in the January meeting of the Union Board of Aldermen last Tuesday night.
Welch said that city had finished completely with the upgrades and improvements on the County Line Water Association mandated by Mississippi regulatory agencies.
Newton County Elementary School Assistant Principal Jessica Loper (right) is presented the Red Rose Award by Xi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma representative Melesia Reed. Delta Kappa Gamma presents the prestigious award to those who promote outstanding educational standards and cultivate learning in students.
Newton County School
Breakfast and Lunch Menu
Monday, January 13
Elementary Campus: Assorted Cold Cereals, Sausage and Pancake on a Stick, Choice of Strawberry and Blueberry Yogurt, Fresh Fruit Cup, Assorted Fruit Juices, and a Variety of Milk
Jones College has announced the 2019 fall semester honor roll scholars.
Making the President’s List was Kameron Partridge of Collinsville.
Making the Dean’s List were Kamryn Rodriguez of Hickory and Aeronney Berry and Chloe Rigdon, both of Newton.
The East Central Community College baseball MVP Showcase is based upon targeting talented athletes from the Classes of 2020-23 who have either been recommended or spotted as viable prospects or both.
ECCC encourages each of you to take advantage of this opportunity and to take a closer look at the baseball program and college.
The East Central Community College basketball programs are hosting the annual MLK High School Basketball Classic Saturday, Jan., 18, and Monday, Jan. 20, to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.
All MLK Classic games will be held in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the Decatur campus. Admission is $10 per person.