Today's Top Stories
With Meridian’s Tyson Pompelia out of this year’s 40th annual Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon, the title was up for grabs.
But Adam Leister made sure the title stayed in the Queen City.
Leister, a Meridian native, used a strong bike portion of the race and finished with a time of 2:00.33 to win his first ever Heart O’ Dixie.
Newton County Academy held its annual sports awards banquet in the spring. Receiving Junior Varsity Cheerleader awards were Aden McDill, Merits Award, Lilly Hollingsworth, Coaches Award, Cayden Alexander, Best Jumps Award, Rachel Tadlock, Best School Spirit, Abbie McGee, Dance Award, and Savannah Smith, Most Improved.
Readers might recall isolated businesses around and after the 1950s that have not been previously discussed in this column. Several of them are still serving the people of Union today.
We pulled into Chunky Sunday afternoon after 3 p.m. All three of my daughters were with us and we needed to visit with Grammar and Poppa.
First grade winners at NCA were Emmett Ammon, Science and Headmasters List; Harry Applewhite, Writing, Citizenship, AR Most Points and Highest Comprehension, and Headmasters List; Devyn Graham, Honor Roll; Aiden Massey, Honor Roll; Jackson Darsey, Math, Spelling, Reading, Phonics, Social Studies, and Headmasters List.
Longtime Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges and state championship-winning coach Leigh White is the new head softball coach at East Central Community College.