Today's Top Stories

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will hold a Tribal Election on Tuesday, July 2, for Tribal Chief, for a 4-year term.

Editor’s Note: The Newton County Appeal is taking an in depth look at the races during the 2019 Primary Election on Aug. 6.

There will be another Breland coaching the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star football game.

Union’s Brad Breland was recently named to be the head coach of the Mississippi team.

Mackenzie Dolan’s first season at East Mississippi wasn’t the one she had in mind when she signed with the Lady Lions.

Colby Ferguson’s junior year wasn’t all fun and games for the Union Yellowjackets.

Third-grade students at Newton County Elementary School breezed past the third-grade reading gate despite higher standards from the Department of Education going into effect this year.


County wins 10th championship

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

STARKVILLE — After a game 1 win in which Newton County coach Justin Chaney felt his team “stole” a win, the Lady Cougars left no doubt in game 2.

The Lady Cougars scored five runs in the first inning and raced out to an 8-0 lead and went on to take an 8-4 win to give Newton County the Class 4A state championship













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Lake football coach Tate Hanna compares his Division 5-2A schedule to playing in the SEC West... READ MORE


Obituaries

Graveside services for Mrs. Velma Lou White were held 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Union... READ MORE


Weddings

Ms. Katrina Tingle announces the engagement of her daughter Asia Tingle to Lakendrick Coleman,... READ MORE