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Several hundred high school and college students from Newton and Scott counties gathered at East Central Community College’s Bailey Stadium to celebrate the Fellowship of Christian Athletes’ Field
A Newton man has been transported to Anderson Hospital in Meridian after he was shot during an incident Thursday afternoon.
The Newton County Lady Cougars set up a match of slow-pitch juggernauts with a pair of sweeps this past week.
With a rugged three-game stretch coming, the Union Yellowjackets needed an easy game. They got it against Stringer on Thursday night.

ECCC Warriors end 10 years of frustration with 23-18 upset of No. 15 Co-Lin


On the legs of JD Martin, the toe of Robens Beauplan, and the back of a tenacious defense, the East Central Warriors ended 10 years of football frustration with a 23-18 win over the No. 15 ranked Copiah-Lincoln Wolves Thursday, Oct. 3, at H.L. Sloan Stadium in Wesson.

Golf cart tags now available


The Newton Board of Alderman passed a golf cart and slow moving vehicle Ordinance on June 18, 2019.The Ordinance allows citizens to operate golf carts and/or slow moving vehicles on public streets within the city limits. Golf carts and slow moving vehicles are defined as vehicles which do not exceed speeds of 20 mph.



No. 19 ECCC Warriors Fall Short 25-5 in Battle with No. 1 Gulf Coast


Mrs. Martha Parkes Graham, 86, a longtime resident of Forest, passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 at... READ MORE


Residents are invited to journey along with Rapunzel, Cinderella and Little Red Ridinghood... READ MORE


Polls can be one way to assess the possible results of an upcoming election.