Today's Top Stories

Newton County Sheriff’s Department has a suspect in custody after a fatal shooting Friday night in Little Rock claimed the life of one teen and injured another.

The Mississippi High School Activities Association has released brackets for boys and girls basketball

Here are the brackets for the MHSAA Girls 2A Basketball Playoffs:

Newton County law enforcement is investigating a fatal shooting in Little Rock this evening.

Both Newton County Academy basketball teams will advance to the Class AA South State tournament after finishing as the No. 3 seed in the District 3-AA Tournament last week.

The Newton Lady Tigers wrapped up an outstanding regular season as they finished with a 22-2 record and went undefeated in Division 4-2A play.

Newton’s Tre Hillie didn’t have the best senior year.

But an explosive junior season told college coaches all they needed to know.

UPSD calls for pre-K, kindergarten applicants for fall 2019 school year


Union Public School District is calling all parents of 3-, 4- and 5-year-olds to get their appointments set for pre-K and kindergarten registration next month. Students turning four by September are eligible to go into pre-K, while students turning five will make up the 2019-20 kindergarten class.

Burton resigns as pro-tem


Sen. Terry C. Burton, R-Newton, resigned his position as Senate Pro Tempore Tuesday in the opening session of the 2019 Legislative Session.

Burton, who faced calls from Republican leaders such as Lieutenant Gov. Tate Reeves to resign following his third DUI arrest, said he would step down as Pro Tem effective at midnight.