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 takes 2nd place


The Newton County tennis team won the Class 4A South State championship for the sixth year in a row last week with a thrilling third-set tiebreaker win.

County took a hard-fought 4-3 win over St. Stanislaus/Our Lady Academy on Tuesday to capture that 4A South State title and a spot in the 4A championship series.

Hornets take Game 3


Lake’s Seth Harrison had himself one for the books last week.

The 6-foot-2 senior right hander threw a two-hitter and drove in two runs at the plate as the Hornets took a crucial game 3 from New Site, beating the Royals 11-1 to advance to the third round of the Class 2A playoffs.



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