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Newton County Academy managed only one win last week as the Lady Generals took a three-point win over Tri-County.

It appears first-year coach Maurice Bowie has made an impact at Lake High School.

The Newton Municipal School District donated $4,823.25 to the Anderson Cancer Center’s Benevolence Fund on Friday.

Although only about 10 students strong, Newton High School’s JROTC program is not letting size get in the way of its goals as the students work to prepare for their three year inspection in the spring.

Biewer Lumber hosted members of Dakotas America, a community development financing organization, at its Newton sawmill Thursday to showcase some of the opportunities the mill has brought to the area and discuss future expansions.

Hundreds of people crowded the sidewalks along Bank and Main streets in Union Saturday to celebrate the Christmas season with the annual Union Christmas Parade.




Loose Caboose bring thousands to downtown

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

Newton was the place to be this weekend as the town welcomed throngs of visitors to usher in the Easter holiday at the 15th annual Loose Caboose Festival.

This year’s festival again opened with the Midway Carnival and the Friday concert with Dr. Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster at the stage’s new location in front of the Historic Depot.












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Graveside services for Ms. Maurice B. Cooksey were held Monday, Nov. 26, 2018 at Union City... READ MORE