Editor’s Note: The Newton County Appeal is taking an in depth look at the races during the 2019 Primary Election on Aug. 6.
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Recently, teachers from across the state came together in Harrison County for the Mississippi Department of Transportations (MDOT) annual Roadways Into Developing Elementary Students (RIDES) program training.
Regina Steele of Newton Elementary School was among the participants who were apart of the RIDES STEM program recently.
“Safety is the number one priority for the Mississippi Department of Transportation,” said Melinda McGrath, P.E. MDOT executive director. “Whether it is the traveling public or MDOT working on Mississippi’s highways and bridges, safety is always at the forefront of everything we do.”
Tawnie Holekamp, an upcoming sophomore at Newton County High School, earned the 2017-2018 Science Division I-Ninth Grade Champion trophy at the National Senior Beta Convention in Savannah, Ga., by placing first on the respective science test taken on site in June.
Notes, quotes and a thought or two…
High school football is just around the corner. Jamborees are just under a month away and the season-opening games are just over a month away.
So it’s never too early to start talking about those opening games. So here we good, here’s my view of that opening week.
This is the second in a series of stories looking at the schedules of the high school football teams in the Newton County Appeal’s coverage area.
Union football coach Brad Breland will enter the 2018 football season in an unusual position, on a seven-game losing streak.
This column concludes the series of Mr. Whitten’s memories. Again, I give many, many thanks to Judy Whitten Moss and Vickie Whitten Hancock for refreshing memories of early Union for some and for giving new insights to others through their sharing of their father’s reminiscences.