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.
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The Union Board of Aldermen voted last week to move the Police station from its next-to-city-hall location.
At their January Board meeting the aldermen gave Police Chief Billy Pat Walker the go-ahead to begin renovating the office building at the old Tri-C location about 500 yards south on Bank Street.
Legislators from throughout Mississippi headed back to Jackson this week for the 2019 Legislative Session. Although this is an election year, when many politicians avoid hot topics such as gun control and abortion, Senators and Representatives already have a long list of ideas to bring to the Legislature in the three-month session.
More than 50 people packed into the courtroom at the Newton County Courthouse Friday to see Hon. Robert Logan sworn in as 2nd District Chancery Clerk Judge. Logan, who ran unopposed for the seat in the Nov. 6 general election, said he was honored to have been chosen.
Sen. Terry C. Burton, R-Newton, resigned his position as Senate Pro Tempore today in the opening session of the 2019 Legislative Session.
Robert Logan was sworn in as the new 2nd District Chancery Clerk Judge Friday at the Newton County Courthouse.
Newton suffered a rare sweep on the basketball courts last week as both teams lost to Choctaw Central at East Central.
The Lady Tigers suffered their first loss as they fell 49-30 to Choctaw while the Tigers dropped a 48-42 decision.
The Tigers rebounded on Saturday and beat Seminary 49-33 on Saturday.
The 2018 sports season featured some interesting stories. There was plenty of news to go around. There were state championships and disappointments along the way. Coaches came and went along the way. Here’s a look at the top stories of the 2018 sports year.
East Central’s Bethany Wellerman wins MACJC championship:
Melissa Crawford knew she was being called to serve God at an early age. Raised in Seminary, Mississippi, one of her earliest memories is standing on a chair in the kitchen of her family’s home, preaching the word of God.