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.




Lawmakers eye internet, pay raises as top issues

By THOMAS HOWARD,

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.


Logan sworn in as judge

By THOMAS HOWARD,

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.











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