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 More than 200 students and faculty members from Union Public School District participated in a Color Run organized by Union’s Parent Teacher Organization Friday on the practice field at Union High School.  As Friday was the final day of a fun-...

Laird Hospital in Union, Mississippi has received the 2018 Outstanding Mississippi Small Rural Hospital Award from Mississippi Hospital Association (MHA).

The release of school district Report Cards for the 2017-18 school year was due to be released Thursday. However, it was delayed after the state Board of Education voted to delay approving the results until October.

Last week, the Newton County Academy Generals scored on a long run to take an early lead on Leake Academy before eventually losing 42-13.

Homecoming didn’t go as planned for Newton at Morgan Field Friday night.

Magee dominated the Tigers from the opening kickoff and ran away with a 50-7 win on homecoming night.

In an offensive game with 79 combined points, it was two plays — one on defense and another on special teams — that won the game for Union.

Justice Court Docket

Here is the Newton County Justice Court Docket for Aug. 9, 2018:

Samantha Gail Alexander, speeding and no liability insurance on 5/8/18, pleaded guilty, show cause hearing 11/6

Vincent Berger, DUI first offense and no liability insurance on 5/25/18, pleaded guilty, show cause hearing 11/6

Lunch menus 9/5/18

Newton County Schools Breakfast and Lunch Menu

Monday, Sept. 10, 2018

Elementary breakfast — assorted cold cereals, sausage and pancake on a stick, choice of strawberry or blueberry yogurt, fresh fruit cup, assorted fruit juices and a variety of milk