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An elementary school teacher with Forest Municipal School District was arrested Thursday in Union and is facing charges of child molestation.
East Central Community College will host two Preview Days in August for dual credit high school students.
One man is dead, and another was airlifted to Jackson after two shootings occurred at the same location in Neshoba County Wednesday.
Editor’s Note: The Newton County Appeal is taking an in depth look at the races during the 2019 Primary Election on Aug. 6.
East Central Community College recognized 57 graduates of its High School Equivalency program last Tuesday in Vickers Auditorium on the Decatur Campus.

Studying a guest editorial

By TERESA BLOUNT,

In the Feb. 10, 1966, issue of the Union Appeal, J.P. McMahan wrote a guest editorial on the “Growth of Union.” He stated, “In my boy-hood days, some odd 70 years ago, I can remember when there wasn’t but twenty-four homes in what is now known as the town of Union.” Mr. McMahan then gave locations of those 24 homes.  In this article, Mr.




USDA seeks partnership for natural resource conservation

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is seeking to partner with and support the efforts of natural resource conservation partners and to promote public awareness and implementation of Farm Bill activities including, but not limited to, conducting conservation outreach workshops, conferences and training that will help educate th











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Hurricane Barry could not dampen the enthusiasm of Mississippi runners Saturday as the 8th annual... READ MORE

Obituaries

Donna Whitrock, 67, of Circleville passed away on July 2, 2019. She was born on Jan. 11, 1952 in... READ MORE