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 Newton Police Department has issued a statement following a shooting last night on Scanlan Street that injured three people. Here is the text of the statement:
Just over a month ago, Union lost 43-36 in overtime to West Lauderdale.
The Lady Yellowjackets returned the favor on Thursday night as they overcome a big first half deficit and took a 53-47 win over the Lady Knights.
The Lady Yellowjackets improved to 11-6 and have won seven in a row.
After a week three loss to Noxapater, the Union football season stood at a crossroads.
The Yellowjackets had won just two games the year before in Breland’s worst year as a head coach. After a 43-35 win over Choctaw Central to start the year, the Yellowjackets were shut out by eventual 1A champion Nanih Waiya 42-0 the next week.
The Newton Board of Aldermen have approved a new trailer to house the new home of the LifeCare EMS Newton office.
The old trailer that housed the ambulance service had numerous leaks and became unliveable in the last few months. The city is purchasing a new trailer similar to the one that houses Decatur’s ambulance office.
First responders throughout Newton County may soon have access to priority cell phone service after the Board of Supervisors voted to adopt AT&T’s FirstNet program.
Brian Taylor, E911 director for Newton County, said the program would increase communication for first responders and save the county money.