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The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will hold a Tribal Election on Tuesday, July 2, for Tribal Chief, for a 4-year term.

Editor’s Note: The Newton County Appeal is taking an in depth look at the races during the 2019 Primary Election on Aug. 6.

There will be another Breland coaching the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star football game.

Union’s Brad Breland was recently named to be the head coach of the Mississippi team.

Mackenzie Dolan’s first season at East Mississippi wasn’t the one she had in mind when she signed with the Lady Lions.

Colby Ferguson’s junior year wasn’t all fun and games for the Union Yellowjackets.

Third-grade students at Newton County Elementary School breezed past the third-grade reading gate despite higher standards from the Department of Education going into effect this year.


Bryant to retire June 30

By BRENT MAZE,

Newton School Superintendent Nola Bryant will be retiring from education at the end of the year.

Bryant formally submitted her notice of retirement during the Newton Municipal School Board’s March meeting, and the minutes of which were approved on April 10.




Choctaw couple charged with bomb threats, bank robbery

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

David Keith Frazier, 33, and Lauren C. Willis, 26, both members of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, have been indicted by a federal grand jury for their role in two bomb threats and a bank robbery that occurred on the Choctaw Indian Reservation, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Freeze.











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Sports

Lake football coach Tate Hanna compares his Division 5-2A schedule to playing in the SEC West... READ MORE


Obituaries

Graveside services for Mrs. Velma Lou White were held 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 4, 2019 at Union... READ MORE


Weddings

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