The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will hold a Tribal Election on Tuesday, July 2, for Tribal Chief, for a 4-year term.
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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.
The City of Newton's Board of Aldermen will meet at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 16, in the city hall auditorium.
The following is the tentative agenda for the upcoming meeting. For more information or questions about the agenda, please call City Hall at 601-683-6181.
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.
East Central Community College will host its fifth annual East Central Mississippi High School All-Star Basketball Games Saturday, April 13, in the Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the Decatur campus.
Newton resident Darron Lashaun Thames was found guilty in Newton County Circuit Court today on charges of accessory after the fact to murder for his part in a March 2017 murder.
Ten people were arrested in the days following a shooting at 113 Tillman St. that claimed the life of 21-year-old Jamarcus Townsend.
The Newton County Lady Cougars split a pair of games last week, dropping just their fourth game of the year.
Newton County lost 13-5 to Brandon on Monday but bounced back to take a 19-7 win over Northeast Lauderdale on Tuesday.
The Newton County Academy Generals won two of three contests last week but the one loss was a big one.
The Generals split their series with Sylva Bay, winning game one of the series 12-3 but losing 12-6 on Friday. The Generals finished up the week with a 10-5 win over Wayne Academy on Saturday.
Several projects for town improvements are moving forward for the Town of Sebastopol Board of Aldermen.
In a meeting last Tuesday, Mayor Greg McGarrity told the board the town had received a grant to purchase new radios and had several other grant applications pending.