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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State Sen. Terry C. Burton has issued a statement following his arrest for driving under the influence and failure to maintain proper lane.
The following was sent as a text message to The Newton County Appeal moments ago:
UPDATED 2:52 P.M. WITH BURTON'S RESPONSE
Newton County Senator and Senate Pro Tempore Terry C. Burton was arrested by Mississippi Highway Patrol on suspicion of driving while under the influence last night in Oktibbeha County.
Three graduates of local high schools signed letters of intent to continue playing football at four year schools.
The Newton Lady Tigers continued to knock off opponents this past week as the piled up three more wins.
The Lady Tigers had their hands full but pulled out a 45-43 win over Southeast Lauderdale on Tuesday, then beat Wingfield 75-61 on Thursday before finishing out the week with a 54-26 win over Newton County on Friday.
More than 200 people came out to the Mississippi Veterans Cemetery to participate in the annual Wreath Laying ceremony Saturday. The event, which was open to everyone, drew people from throughout Newton County who wanted to pay their respects to fallen veterans.