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In an overtime game, it’s usually the team that’s in the best shape that comes out on top.
That was exactly the case on Thursday for the Newton High School girls.

Cars lined the American Legion Post 89 Hut driveway as residents braved soggy conditions to attend the Gospel Singing concert to benefit the Hut restoration project.

The threat of rain Friday evening was not enough to keep Decatur residents from coming out to watch the annual Decatur Christmas Parade as it snaked down Broad Street to the Newton County Courthouse.

Newton County Academy managed only one win last week as the Lady Generals took a three-point win over Tri-County.

It appears first-year coach Maurice Bowie has made an impact at Lake High School.

Players of the week

Newton County 

Tra Taylor, the Cougar center graded out at 82 percent and had two pancake blocks as the Cougars ran for a season-high 404 yards.


Jaylon Buckley, had 160 yards on 17 carries and scored two touchdowns in a 34-17 win over Madison St. Joseph.



Services for Linda Comans Stribling of Sebastopol were held 1 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018, at... READ MORE