Six new cases of the novel coronavirus were detected in Newton County through 6 p.m. April 30, bringing the county's total to 87. according to the latest information from the Mississippi Department of Public Health released May 1.
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Pictured above, members of the Newton County High School Girls’ Soccer team who were recognized as All District are front row from left: Olivia Clark, Morgan Massey, Grace Wade, and Audrie Gentry; back row from left: Alex Weir, Katelynn Gipson, Kaylee Avant and Lanie Phillips.
Although their seasons were cut short due to the Coronavirus, the East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams both are included in the final Oracle/ITA JUCO Top 25 polls.
The ECCC men are ranked No. 20 in the most recent poll and third among Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges men’s teams.
The following arrests were reported for April 24-May 4 in Newton County. This report was compiled from the daily blotter at the Newton County Jail.
Ms. Cheryl L. Comans, the first daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Comans of Decatur, was helpful to me in my attempt to write about the Comans family. It is a bit more difficult when doing a phone interview, but it works, as more are learning to do it in this pandemic.
Three new cases of the novel coronavirus were detected in Newton County through 6 p.m. Thursday, bringing the county's total to 81. according to the latest information from the Mississippi Department of Public Health released this morning.