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The Newton County Academy Generals only got in one game this past week and should be well rested for a key two-game series with the playoffs on the line.

The Union powerlifting team capped off another championship season by taking the Class 2A meet on Saturday at the Mississippi Coliseum.

Parents, grandparents and guests browsed the halls of Newton County Middle/High School last Tuesday at the school’s annual open house, which featured works of art students had created throughout...

East Central Community College is gearing up for its summer with a variety of summer youth programs for local students.

Newton County residents will honor veterans Saturday at a groundbreaking ceremony for the Veterans Memorial Park on Highway 15 south of Decatur.

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

NCHS ready to make run


For the last two years, Newton County has fielded a “young” fast-pitch softball team.

But after two straight years and nine starters back from last year, the Lady Cougars can no longer be considered young, despite having only one senior in the starting lineup.

NCA looks to repeat


The Newton County Academy tennis team reached the pinnacle of tennis as they won both the boys and girls Class AA state championships last year.

Head coach Pete Mazzella will have to reload if he’s going to make another title run this year with the loss of six seniors, four of whom are playing college tennis this season.



The East Central Community College men’s and women’s tennis teams completed their seasons in... READ MORE


Services for Inez Winstead will be held 3 p.m. Friday, April 19, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel... READ MORE