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The Historic McElroy-Hoye House held a Children's Pottery Workshop hosted by Bet Thames on Oct. 27. 

Despite losing 46-14 in week three of the season to rival Sylva Bay, Newton County Academy coach Rob Roberts was anxious to get another shot at the Saints.

When Newton took a 27-26 lead with 8 minutes remaining in the game, Union responded with a 14-play, 63-yard that ate up about half of the fourth quarter to score the go-ahead touchdown for a 34-27 win.

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Miguel Evans — Scored Newton County’s only two touchdowns in a loss to West Lauderdale.

East Central Community College will honor military veterans by hosting its annual Military Appreciation Breakfast Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018, on the Decatur campus.

Behind a stingy defense and ball control offense in the second half, the East Central Warriors spoiled Homecoming for the Hinds Eagles with a 17-14 MACJC South Division football win Thursday, Oct.

7 ECCC soccer players, head coach chosen for MACJC All-Star Game


Four members of the East Central Community College men’s soccer team and three members of the women’s soccer team have been chosen to compete in the 2017 MACJC All-Star Soccer matches Saturday, Nov. 11, at Freedom Ridge Park in Ridgeland. The women’s match is set for 2 p.m., with the men’s match to follow at 4:30 p.m.

BASKETBALL PREVIEW — Union looks to rebuild girls program


Matt Wilbanks has plenty of obstacles to overcome as he tries to turn around the Lady Yellowjackets basketball program.

But he has two things that most first-year coaches don’t and that’s two established scorers. Willbanks came from Leake Central and takes over for Pam Winstead who stepped down after last season.

Union Community News — Union residents take in McBride concert


Denise Mason and her brother, Benny Joe Reppond, went to the Martina McBride concert Saturday night, complements of the brother of a Facebook friend. She commented online how much she wanted to go, but at the price of the tickets, she couldn’t do it. A friend told her that her brother got four comp tickets and was only using two.