Today's Top Stories

The Newton Chamber of Commerce held its inaugural Christmas Tree Lighting Tuesday in downtown Newton. Here is a video of the presentation:
There is a new sheriff in Newton County.
Three Mississippi companies are competing to provide ambulance service to Newton County in the coming year after the Board of Supervisors opted to advertise for bids last month.
Newton County Academy will have two players in this year’s MAIS small-school all-star football game.

Arrests for Oct. 25-31

The following arrests were reported for October 25-October 31 in Newton County. This report was compiled from the daily blotter at the Newton County Jail.

Newton County Sherriff’s Department

•Michael Driggers, 34, arrested 10/28/19, possession of paraphernalia