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Arrests for Oct. 7-11

The following arrests were reported for October 7-October 11 in Newton County. This report was compiled from the daily blotter at the Newton County Jail.

Union Police Department

•Meagan Munn, 26, arrested 10/11/19, failure to appear in court for expired tag and no drivers lisence






Union’s LeBlanc tapped for inaugural Student Advisory Council

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

The Mississippi Department of Education announced last week the members of the inaugural State Superintendent’s Student Advisory Council.

The council includes students in grades 11-12 or first year of college to serve as members for a term of two school years. The members included Zacary A. LeBlanc, senior at Union High School.



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Fields of Faith draws crowd

By BRENT MAZE,

East Central Mississippi Fellowship of Christian Athletes held its Fields of Faith event Tuesday night at ECCC's Bailey Stadium.

The event was designed to help students and student-athletes share their Christian faith with fellow students. This was the16th annual national event for FCA.

Here are some sights from the event:



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Vincent to lead state’s SBC

By BRENT MAZE,

Clarke-Venable Baptist Church pastor Mark Vincent has been named the president of the Mississippi Baptist Convention.

Vincent, who has served at Clark-Venable since June 2004, said he wasn’t seeking the position, but after praying and thinking about the opportunity, he agreed to serve if he was elected.






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Obituaries

Mrs. Martha Parkes Graham, 86, a longtime resident of Forest, passed away Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019 at... READ MORE