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City eyes new home for PD

By THOMAS HOWARD,

Union Police Department is working to update their headquarters to bring the town’s law enforcement into the 21st century. In a Board of Aldermen meeting, Oct. 2, Police Chief Billy Pat Walker and Officer Steve Robinson spoke to Aldermen about the need for a new police station and possible funding for the project.





Tornadoes wipe out Tigers

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

The Philadelphia Tornadoes graduated 21 seniors from last year’s squad and after coach Bobby Hall resigned to start the year, the team seemed to be in turmoil.

But David Frye has righted the ship.

The Tornadoes scored the game’s first 40 points and cruised to a 40-8 win over the Tigers at E.L. Morgan Field on Friday night.




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Waudine M. Chaney

Waudine M. Chaney, 90, of Traverse City passed away Sept. 21, at Indian Trail Adult Home. 

Waudine was born on March 11, 1928 in Decatur, Mississippi to the late Otis and Inez (Graham) Parks.


Gulf Coast Holds On for 27-14 MACJC South Division Win Over East Central

By ECCC SPORTS INFORMATION,

The Mississippi Gulf Coast Bulldogs scored on their first two drives of the game to set the tone early and then survived a fourth quarter East Central Community College rally to pick up a 27-14 MACJC South Division football win over the visiting Warriors Thursday, Oct. 11, at George Sekul Field at A.L. May Memorial Stadium in Perkinston.



Ronald Ewald

Ronald Alfred (Butch) Ewald, 74, of Canton, Ga. passed away at his home Aug. 26. Funeral Services were held at the historical chapel of the First Baptist Church, Marietta, Ga on Aug. 29, with Dr Bill Ross and Rev Phillip Vestal officiating. Burial was in Kennesaw Memorial Park, Marietta.


Martha Stevens

Services for Ms. Martha Savell Stevens were held 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 21, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union with burial in the Rock Branch Cemetery. Bro. Wayne Stockstill officiated.

Visitation was held 9:30 - 11 a.m. Friday at Milling Funeral Home of Union.







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Sports Calendar

Thursday, Aug. 16

High School Softball

NCHS at Neshoba Central, 6/7 p.m.

Ethel at Union, 5:30/6:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 17

High School Football

Leake Central at NCHS

Union at Choctaw Central

Pelahatchie at Lake


Jack Glass

Jack Glass, age 94, joined Mary, his beloved wife of 66 years, in heaven on Aug. 26, 2018. Jack was born in Forsythe, Ga., on March 27, 1924. Upon graduation from Griffin High School in Griffin, Georgia, he joined the U.S. Navy.


Lake bounces back

By BRENT MAZE,

SEBASTOPOL — Lake head coach Tate Hanna didn’t think his team did a good job of concentrating on getting better in preparation for the Pelahatchie game.

It appeared like his team got the message, as the Hornets rallied from a tough loss to down Sebastopol 45-7 Friday night on the road.








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Fire engulfs Newton home

By BRENT MAZE,

A home on Third Avenue in Newton was gutted by a fire this afternoon.

Firefighters from Newton, Decatur and Hickory responded to the blaze, which consumed the interior of a brick home that had a chimney.

There were no apparent injuries from the fire as of this afternoon. The cause is under investigation.






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