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City eyes new home for PD


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


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.


Players of the week

Newton County 

Tra Taylor, the Cougar center graded out at 82 percent and had two pancake blocks as the Cougars ran for a season-high 404 yards.


Jaylon Buckley, had 160 yards on 17 carries and scored two touchdowns in a 34-17 win over Madison St. Joseph.


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


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.