The Newton Police Department is investigating a possible armed robbery Thursday at Reliable Finance on Scanlan Street in Newton.
Police Chief Harvey Curry said in a statement that the Newton Police Department responded Thursday to a report of an armed robbery at the business located next to the La-Z-Boy and the old Sunflower.
Another bout of rain and storms flooded roads and downed trees throughout Mississippi Saturday, but Newton County escaped much of the devastation.
Emergency Management Director Brian Taylor said several roads were flooded over the weekend due to the rain.
High School graduation season begins this week as the school year begins to wind down for local school districts.
The first graduation will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday when Newton County Academy will conduct commencement exercises in the school gymnasium.
UNION - Laird Hospital, a division of Rush Health Systems, is launching a partnership with the American Lung Association of Mississippi to bring the Better Breathers Club to Laird Hospital in Union. The American Lung Association’s Better Breathers Club program has been connecting people living with lung disease to education, support and each o
The Boy Scouts of America Choctaw Council isn’t as large as other councils in the state, but it is committed to providing the best scouting experience for the hundreds of young children that fall under its reach.