Jackie Knight woke Monday morning without needing to go to work for the first time in his life.
While he had officially given up his position as sheriff of Newton County the day before, the gravity of the decision began to sink in on Monday.
Ridgeland, Miss.–– Newton County School District Board Member Glenda Barrett has received the Mississippi School Boards Association’s (MSBA) coveted Board Member of the Year Award for 2019, in recognition of her distinguished leadership as a school board member.
Union High School employs a wide variety of quality teachers across many different subjects. Some of the more visible are the band directors of the Pride of Union Marching Band. The Union High School Band is directed by Adam and Katie De Venney, and over the years, they have become valued members of the community.
During this season, it is difficult to schedule individuals to interview for this column. Besides, sometimes we need to focus on the season itself. We established last week that the Christian God is the One to whom we must direct our thanks.
Of all the reasons I’ve had to be thankful this past week, one tops the list.
It’s not all the great food I got to share.
It’s not all the friends I got to see.
It’s not even that I got to spend a lot of time with my family, especially most of my children. Although it’s hard to top that.
The Lawrence Community Club has established a Sharing Library located beside the Lawrence School sign on the front corner of the property on the left side of the driveway to the club. Members invite the whole community to “take a book” to read, or if they would like to donate books to the Sharing Library, please feel free.