Editor’s Note: The Newton County Appeal is taking an in depth look at the races during the 2019 Primary Election on Aug. 6. The following responses were provided by the candidates via a political questionnaire. They have been edited for grammar and spelling, but no language has been changed.
Newton County resident Inez Warren Chesney celebrated her 106th birthday June 22.
The secret to living so long, she said, is faith.
“The key to have longevity is to have a strong faith in God and family,” she said. “If you have those two things you may celebrate your 106th birthday like me.”
The City of Union appears to be closer to having a dangerous dog ordinance on the books.
The item first appeared on the Aldermen’s agenda in June and after some revisions by City Attorney Doug Smith, Mayor Wayne Welch asked the five board members to review the new document and possibly come to a decision,
Union Police Department is asking the public’s help identifying three suspects who broke into Quinn’s Family Pharmacy, off Hwy 15, early Wednesday morning.
Students at Union Elementary School are taking a break from summer this month to participate in the first Summer Reading Camp at the elementary school campus.
Newton County Supervisors awarded two Mississippi Association of Supervisors Scholarships Thursday. Pictured, from left to right, are Supervisors Kenneth Harris, Charles Godwin, Charles Moulds and Joe Alexander, and scholarship winners Anna Rigdon and Taylor Evans.