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Union, southern Newton County affected by Feb. 2 storms

Two EF-1 tornadoes touched down in the Newton County area on Feb. 2, destroying or damaging nine structures and causing blackouts for more than 500 residents.

Garvin escapes tornado, faces rebuilding process

It seemed just like any other Tuesday afternoon. The skies were clear and the storm was parallel to them.

But all of that changed in a blink of an eye.

Businessman wants to turn building into flea market

The Union Board of Aldermen listened to a plan by John Pat Peavey to turn an unused building into a farmer’s market/flea market.

Newton hosts ninth annual Go Red for Women luncheon

Dozens of area women were on hand at the Central Mississippi Residential Center on Friday as it hosted the ninth annual Go Red for Women luncheon.

Wansley heads to Jackson St.

The recruiting website noted on June 12, 2015, that Newton County’s DeRyan Wansley was the “biggest sleeper in the state of Mississippi,” after attending a summer camp at Mississippi State.

Three Hornets ink scholarships

Lake boasted one of the best defenses in Class 2A last year.

Three of those defensive players will be taking their talents to the next level.


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