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Motorcross race attracts riders to area

More than 30 dirt bike motorcycle riders of all ages came out to the Lake MX race on Saturday at the Lake Motocross track near the I-20-Hwy. 80 exit.

Choctaw tribe scores US Supreme Court win

CHOCTAW – On Thursday, the United States Supreme Court issued a decision in the case of Dolgencorp, Inc. v. Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians announcing that the Court was tied 4-4 and unable to reach a majority ruling in the case.

Newton gets new look

One of Ryan Smith’s many goals when he took over at Newton High School was to put the Tigers in new uniforms.

He can now check that one off his list of things to do.

Bryant responds to Texas abortion ruling

The Supreme Court struck down a Texas abortion access law on Monday, drawing ire from Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant.

Bryant tweeted the following response to the ruling:

Young: New school could offer much safer campus

The Newton Municipal School District is considering its options to build a new elementary school and high school addition including a new gymnasium.

$40K donated to local groups

The Newton United Givers Fund recently awarded more than $40,000 to 34 local charities and organizations.

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