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The Newton Board of Aldermen agreed to pay Weems Construction up to $49,000 to demolish the Tracy Gallaspy Building in downtown Newton during an emergency meeting Thursday.

The Lawrence Community Club recently installed a sign alerting passersby on Hazel Lawrence Road of the old Lawrence School’s designation as a Mississippi Historical Landmark.

Since before the turn of the century, Bluff Springs Church of God has been giving comfort to its parishioners and visitors alike in northern Union, just over the Neshoba County line.

The Newton County School District Board approved the $17.04 million fiscal year 2016 budget earlier this month at its regular meeting.

The Newton County Cougars returned to Cougar Stadium on Friday to pour in their cleanest and most dominating game of the season in a 42-7 homecoming win over Richland.

The Newton County Academy Generals snapped a two-game losing streak on Friday night, beating visiting Columbus Christian for a 56-28 homecoming victory.

The Generals (2-4) will host Heidelberg Academy to begin division play this week.

Wardene Mason

Lawrence - Services for Mrs. Wardene  Mason will be held  at 3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 6 at Newton County Funeral Home-South in Newton. Burial will follow in Lawrence Cemetery in Lawrence with Newton County Funeral Home-South in charge of arrangements. Bro.


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