Two more sentenced

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

Several defendants were sentenced in the final session of the year for the Newton County Eighth Circuit Court this month.

Jeremie Brandon Davis, 36, of Marion, was sentenced to complete drug court and a $2,000 fine after pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine and marijuana.

Hundreds of families pay their respects to veterans

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

On a cool but sunny Saturday morning, hundreds of military families from across the state came to the Mississippi Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Newton for this years’ Wreath’s Across American program. The event was sponsored by Friends of Mississippi Veterans and its annual meeting was held in conjunction with the program.

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