The No. 6 ranked Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers lived up to their lofty ranking by spoiling East Central Community College’s Homecoming with a 38-0 win over the Warriors in a non-division football game Oct.
Dr. Shea Hailey and Dr. Mike McMullan, two noted cardiologists with strong ties to East Central Community College, will present the college’s first Warrior Wellness Symposium on Tuesday, Oct. 3, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center auditorium on the Decatur campus.
With a second grant from the Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi Foundation, East Central Community College in Decatur is enhancing and expanding its Warrior Wellness program.
The City of Newton will observe trick-or-treating on Halloween, Oct. 31, from 5 to 7 p.m.
The Board of Aldermen unanimously approved on Sept. 19 the action after several have contacted the city about when trick-or-treating will be allowed.
The Newton County Cougars went into Friday’s homecoming matchup with Enterprise knowing they had to stop the Bulldogs’ potentially potent ground game. However, that task proved to be more difficult than expected as the Bulldogs rolled up 436 rushing yards while handing the Cougars a 30-10 loss at Cougar Stadium.
Decatur’s Hannah Smith recently won three world foosball title at the World Championship of Professional Foosball held in Lexington, Ky.
The event was held over Labor Day weekend, and she accomplished a life-long dream to win a world Foosball event and get a world Foosball title.
Newton County posted the lowest August unemployment rate since 2007 last month. The August jobless rate for the county was 5.4 percent, the lowest number for August since it was 5.0 in 2007.
Newton County was tied for the 38th lowest jobless rate in the state for August, with Chickasaw, Lowndes and Tunica counties.