Retired Staff Sgt. Charles “Chuck” Gardner, of Union, was honored by the Friends of Mississippi Veterans on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Mississippi Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Newton. Gardner was honored for his service during World War II, where he served as an aviation mechanic in the Pacific Theater.
The 2019 Distinguished Young Woman of Newton County program was held Saturday night at ECCC's Huff Auditorium. Jasmin Brooks was named the Distinguished Young Woman of Newton County for 2019.