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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.

Receiving special recognition at East Central Community College’s 2017 Homecoming celebration held Thursday, Oct.

Members of the 2017 Homecoming Court at East Central Community College in Decatur included (front row, from left) freshman maids Sabrina Boyd of Meridian and Vanity Payne of Philadelphia; sophomore maids Makaeya Brock of Decatur and Taylor Hardy...

This Saturday, there will be a no shortage of fun for area residents in southeastern Newton County.

Newton County area residents now have a new place to shop for paintings and decorative crafts for their homes after the official grand opening of Crafting the Night Away on Saturday.

Friday’s homecoming game against Benton turned out to be a classic Rob Roberts win for Newton County Academy.

The Generals used a stingy defense and a punishing rushing game as they pounded visiting Benton Academy to take a 27-0 win.

News briefs

Newton man charged with kidnapping

A Newton man is facing multiple charges including kidnapping after police responded to a domestic incident last week.

Dendre Ducksworth, 22, was charged with felony kidnapping, taking of a vehicle, petit larceny and simple assault. He was awaiting a bond hearing on Friday.

Sports briefs

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Union pair commit to play baseball at Copiah-Lincoln CC

Union’s Lane Hanna and Casey Morris each committed to play college baseball at Copiah-Lincoln Community College this past week.

Morris hit .359 for the Yellowjackets this past season while Hanna hit .250.

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