The region 5-4A coaches recently voted on the end-of-the-season football awards and several Newton County players were recognized.
The Town of Decatur drew one step closer to adding sidewalks on Hwy. 15 after the Board of Aldermen approved a resolution supporting a potential Mississippi Department of Transportation project at their Nov. 7 meeting.
Newton County’s unemployment rate decrease from 5.4 percent in August to 4.9 percent in September according to data from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. It was the lowest September unemployment rate for the county since 2000, when it was also 4.9 percent.
It was a clean sweep for Newton last week as they took two games from Class 4A Quitman in their only action last week.
The Lady Tigers continued their strong early play as they beat the Lady Panthers 57-45 while the Tigers took a 52-46 win.
Newton County is officially looking for a new football coach.
After four years of leading the Cougars, head coach Gene Mitchell stepped down after the season due to health reasons.
Mitchell was diagnosed with cancer last year but coached through the season.
ECCC Warrior Football lands 3 Players on All-State, All-Region Teams
ECCC Gospel Choir Concert Scheduled Nov. 15
The East Central Community College Gospel Choir will present its annual fall concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15 in the Vickers Fine Arts Center on the Decatur campus.
Admission is free and the public is invited to attend.
Newton County’s Eli Harrison has seen about as much of East Central Community College as a high school player could.
Not only does Newton County play games at the ECCC field every year, Harrison also attends the school’s fall and summer camps.
There was very little doubt that Jaylin Nicholson was going to East Central Community College.
The senior shooting guard signed his national letter of intent to play for the Warriors and coach Robert Thompson last week in a signing ceremony at the school.