Meridian VA Clinic to host Hepatitis C testing
Newton County Academy's pre-district schedule extracted three more losses last week.
The Generals lost a pair of games to Leake Academy, falling 7-3 on Monday night and 7-6 on Thursday. Then on Friday, the Generals lost 11-1 to Lamar School to finish out the week.
After getting beat 10-0 by Newton County on Monday, the Union Lady Yellowjackets took out their frustration on Newton and Meridian.
Union beat Newton 20-0 on Thursday in a 4-2A contest and then beat Meridian 12-0 on Saturday.
The Lady Hornets got a much-needed boost of confidence as they took three run-rule victories last week.
Lake swept Newton in a pair of Division 4-2A victories, beating the Tigers 13-2 and 16-1 on Thursday. They finished off the week with a 17-1 hammering of Noxapater on Saturday.
Students named to the 2017 fall semester honor roll, which includes those selected to the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honorable Mention List, have been announced at East Central Community College in Decatur.
Kindergarten:Emmett Ammon, Harry Applewhite, Wes Compton, Jackson Darsey, Jane Gilmer, Hallie Rose Harmon, Adalyn Steele and Bella Williams
A year after missing the Class 4A playoffs, Newton County baseball coach Wyatt Tullos is ready to hit the field again.
The Cougars will field four seniors from last year's squad that went 16-11 but lost four in a row in division 5-4A play to miss the playoffs.
Tullos is anxious to hit the field and put last year behind him.
Union native and current Union Middle School Principal Tyler Hansford has been
The City of Union suffered a huge loss this weekend as longtime Union Municipal Judge and Board of Aldermen Attorney Rex Gordon Jr., passed away suddenly late Saturday night.
Newton County coroner Danny Shoemaker said Gordon died of a cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead just before midnight at Laird Hospital in Union.
It wasn’t the start or the finish that Tate Hanna envisioned when he took the head football job at Lake High School.
The Hornets opened the season at Pelahatchie and suffered a heartbreaking 14-12 loss when the Chiefs scored with seven seconds in the game.
Lake Hornets — Zywon Ledbetter
He scored the only Lake touchdown on a 53-yard pass against Calhoun City.
Newton Tigers — Courtney Hardaway
He led the Newton defense with 11 tackles and one fumble recovery in a playoff loss to Winona on Friday.
In 2009, Rev. Donald R. Taylor, a well-loved and respected evangelist from the Conehatta area, had been on a mission trip to Indonesia.
Union has a full schedule of activities planned for Saturday, Dec. 2, as the city rings in the Christmas season.
Newton High Booster Club to host Big Blue Barbecue
The Newton High School Athletic Booster Club will sponsor a “Big Blue Barbecue”
From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday March 9 at Cash Money in Newton. Chicken and rib plates will be available.