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Darryl Henderson

Funeral services for Mr. Darryl Orlando Henderson were held at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14 at Union Grove M.B. Church in Union with the Rev. Eric Hill officiating. Burial was in St. Cloud MB Church Cemetery. Beck Funeral Home of Philadelphia was in charge of arrangements.

Bro. Curtis L. Guess

Services for Bro. Curtis L. Guess will be held at 1 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 18 at McClain-Hays Chapel with Revs. Tom McCurley and Tim Vowell officiating.  Burial will follow in Providence Baptist Church

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Hospital still in bankruptcy

By BRENT MAZE,

Ascentium Healthcare Resources will be taking over the management of Lackey Memorial Hospital in Forest and businesses that were being managed by Pioneer Health Services.

However, it will not include the former Pioneer Community Hospital of Newton, according to Sydney Sawyer, chief executive of the newly formed Ascentium.

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City mourns loss of Gordon

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

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.

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