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Kathy Graham

Services for Mrs. Kathy Graham will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol with burial in the Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. Bro. Harmon Smith will officiate.

Public records 01/17/18

Arrests

The following arrests were made between Jan. 5-11 in Newton County. This report is based on the daily jail blotter at the Newton County Jail and the Union Police Department.

Newton County Sheriff’s Office

• Darwin Chipley, 55, neglect/abuse of a vulnerable person

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Tigers edge Cougars

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

In a battle of two of the area’s better teams, it was 2A Newton that came away with the win over the 4A Cougars.

Newton’s Brandon Payne put in the go-ahead shot with 35 seconds remaining as Newton took an 55-52 win over homestanding Newton County on Friday night.

Hundreds of families pay their respects to veterans

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

On a cool but sunny Saturday morning, hundreds of military families from across the state came to the Mississippi Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Newton for this years’ Wreath’s Across American program. The event was sponsored by Friends of Mississippi Veterans and its annual meeting was held in conjunction with the program.

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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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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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