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Fire engulfs Newton home

By BRENT MAZE,

A home on Third Avenue in Newton was gutted by a fire this afternoon.

Firefighters from Newton, Decatur and Hickory responded to the blaze, which consumed the interior of a brick home that had a chimney.

There were no apparent injuries from the fire as of this afternoon. The cause is under investigation.

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Gerald Alawine

Services for Gerald Maxwell Alawine were held at 1 p.m. Tuesday, June 20 at Antioch Baptist Church in Neshoba County with Revs. Jack Kern and David Jay officiating. Burial followed in Antioch Cemetery.
McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements.  

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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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