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.
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.
Clarke-Venable Baptist Church pastor Mark Vincent has been named the president of the Mississippi Baptist Convention.
Vincent, who has served at Clark-Venable since June 2004, said he wasn’t seeking the position, but after praying and thinking about the opportunity, he agreed to serve if he was elected.
After serving his country in World War II, retired Staff Sgt. Charles Ralph Gardner returned to his hometown of Union to serve his community. For 40 years, the lifelong Union native owned Gardner's Electric Shop, providing appliances to families all over Newton and Neshoba counties and beyond.
Union native and current Union Middle School Principal Tyler Hansford has been