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VR comes to classrooms

By BRENT MAZE,

When it comes to virtual reality technology in Mississippi high schools, Newton Municipal School District is at the head of the class.

The Newton Board of Education recently accepted a $3,100 scholarship to install a virtual reality sensor classroom.

UGF makes final push

By BRENT MAZE,

The United Givers Fund is making one final push for donations to help 26 local agencies this year.

Van Lucas, campaign drive chairman, said that while donations are running behind where they normally are in previous years, they are confident that they will be able to make a strong push in the final months of the 2017-2018 campaign.

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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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