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Community calendar 01/24/18

REPM to hold January meeting on Thursday

The Newton County Retired Education Personnel will meet at 1:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 25 at the ECCC Mabry Cafeteria Gold Room in Decatur. The program will be given by the Newton County Special Resources Team (Newton County’s Swat Team).


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.


City mourns loss of Gordon


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.