Bruce Reiss Sr.

Bruce Michael Reiss Sr., 72, of Forest, passed away on Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2018, at University Medical Center in Jackson.

He was born in Danville, Ill., on Nov. 29, 1945, to Ralph Reiss and Charlotte Unger (who later married Bill Kitchen).



Sports briefs 2/14/18

ECCC women’s soccer team to hold open tryout
An open tryout for the 2018 East Central Community College women’s soccer team will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, March 4, at the Soccer Complex on the campus in Decatur, announced new head women’s soccer coach Ryan Joiner.


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.