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).



Taylor, Everett take top honors in ECCC homecoming court

Members of the 2017 Homecoming Court at East Central Community College in Decatur included (front row, from left) freshman maids Sabrina Boyd of Meridian and Vanity Payne of Philadelphia; sophomore maids Makaeya Brock of Decatur and Taylor Hardy of Starkville; queen Autumn Taylor of Newton; sophomore maid Hayden Hudspeth of Louisville; maid of


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.