Union Summer League registration is underway
Newton police are looking for one of two suspects in connection with the robbery of the Junction Shell Station on Hwy. 15 on Wednesday night.
One of the suspects, Daison Martin, 26, was arrested and booked into the Newton County Jail on Thursday but one suspect is still at large.
A home on Third Avenue in Newton was gutted by a fire this afternoon.
Firefighters from Newton, Decatur and Hickory responded to the blaze, which consumed the interior of a brick home that had a chimney.
There were no apparent injuries from the fire as of this afternoon. The cause is under investigation.
For nearly 65 years ago, J.M. Barrie’s musical “Peter Pan” has captivated audiences around the world on stage, the small screen and the big screen. Next week, the Newton Theatre Company will bring the story to the Roxy Theater stage in its production of “Peter Pan Jr.”
In a battle of two of the area’s better teams, it was 2A Newton that came away with the win over the 4A Cougars.
Newton’s Brandon Payne put in the go-ahead shot with 35 seconds remaining as Newton took an 55-52 win over homestanding Newton County on Friday night.
Newton County residents welcomed the New Year in the midst of frigid temperatures on Sunday night.
The National Weather Service has issued a wind chill advisory for the area until 9 a.m. Tuesday morning and a hard freeze warning until noon, Wednesday, Jan. 3.
On a cool but sunny Saturday morning, hundreds of military families from across the state came to the Mississippi Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Newton for this years’ Wreath’s Across American program. The event was sponsored by Friends of Mississippi Veterans and its annual meeting was held in conjunction with the program.
It was a year of championships and surprising moves this past season.
From Lake’s resurgence on the football field to Newton County’s dominations on the public and private school tennis courts, it was an interesting year in sports in the Newton County Appeal’s coverage area.
Here is a look at the top stories from 2017:
The Newton Chamber of Commerce is hosting its seventh annual Whistlestop Marketplace on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Former chamber executive directors Leigh Anne Whittle and Angie Burks started the event eight years ago to give Newton County residents a local option for Christmas arts and crafts shopping.
Jacob Edwards, Cain Cleveland and Tanner Elders all came to East Central to play together for two more years.
Now they know, they have just one more year left to play together.
The trio of former Newton County standouts each signed scholarships to play four-year baseball last week.
Newton High School has been celebrating its jump from a “D” to a “B” when the accountability grades were released by the Mississippi Department of Education.
Parents lined a walkway to cheer their students and teachers as they walked into the school’s auditorium for a pep rally to celebrate the achievement on Friday.
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.
It wasn’t the start or the finish that Tate Hanna envisioned when he took the head football job at Lake High School.
The Hornets opened the season at Pelahatchie and suffered a heartbreaking 14-12 loss when the Chiefs scored with seven seconds in the game.
Newton County suffered its first vehicular fatality of 2018 on Tuesday evening.
Darryl Henderson, 54, of Union, was killed in a head on collision at around 5:17 p.m. at the I-20 exit on Hwy. 80 near the Marathon gas station.