Meridian VA Clinic to host Hepatitis C testing
Newton County Academy's pre-district schedule extracted three more losses last week.
The Generals lost a pair of games to Leake Academy, falling 7-3 on Monday night and 7-6 on Thursday. Then on Friday, the Generals lost 11-1 to Lamar School to finish out the week.
The Lady Hornets got a much-needed boost of confidence as they took three run-rule victories last week.
Lake swept Newton in a pair of Division 4-2A victories, beating the Tigers 13-2 and 16-1 on Thursday. They finished off the week with a 17-1 hammering of Noxapater on Saturday.
Members of East Central Community College’s Theta Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda received top honors during the State Leadership Conference and qualified for national competition in 16 categories. National competition will be held this summer in Baltimore, Md. The state conference was held at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus.
After serving his country in World War II, retired Staff Sgt. Charles Ralph Gardner returned to his hometown of Union to serve his community. For 40 years, the lifelong Union native owned Gardner's Electric Shop, providing appliances to families all over Newton and Neshoba counties and beyond.
The Newton Police Department investigated a bomb threat at Pilate Middle School Tuesday morning.
Newton Municipal School Superintendent Nola Bryant said that Pilate Middle Principal Sharon Hoye took a call for a bomb threat at 6:40 a.m. Tuesday. At that point, the school district implemented its emergency plan.
In 2009, Rev. Donald R. Taylor, a well-loved and respected evangelist from the Conehatta area, had been on a mission trip to Indonesia.
Union native and current Union Middle School Principal Tyler Hansford has been
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.
Marcus John Harris, 61, passed away on Feb. 26, 2018.
Marcus was born in Newton to William Ho-ward and Audie Harris.
The East Central Community College Warriors celebrated their 2018 debut in national polls with a doubleheader sweep of the visiting Lake Land College March 7 at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.
“I want peace, just not yet…”
If you’re living, you’ve experienced conflict at some point in your life. It’s likely that somewhere in your history you have “crossed wires” with someone. In many circumstances, a solution is achievable as people determine that they don’t want to remain hurt by the conflict.
ECCC men’s soccer to hold open tryout Feb. 22
An open tryout for the 2018 East Central Community College men’s soccer team will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 22, at the soccer pitch on the Decatur campus, announced head men’s soccer coach Kenneth Thompson.