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NCES, Union in state top 10

The Mississippi Department of Education released the results of the first administration of the   Third Grade Reading Assessment to the public on Thursday, and both Newton County Elementary and Union Elementary schools received good news.

Three schools celebrate commencement of seniors

Powell gives emotional speech

Hundreds of parents, relatives and friends crowded into Cougar Stadium on Friday night to watch 149 Newton County High School seniors end their high school careers. 

Carr named national new educator of the year

Newton County Middle School teacher Todd Carr is one of the top new teachers in the United States.

NCHS freshman Pinter makes his mark

The 2016-2017 school year has been busy for Zach Pinter.

Volunteers work to clean up Chunky River

About 40 volunteers from Mississippi Power and East Mississippi Electric Power Association helped clean up the seven-mile bend of the Chunky River on May 12.

Newton County senior tapped as all-star

One thing is certain about Newton County rising senior Yunish Billy and it’s that he loves basketball.

Now he will get his chance to show off his skills to college coaches.


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