Union Summer League registration is underway
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.
The Newton County girls soccer team held its own against the two-time defending Class 4A state champions and rival West Lauderdale last week.
The Lady Cougars dropped a 5-0 decision to a team that was ranked No. 1 in the nation by Max Preps.
The Mississippi Department of Education honored the Newton County School District’s students, faculty administrators and support staff on Friday for its “A” rating in the year’s accountability assessment for the 2016-17 school year.
Needy families in Newton County will be able to get a hand up this holiday season, as the Hope Mission in Newton is planning a toy giveaway.
Pastor Kenneth Clark of the Newton Hope Mission said they have an abundance of toy donations this holiday season, and he wanted the community to share in that abundance.
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.