U.S. Senate confirms Hurst

By BRENT MAZE,

Mike Hurst is heading back to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, but this time, he will be leading the district’s office.

After President Donald Trump made the appointment this summer, the Newton County native was unanimously confirmed by the U.S. Senate last week. He was sworn in officially on Tuesday.








Tigers fall to Rebels

By BRENT MAZE,

Newton faced its biggest challenge of the season on Friday when the Tigers took on the Scott Central Rebels at E.L. Morgan Field.

In the matchup of unbeaten teams, the size of the Rebels’ offensive and defensive line proved to be the difference in a 35-12 homecoming loss for Newton.

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