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I live on Long Street in Union. For the past several years my mother who lives next door to me and several of our neighbors have asked the police to watch our street more closely.
I read with much concern that On Thursday, March 1, Mississippi State University will be hosting Dr. Willie Parker. His talk is titled “Abortion and the Christian case for Choice”!
Newton County caught a terrible break in late December. We were hopeful that when Lackey Memorial Hospital purchased some of the businesses of Pioneer Health Services that it might include the former Pioneer Community Hospital of Newton.
The end of the year is upon us. This is the time of year when you might consider some last-minute donations before the end of the year. There are many worthy causes, for sure, but use care when trying to decide which ones to support.
We dodged a huge bullet with the snowstorm on Friday. Newton County received at least four inches of snow with pockets of heavier amounts. However, we were spared from having widespread power outages and impassable roadways.
The Newton County 911 office is at a major disadvantage compared to neighboring counties.
At Monday’s Newton County Board of Supervisors meeting, new Emergency Management/911 director Bryan Taylor addressed the current state of the county’s 911 office. Currently, Newton County is on the cusp of a major upgrade of its 911 system.
The Hunter Engineering building was recently sold to the Neshoba County Board of Supervisors for $450,000 last week.
During the past week, Clarke-Venable Baptist pastor Mark Vincent was elected to lead the Mississippi Baptist Convention as president.
Vincent has served as Clark-Venable since June 2004. After much prayer and thought, he decided to accept the position if he was nominated and was elected.
This past weekend, the Union High School marching band took second place in the Mississippi High School Activities Association state band contest in Clinton.
Union only finished less than a half a point out of first place and won first place in subcategories percussion and visual performance.