Notes, quotes and a thought or two…
Jennifer Renee Davis will have been the Director of Preschool and Children’s Ministries at Clarke-Venable Baptist Church in Decatur for three years on September 1, but I only had close contact with her this summer because of a child who said, “I gave myself to Jesus,” during Vacation Bible School. This little girl is staying in my home at the
I’ve only been married for a little over a year now, and I knew from the beginning that it wasn’t going to be easy. I took classes and read books and did a few counseling sessions to prepare myself, but of course, it’s nothing like the real thing.
Welcome to “The Little Town with a Big Heart”
Dr. Cherry Clark and Nurse Wanda Dearing have retired and are very concerned about the community and their patients.
The Newton County Academy tennis team reached the pinnacle of tennis as they won both the boys and girls Class AA state championships last year.
Head coach Pete Mazzella will have to reload if he’s going to make another title run this year with the loss of six seniors, four of whom are playing college tennis this season.
Retired Staff Sgt. Charles “Chuck” Gardner, of Union, was honored by the Friends of Mississippi Veterans on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Mississippi Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery in Newton. Gardner was honored for his service during World War II, where he served as an aviation mechanic in the Pacific Theater.
Union has a full schedule of activities planned for Saturday, Dec. 2, as the city rings in the Christmas season.
The Newton Chamber of Commerce is getting ready to usher in the holiday season as it has announced its plans for Christmas in Newton.
The annual events will kick off on Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. with the Newton Christmas Parade in downtown Newton.
The Newton Chamber of Commerce is hosting its seventh annual Whistlestop Marketplace on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Former chamber executive directors Leigh Anne Whittle and Angie Burks started the event eight years ago to give Newton County residents a local option for Christmas arts and crafts shopping.