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East Central Community College sophomore golfer David Barry of Laurel claimed eighth place as an individual to help lead the Warriors to a fourth-place finish at the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Conference/State...

East Central Community College sophomore golfer David Barry of Laurel claimed eighth place as an individual to help lead the Warriors to a fourth-place finish at the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges Conference/State...

Dezignz By Nikki hosted their 2nd Annual Bridal Bash on this past Saturday from 4-7p.m. on South Main Street. Each bride had the opportunity to register for their wedding at Dezignz By Nikki. The wedding party then walked over to Spoonfudge!

One bridge has reopened while another remains closed after Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency and ordered 87 bridges closed last week across the state.

East Central Community College sophomores Reagan Gorgas of Decatur and Laicon Partain of Sebastopol were named to the 2018 Phi Theta Kappa Community and Junior Colleges All-Mississippi Academic Team. 

Peyton Reeves blossomed on the basketball courts at Newton County this year.

Now the 6-foot-4 senior hopes the same thing will happen at Belhaven University in Jackson.










Two more sentenced

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

Several defendants were sentenced in the final session of the year for the Newton County Eighth Circuit Court this month.

Jeremie Brandon Davis, 36, of Marion, was sentenced to complete drug court and a $2,000 fine after pleading guilty to possession of methamphetamine and marijuana.






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