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Three area high schools held commencement ceremonies last week. Things started off on Thursday when early rain left the Union High School football field too soggy to hold the graduation ceremony, moving the event into the high school gym.

Next weekend, the Newton Theatre Company will bring to life one of the most celebrated works of literature with its first ever production of “Pride and Prejudice.”

After a successful inaugural outing in 2017, the Underground Railroad Re-Run will resume this summer.

After back-to-back playoff appearances, it was going to be difficult to find a replacement for football coach Ryan Smith, who left to coach at his college alma matter.

But the Tigers found someone capable of filling those big shoes.

Golf just seems to run strong in the Ogletree family.

Long-time professor and East Central Community College historian Ovid Vickers said in the 50 years he has been on campus, he has never seen a player go to an Ivy League school.





New combi oven arrives for Union Public School District

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

Union Elementary and Union High School are enjoying new kitchen equipment as part of a comprehensive effort to improve student health. 

Union High School purchased a new oven steamer using funds from a Nutrition Integrity grant from the Mississippi Department of Education Office of Child Nutrition, funded by The Bower Foundation.  











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JoAnn Monk, 74, passed away on May 16, 2018, at her son's home in Arizona. JoAnn was born in... READ MORE