The final Newton County results for last Tuesday’s primaries were similar to the statewide totals. After all affidavit votes were counted last week for the Democratic U.S. House District 3 primary, state Rep. Michael T.
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Ola Jean Parker, 87, of Lawrence, passed away Friday, Nov. 3, 2017, at Rush Hospital in Meridian. She was born Thursday, Jan. 9, 1930, in Newton County.
Services for Ms. Sallie Vance Jones, 89, of Union will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, Nov. 6 at the Reid Chapel Church of God with burial in the Reid Chapel Church Cemetery. The Revs. H.L. Rhodes and Harmon Smith and Bro. Don Cook will officiate.
Visitation will be held from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 5 at Milling Funeral Home of Union.
Amos Ross Bounds, 87, of Newton, died Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at his residence in Newton. He was born Monday, Oct. 20, 1930, in Newton.
Marc Qualls lowers his shoulder to gain extra yardage against Newton. (Brent Maze/The Appeal)
After a 1-9 season last year, Lake coach Tate Hanna has had a huge turnaround season with the Hornets.
Marc Qualls runs through the Newton defense on the opening drive of the game. (Brent Maze/The Appeal)
Fumble in OT proves to be difference
NCA Senior Austin Pippin makes a tackle in a 28-16 loss to Amite School in the first round of the playoffs. (NCA Photo)
Newton County Academy coach Rob Roberts felt like he had the Generals in perfect position for a playoff run.
He just forgot to tell visiting Amite about his plans.
Union’s Lane Hanna has the ball knocked out of his hands by an Enterprise defender on Thursday night. (Jacob Robertson/Special to The Appeal)
A season of injuries and misfortune finally came to a merciful ending for the Union Yellowjackets on Thursday night.
Miguel Evans picks up a first down for the Cougars. (Eddie Thorne/Special to the Appeal)
On the third play of the game for the Newton County offense, ninth grade quarterback Damon Mapp dislocated his hip, a move that eventually brought both teams to the middle of the field to pray for the young man.
Newton Tigers — Ravell Buckley: He had his best game of the season on defense with 12 total tackles and also started at tackles on offense.
Union Yellowjackets — Jamarion Harmon: He had 102 yards rushing on three carries and scored both of Union’s touchdowns in loss to Enterprise.