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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.

Cougars limp into playoffs

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

The Newton County Lady Cougars stumbled into the playoffs, losing two out of three contests last week.

The Lady Cougars suffered a pair of shutout losses, falling 5-0 to Enterprise and 7-0 to Neshoba Central. The Lady Cougars bounced back with an 8-4 win over Northwest Rankin to end the regular season.















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Annie Mae Lewis Vance, 89, passed away on Mother’s Day, May 13, 2018, at Rosemont Assisted... READ MORE