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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.











Newton County picks up only one win during a tough week

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

Newton County’s hard-luck season continues as they lost three out of four contests this past week.

On Tuesday, the Cougars lost a 3-1 decision to Northeast Jones and then dropped a 12-0 decision to the Tigers on Friday night. On Saturday, the Cougars scratched out a win as they beat East Webster 20-17 and then fell 7-6 to Corinth.





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