The Newton Police Department will not seek charges related to a Facebook post about an alleged kidnapping attempt, Chief of Police Harvey Curry said Monday.
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On Thursday, the Mississippi Department of Education released letter grades for schools and districts based on Mississippi’s A-F accountability system that evaluates how schools and districts performed in the 2016-17 school year.
Newton High School has been celebrating its jump from a “D” to a “B” when the accountability grades were released by the Mississippi Department of Education.
Parents lined a walkway to cheer their students and teachers as they walked into the school’s auditorium for a pep rally to celebrate the achievement on Friday.
While the Union Public School District slipped from its No. 8 ranking in the state in the 2015-16 school year, the district still had impressive numbers in the Mississippi Department of Education’s accountability rankings.
History instructor Madison Price is East Central Community College’s “Humanities Instructor of the Year” and will be recognized Tuesday, Nov. 7 on the Decatur campus.
Price will present a special program, held in conjunction with Arts and Humanities Month, beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Vickers Fine Arts Center auditorium.
Muriel Collins enjoyed debating tournament topics involving sports, politics, fiction novels and superheroes.
“I like the element of quick-thinking and the rush you get when you find a major fundamental flaw in the opponent’s argument,” Collins says.
RIDGELAND — Last year, Newton County lost Game 1 of the state championship series to West Lauderdale but stormed back to win the next two games and capture another slow-pitch championship series.
That felt all too familiar for the Lady Cougars on Saturday.
When Tate Hanna took over the football program at Lake High School, he insisted he wanted to instill a toughness in his players.
That toughness showed up on Friday night when the Hornets stunned Philadelphia 34-30 to knock the top-ranked Tornadoes from the ranks of the unbeaten.