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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.

Caption: Shawna Leigh Bush of Lawrence received the Duff Scholarship at an honor ceremony on the Delta State campus recently. She is the daughter of Pam Bush and Louis Bush. (Submitted Photo)

Caption: Fourteen educators from across the state make up the tenth cohort of the Principal Corps.

NCES recognizes students who receive the most nominations during the year for modeling character on campus, from left, (front row) Olivia Thompson, Clark Gentry, Ryleigh Massey, (back row) Drew Walker, Stephen Moore, and PJ Sperandeo.  Tracy...

Character winners, representing “Respect,” at Newton County Elementary School are from left, (front row) Kinzley Bishop, Erin Tullos, Fisher Edwards, (back row) from left:  Luke Hall, Aiden Ramage, and Cynthia Wilkerson.

Recently, teachers from across the state came together in Harrison County for the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) annual Roadways Into Developing Elementary Students (RIDES) program training.

Price selected ECCC’s ‘Humanities Instructor of the Year’


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. 

Hornets upset Philly


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.