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Elizabeth Ann Langston

Memorial services for Ms. Elizabeth Ann Langston of Little Rock were held at 3 p.m., Saturday, July 28, 2018 at Smyrna Baptist Church.

The family received friends from 2-3 p.m. Saturday at the church.

Ms. Langston, 79, of Little Rock died Monday, July 23, 2018, at her residence.


Caroline Barrett

Services for Caroline Barrett were held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union. Burial will be held in the Union City Cemetery. Father Darnas will be officiating.

Visitation was held from 10-11 a.m. Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at Milling Funeral Home of Union.


Florencie Harris

Funeral services for Florencie Harris were at 11 a.m. Saturday, July 28, at St. Hill M.B. Church. Visitation was held from noon to 6 p.m. at Dunlap and Thames Funeral Home in Newton.








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City mourns loss of Gordon

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

The City of Union suffered a huge loss this weekend as longtime Union Municipal Judge and Board of Aldermen Attorney Rex Gordon Jr., passed away suddenly late Saturday night.

Newton County coroner Danny Shoemaker said Gordon died of a cardiac arrest and was pronounced dead just before midnight at Laird Hospital in Union.




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WhistleStop Marketplace returns, Newton Chamber to host drawings

By BRENT MAZE,

The Newton Chamber of Commerce is hosting its seventh annual Whistlestop Marketplace on Saturday, Dec. 9, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Former chamber executive directors Leigh Anne Whittle and Angie Burks started the event eight years ago to give Newton County residents a local option for Christmas arts and crafts shopping.



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Obituaries

Funeral services for Bro. Marvis Leon Everett were conducted at 3 p.m. Sunday, July 22, 2018,... READ MORE