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The Union Chamber of Commerce has announced plans to host a new festival for the City of Union this Father’s Day weekend.
At a recent meeting, the chamber’s board of directors approved scheduling the inaugural Union Day on June 16 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For the second straight season, the East Central Community College football team will have to play five road games, including the first two games of the season, as the Warriors 2018 football schedule was announced.
Also for the second straight fall, all East Central games will be played on a Thursday night.
The ECCC softball team will host Hinds Community College in a Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges best-of-three first-round state playoff series Friday and Saturday, April 27-28, at the Softball Park on campus.
After an up-and-down regular season, the Newton County tennis team opened up the Class 4A playoffs with an easy 7-0 win over Poplarville.
Newton County dominated the action and lost just five games in the match.
In singles, Parker Chaney won 6-2, 6-0 on the boys side while Kamryn Rodriguez won 6-2, 6-1 on the girls side.
Kindergarten: Emmett Ammon, Wes Compton, Jackson Darsey, Hallie Harmon, Adalyn Steele and Bella Williams
First grade: Olivia Morgan, Elijah Herrington, Brody Dear, Samantha Williams, Marli-Clare Kelly, Sebastian Palmer, Amelia Pitts, Huck Newman and Grady Bergeron
Three of Union’s most accomplished men took center stage in front of nearly 300 guests on Friday night at the 52nd annual Union Chamber of Commerce Membership Banquet at the First Baptist Church of Union fellowship hall.
As part of the 2018 East Central Community College Cultural Arts Series, Dr. Justin Sharp and Denise Riley, piano and vocal music instructors, respectively, will present “An Evening with Gershwin” at 7 p.m., Tuesday, April 10, in the Vickers Fine Arts Auditorium on the Decatur campus.
Public Works Director David Anderson informed the Board of Alderman about a potentially serious problem with the town’s water system at their April 3 meeting.
Anderson said that the town’s main water well, which is used to access groundwater in underground aquifers, is starting to fail.
Former N.Y. Yankee great Bobby Richardson brought inspiration to around 100 men and boys on Thursday at Clarke Venable Baptist Church’s Next Level Men’s Ministry event.
Richardson, 82, played 10 seasons at second base from 1955 to 1960, and helped the Yankees win nine American League pennants.
Mr. and Mrs. Alan Massey of Madison are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Rebecca Lane Massey to Kyle David Stanford, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Stanford of New Albany.
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Dozens of Union Public School District parents attended the Parent Teacher Organization meeting on the evening of March 20 that also served as a listening session for the district’s search for two new principals.
Sunday night, I was glad that Decatur United Methodist Church invited John Maxwell back for Palm Sunday again.
Last year, he performed a one-person play on Judas. That was a very thought-provoking play, but this year, I really thought his portrayal of Peter made the Biblical person come alive.
Union native and current Union Middle School Principal Tyler Hansford has been
This past week was quite an exciting week in sports.
The NCAA men’s basketball tournament was as fun as any that I can remember. The only one I can remember that was more fun was the year Mississippi State made it to the Final Four. But for sheer enjoyment, the opening weekend was great.
Union native and current Lake High School Principal Lee Killen, has been selected as the next principal of Union Middle School. He was hired during a special called board meeting on Tuesday, April 3.
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.
It wasn’t the start or the finish that Tate Hanna envisioned when he took the head football job at Lake High School.
The Hornets opened the season at Pelahatchie and suffered a heartbreaking 14-12 loss when the Chiefs scored with seven seconds in the game.
Union police arrested two men for car theft last week.
UPD Chief Billy Pat Walker said the department learned that James B. Rice, 31, and Joshua A. Andrews, both of Neshoba County, were spotted in Kosciusko. The two were suspected in the taking of a motor vehicle from the Hilltop Nursing Home in Union on Dec. 12.
Newton County suffered its first vehicular fatality of 2018 on Tuesday evening.
Darryl Henderson, 54, of Union, was killed in a head on collision at around 5:17 p.m. at the I-20 exit on Hwy. 80 near the Marathon gas station.
Heather Renee’ Reed and Ricky Timothy Cleveland Jr., along with their parents, announce their engagement.
Heather’s parents are Sheila and Danny Bennett and Michael and Kelly Reed, all of the Meridian area. Tim’s parents are Ricky and Regina Cleveland, of Union.
The students and teachers of the Newton County School District were honored by the Mississippi Department of Education for its “A” rating on Friday afternoon, and the students got a surprise announcement.