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Sports Calendar

Thursday, Aug. 16

High School Softball

NCHS at Neshoba Central, 6/7 p.m.

Ethel at Union, 5:30/6:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 17

High School Football

Leake Central at NCHS

Union at Choctaw Central

Pelahatchie at Lake




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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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Festival just 10 days away

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

The final preparations are being made for the Union Chamber of Commerce’s first ever Union Day, which will be held on Saturday, June 16, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Chamber board agreed to create the new event in April after plans to hold last year’s Country Day fell through at the last minute in August 2017.




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