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JoAnn Monk

JoAnn Monk, 74, passed away on May 16, 2018, at her son's home in Arizona. JoAnn was born in Newton to Tennis and Maggie Thornton.






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Millie McGee

Funeral services for Millie McGee were held at 11 a.m. Wednesday, May 2 at Morning Star Baptist Church. Visitation was from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 1 at Dunlap & Thames Funeral Home, Newton.



Arrests 4/25/18

Arrests

The following arrests were made between April 6-19 in Newton County. This report is based on the daily jail blotter at the Newton County Jail and the Union Police Department.

Newton County Sheriff’s Office

• Shaun Guthrie, 42, felony domestic violence






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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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