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Marie Evans

Funeral services for Marie Evans, were at 2 p.m. Thursday, July 26, at Pleasant Grove M.B. Church. Visitation was held from 1-2 p.m. Thursday at the church.





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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Vincent to lead state’s SBC

By BRENT MAZE,

Clarke-Venable Baptist Church pastor Mark Vincent has been named the president of the Mississippi Baptist Convention.

Vincent, who has served at Clark-Venable since June 2004, said he wasn’t seeking the position, but after praying and thinking about the opportunity, he agreed to serve if he was elected.











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