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Arrests 6/6/18

The following arrests were made between May 25-31 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

• Jeffrey Scott Pilgrim, 42, simple domestic assault








Arrests 5/30/18

The following arrests were made between May 18-25 in Newton County. This report is based on the daily jail blotter at the Newton County Jail and the Union Police Department.

Newton Police Department

• Eric Emmons, 43, DUI refusal

• Fallon Graffree, 26, domestic violence, simple assault




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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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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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