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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


Patsy Iona May

Patsy Iona Futch May, 77, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of July 28, 2017, at Hilltop Manor Nursing Home.  

She was preceded in death by her parents Jakie and Jewel Futch of Conehatta.  


Fire engulfs Newton home


A home on Third Avenue in Newton was gutted by a fire this afternoon.

Firefighters from Newton, Decatur and Hickory responded to the blaze, which consumed the interior of a brick home that had a chimney.

There were no apparent injuries from the fire as of this afternoon. The cause is under investigation.