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Lunch menus 4/18/18

Newton County School District

Monday, April 23

All schools breakfast: Assorted cold cereals, sausage and pancake on a stick, strawberry banana yogurt, fresh fruit cup, assorted fruit juices and a variety of milk


Arrests 4/18/18

Arrests

The following arrests were made between April 6-12 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





5 of 7 advance in tourney

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

Newton County advanced five of its seven spots to the Class 4A individual tournament this past week while the team finished the regular season off with a 6-1 win over Brandon.

Newton County now begins the Class 4A team playoffs as they hosted Pop­lar­ville on Monday. The individual state tournament will be in Oxford in May.


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Hospital still in bankruptcy

By BRENT MAZE,

Ascentium Healthcare Resources will be taking over the management of Lackey Memorial Hospital in Forest and businesses that were being managed by Pioneer Health Services.

However, it will not include the former Pioneer Community Hospital of Newton, according to Sydney Sawyer, chief executive of the newly formed Ascentium.







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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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