Sports briefs

Newton Country Club sets Fourth of July tournament

The Newton Country Club will host a 1 Person Scramble (18 holes) Wednesday, July 4.

Tee time is at 1 p.m. Morning tee times will be used if necessary.

Entry fee is $20 per person.

William Burton

Funeral services for William Burton were held at 11 a.m. Monday, May 14 at Thomas & Jones Funeral Home, Las Vegas. Burton, 85, died Saturday, April 28, 2018. Services were under the direction of Thomas and Jones Funeral Home.


Honor those who gave all

Monday, we will be celebrating the Memorial Day holiday. This is the day we set aside to remember those who have fought for our country and never returned home. We also remember the veterans have passed away after returning home.


City mourns loss of Gordon


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.