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Guest, Baria on to November

By DEMETRIUS THOMPSON,

Michael Guest topped opponent Whitt Hughes in the Republican U.S. District 3 Representative runoff on Tuesday, June 26. Guest defeated Hughes with 31,121 votes (65.09 percent) to 16,691 votes (34.91 percent). Guest also won the majority in Newton County, gaining 611 votes (54.7 percent) to Hughes’ 505 votes (45.21 percent).










Mary Fulton

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Sue “Biddie” Vance Fulton was conducted at 10 a.m. Monday, June 25 at Pine Ridge Missionary Baptist Church at Lawrence with the Revs. Travis Watkins, Victor Bugg and William Savell officiating. Interment followed in the Pine Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest.


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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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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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