News


Margaret Pace

Margaret Ann Beach Pace, 79, passed away on April 2, 2018.

Margaret was born May 11, 1938, in Montgomery, Ala., to Fred and Irella Beach. Margaret married Tommy Pace of Newton on Dec. 16, 1958.







Reeves inks with Belhaven

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

Peyton Reeves blossomed on the basketball courts at Newton County this year.

Now the 6-foot-4 senior hopes the same thing will happen at Belhaven University in Jackson.

Reeves signed to play basketball with the Blazers last week.

For his coach and grandfather Steve Harber, it was a day he will never forget.




Pages






County splits four matches

By ROBBIE ROBERTSON,

The Newton County tennis team continues to wade through a difficult non-division schedule.

Newton County split four matches last week as they dropped a 5-2 match to Northwest Rankin and a 5-2 match to Madison Central. Newton County took a key division win over Northeast Jones and then beat Class 6A Clinton 6-1.


Police reports 03/28/18

Arrests

The following arrests were made between March 16-22 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 Department

• Brittany Lee, 24, disturbing the family peace





Pages





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.






Pages





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.






Pages