The Newton County Lady Cougars added three more wins to their total this week as the playoffs... READ MORE
A jury convicted Selena Roberts of manslaughter for the June 2016 fatal stabbing of her boyfriend, Danny Brown, on Tuesday, April 10 in the Newton County Eighth District Circuit Court. Circuit Court Judge Chris Collins sentenced Roberts to the maximum 20-year prison sentence on Thursday.
Dezignz By Nikki hosted their 2nd Annual Bridal Bash on this past Saturday from 4-7p.m. on South Main Street. Each bride had the opportunity to register for their wedding at Dezignz By Nikki. The wedding party then walked over to Spoonfudge! 2 to meet wedding vendors and tour each of the local vendors’ decorated booths.
One bridge has reopened while another remains closed after Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant declared a state of emergency and ordered 87 bridges closed last week across the state.
Two of those bridges were in Newton County. The one on Liberty Church Road in Newton has reopened while the other on Buckley Road in Hickory remains closed.
East Central Community College sophomores Reagan Gorgas of Decatur and Laicon Partain of Sebastopol were named to the 2018 Phi Theta Kappa Community and Junior Colleges All-Mississippi Academic Team.
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.
The Union Lady Yellowjackets handed Philadelphia their only division loss of the season on Thursday night with a dramatic 7-6 win over the Lady Tornadoes.
Union also beat Scott Central 15-1 on Tuesday and lost 11-0 to Neshoba Central on Friday.
Newton County Academy welcomed back Kemp Alderman to the lineup as the sophomore Ole Miss commit hammered three home runs to lead the Generals to three wins this past week.
NCA started off the week by beating Kemper Academy 11-0 on Monday and then took two games from the Meridian Home School Association, winning 12-0 and 18-3.