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The East Central Community College Art Department will host its 2018 Student Art Exhibition beginning Monday, April 16, through Monday, April 23, in the lobby of the Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium.
A jury convicted Selena Roberts of manslaughter for the June 2016 fatal stabbing of her boyfriend, Danny Brown, on Tuesday in the Newton County Eighth District Circuit Court.
Union native and current Lake High School Principal Lee Killen, has been selected as the next principal of Union Middle School. He was hired during a special called board meeting on Tuesday, April 3.
Newton was the place to be this weekend as the town welcomed throngs of visitors to usher in the Easter holiday at the 15th annual Loose Caboose Festival.
This year’s festival again opened with the Midway Carnival and the Friday concert with Dr. Zarr’s Amazing Funk Monster at the stage’s new location in front of the Historic Depot.
The Newton Police Department arrested two people on unrelated felony charges last week.
One suspect was Charles Carstapnar, 31, of Ora Street, who was charged with lustful touching. His bond was not available as of press time on Tuesday.