A Veteran’s Salute

Photos by Heather Foster On Monday, November 11, Newton High School held their annual Veterans Day program to slate all those who have sacrificed so much in serving our country. The program is always so honorable and meaningful and this year was no exception.  A musical tribute was given by students and the NHS Band.…

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Eagles Win District for the 8th Year Running

Photo by Artie Guerrero; Story by Jon Meek The Newton Eagles loaded up Friday night for a long trip to central Texas for their final District match of the regular season.  Anderson-Shiro was the place where this District championship would take place.  The Owls, now 2-2 in District, 8-2 overall, came into the game trying…

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Miss Christmas 2019

Photo by Patricia Jackson The Miss Christmas Pageant was held Saturday, November 9 at the Howard Civic Center in Newton, and what a beautiful way to begin the holiday season.  This pageant benefits Santa’s Toy Brigade in Newton County.  The Troy Brigade helps children in Newton County that may not have Christmas otherwise. The 2019…

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Human Bones Found by Loggers in Buckhorn Community

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call around 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 29, 2019.  The call was from loggers in the area who found what they believed to be human remains in the woods. Officers from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office responded to the location off County Road 4029 between Bon Wier and…

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Newton’s Reign in District Continues

Photo by Heather Foster – Story by Jon Meek Newton encountered very little resistance Friday night when the Eagles hosted Corrigan Camden on Barbay Field.  The Eagles asserted their dominance early in the game.  Kevin Watson busted off a 58-yard touchdown run on the first offensive play from scrimmage.  Just two plays later Nate Williams…

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Robert Burby Announces Candidacy for Sheriff

To all Newton County residents, I am both honored and proud to announce my candidacy for Sheriff of Newton County in the 2020 election.  I am committed to taking Newton County’s public safety services to the highest level possible.  I am a retired Chief of Police (Texas City Police Department – 2004-2018) and retired from…

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Human Bones Found by Loggers in Buckhorn Community

The Newton County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call at approximately 3:30 pm Tuesday, October 29, 2019. The call was from loggers who found what they believed was human remains in the woods. Officers from the Newton County Sheriff’s Office responded to the location off County Road 4029 between Bon Wier and Newton known as the…

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Another District Win for the Eagles

Photo by Heather Foster With the 54-7 win against New Waverly, Coach Drew Johnston has his Eagles 3-0 in District and is looking ahead to Corrigan this week.  For the full story, stop and get a copy of the Newton County News!

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Burkeville Celebrates Homecoming 2019

Congratulations to Lane Noble and Abigail Day, the Burkeville High School Homecoming King and Queen for 2019.  The BHS Homecoming Court includes: Freshman Duchess – Faith Jones; Sophomore Duchess – Gracie Clinton; Junior Duchess – Hope Jones; Senior Duchess – Jenna English; Senior Duchess – Jimena Rosas; Senior Duke – Devon Lakey; Senior Duke –…

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1st Deer – 8 Point Buck

This past weekend was youth weekend for young Texas hunters.  Jason Fortenberry is proud to announce that his daughter Karis got her first deer hunting right here locally.  Her deer was an 8 point buck and as you can see, she was cheered on by little sister, Kyra.  Congratulations girls!  That’s one for the girl’s…

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