Newton Continues to Dominate

Story by Jon Meek; Photo courtesy Sherry Tracy Week 10 of the high school football season was expected by many to be the Eagles biggest challenge in district, but if you traveled to Corrigan on Friday or tuned in to KTXJ 102.7, you would think anything but that! Newton got the ball first and on…

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ATV Accident Sends Newton Woman To Hospital

On Saturday, October 27, 2018, at approximately 9:00 a.m., the Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers responded to a report of a motor vehicle crash on CR 4018 in Newton County.  The crash occurred near FM 363. The initial reports indicate that a Mahindra All-Terrain vehicle was traveling southbound on CR 4018.  A 2008 Chevrolet…

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City of Newton Receives a Grant for East Newton Water Supply Corp.

The Sabine River Authority of Texas was pleased to award the City of Newton a Community Assistance Program Grant on November 1st as part of SRA’s Fiscal Year 2019 Economic Development Initiative.  The $20,000 check will be used to assist the City to provide a stable water supply to East Newton WSC.  David Montagne, SRA’s…

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The Eagles Charge toward the District Championship

Story by Jon Meek; Photo by Heather Foster The Newton Eagles hosted New Waverly on Friday night.  It was Homecoming in Newton.  The bleachers were full of NHS Alumni and former players excited to see the state champs in action.  The Eagles would not disappoint.  Newton’s offense is going through what I call a transition…

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NHS Crowns Homecoming King & Queen

Josh Foster and Serena Thomas were crowned Homecoming King and Queen at Friday night’s Coronation Ceremony during the half time show.  The duchesses on the court were freshman duchess, Laila Gilder; sophomore duchess, Karley Matthews; and junior duchess, Sierra Molina.  The duchesses picture was featured in last week’s issue.  If you need one, swing by…

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Great Support Shown at Prayer Meeting on the Square

A “Prayer Meeting” comment sparked a very special time of prayer and unity at the Newton County Courthouse Square this past Friday, October 26th.  Two weeks ago Sheriff Billy Rowles made a comment in his weekly report stating that a deputy had a “prayer meeting” with a lady that dropped some dogs at a local…

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Newton Gearing up for Homecoming Weekend

Homecoming is an exciting time to welcome NHS alumni home for a great time of fun and festivities. It is always a treat to see the State Champion Newton Eagles strut their stuff on the football field as well. Friday night the Newton Eagles will play the New Waverly Bulldogs here at home at 7:30…

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Burkeville Celebrates Homecoming

Burkeville ISD had an outstanding Homecoming night. Despite not having an opponent for homecoming they had an entirely different plan with plenty of fun involved. They had a wonderful community turnout for their Powder Puff and Alumni/Staff Flag Football game. They would like to thank our PTO for helping to organize the event and the…

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