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Missing Person in Newton County

Update from Sheriff Burby: Sarah Myers has been found. No further action required by the NCSO. Missing Person in Newton County: The Newton County Sheriff’s Department is asking for help in locating a missing person from Newton. She is a 35 year old, white female, 5’9″ and about 160 lbs. According to Sheriff Burby, Sarah…

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Mustangs Celebrate Homecoming

The Burkeville Mustangs celebrated Homecoming 2021 this past weekend and what a glorious time it was for everyone.  The Homecoming King is La’Tavion Mays and the Homecoming Queen is Kailey Falwell. Congratulations to all the winners!

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A Beautiful Homecoming Weekend

Photos by Heather Foster I couldn’t have been a more beautiful weekend in Newton.  NHS crowned Dequavious Kenebrew and Naari Kenebrew as Homecoming King and Queen at Newton’s coronation ceremony during halftime Friday night. Congratulations!

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Eagles Defeat Warriors

Photo by Heather Foster; Story by Jon Meek Homecoming in Newton brought the Warriors of Warren to town.  They did not leave happy.  The final score was 61-6 Newton. For more on this story, stop and pick up a copy of this week’s NEWS! Pictured MLB/RB Leighton Foster breaking a 77 yard TD run and…

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Eagles Win Over New Waverly

DeAnthony Gatson (pictured) ended the night with 255 rushing yards, and with adding more power in the backfield in Porter, Hunter, Foster, as well as speed in a healthy Wash, the Eagles look to continue their dominance on the ground through-out district play. The Eagles ended up winning by a score of 51-24. For more…

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Burkeville ISD Receives $262,183 Welding Grant

At the BISD Board Meeting on September 27, 2021, Crystal Day, Curriculum Director, announced that the school district received the Jobs and Education for Texans Grant (JET Grant) from the Texas Workforce Commission. Pictured is David Hadnot (Welding Teacher), Pam Dickerson (Business Manager), Crystal Day (Curriculum Director), and Chris Coleman with LIT. For more on…

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Miss Pink Out 2021 Winners

The Annual Miss Pink Out Pageant was held on Saturday, October 9, at the Howard Civic Center in Newton.  Winners are:  Baby Miss – Viviana Villanueva, Tincy Miss – Isabella Lopez, Tiny Miss – Aria Fledderjohn, Petite Miss – Miche’lynn Elam, Little Miss – Amy Jo Pringle, Junior Miss – Tinslee Boyd, Young Miss –…

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NHS Homecoming King & Queen Candidates

Back row, left to right – DeAnthony Gatson, Antjuan Weaver, DeQuavious Kenebrew, Trinis Wash (not shown); front row, left to right – Aliyah Samuel, Narri Kenebrew, Keely Hutson and Morgan Mitchell.  The Homecoming Court will be announced during the half time show on Friday night at Singletary Stadium.

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Eagles Defeat the Owls in a Complete Shut-Out

The Newton Eagles hosted the Anderson-Shiro Owls on Friday night at Singletary Stadium.  The Owls did not have a chance.  The final score was 58-0 Eagles!  For more on this story, stop and pick up a copy of this week’s NEWS!  

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Stolen UTV Hit by Train

On Thursday, September 29 around 11 p.m., the Newton County Sheriff’s Office received a call from Kansas City Railroad reporting a collision in Deweyville off of CR 4212 and CR 4203.  According to the caller, the train hit a black Polaris 100 Utility Vehicle.  NCSO and DPS were on the scene and did not discover…

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