Sig­man wins New­ton Spell­ing Bee

The Covington News - - Local News -

Michael Sig­man, an eighth grade stu­dent at Sharp Mid­dle School, won the New­ton County spell­ing Bee. Other win­ners were Nicki Senecal, Deb­o­rah Clark, An­drea Vaughn, Marie Sav­age, Brian Moon, Kevin Ker­bow and Libby Allen.

Blue lights stolen from Mansfield po­lice car

Mansfield Po­lice have had more than their share of ve­hi­cle prob­lems re­cently, be­gin­ning with the Feb. 21 fire that burned the city’s only po­lice ve­hi­cle. Prob­lems were com­pounded last week when the theft of the blue lights from the top of the car was re­ported to the Cov­ing­ton Po­lice De­part­ment. The car was parked in the Walker Har­ris car lot on U. S. High­way 278.

First class stamps to in­crease to 25 cents

The cost of the stamps will in­crease on Sun­day, April 3. Pre­vi­ously stamps cost 22 cents.

Ali in pro­duc­tion

Nadia Ali, daugh­ter of Dr. Mon­ica Ali, will ap­pear as Antigone in an Ox­ford Colelge Drama Guild pro­duc­tion of “Antigone.”

Ram­page wins SIPA award

New­ton County High School’s stu­dent news­pa­per The Ram­page was named best stu­dent news­pa­per in the state by the South­ern In­ter­scholas­tic Press As­so­ci­a­tion.

My­hand in­ducted

Brent My­hand was in­ducted into Mid­dle Ge­or­gia Col­lege Chap­ter of Gamma Beta Phi, a na­tional schol­ar­ship- ser­vice or­ga­ni­za­tion.

Track team takes loss in dual meet

Plac­ing for the Rams were Keith Nor­ring­ton, Robert Kelly, Jeff Brown­ing, James Rhodes, Stacy Har­ris, Van Wim­berly, Phabian Jack­son, Tracy Wha­ley, Ricky Rakestraw, Cyn­thia Wright, Duchess Wim­berly, Kim Rig­gins, Wanda Smith and ZeEster Brown­ing.

Lit­tle Mr. and Miss New­ton County

Win­ning were Andrew Seth Wil­liams and Kelly Lynn Bryant. Run­ners- up were Billy W. Wil­son III and Betty Jean Singleton. Tal­ent win­ners were James Den­nis Cheek Jr. and Am­ber Mob­ley.

Tucker to com­pete in pageant

Chanté Tucker has been se­lected as a state fi­nal­ist in the 1988 Miss Ge­or­gia U. S. Teen Pageant.

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