Sigman wins Newton Spelling Bee
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.
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.