50 Years Ago
Newton County Band Students Awarded Scholarships
Winning scholarships to Middle Tennessee State College in Murfreesboro, Tenn. are Charles Wilbanks, Tommy Brown, Mada Patterson, Mike Budd, Billy Skinner, John Jordan and Jerry Huff.
Stephenson Family Get Week’s Vacation
Mason Stephenson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Stephenson, is the newly elected president of the Latin Club at Newton County High School, and was chosen to be one of 12 Latin students in Georgia to be given a week’s vacation with his family at Ida Cason Gardens, guests of the Callaway Foundation.
Newton County Jaycee Road-E-O Winners Get Plaques
Winners were Helen Masten and Pat Campbell.
25 Years Ago
Newton 4-H group back from Pennsylvania
Attending were Chip Prosser, Brian Carman, Quinn Hopkins, Michael Cowan, Angela Jenkins, Addison Cook, Allyson Lamonds and Art Hargrove.
Junior league All Stars beat Redan
Players are Bryant Gaither, Jud Hall, Brent Hodges, Matthew Hyers, Shane Lane, Brian marks, Brian Moon, lance Shannon, Tavarus Stokes, Keith Temples, Kelvin Usher and Ricardius Wise.
10 Years Ago
Hazzard’-ing a visit
At 6-foot-5, 240 pounds, Newton’s Calvin English ruled the gridiron with an iron fist. He has been selected to compete in the Georgia Athletic coaches Assoication North-South All-Star Football Game.
Covington’s Horton at foreign bargaining table
For Kantrail Horton the chance to play professionally overseas would be a worthwhile challenge. “It’s tax free and they’ve offered me a car, cable TV and an apartment.”