Newton Citizen Top Five Stories for Dec. 24 to Dec. 30

Below are the Top Five most-viewed stories during the week of Dec. 24 to Dec. 30, 2012 on the Newton Citizen website. Click on the link to see what you may have missed.

Carpenter named Missouri school district superintendent

Newton County School System's Deputy Superintendent of Operations Dennis Carpenter has been named head of a Missouri school district.

Honey Boo Boo on ice

Reality TV star Alana Thompson, also known as Honey Boo Boo, was in Conyers with her family Thursday for some ice skating and filming of an upcoming episode.

Former deputy killed in Afghanistan

A Mansfield man and former NCSO deputy was killed while acting as an advisor to the Afghan National Police.

Newton Jail Blotter for Dec. 28, 2012

Newton Jail Blotter for Dec. 28, 2012.

Conyers restaurant Chianti closing after 24 years

Chianti Italian Restaurant will close after 24 years.