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With the help of Mississippi Department of Human Services (MDHS) the Scott County School District has secured a $900,000 grant for a child intervention program that helps students who may have fallen behind in certain areas in school.

Keeping the roads of Mississippi clean for some residents in the county has become an annual tradition.

Forest’s Dylan Grayson celebrates a home run with his teammates during the Bearcat’s 13-6 victory over Scott Central last Saturday. Forest travels to Southeast Lauderdale next Tuesday. The Rebels head to Ethel tomorrow, Thursday.


A teacher is a part of a student’s life that is critical. Students, especially in high school, are being molded to achieve and become successful adults and it takes teachers like Jo Marler to help mold students into productive  citizens.

Sebastopol catcher, Mike Harper, makes the tag on Forest’s Dylan Grayson in last week’s inter-county diamond action. The Bobcats defeated the Bearcats in a close one, 5-4.


Jennifer Bell French and son, Luke, celebrating Dr. Seuss week at Morton Elementary.


The Message


God loves

How long has it been since you talked with God?   FYI:  He’s listening…..

“The Lord is near to all who call on him, to all who call on him in truth.”  (Psalm 145: 18)

This scripture tells us to call on Him in truth.  What is truth?  Jesus is truth!

To God be the Glory!


Music is a form of art that involves vocal or instrumental sounds or both, combined to produce a beautiful form of harmony. Music can also express one’s emotions. Barbara Ott of Morton has always had a love for music.

Albert Myer “Buddy” Lovett

Mr. Albert Myer “Buddy” Lovett, age 81, a resident of Morton passed away on Monday, February 19, 2018 at the Mississippi Care Center in Morton. Visitation was held from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursday, February 22, 2018 from the Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Morton and 8:30 a.m. -1 p.m.

Elmer Lee Busby

Mr. Elmer Lee Busby, age 73, passed away on Monday, February 26, 2018 at his home in Morton, MS.  Visitation was held on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. and again on Wednesday February 28, 2018 from 12:30 p.m. until 2:20 p.m. Funeral Services were held on Wednesday February 28, 2018 at 2:30 p.m. with Rev.