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Winter Storm Benji pushed across much of the Magnolia State last Friday dumping record high snow in some places. Forest and the surrounding areas received around 4 to 5 inches of the white stuff.

The ageless Forest tradition of “Snow Bunnies” returned like Frosty last Friday as a rare storm engulfed the county.

Emily Ann Monk Hunter, Owner/Stylist, opened the door and welcomed everyone in during the Grand Opening of Be-YOU-tiful Salon in Sebastopol recently.

Mr. and Mrs. Reggie Robertson, pictured with Tommy Miles, were recognized as Grand Marshalls during the Morton Christmas Parade on December 4.
 

It was gone almost as fast as it came, but the snow last Friday was certainly a sight to behold. I’ve always enjoyed a good snow, perhaps it is because I was born on a frosty morn.

On Sunday, November 26, 2017, at approximately 1:15 p.m., La Bendicion convenience store was robbed by two individuals with handguns.

Bearcats show out in 37-8 win over Kemper County

By ALLEN ARDREY,

In their away game, the Forest Bearcats showed off their offensive and defensive chops against the Kemper County Wildcats last Friday night in a decisive 37-8 win. This most recent victory came at a crucial time for the Bearcats, which landed them a spot in the playoffs of the 2017 MHSAA Football Championships of the 3A division.




Arrest Report November 1

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center October 19 – 26. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Chirstoper A Patrick, 41, 131 Wash Dr, Forest, misd – drugs-possession marijuana 1st offense



Marines march across Mississippi

By JILL WARE,

On October 16 two Marines, Gabriel Vasquez and Jason Bailess, embarked on a 155 mile “Ruck” across Mississippi, trekking from the Alabama state line to the Mississippi River, in only five days, to raise awareness and support in the battle against Veteran Suicide and Veteran Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD


Trick or Treat?!

Has this year just flown by? Has Halloween snuck up on you, tapped you on the shoulder, and hollered, “Boo!”? Well, no worries, because there are some sweet local ways to get Halloween in the bag:


Library hosts Tour the Town to celebrate Mississippi’s Bicentennial and Scott Co MS Genealogical’s 20th Anniversary

On Sunday, October 22, Forest Public Library hosted a Tour the Town event. This program celebrated the Mississippi Bicentennial and the 20th Anniversary of the Scott County Mississippi Genealogical and Historical Society.




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Obituaries

Winona Marie Aycock Babb, 89, a resident of Pearl, MS passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 at... READ MORE


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Announcements: MSU/Scott County Extension Service Offices will be closed for the holidays from... READ MORE