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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.


A Photographic Memory


Art is a world within its own universe. Its the ability to create the expressions and perpetuity of entities that surround the artist.

In the second grade Allen Cooks like all artists had a vivid imagination. His young mind could grasp the image and store it.

Stella Mae Morgan

Funeral services for Mrs. Stella Mae Morgan were conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Saturday, February 24, 2018, at the Ott and Lee Funeral Home Chapel, Forest, Mississippi, with the Rev. Victor Bugg officiating. Visitation was prior to the service, starting at 1:30 p.m.

Arrest Report February 28

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center February 14 - February 21. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Wesley Norris, 34, 3473 Laurel Hill Rd Carthage, misd- drugs possessions marijuana 1st offense, drugs possession paraphernalia

Forest News

Don't you just love the Olympics? It took a few years for me to really appreciate each sport, but I have also discovered that watching the games, with Girl Scout Cookies, really helped my appreciation  of each participant.

Harperville News


DYW participants are excellent representatives

Scott Central is so very proud that the 2019 Scott County Distinguished Young Woman is our very own, Olivia Triplett. Olivia is the daughter of O.B. Triplett and Ingrid Triplett, who recently retired as an elementary teacher at Scott Central.