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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.


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Preparations are getting under way for the Great American Cleanup sponsored by Keep Mississippi Beautiful in the Steele Community. The Cleanup is scheduled for March 10-12.  If you would like to donate snacks, water, gloves or food please contact me at 601-507-9567. 

Arrest Report February 21

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center February 7 - February 14. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Lahanist Smith, 25, 28 North Little River Rd, misd - disturbance of family

Senate Bill will help cities with cleanup of rundown property


Senate Bill 2607 would offer cities relief by expediting the rapid cleanup of rundown properties. It would allow cities to clean small parcels of rundown property less than one acre in size for which the city spends $250 or less. It would allow up to four cleanings a year for cities with populations of 25,000 or more.