Most Read News Articles







Senate Bill will help cities with cleanup of rundown property

By TERRY BURTON,

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.


Wayne Kyzar

Funeral services for Mr. Wayne Kyzar were conducted Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. from the Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dan Henry officiating.


Arrest Report February 14

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center January 30 - February 7 . All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 Melvyn Figueroa,39, 16823 Watering Oaks Lane Houston TX, misd - no drivers license, other - hold for other agency


Patsy Lou Ridings Robertson

Patsy Lou Ridings Robertson, age 81, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018. Visitation was  held Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Breeland Funeral Home in Canton, MS from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m.  Funeral Services were held February 8 at 10:00 a.m.


Pages


First Lady Visits

By BILLY FREEMAN,

Mississippi’s First Lady Deborah Bryant was at Morton Elementary School Last week reading to students as part of her Read Across Mississippi program. She is pictured here with Jayden Hunt, Payson Knight, Levi Revette and Ckireya Mann.      










Pages

Second Annual Toy Drive underway

The Scott County Sheriff’s Department began accepting donations Monday in their second annualy Sheriff’s Toy Drive. There is a drop off box at the Scott County Sheriff’s Department in the lobby which is open to the public 24 hours a day. There will be a small drop box at Petals & More in Forest.



Circuit Court

The Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi cases for trial under the Honorable Judge Collins. The following cases be set for trial and/or disposition in the February, 2018, term of Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi, as follow:

First Monday January 29, 2018

 









Pages






Back on the soap box(s) again

By TIM BEELAND,

It happened again Monday just after 7:00 a.m. while on my way to work. The traffic signal facing me at the intersection of Hillsboro Street and Hwy. 80 in Forest turned green. I was on Hillsboro so that means the light had to be red on the side the folks traveling on Highway 80 were on. Everyone knows that, right?






Pages