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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


County schools’ energy savings renovations are 87 percent complete


Scott County School District started making renovations to improve building energy efficency during the first week of June last year. After seven months of renovations included in the $4.17 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC), Johnson  Control has completed 87 percent of the projects.

Milestone #85


When a person is in their 80s, wouldn’t you say it is safe to assume that every birthday is a milestone? My dad, Harmon Drexil “Joe” Beeland, hits his 85th milestone this coming Sunday. 

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Jan 24   Bob Tadlock, Gregory Cooksey, David McCann, Danny Sistrunk, Richard Creel, Amy Jones, Ashley Jones, Dawn Bradford, John Neely, Austin Henderson, Alan Gaddis

Mrs. Agnes T. Miley

Mrs. Mary Agnes Thomas Miley, age 93, a resident of Pulaski passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.  Visitation was held from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Morton.  Services were held at 2 p.m.


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Dec. 20  Margie Bishop, Alice Faye Tadlock, Reda Anthony, Billy Whittington, Betty McCormick, Dustin Rhodes, Dave Marler, Joe Thompson, Bobby Tadlock, Heather Haralson, Benjamin Butler

Leon Tadlock

Leon Tadlock passed away early Wednesday morning, December 13, 2017, at Mississippi Care Center in Morton, MS. 

Visitation will be held Friday, December 15, 2017 from 5:00 p.m.-7:30 p.m. at Ott and Lee Funeral Home in Morton. 

Morton News


Announcements: We Care Missions Food Distribution dates for January, 2018 are Friday, January 12 and Friday, January 19 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon at Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street.  All eligible recipients must present all required documents for each member of the household.

Service Project

Forest High School’s Technology Student Association recently held a community service project. They held a canned food drive in November. The project benefited the Carlisle Crisis Center. Pictured on the front row are Nicedrianna Gray, Karen Calzadilla and Joselyn Jose. Back, Hezekiah Robinson, Joshua Gonzalaz and Josh Harper.

Are you worried? Stressed? Losing sleep? Feeling hopeless?


Do you need peace, joy and happiness in your life today?

“When anxiety was great within me, your consolation brought joy to my soul, O Lord”  Psalm 94:19.

“Therefore do not worry about tomorrow…” (Matthew 6:34)

“You see, if you worry about tomorrow, you are trying to live tomorrow today!”  Joseph Prince.