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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:

Jan 10  Jerry Eugene Taylor, Kathryn Woodson, Tommy Massey, Robin Ramey, Cynthia Leigh Waggoner, Charles Gilmer, Glover Wade Jones, Jr.

Jan 11  Dallas Williamson, John Autry, Bob McWilliams, Taylor Smith,  Robyn Winstead, Alissa Williams, Gayle Walsh Massey

Arrest Report Dec. 20

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center December 6 - December 13. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law;

Helen Davis, 36, 1138 Old Sawmill Road Lake, Misds- disturbance of family, disorderly conduct, fail to comply with officer

Community Calendar

December 27


The Ninth Year Pre-Anniversary Revival for Zion Outreach Deliverance Ministries, 117 N. Boyd Rd. in Lena is December 27-29 at 7:30 nightly and Sunday, December 31 at 3:00 pm.


December 30

Harold Lee Dennis

Mr. Harold Lee Dennis, age 91, passed away on Friday December 15, 2017 at the G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Visitation was held on Monday December 18, 2017 from 5:00PM until 7:00PM at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS.

Midway News


Many help prepare meals

Midway M. B. Church Christmas Program was held December 16 at 6:00.  The program, skits and the song was a great success.  Refreshments were served.

Ringgold News


What can I give Him?

What can I give Him, poor as I am? If I were a Shepherd, I would bring them a Lamb. If I were a wise man, I would do my part, yet what can I give Him? I give Him my heart. (Christine Rossetti)