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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.


Lone Pilgrim News


Christmas Services are Sunday

On Sunday, December 17, 2017, Pastor Croff’s sermon was delivered from the book of Ephesians, Chapter 5, verse 16, subject: “No matter how bad your past, God can still use you!”  Responsive reading and alter prayer was done by Rev. James Buckley. Rev. Jimmy Dale White, prayed after offering. 

Helen Frances Dale Rochinski

Mrs. Helen Frances Dale Rochinski, a native of Columbia, MS, was born January 8, 1922, and went to be with the Lord on January 4, 2017, after a brief illness.

Visitation was at Ott and Lee Funeral Home in Forest on Saturday, January 6, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. 

Midway News


Christmas cruise was astronomical


Happy New Year to everyone.  It is such a blessing to be able to encounter the new year. I know that seems like old news but I have been out of the country on a cruise and was not able to send my article in to the newspaper.

Doris Hydrick

Doris Hydrick, wife of Tom Hydrick, entered Heaven after a short illness on December 24th, 2017. Doris and Tom were Forest residents for a long time. He established Tom Hydrick Motors, a fixture in the Forest community and both were members of the Forest Baptist Church. Doris was a Sunday School teacher and loved home life and gardening.

Union Grove/ Steele News


Watch Night is December 31


Union Grove/Sylvester United Methodist Church held its Annual Christmas Program/Cantata on December 16 at 5:00 p.m. at Union Grove United Methodist Church.  The kids did an excellent job from reciting bible verses to explanations about our holidays, singing and praise dancing. 

Pleasant Hill News


Looking Back


Announcements: The Excel Learning Center will host a book discussion group on January 11,18 and 25 2018 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. All participants will be asked to pay $5.00.

Beginning in January Pleasant Hill M.B. will be having 2nd Sunday Services.