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Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

Turning from Doubting

Announcements: Mississippi State University Extension in Scott County, Scott Regional Hospital and Morton Healthy Home Town Committee are teaming up to present Walk-a-Weigh Health Control Program. For more information contact Morton Chamber of Commerce at 601-732-6135.


Brian Nicholas Revette

Brian Nicholas Revette, 35, of Lake, went to be with the Lord on February 5, 2018.

Visitation was Thursday, February 8, from 5-8 p.m. at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest, MS. Funeral services were held on Friday, February 9, at 10 a.m. at First Baptist Church, Lake, MS, followed by graveside service at Dennis Cemetery, Lake, MS.




Lone Pilgrim News

By JOSIE GAMMAGE,

‘Learn how to respect one another’

On Sunday, February 11, 2018, Pastor Croff’s sermon was delivered from the 3rd chapter of the book of James, verses 8-10 subject: “Learn how to respect one another.”  Responsive reading was done by Rev. James Buckley.   





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Houseful of haints gnawing on the corn cobs

By TIM BEELAND,

I suppose it’s all up to the ole groundhog at this point. Winter, that is. Of course we’ve still got a little over a week before Groundhog Day and “officially” knowing what to expect for the next six weeks, but after the last half-a-month or so I’m hoping more than ever before that Punxsutawney Phil doesn’t see his shadow this year.








Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Feb 14    Don Healy, Jean Amis, Cynthia Hunter, Caroline Lanthrip, Mike Gaddis, Mindy Chambers, David Smith, Nancy Witshire, Junior Pryor, Mary Grace Harallson Schwab, Rev. John Case, Teresa Packer, Kent Young, Gladys Willison, Dewayne Hawkins, Elan Powell, Tracy Risher


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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

 









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Forest News

Happy Birthday:
Nov. 22:  Jane Dykes, Patsy Alexander, Kevin Pryor, Gordon Toudt, Lana Simmons Gordon, Tommy Brown, Alisha J-Donn Parks, Jimmy Patterson, LaDonna Benton
Nov. 23:  Sheila Tate, Linda Craig, Maxine Dement, Jenna Gardner, Joey Baker, Christopher Huff, Mrs. Jewel Harris, Sheila Newell




Forest News

Happy Birthday:
Nov. 28:  Dr. Ed Stuart, Fred Owen Smith, Lance Shirley, Jean Watkins, Dewayne Wedgeworth, Brian Hollingsworth, Melissa Hellen
Nov. 29:  Debbie Burns, Gloria Daniels, Frank Dement, III, Prescilla Cooksey, Ricky Creel, Tonya Courtney, Jerry Haralson, Colin Smith, Tracy Holifield, Elese Ros



Merchants report Christmas shopping season off to a good start following Black Friday

Retailers, brick-and-mortar as well as online, breathed a collective sigh of relief on Turkey Thursday as holiday sales jump-started ahead of the also brisk Black Friday deals. The official 2017 shopping spree season saw record sales, heading full steam ahead toward Christmas.



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