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Over the preceding two weeks Madison “Madi” McDill was remembered and honored by Sebastopol Attendance Center and had a new Sebastopol street named in her honor as Madi McDill Drive was officially
The 9th Annual Christians in Camo will be held at the Forest Baptist Church Thursday starting at 5:45 p.m. and the public is invited.
Samaritan’s Purse Operation Christmas Child organizers in Scott County have been hard at work preparing for the annual National Collection Week scheduled for November 18 through 25.
The Scott Central Rebels welcomed the Bay Springs Bulldogs (9-2) to Scott County last Friday in the opening round of the MHSAA Class 2A playoffs.
The Forest Garden Club is celebrating the seasons with four library displays over the next year. The first display features fall items along with a regional gardening books.

Unofficial Election Results

The Scott County election officials and the Circuit Clerk's office are working to complete the final Scott County tallies and certify the results of the November 5, general election. County officials released the unofficial results today and inlcude all ballots cast electronically via voting machine.




Forest native accepts position with U.S. Fish and Wildlife

By JAMES PHILLIPS,

Candice Stevenson, a Forest native and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) refuge manager in Florida has been named the new fire communication and education specialist for the National Park Service (NPS) Division of Fire and Aviation. The promotion will take McCormick and her family from Florida to Boise, Idaho for her new position.








Letter writing 101

By TIM BEELAND,

From time to time folks question why we publish letters from our readers  on this page and from time to time we like to clarify our policy. This is one of those times. The fact of the matter is that there are some common misconceptions about letters that we’d like to clear up too.




No. 3 Scott Central stops Bay Springs a yard short in 12-6 OT win

By JAMES PHILLIPS PHOTO BILLY FREEMAN,

The Scott Central Rebels welcomed the Bay Springs Bulldogs (9-2) to Scott County last Friday in the opening round of the MHSAA Class 2A playoffs. Both teams gave up very little on defense, and in the end the Rebels’ defense stopped the Bulldogs in overtime on the one-yard line to secure the win.


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