Today's Top Stories

The work on resurfacing Hwy 80 through Forest is in full gear, and while the roadwork is causing traffic congestion and delays the end result is long overdue.
The Mississippi Department of Education released its unofficial accountability results for the 2018-2019 school year Tuesday.
Forest Public Library Branch Manager Dianne McLaurin is pictured  receiving two 2019 book drive donations.
Lake High School announced its 2019 homecoming court. LHS will celebrate homecoming on September 20, at 6:30 p.m. before the home game versus Choctaw Central High School.
The 16th Annual Wing Dang Doodle Festival will be held at Gaddis Park in Forest on September 28, and this year the festival will again host the Forest Community Arts Terrifically Talented Showcase




Library donation

Forest Public Library Branch Manager Dianne McLaurin is pictured  receiving two 2019 book drive donations. Drew Kenna is presenting the check on behalf of Bank of Forest, and Janet Culpepper is presenting the check on behalf of the Forest Lions Club.




MFD honors lives lost on 9/11

Members of the Morton Fire Department and first responders held a walk on September 11 to honor those citizens and emergency responders who lost their lives on 9/11. Members of the MFD pictured are, Ken Stephens, Cody Jackson, Jody Phillips, Nancy Rawson, Joel Davidon, Bryce Woitt and Gregg McMillan.



2019 LHS Homecoming Court

Lake High School announced its 2019 homecoming court. LHS will celebrate homecoming on September 20, at 6:30 p.m. before the home game versus Choctaw Central High School. Pictured here are the members of the 2019 homcoming court. Front row from the left, Landry LeBlanc, Reagan Clark, Arieanna Loper and Jalissa Qualls.





Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor:

Regarding Pastor Cartagena’s “Divided Society” article in the SCT last week:

You lock your car, your home, and your church when they are unattended, yet you do not understand that our United States, the freest, most generous nation on Earth, also requires protection?


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