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Joan Shepherd has been putting her imagination to canvases for well over 70 years, and even as she approaches her 90th birthday her love for painting still runs strong.

Many people in Forest truly despise getting caught by the train at any of the downtown railroad crossings, but not Gratz Myers.

The Forest Public Library is ready for the holidays, which means the Annual Silent Auction sponsored by the Forest Friends of the Library is in full swing.

Palmer Insurance Agency was selected as the Mayor’s Choice award in the Deck the Halls Decorating Contest sponsored by the Forest Area Chamber of Commerce. Pictured from left, Cindy Johnson, DeeDee Shirley and Scott Palmer.

Members from the Mississippi High School Athletics Association and C-Spire Wireless presented Darion Bobbit of Scott Central with the Class 2-A Scholar Athlete Award prior to the MHSAA Class 2-A State Championship Game in Hattiesburg. 

The Scott Central Rebels completed a championship season for the ages this past Saturday night with a 21-7 victory over unbeaten and defending state champions Taylorsville at M.M.











Arrest Report November 12

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center November 29 – December 5. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

John Tubby, 25, 118 Dixon Rd, Carthage MS, Fail to Appear.



Carl Houston Nutt

Mr. Carl Houston Nutt, age 75, a resident of Forkville passed away at his home surrounded by his family on Wednesday, December 5, 2018. His visitation was held from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. Friday, December 7, 2018 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Morton.  Funeral services were held at 1 p.m.


Linda Comans Stribling

Services for Linda Comans Stribling of Sebastopol were held Thursday, December 6, 2018, at 1:00 p.m. at Rocky Hill Church outside Sebastopol. Visitation for the public preceded the funeral beginning at 10:30 and was also held at Rocky Hill Church.


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