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Scott County native, Dr. Christopher Gilmer has dedicated his professional life to higher education. His hard work has led to him accepting the position of president at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.

Memorial Day, a federal holiday to honor and memorialize those men and women who have died while serving our great nation, will be observed Monday, May 28. 

We all love to see familiar faces at work, but to some of us, those familiar faces have been extra special this year. A group of teachers at Morton High School share a special bond.

Forest High School Faculty honors the top two juniors at Awards Day.  The Danforth “I Dare You” Awards are presented each year by Forest High School Faculty to a female and male in the junior class.   Students selected are in the top of their...

Forest High School recently recognized the exceptional academic achievement of students who participated in sports during the 2017 – 2018 school year.  The Scholar Athlete awards are presented each year to the student with the highest first...

Judge Tom Lee and wife Norma Ruth were in Washington D.C. May 6-8 for the Ninth Quadrennial Conference of the Federal Judges Association.




Memorial Day 2018

Memorial Day, a federal holiday to honor and memorialize those men and women who have died while serving our great nation, will be observed Monday, May 28. 

Appropriate ceremonies will be held throughout the nation, and government offices, banks, post offices, and some businesses will be closed in observance of the holiday.





3A state semifinals

Forest High School mixed doubles tennis team of Kelly Atkison and Kayro Serrano-Arteaga competed in the Mississippi High School Athletic Association Tennis 3A state championship tennis tournament held in Oxford on May 7-9. The mixed doubles pair made it through the playoff bracket to the semi-finals.



Scholar Athletes

Forest High School recently recognized the exceptional academic achievement of students who participated in sports during the 2017 – 2018 school year.  The Scholar Athlete awards are presented each year to the student with the highest first semester grade point average on their respective team at FHS.


Judge and Mrs. Lee go to Washington

Judge Tom Lee and wife Norma Ruth were in Washington D.C. May 6-8 for the Ninth Quadrennial Conference of the Federal Judges Association.

The national gathering of Article III Judges was held at the Washington Georgetown Marriott and featured a variety of speakers, book fairs, tributes and museum tours.





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