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A large crowd of local residents braved chilly temperatures on Monday for the 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Walk though the City of Forest. The walk, sponsored by the Legacy Education and Community Empowerment Foundation, Inc., began and ended at the Slaughter Library on Jones Street with a celebration of Dr.
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Markel Smith of Forest is a WWE fanatic! He watches all WWE programming on TV. It’s a happy distraction from all the challenges and procedures he endures with cerebral palsy and static encephalopathy.
After a little over a week in office, newly elected District 31 Senator Tyler McCaughn, R, is already hard at work for the 2020 legislative session.
“It’s been quite a ride already,” he said. “I don’t think many people realize we’re almost starting a new government this year.”
These days it is tough to turn on the news without being confronted with our country’s ongoing struggle with opioid dependency. Sadly, it’s an epidemic that many have experienced firsthand because it affects family members, friends, and coworkers.
We call it Birthday Season at our house. Birthday Season begins on the second day of January and concludes on the second day of February. It’s a month-long celebration that recognizes the day of birth for a number of folks we call family and friends and, of course, the King of Rock and Roll, Elvis Presley.
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The Scott County Board of Supervisors will operate under new leadership in 2010 as the board appointed its new president and made other appointments earlier this month.
The Mississippi State Board of Education (SBE) voted unanimously last week to keep the U.S. History end-of-course assessment.
The Scott County Sports Hall of Fame is in its sixth year of having recognized former athletes and coaches who excelled in their sports with its induction of the 2020 class members.