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Beverly Rhodes was not an imposing figure, in fact, she was small in stature, but her heart, mind and drive made her a giant for decades in her classrooms and volunteer groups around Forest. Rhodes, 80, died November 27, at Lackey Memorial Hospital and the city lost a true treasure.
The holiday season at the Forest Public Library is underway, which means the Annual Silent Auction sponsored by the Forest Friends of the Library is in full swing. The silent auction started on December 2 and will run through December 16. Bids are open to the public and can be made during regular library hours.
On Saturday November 16, the East Ms Greys SCV Camp held a Memorial Service and Headstone Dedication for Sgt. William Harrison Wilkerson CSA 53rd Alabama Regiment Partisan Rangers. This dedication was held a Mt Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery.
Sebastopol High School senior softball player Taylor Watkins signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball for East Mississippi Community College in Scooba in 2020. Watkins was joined by her coaches and family on November 1 during the signing ceremony. Pictured here front row from the left, Susan Watkins, Taylor and Kevin Watkins.
The Scott Central Rebels and head coach Devin Cooper knew last Friday’s game against the Taylorsville Tartars would be the ultimate test as a team. The Rebels traveled to Smith County to take on THS in the Class 2A South State Championship and gave a valiant effort but fell short in the end losing 14-6 in a very close game.
Announcements: The “Quick Bites” program offered at the MSU/Scott County Extension Service facility, 230 South Davis Street, Forest, will present Lynette McDougal, Instructor, Plant and Soil Sciences at MSU giving great tips on holiday decorating, “Tis the Season.” For more information or to reserve your attendance, for this free event on Thur