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The members of the Rotary Club of Forest gathered for their monthly meeting on May 15, but this was not a simple business as usual meeting.

The City of Forest Mayor and Board of Alderman unanimously passed Ordinance #473 during their regular meeting in May. This ordinance regulates all new “places of worship” in Forest.

Memorial Day will be observed on Monday, May 27, with a ceremony at the Scott County Courthouse in Forest.

Andre Hollis has been nominated for the 2019 Governor’s Initiative for Volunteer Excellence (GIVE) Award given by Volunteer Mississippi.

The Forest Area Chamber of Commerce held their 19th annual Chamber Golf Tournament on May 16 at the Forest County Club.

The Lake High School baseball team’s 2019 season came to an end on May 8 after making the final four in Class 2A.





Memorial Day to be observed Monday

Memorial Day will be observed on Monday, May 27, with a ceremony at the Scott County Courthouse in Forest. The nationally observed federal holiday is a time to honor and remember the brave individuals who, while serving our nation at home and abroad, made the ultimate sacrifice for this country. 







Choose Happiness

By EMILY JACKSON,

This weekend I changed things up a little bit. I attended my first ever chicken auction and yes you guessed it I am now a chicken “momma.” Luckily, I still had a little sanity left and let the pigs and goats go by without even bidding on them.



Bruce A. Burnham

Bruce A. Burnham was born on Monday, January 8, 1968 in Jackson, MS to his parents Ralph Ruben and Lyda Alice James Burnham, Jr. He passed away on Wednesday, May 15, 2019 at his home surrounded by his loving family at the age of 51.



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