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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.

Around the holidays many in this community make extra effort to help those in need or those less fortunate. When looking to help those in need one almost never has to look further the surrounding community.

On November 29, the Forest Area Chamber of Commerce held a reception for 2018 Citizens of the Year Randy and Pat Dilley. The Dilleys were joined and celebrated by friends, family and local officials at the annual event.

The Scott Central Rebels have just claimed the 2A State Championship in football with a 21-7 win over Taylorsville in Hattiesburg. GO REBELS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1

Operation Christmas Child is a Samaritan’s Purse ministry that provides shoeboxes to millions of children each year. Theses boxes are filled with toys, clothes, hygiene items and more.

Tony and Margaret Chance of Forest took the trip of a lifetime to France over Veterans Day weekend.

LaNita Faye McNair Webb

LaNita Faye McNair Webb, age 89, one of the Lord’s good and faithful servants, died Saturday, November 24, 2018, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS following a sudden, severe illness.

Mary Grace Stroud

Mrs. Mary Grace Stroud, age 72, and a resident of Newton, passed away on Sunday, December 2, 2018 at Bedford Care Center where she had been a resident for the past four years.

Funeral services were at 2:00 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4, 2018 from the Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow in the Eastern Cemetery.