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Every year the Forest Area Chamber of Commerce selects two outstanding residents as Citizens of the Year. This year the honor goes to Billy Frank and Linda Jo Alford.
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.
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.
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.
Legacy Change Agents spread Thanksgiving Love to Bedford residents.  Pictured from left are D. L.





SCV dedicates headstone

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.






Watkins signs Letter of Intent

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.


Scott Central falls short of defending 2A championship

By JAMES PHILLIPS PHOTO BY BILLY FREEMAN,

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.




Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

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


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