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Lifelong residents of this area will remember a man of God by the name of Rev. John Hayes Jones. Rev. Jones was probably famous for a lot of things, but in my mind two stand out — catfish and letters to Jesus.

Born on January 5, 1945 Pat Tadlock then Pat Thomson was the great granddaughter of P.F. Thomson the first man in Morton to sell the Ford automobile.

The Forest Public Library was named 2018 Branch of the Year: Large Division for the Central Mississippi Regional Library System.

More than 85 people braved the inclement weather on Sunday for the Surround the Library with Love event at the Forest Public Library.  The afternoon appreciation tea was hosted by the Friends of the Library and featured a slide show of the...

In the early morning of February 7, an abrupt lightning storm lit up the skies over Scott County and was likely the cause of a fire in the Steele Community.

In the American west, many settlers traveled across the mountains and plains in covered wagons in the early 19th century. On these travels it was known through history that there could have been hundreds or more wagons traveling at one time.

Senate Bill will help cities with cleanup of rundown property


Senate Bill 2607 would offer cities relief by expediting the rapid cleanup of rundown properties. It would allow cities to clean small parcels of rundown property less than one acre in size for which the city spends $250 or less. It would allow up to four cleanings a year for cities with populations of 25,000 or more.

Patsy Lou Ridings Robertson

Patsy Lou Ridings Robertson, age 81, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018. Visitation was  held Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Breeland Funeral Home in Canton, MS from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m.  Funeral Services were held February 8 at 10:00 a.m.

Rose Killens

 A memorial service for Ms. Rose Killens was be held at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol. Bro. George Ellis officiated.

The family received friends from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol.

Wayne Kyzar

Funeral services for Mr. Wayne Kyzar were conducted Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. from the Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dan Henry officiating.