Candice Stevenson, a Forest native and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) refuge manager in Florida has been named the new fire communication and education specialist for the National Park Service (NPS) Division of Fire and Aviation. The promotion will take McCormick and her family from Florida to Boise, Idaho for her new position.
The weekend preceding Veterans Day is always one of my favorite times to watch television. My favorite channel is The History Channel, and every year there’s an all-day special covering every major war of the 20th century.
The Sebastopol Bobcats needed a win and some help to make the Class 1A state playoffs last Friday night. In the end, the Bobcats took care of business beating Sacred Heart 47-6 on the field, and everything else fell into place.
The Lake Hornets ended a successful 8-3 season with a heartbreaking 18-12 loss to Enterprise in the first round of the Mississippi Class 1A playoffs. The Hornets traveled to Enterprise last Friday night to take on a tough Bulldogs team.
The Forest Bearcats hosted Crystal Springs last Friday night in the opening round of the Class 3A state playoffs. The Bearcats used a late season district winning streak to take the Region 5 district championship which led to hosting.
The Morton Panthers ended what was an up-and-down season under first year head coach Sean Gerald. After finishing third in Region 5, the Panthers were tasked with traveling to Camden to take on Velma Jackson (7-4) in the opening round of the MHSAA Class 3A state playoffs.
Forest High School honored three of the Bearcats Football volunteers during half time of the annual Battle for the Golden Chicken which pits rivals Forest versus Morton.
There is no doubt that smiling, laughter and joy is a wonderful thing for everyone. A little joy can make all the difference to most people. I came across a new word this past week — “killjoys.” This is a term used to describe the “woke” Left, which are those walking through life just looking for something to fuss about.
The Forest Bearcats started the season 1-6, but reeled off three straight district wins to take the regular season Region 5 championship under first year head coach Ty Weems. The Bearcats defeated Kemper County 28-18 on the road last Friday to take the district crown.
Tropical Storm Olga suddenly formed in the Gulf of Mexico on October 25 and started its quick trek north. Initial reports on the storm indicated landfall would bring torrential rains and possible tornadoes to all of Mississippi. On Saturday Olga passed through Scott County and left significant damage and thousands without power in its wake.