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On January 5 just before noon, the Scott County Sheriff’s Department and Mississippi Highway Patrol were dispatched to a two-vehicle head-on collision that occurred three miles north of Forest on Highway 35. The accident resulted in the death of a Hillsboro man that was driving one of the vehicles.
The Morton High School Panthers start 2019 with a new head football coach. MHS has finalized the hiring of Sean Gerald to take the reins of the football program after former head coach Ty Weems stepped down following the 2018 football season.
One January 3, the new Democrat controlled U.S. House of Representatives was sworn in with new faces all around the congressional chamber, but the “new” lasted all of about 30 minutes. Within the first hour of the new 2019 session the same left-wing Democrat Trump psychosis we have endured for two years was back on full display.
This past weekend while doing a little non-fiction reading that pertained to the government shutdown, I stumbled upon a website with endless amounts of data and some astounding figures that I’m still having trouble believing.
State Senator Terry C. Burton of Newton was arrested and charged with DUI Second Offense in Oktibbeha County after a single car accident that left the senator uninjured. The accident happened about 9:12 p.m. December 19 on Highway 82 West in Starkville.
The Forest Public Library’s Christmas tree is unique, and has been quite the talk of Forest during the holiday seasons since making its first appearance in 2017.
The Morton Police Department and Fire Department work together to serve and protect the citizens of Morton, but both agencies went above and beyond this holiday season. The departments came together to coordinate their first annual Christmas Toy Drive to benefit some of the less fortunate in and around Morton.
Saying that this year has been a learning experience would be a bit of an understatement. I would never have imagined that after an unexpected course change in my life, I would move on to finally realize of deep seeded dream to put my words to paper for publication, and to start a weekly editorial column that has been a true blessing.
The Scott County Sheriffs Department and the Forest Police Department work hand-in-hand on a daily basis in protecting the citizens, businesses and roads of the city and the county.