August 15

A gospel country singing will be held at 6:00 p.m. every third Friday at Nolan Sistrunk Pavilion in Sebastopol. Bring finger food for supper. For more information call Shirley Boxx at 601-564-1970.

August 17

The Shireys of West Columbia, SC (Southern Gospel) will be in concert at Ebenezer Baptist Church, Newton, MS on Saturday, August 17, 2019 at 6:00 PM.  The church is located at 4442 Newton-Conehatta Road, Newton, MS (5 miles North of Newton). For more information, call (601) 896-2249.

August 17

Crissie Williamson Memorial Medical Mission at Forest Baptist Church. A free medical clinic for uninsured residents of Scott County. Residence and income verification required. August 17, 11:30-1:30.

August 17

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church, 100 Woodyard Rd. in Sebastopol will hold Family and Friend Day August 17-18 at 7 p.m. featuring John T. Lewis and The New Gospel Keystones and other groups.

August 22

Quick Bites is a program offered through the Mississippi State University Extension that provides timely information on a wide variety of topics to citizens across the state through interactive video.   These programs are held during lunch (from 12:00 until 1:00 p.m.) on Thursdays at the Scott County Extension Service office, 230 South Davis Street, Forest. 

August 22: “Getting Organized for a Hectic Life” will be presented by Natalie Ray, MSU Extension Agent, Clay County.  Some people are gifted with the skill of organization, while others struggle.  There are all sorts of self-help websites, books, and articles to get you started; but even these helpful tools are hard to weed through to figure out what you really need.  Let us help you find where you need to focus, and this is different for everyone.  We will wade through all the “self-help” and “buy this to get organized” to learn what you need to do to fix the problem.  Figure out what is getting you off task and get started on changing bad habits.

August 23

Excel Community and Learning Center in Morton is hosting a “Lunch and Learn” Pre-planning Seminar sponsored by Ott & Lee at no cost to you, on Friday, August 23 at 12:00 noon.  If you have already made your final arrangements, bring a friend who needs information on this topic. Pre-registration is required.  Must RSVP by August 16th by calling  Excel at 601-732-1800.

August 28

Mississippi State University Extension is offering a Private Applicator’s Pesticide Training on Wednesday, August 28, at 10:00 a.m. at the Scott County Extension office.   Please pre-register by Tuesday, August 27, 2019.  There is a $20.00 fee for the training, payable with check or money order.  For more information or to register for this training please call the Scott County Extension office at 601-469-4241.


Mr. Douglas Linwood Nabors was born in Birmingham, Alabama, Monday, December 30, 1940. He passed... READ MORE