Creative Christmas - Mississippi State University Extension, Scott County, Scott County Homemaker Volunteers and Forest Community Arts will sponsor Creative Christmas on Thursday, November 14, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Forest National Guard Armory. There will be an admission fee of $1.
Make plans to attend this holiday event which will feature arts, crafts, and baked goods by local artisans as well as a variety of other items available for purchase. Forest Community Arts will sponsor “Creating Mosaic Art” presented by Susan Farris. Please bring a donation of non-perishable food for the Scott County Crisis Center. For more information, please call the Extension Office at 601-469-4241.
Bettye Mae Jack will be hosting Veterans Day on November 14th at 9:00 a.m. Lt. Col. Anthony (Tony) W. Morgan the Commander of the 204th Air Defense Artillery Regiment will be the guest speaker. All area veterans are invited.
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.
November 14: “Container Gardening with Bulbs” will be presented by Dr. Joy Anderson, Mississippi State University Extension Agent in DeSoto County. Small spaces but want some decoration for your deck, patio, or entryway? Great containers and flowering bulbs are the answer! Join in the fun as Joy Anderson shows how to layer beautiful spring bulbs in outdoor containers for continuous blooms.
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.
Crissie Williamson Memorial Medical Mission at Forest Baptist Church. A free medical clinic for uninsured residents of Scott County. Residence and income verification required. October 19, 11:30-1:30.
The East MS Greys Sons of Confederate Veterans Camp will host a Headstone Dedication Service for Sgt William Harrison Wilkerson who served with the 53rd Alabama Regiment, CSA. This will be at Mt Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery in Smith Co. For further info contact Bruce Warren 601-668-1276.
Scott Regional Hospital will host an in-service on Diabetic Foot Care on Wednesday, November 20th, at 2:30 p.m., in the Scott Regional Hospital Cafeteria. The public is invited to attend this free educational event which includes lots of information, refreshments, and door prizes.
The speaker will be Karen Bell, Physician & Community Liaison for Scott Regional’s Wound Care. November is National Diabetes Month. Learn about proper footwear, Neuropathy, and how to properly care for your feet. Call Lanay Russum at 601-732-2702 or email lanay.russum@-rushhealth.com for more information or to reserve your seat.
November 20 & 21
Excel Community and Learning Center will be having our Annual Winter Soup and Dessert Fundraiser on Wednesday and Thursday, Nov. 20th and 21st, from 10-1:00. We will be offering a variety of soups for $2.00 and desserts for $1.50. Call in, walk in, or dine in! We will deliver locally for 3 or more orders. 383 S. 4th. St., Morton, call 601-732-1800.
Excel Community and Learning Center will hold a CPR Class on Saturday, Nov. 23 from 9-12:00. This class will certify you for 2 years. The cost is $35. You must pre-register by Friday, Nov. 15th in order for us to have the class. We have to have at least 6 registered and paid by the 15th. We are located at 383 S. 4th St. in Morton and can be contacted at 601-732-1800.
Amnesty Week Nov. 25-30, 2019
Do you or someone you know have library books that are overdue and you've been setting them aside meaning to bring them in and face the late fines? All the while, fines keep adding up. CMRLS Libraries understand that things get in the way of the best intentions. We are offering full amnesty during the Thanksgiving holiday week. Return the late items to any CMRLS Library and fines and fees will be forgiven! It doesn’t matter how late the items are; we will be thankful to have them returned.