March 23

The Scott County Branch NAACP will meet Saturday, March 23rd at 9:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Midway Freewill Baptist Church. All are welcome to attend.


March 24

Murray Temple Rebirth COGIC at 1170 Lone Pilgrim Rd, Forest will be having their Youth Program on the 4th Sunday of March at 11:45 a.m. The Guest Speaker will be Former NFL player Mr. Mike Jones.We are asking that you would bring your youth out to be apart of this program that is planned to encourage our youth.Youth choirs, praise dancers and soloist are invited to be apart of the youth program.


March 24

The award winning Southern Gospel group, The Nelons from Dallas GA, will be in concert at Salem Baptist Church, 2380 Salem Rd, Lake, MS, Sun., March 24th, 6:00 pm.  Everyone is invited to attend.  For more information please call 601-775-8272. 


March 25

Harperville Memorial Park will hold its annual public meeting at Harperville Baptist Church fellowship hall on Monday, March 25 at 7 p.m. All interested are welcome to attend. Contact: Letha Brantley 601-625-7231.


March 26

Midway School of Ministry announces spring semester starting March 26 at 6:00 p.m. There will be an informational meeting on Tuesday, March 19 at 6:00 p.m. at Midway Freewill Baptist Church, 5312 Midway-Odom Rd. Forest. For more information contact Dr. Gerald M. Johnson, DMin at 601-572-4931.


March 26

Family Paint Night on Thursday, March 28th at 5:30 p.m. Excel Community and Learning Center has an activity planned for family fun!  Come on out and join us for a good time with the whole family learning how to do basic painting!  You don’t have to know how to draw or paint! Cost: $5.00 for one parent and one child ($2.00 per extra child and parent).  Please register by Tuesday, March 26th at Excel Community and Learning Center, 383 S. 4th St. in Morton.  601-732-1800.


March 31

The Ebenezar-St. Peter Cemetery Association will meet Sunday, March 31st at 11:00am. The meeting will be held at St. Peter MB Church to collect dues for the year and discuss guidelines.


April 5

The Scott County Sheriff’s Dept. Annual Golf Tournament will be held on April 13 beginning at 8:00 a.m. at the Forest Country Club. The cost is $180 per 3-man team and entry consists of a lunch for each person. Three mulligans per team can be purchased the day of the tournament for $5 each. There will be two flights based on a full field. The Deadline for entry is April 5. For more information and registration contact Richard Gregory at 601-469-3223. The Country Club will have six carts availabe to rent for $20 each. You must contact John Roby at 601-613-5615 to reserve a cart.


April 5

The Jackson State University Scott County Alumni Chapter will host their Annual Scholarship Banquet on April 5. Funds raised will go toward the Endowment Scholarship for undergraduate students enrolled and attending Jackson State University who meet the criteria for help with books, paying fees, and tuition. Contact Maxine O. Gilmore at 601-507-6411.


April 6

First Ladies Prayer Breakfast at Murray Temple Rebirth on April 6 at 9:00 a.m.The tickets are $5. It is for the whole family. Come out and help us pray for our Country, Community and our Leaders.The pastor is Elder Terry Frazier.


Now in Progress

Forest Community Head Start is registering 3 and 4 year-old children for the upcoming school year.  Your child must be 3 or 4 on/or before September 1, 2019.  Registration hours are:  Monday - Friday : 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. In the event that you need to come later, please call the center to make an appointment. You will need to bring the following documents: Child's Birth Certificate, Child’s 121 Shot Record,  Proof of Income for the previous 12 months (2018), Child's Insurance/Medicaid/CHIPS Card, Doctor's Statement of any Special Needs

The sooner you register your child, the better chance he/she will have of being accepted. If you have any questions, contact the center at (601) 469-4757 or (601) 469-3692.



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