Community Calendar

October 18

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.

October 19

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.

October 20

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Choir Day, Sunday October 20 in Sebastopol at 1:30 p.m. Come and render two selections of your choice. Gail Johnson, choir president. Pastor T.J. Dear.

October 22

Poll managers working the polls for the General Election, November 5, 2019, who did not receive training during the primary, will be required to come to training on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 6 pm in the courtroom at the Scott County Courthouse. The Election Commissioners will contact those that are required to attend the training. Due to some changes regarding splits, South Forest and Hillsboro precincts managers will also need to attend the training. You may call the Circuit Clerk’s Office at 601-469-3601, or your District Election Commissioner if you have any questions.

October 24

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. 

October 24: “What’s the Deal with Roundup?” will be presented by Dr. John Byrd, Mississippi State University Extension Research Professor, Plant & Soil Sciences.  Roundup has been all over the news in the past months.  Dr. Byrd will share his expertise to help us “weed” thru all of the Roundup information, evidence, and facts.

October 26

Benefit Program for Gail Johnson, sponsored by Rev. George Dotson and the Heavenly Angels. Saturday, Oct. 26 at Free Holiness Church. Pastor Lilly Randale, 207 6th Ave. South, Forest. Time: 6:00 p.m. All churches, groups, choirs and solos are invited to join in the event. Call 601-942-5913 for information.

October 26&27

Ephesus Baptist Church Judgment House “Why” - A Biblical alternative to haunted houses on October 26 & 27. Guided tours start at 3:00 p.m. both days at Ephesus Baptist Church, 3535 Ephesus Rd, Forest, MS. To schedule your, or your groups, tour register by calling either Vicki Edwards at 601-507-3898 or Paula Bell at 601-988-776.

October 29

The Scott County Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers will have their monthly Leader Training meeting on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. in the MSU Extension Service Scott County office located at 230 South Davis Street in Forest.  The program will be on “Holiday Ideas”.  The Ringgold MHV Club will present the devotion.  The public is cordially invited to attend.  For more information, please call the Extension office at 601-469-4241.

October 30

Ephesus Baptist Church —Trunk/Treat night is Wednesday, October 30th.  6:30 to 8:00 PM.  Bring your kids for a night of fun and fellowship.  It will be held in the children’s playground area at EBC.