Community Calendar

January 19

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. 

January 9: “Forcing Bulbs” will be presented by Jim McKell, Master Gardener, Oktibbeha County. The Holidays are over, the weather is dreary but here is a fun idea for gardening indoors!  Jim McKell, Oktibbeha County Master Gardener, will share his extensive expertise in forcing bulbs.  Jim will share how to force your favorite bulbs in water, potting your bulbs correctly, and some neat containers for your bulbs.

January 10

Gospel singing on the second Friday of every month. Various artists/groups at Sistrunk Pavilion starting at 6 p.m. Call Jerry Renfroe at 601-745-9173 with any questions.

January 11

Benefit Program for Sis. Gail Johnson Sat., Jan. 11 at Mt. Nebo in Philadelphia at 6:00 p.m. Featuring Dorothy Wooton and The Golden Bells of Meridian, John T. Lewis and The New Gospel Keystones of Jackson, The Kings of Joy from Philadelphia, Renewal of Decatur, Anointed Voices of Pulaski and more.

January 17

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.

January 18

Crissie Williamson Memorial Medical Mission at Forest Baptist Church. A free medical clinic for uninsured residents of Scott County on the third Saturday of each month. Residence and income verification required.


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