Morton News


Announcements: MSU/Scott County Extension Service office, 230 South Davis Street, Forest is now open during business hours.

The Scott County Basketball Tournament will be held in the Morton High School gym, January 9-11.

Crissie Williamson Memorial Medical Mission at Forest Baptist Church, a free medical clinic for uninsured residents of Scott county is to be held on January 18. Residence and income verification is required.

Contact Morton United Methodist Church (601-732-6124) for the dates in January that We Care Missions Food distribution will be scheduled.

Congratulations to: Navonteque Strong and Hydee Barlow representing Scott Central High and Diwun Black of Forest High on being contributing members of the Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College 2019 NJCAA national champions, ending the season with a 12-0 record.

To:  The three Division I College Football Teams representing Mississippi in post season Bowl Games. Unfortunately Alcorn State University, Mississippi State University and University of Southern Mississippi each lost to their opponents. But the fans throughout the state are proud that the teams were able to have a season producing invitations to participate.

Payers and concern for:  Debbie Stokley, Mark Morgan (father-in-law of Holly Webb Morgan) and continued concern for Buford Palmer and travel blessings for those many on trips during the recent holidays.

Sympathy to the families of:  Dalton L. Garner of Moss Point (native of Morton), Sara Mae Gatewood, Bobby Harrison, Mike Harrell, Bobby James “Buddy” Price and Jackie Burnham Noel.

Travelin’ visitin’ and such: Many fans have traveled to various College Bowl Games, men/women college basketball games, hunting trips and vacation visits home and away.  With so many good, hopefully safe, travel experiences it would be impossible to report on each one.

Sittin’ and thinkin’:  Happy New Year 2020!


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