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As the new school year begins it means football fans are only a couple weeks away from the start of the 2018 season. Practice officially kicked off on July 30 and at this point in the new season last year’s records have been recorded and locked away and every high school team in the state is undefeated.
The Mississippi Funeral Directors Association recently presented the A.
Finally the bells of summer have tolled and school is back in session. I told my school teacher wife early Monday morning before she left the house headed to Conehatta Elementary School, that I felt a bit melancholy.
I have a simple saying that is one of the corner stones of my principals and personality when it comes to interacting with people. I don’t recall where I first heard this saying and I don’t recall from whom or where it came, but these words have had a profound impact on my life since hearing them almost two decades ago.
The Scott County Sports Hall of Fame announced last week that nominations are being accepted and must be received by September 30 to be considered for the next class of inductees.
The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center July 27 – August 3. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Darion Demon Body, 37, 129 Bradford St, Forest MS, DUI-Second Offense, Careless Driving, Drivers License-None, Warrant Served on City Case.
Mrs. Maurine Holsen, age 82, and resident of Hickory passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018 at her home.
Funeral services were conducted at 3:00 p.m. on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 from the Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel with her pastor, Rev. Gary Howse officiating under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest.
On July 25, 2018, Estelle Irby Boxx passed away after nearly 94 years of life.
Estelle was born on September 27, 1924 in Scott County to Amos and Letha Irby. She was the oldest of six siblings. She married the love of her life, Pete Boxx on November 30, 1945, and had two daughters, Dixie and Joyce.