Today's Top Stories

The members at the local Web Memorial VFW Post 4974 in Forest will sponsor and host a free lunch program on the fourth Thursday every month beginning tomorrow.

A record number of people braved the cold to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during the 22nd annual MLK Walk in Forest on Monday.

February is Library Lover’s Month and the Forest Public Library is announcing one of its most ambitious promotions of the year: Show Us Your Books!

Coach Johnathan Sigrest who teaches Algebra I and elementary PE was recently named Scott Central High School teacher of the year.


Top Teacher

Abigail Drake is a sixth grader at Sebastopol Attendance Center who loves to read. With only one semester left in the school year, she has already earned 283.7 points in Accelerated Reading.

MLK Walk a wonderful  opportunity for discussion

Mrs. Sue Roland Thrash

Services for Mrs. Thrash were held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, January 11, 2019, at Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church. Bro. Scott Engle officiated.

Visitation was held 5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Thursday, January 10, 2019, at Milling Funeral Home of Sebastopol.

Community Calendar

January 24

VFW Post 4974, located on Hwy. 80 across the street from King Lumber, is sponsoring Free Lunch on the 4th Thursday of each month starting January 24. Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. until 1 p.m.. Please call Gary Robinson 601-507-7800; Tom Wilson 601-497-7353; or Billy Alexander 601-507-3307 to make reservations.

Morton News


Announcements: EXCEL Learning Center, 383 South fourth Street, will offer a CPR/AED Heartsaver Class on Saturday, February 2 at 9 a.m.-12 noon. Designed for persons planning to become certified in CPR or renewing their CPR certification. Sister Pat Clemen RN, BSN will be the instructor and the fee for the class is $35 due by January 25th.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Jan. 23: David Maron, Byron Green, Ellen Young, Joe Pace III, Phillip Leahey, Dana Gardner, Mike Lynn, Joanna Sue Dill, Lucas Parkes Fairley, Mandy McCaughn Bridges

Pleasant Hill News


Things Happen

Announcements: East Mississippi Baptist State Convention Mid-Winter Board Meeting will be in Ellisville, Ms. on February 15-16, 2019.

Scott County District Association Fellowship services will be January 27, 2019. Time 5:00 p.m.