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The Mississippi Economic Council and the M.B. Swayze Foundation has announced that Morton High School’s STAR Student is Garren Jackson Barnes.
Last week Governor Tate Reeves announced the launch of the Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program website to help small businesses receive financial support quickly to recover from the economi
With the passing of Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, life in a pandemic world is different, but some local officials think it is beginning to improve.
The following individuals were taken in to custody and booked in to the docket at the Scott County Jail between April 17 and May 14, 2020.
With in-person meetings on hold for now due to COVID-19, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues to offer online litter prevention programs for children and families.

Morton News

Announcements: Excel Community and Learning Center will hold a Rummage Sale on Thursday and Friday, June 4 and 5.  Doors will open at 8:30. Please no children younger than 16! Sanitizer will be provided, no gloves, wear your mask.  Entrance is limited to 10 people at a time.  Come shop at Excel, 383 south Fourth Street, Morton.


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

June 3: Ray Ezelle, June Simmons, Eulah Belle Boyles, Lacy Sharp, David Davis, Scott Credille, Evan Mangum, Jason McCaughn, Daniel Russum, Amanda Cox.

June 4: Mrs. Charles Rogellio, Linda W. Nelson, Sandra Frost, Mindy Brown, Edna Earl Gibson, Jean Hawkins, Earlene Robinson Trolinger, Joel Gaddis, Bryce Poiver.






Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

Winning the Race

Announcements: Events scheduled for Excel Community and Learning Center; Rummage sale June 4th and 5th. Doors will open at 8:30, no children under 16. Sanitizer will be provided, wear mask, limited to 10 people at a time.





Our community joins in mourning the death of George Floyd

By CONSTANCE SLAUGHTER- HARVEY,

Our prayers are with the family and friends of the late Mr. George Floyd who was killed by a law enforcement officer in Minneapolis who detained Floyd with his knee on Floyd’s neck.  Earlier this month, we commemorated the lives of James Green and Phillip Gibbs who were killed by law enforcement officers at Jackson State 50 years ago.





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