Today's Top Stories

The Scott County School District has been honored by the Mississippi School Board Association (MSBA) in their Lighthouse School Leadership Awards Program.
The Senate was filled with a variety of action this week with the passage of various resolutions and proclamations honoring great Mississippians.
Ten Years Ago Members of American Legion Post 9 in Forest held a memorial ceremony Monday night honoring deceased military veterans from the community.
Students in the  Bound to Excel Mentor Group from Scott Central and Morton Schools toured the Mississippi Historical Museum and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
A large group of area citizens and politicians gathered Monday morning for breakfast and to hear Scott County lawmakers discuss this year’s legislative session, and the issues with which they are

Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: The Friday morning Senior Coffee Hour at Morton Public Library will not be held on February 28 but will resume on the following Friday on March 6, beginning at 10 a.m. There will be refreshments and the opportunity to make a craft.


Forest News

Happy Birthday :

Feb 26: Mrs. Ida Lott, Warren Jones, Jr., Wade Moss, Betty Gancan, Heath Clark, Frank McCurdy, Wayne Culliver, Susan Horton, Eddie Gay, Tami Phillips.




Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

Facing Failure

Announcements: Join us on March 15, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. as we celebrate our pastor Rev. Marcus McDougle and First Lady Shannon McDougle’s 4th year Anniversary at Pleasant Hill M.B. Church. Rev. Ralph James of MT. Moriah will be the guest speaker.







Black History Tributes and Celebrations Continue

By CONSTANCE SLAUGHTER-HARVEY,

Our community is saddened to learn of the death of Mrs. Bobby Thompson who transitioned Saturday, February 22nd. Our prayers are with her family especially her children, Vicky Towner, Portia Lee, Christen McDonald, Danny and Christopher.  Memorial services are set for Saturday, September 29th at 2:00 at her home church of Union Grove M. B.



Prisons, Trustees, Education, All hot topics touched on at Community Bank’s Legislative Update

By TIM BEELAND,

A large group of area citizens and politicians gathered Monday morning for breakfast and to hear Scott County lawmakers discuss this year’s legislative session, and the issues with which they are dealing. The event, sponsored by Community Bank, was held in the board room at Forest City Hall and featured District 78 Rep. Randy Rushing, Sen.


Arrest Report February 26

The following individuals were taken in to custody and booked in to the docket at the Scott County Jail between February 14 and February 20, 2020. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

2/14 Willie Gilbert, 106 Nate Rd., Lake - Disorderly Conduct


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