Today's Top Stories

Rep. Tom Miles recently spoke to the Pi Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma Society International about issues concerning education in the upcoming legislative session. Pictured with Miles are Dr. Hilda White and Donna Harris.


Industry-leading defense contractor Raytheon broke ground on its new radar production facility in Forest last week.

With Thanksgiving right around the corner the preparations for the holiday season are well underway and Creative Christmas will kick off the season tomorrow.

The Scott Central Rebels had another dominating performance last Friday night in their 34-0 2A playoff victory over the South Delta Bulldogs.

Former Forest resident Clyde Morgan marched with the Mississippi State University Alumni Band for the last time during Homecoming festivities November 3 in Starkville.

Operation Christmas Child organizers in Scott County have been hard at work preparing for the organizations annual National Collection Week that is scheduled for November 12-19.

Lucy Belle Parker Cook

Born August 26, 1934 — joined her Lord and Savior face to face November 9, 2018.

Lucy, known by those that knew her best as Mother, Grandmother, Mawmaw, Mimi and Mudder, was a true southern lady in every sense, guiding her children through their journeys, always with God at the heart of her family.

Danny Lynn Anderson

Danny Lynn Anderson was born January 6, 1952 in Knoxville, TN to his parents, the late Robert and Vivian Marie Gosnell Anderson. He passed away November 11, 2018 at his home is Forest, MS at the age of 66.

Seritha Louise Williams

From the family of Seritha Louise Williams. Thank each and everyone of you for your kind words, calls, flowers, prayers, love offerings, cards, visits and whatever part you played in her memorial service.

Your kindness will never be forgotten

Patricia, Terry, Pasha


Community Calendar

November 16


A gospel country singing will be held at 5:30 pm. every third Friday night at Nolan Sistrunk Pavilion, Sebastopol. Bring a dish for supper. For more information call Shirley Boxx at 601-564-1970 or Kenneth Graham at 601-562-6085 or Ted Alexander at 6041-728-9637.


 November 17


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Nov. 14: Jay Williams, Millie Johnson, Valerie Gilbert Simmons, Albert Bagley, Johnnie Hurtt, Brian Reed.

Nov. 15:  Debbie Thweatt, Marie Killen, Lindell Tucker, Elsie Cooksey, Shawn Gunderson, Deborah Gordon Moorehead, Terri Lloyd, Joshua Hawkins, Beth Bell, June Karnatz, Anna Lee Fairley.

Morton News


Announcements:  Don’t forget the Excel Soup and Dessert Meal “take out” or “dine in” on Wednesday and Thursday, November 14 and 15 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at 383 South Fourth Street, Morton.

Midway News


Every vote counts!

There will be a runoff between Mike Espy and Cindy Hyde Smith on November 27th. Each person is asked to go to their precinct and vote for the candidate of their choice. Remember every vote counts. The courthouse will be open for absentee voting on November 24th from 8:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.

Sebastopol News


Benefit set for Saturday

Sympathy is extended to the family of Becky Brewer Mclain. Becky fought a long, hard battle to overcome cancer. Becky definitely leaves an impact on the Sebastopol community. God’s blessings on her family and friends.