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Morton native Paul Meeks has been making nationally renowned turkey calls for more than 40 years, and last Friday night he was inducted into the Mississippi Wildlife Heritage Foundation Hall of...

Candidates must qualify no later than June 26

The Center of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center of Forest hosted the 7th Annual Tournament for Life golf tournament June 1 at the Forest Country Club. 

The Forest 3CG Elite AAU basketball team is on a roll over the last few weeks. The forest team coached by Jeffery Johnson won the most recent regional tournament in Atlanta this past weekend.

Sebastopol High School Lady Bobcats senior Taylor Watkins was chosen as a member of the MS Class 1A, 2A and 3A allstar softball team.

Members of the Sebastopol High School Bobcats cheerleading squad were named as All-Americans at summer cheerleading camp last week.

Just be nice, it works wonders


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.

Arrest Report August 8

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.

Maurine Holsen

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.

Estelle Boxx

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.