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

First Lady Visits


Mississippi’s First Lady Deborah Bryant was at Morton Elementary School Last week reading to students as part of her Read Across Mississippi program. She is pictured here with Jayden Hunt, Payson Knight, Levi Revette and Ckireya Mann.      

Red Rose Award

At the January meeting of Pi Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, the chapter Red Rose Award was presented to Lisa Seale, left, principal of Lake Elementary School. The award is presented each year to an outstanding woman in her community who has benefited education and the status of women in educational roles.

Top Administrators

Scott County School District Administrators of the Year are, from left, Scott Wells, High School; Lee Killen, District Administrator of the Year; and Marylynn Crotwell, Elementary.

SCSD Teachers of The Year


The Scott County School District recently named their Teachers of the Year. Pictured from front left are Michelle Gibbs, Lake High School; Debbie Burnham, Forest-Scott County Career Center and District Teacher of The Year; Melandy Henry, Sebasopol High; Marilyn Maseda, Morton High; and Tina Ware, Morton 3rd-4th.