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The fourth annual “Women in Rotary” celebration and awards luncheon was recently held at the Country Club of Jackson.

Luke Reynolds is ready for the 2019 baseball to get underway.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has closed the right lane of the Higway 35 overpass in Forest due to damage discovered during a routine bridge inspection.

Forest Municipal School District has announced their selection for Parent of the Year — Chiquita Lofton-Wilson, who was nominated by Forest High School Principal, Kim Shoemaker.

Fannie Porter and Beverly Gatewood Pope were inducted into the Scott Regional Hospital 2019 Hall of Fame during the Milestone Ceremony and Reception held in February.

In February, retired teachers, coaches, administrators, and superintendents of Scott County were honored with a luncheon at Bettye Mae Jack Middle School.

James “Dale” Cumberland

Services for Mr. James “Dale” Cumberland were held at 3 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2018, at Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church with the burial in the church cemetery. Charlie Deaton officiated.

Visitation was held from 1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Friday, January 26, 2018, at Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church.

Dorothy Jean Latham

Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Jean Latham were conducted at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 25, 2018 from the Bethlehem Baptist Church with Rev. Matt Armstrong officiating. Interment followed in the Bethlehem Baptist Cemetery under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Morton.

Guyrene Everett

Mrs. Guyrene Everett, age 82, passed away on January 24, 2018.

Guyrene was born in Lake, MS to Guy and Willie Graham.

Mrs. Guyrene was an amazing wife, mother, and grandmother and will be deeply missed by her family and friends.

Wilson Davis Wooten

Mr. Wilson Davis Wooten, age 81, passed away on Wednesday January 24, 2018 at his home in Lake, MS. Visitation was held on Friday January 26, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and again on Saturday January 27, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:50 a.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS.

Arrest Report January 31

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center January 17 - January 24. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

James Montique Gray, 25, 612 Birch St Forest, misds - assault, domestic violence, disorderly conduct, failure to comply



Services for Edna Ezell were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Milling Funeral Home... READ MORE