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The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released statewide results from the 2018-19 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP).
Voters will again head to the polls for the party primary runoff elections on Tuesday, August 27.
The fourth Saturday in September is the day marked on the calendar for the 16th Annual Wing Dang Doodle Festival in Forest, and that day is quickly approaching.
Make no mistake, Sean Gerald accepted the job as head football coach at Morton High School to build a winning football program, but simply winning football games is not his only goal.
On August 7 Department of Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) executed early morning raids at seven food processing plants across Mississippi.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

June 20 Anna Marie Hendry, Susan Doty Adams, Marilyn Odom, Gladys Dearing, Margaret Young, Anita Dean Shoemaker, David Boyles, Kristy Lee Sanders, Lori Lea Miller, Stan Roberts, Jay Johnson

Arrest Report June 13

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 31 – June 6. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Howard L. Smith, 20, 119 Rose Street, Forest MS, Contempt of Court/Failure to pay fines/restitution

Morton News


Announcements: There will be a Scott County Livestock Association Meeting on Tuesday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Scott County Extension Office. A board meeting will follow shortly after the Association meeting. Brian Wilkerson will be cooking hamburgers and hot dogs.