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The Forest Municipal School District Board of Trustees made the announcement last week that they have hired a new superintendent to lead the school system.

Staff members and residents at MS Care Center in Morton kicked off the annual celebration of National Nursing Home Appreciation Week on Monday.

The Morton Police Department paid tribute to Biloxi Police Officer Robert “Mac” McKeithen on Monday as the slain officer was being laid to rest in south Mississippi.

The Forest-Scott County Career and Technology three man Welding Fabrication team is planning their trip to the SkillsUSA Welding National Championships after winning the title as the best high...

The City of Forest is currently finishing work on the new all-inclusive playground at Gaddis Park.

The Winston County Self Help Co-Op recently teamed up with the Scott County Small Farmers and Land Owners organization to help a new farmer get his future cattle business started. 

Kathy Graham

Services for Mrs. Kathy Graham were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 19, 2018 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol with burial in the Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. Brother Harmon Smith officiated.

Visitation was held from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Milling Funeral Home of Sebastopol.

Jeannette Stephens

Funeral services for Mrs. Jeannette Stephens were conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 19, 2018 from the Pine Ridge Baptist Church at Lawrence with Bro. Larry Laird officiating. Interment followed in the Pine Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest.

Arrest Report January 24

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center January 10 - January 17. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Kendrick J Walker, 45, 177 Black and White Cemetery Rd Forest, misd - public drunk

Thelma Keyes

Church Dedication is February 18

Good Morning / Evening!

“Your Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light to my path.” Psalms 119:105

There is nothing more supernatural than the word of God, which is given to us by divine inspiration of the Holy Spirit speaking through His prophets, pastors, and disciples.

Lone Pilgrim News


Praying for all the sick and shut-in

On Sunday, January 21, 2018, Pastor Croff’s sermon was delivered from Luke 6, verse 38, subject: “This is your season to be blessed; It’s Harvest Time.”  Responsive reading and alter prayer was done by Rev. James Buckley.   



Mr. and Mrs. Billy McCurdy are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter Hannah to Will... READ MORE