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Scott County’s Distinguished Young Woman Kariana Simmons of Lake is among teens across Mississippi who will be representing their communities this week at the DYW of Mississippi competition in Mer
On July 10 U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith met with Andrew Warnsley, left, of Morton, one of two Mississippi youth delegates to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Children’s Congress.
The children of the youth group from Christian Triumph M.B. Church participated in a community service project during the month of June.
The vandals who destroyed property at the recently upgraded handicap accessible playground in Gaddis Park failed to harm the joy it brings children.
Waylon Crimm and Nate Reiss, members of Boy Scout Troop 63 of Forest recently participated in a 12 day backpacking trek at Philmont Scout Ranch, which is located in northeastern New Mexico from Ju

Sebastopol News


Two fund raising events scheduled for this week in Sebastopol


Sympathy is extended to the family of Kathy Graham.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Pat Watkins.

Sympathy is extended to the family of Ed Monk.

Morton News


Announcements:  The Scott County Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers (MHV) Club members and MSU/Scott County Extension Service wish to express appreciation to the sponsors who made the Annual 2018              Awards Luncheon possible with donations providing theme decorations and monetary awards to clubs and members in appreciation for their volu

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Jan 31  Tim Mitchell, Margurette Chambers, Jeff Wright, Lambert Lane, Amy Youngblood Shipman, Vance Cox, Amy Smith, Paige Tadlock, Drew Kenna, Clint Wilkerson, Ann Roby, Mark Prewitt, Rhett Simmons, Lauren Gould

County schools’ energy savings renovations are 87 percent complete


Scott County School District started making renovations to improve building energy efficency during the first week of June last year. After seven months of renovations included in the $4.17 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC), Johnson  Control has completed 87 percent of the projects.

Circuit Court

The Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi cases for trial under the Honorable Judge Collins. The following cases be set for trial and/or disposition in the February, 2018, term of Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi, as follow:

First Monday January 29, 2018