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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.

Sammie Louise Nunley Rigsby

Mrs. Sammie Louise Nunley Rigsby, 91, went to be with her Lord and Savior in Heaven on February 1, 2018.  She was born on October 7, 1926 in Forest, Mississippi to Staton Baker and Mamie Moore Nunley. She was the youngest of fourteen children, all of whom preceded her in death. She was married to the late E.J. Rigsby.


Roy L. Thomas

Roy L. Thomas, 79, of Darwin Ave., Glens Falls, New York, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Glens Falls Hospital. 

Born July 26, 1938 in Forest, Mississippi, he was the son of the late Deroy and Julia (Hardy) Thomas.






Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements:  Dates for the February We Care Missions Food Distribution are Friday, February 9 and Friday, February 23.  Those eligible to receive food  boxes must register at Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street from 10 a.m.-12 noon.


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Feb 14    Don Healy, Jean Amis, Cynthia Hunter, Caroline Lanthrip, Mike Gaddis, Mindy Chambers, David Smith, Nancy Witshire, Junior Pryor, Mary Grace Harallson Schwab, Rev. John Case, Teresa Packer, Kent Young, Gladys Willison, Dewayne Hawkins, Elan Powell, Tracy Risher




Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

Compassion Is Active

Announcements: Mississippi State University Extension in Scott County, Scott Regional Hospital and Morton Healthy Home Committee are teaming up to present Walk-a-Weigh Health Control Program. For more information contact Morton Chamber of Commerce at 601-732-6135.



Midway News

By DELIE SHEPARD,

Special Thanks to Alice Hawkins and Irish McClendon

Rev. Ronnie Whittington will celebrate his 4th Anniversary during regular service this Sunday.  Everyone is asked to come an attend. Rev. Wesley Griffin will deliver the message.



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