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On Friday, December 6, at approximately 12:45, the City of Forest Fire Department responded to a report of a residential structure fire on West North Street behind McDonalds. 
The Forest Area Chamber of Commerce held the Citizens of the Year Reception on December 5, at the Colbert Commons in Forest.
The 78th Annual Forest Christmas Parade was held December 6. The 2019 float  winners in each division were:
Forest High School held its annual Beauty and Beau pagent on November 9, and the gentleman named as beaus are pictured here from the left.
Forest High School held its annual Beauty and Beau pagent on November 9, and the ladies named as beauties are pictured here from the left.

Thelma Keyes

Women Day Program

  Good Morning / Evening!

“You will show me the path of life; In Your presence is fullness of joy; At Your right hand are pleasures forevermore.”

Pleasant Hill News



Announcements: Jacqueline McDougle President of the East Ms. Women’s Auxiliary will be the speaker for the Women’s Day Program at MT Olive M.B. Church in Meridian Ms. on April 22, 2018 at 2:30 p.m.

Pilgrim Rest M.B. Church will be in Revival April 23-27 2018. Rev. Perry Fletcher will be the guest speaker.

Sebastopol News


Congratulations Students

Sympathy is extended to the family of Francis Strickland.

Congratulations to the following students who participated in the Skills USA State Competition: Lane Belk, first, HVAC; Chandler Norman, second, electrical competition; Albert Boykin, second, plumbing; Ethan Tharp, third place, cabinetry.

Midway News


Sunday of Hope

Midway M. B. Church will Celebrate Sunday of Hope, St. Jude on April 22nd, during regular Service.  Zeta Phi Beta Sorority will be hosting the program.  Zeta Member at the church is Dr. Lorraine Dozier.  Amicae members are Constance McClendon and Sylvia Kennedy. 

Club News

Lackey Hospital Auxiliary

Lackey Hospital Auxiliary met in the Medical Records Building near the hospital last week. President Lorry Blackwell called the meeting to order and Leola Meyer read the minutes.

Community Calendar

April 20

The Jackson State University Scott  County Alumni Chapter is sponsoring their Annual Scholarship Banquet on April 20 at 7:OO p.m. at the Forest Service Center. 790 E. First St., Forest.


April 21

Morton News


Announcements: First Baptist Church of Morton will host Revival Services at 7:00 p.m. each evening beginning Sunday night, April 22. The guest speaker will be Bro. Larry Duncan of Salem Baptist Church, Lake and leading the music will be the Vardamans from Line Creek Baptist Church, Morton.