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The work on resurfacing Hwy 80 through Forest is in full gear, and while the roadwork is causing traffic congestion and delays the end result is long overdue.
The Mississippi Department of Education released its unofficial accountability results for the 2018-2019 school year Tuesday.
Forest Public Library Branch Manager Dianne McLaurin is pictured  receiving two 2019 book drive donations.
Lake High School announced its 2019 homecoming court. LHS will celebrate homecoming on September 20, at 6:30 p.m. before the home game versus Choctaw Central High School.
The 16th Annual Wing Dang Doodle Festival will be held at Gaddis Park in Forest on September 28, and this year the festival will again host the Forest Community Arts Terrifically Talented Showcase



Arrest Report November 1

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center October 19 – 26. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Chirstoper A Patrick, 41, 131 Wash Dr, Forest, misd – drugs-possession marijuana 1st offense




Marines march across Mississippi

By JILL WARE,

On October 16 two Marines, Gabriel Vasquez and Jason Bailess, embarked on a 155 mile “Ruck” across Mississippi, trekking from the Alabama state line to the Mississippi River, in only five days, to raise awareness and support in the battle against Veteran Suicide and Veteran Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD


Trick or Treat?!

Has this year just flown by? Has Halloween snuck up on you, tapped you on the shoulder, and hollered, “Boo!”? Well, no worries, because there are some sweet local ways to get Halloween in the bag:



Library hosts Tour the Town to celebrate Mississippi’s Bicentennial and Scott Co MS Genealogical’s 20th Anniversary

On Sunday, October 22, Forest Public Library hosted a Tour the Town event. This program celebrated the Mississippi Bicentennial and the 20th Anniversary of the Scott County Mississippi Genealogical and Historical Society.






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