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Every year during the month of October, the staff at Lackey Memorial Hospital shifts in to high gear to spread the word on the importance of awareness, early detection and treatment for breast can
Morton High School announced its 2019 homecoming queens last Friday night during the home game against Kemper County.
Scott Central will observe homecoming activities on Thursday, October 10 during the football game against Newton. The homecoming and football queens will be crowned during half time.
Tuesday morning a high-speed pursuit on Interstate 20 that included five law enforcement agencies, and traveled through Rankin and Scott Counties ended just past the Highway 501 bridge over I-20.
By James Phillips

Local artist receives arts grant

Donna Hunt of Forest has received a $500 grant from the Mississippi Arts Commission. The grant is part of $1.61 million in grant money that the MAC awarded in the 2015-16 year. The grant is for expanding the artist’s professional development in attending the International Association of Pastel Convention in Albuquerque, NM.