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The Scott County School District has been honored by the Mississippi School Board Association (MSBA) in their Lighthouse School Leadership Awards Program.
The Senate was filled with a variety of action this week with the passage of various resolutions and proclamations honoring great Mississippians.
Ten Years Ago Members of American Legion Post 9 in Forest held a memorial ceremony Monday night honoring deceased military veterans from the community.
Students in the  Bound to Excel Mentor Group from Scott Central and Morton Schools toured the Mississippi Historical Museum and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.
A large group of area citizens and politicians gathered Monday morning for breakfast and to hear Scott County lawmakers discuss this year’s legislative session, and the issues with which they are

Arrest Report Dec. 27

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center December 13 - December 20. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Anthony Norris Patrick, 46, 402 Grave Street St Forest, Felonies - assault, domestic Violence

Ringgold News


Getting ready for New Year’s Day

It’s almost here! Happy New Year! We have been told to be sure not to eat rich foods on this holiday as it will bring us “bad luck”. We are supposed to eat Black Eyed Peas, cabbage, collards, hog jowl and old fashioned cornbread. (Jiffy mix bread will do no good)

Thelma Keyes

Our plans may not be God’s plans

Good Morning/Evening!

I pray everyone had a wonderfully blessed Christmas; even if some of us had a few valleys to go through. God was always with us!

Sebastopol News


T-shirt fundraiser for Becky McClain

Angelia (Gainey) Knight is on swing bed at Northpointe Health and Rehabilitation,  Room 305, 211 Windmill Drive, Meridian, MS 39305. I am sure she would like to hear from her friends in this area. Please pray for Angelia’s quick recovery.

Union Grove/ Steele News


Have you provided a place for God?

Union Grove/Sylvester UMC Watch Night will be held on December 31 at 9:00 p.m. at Sylvester U.M.C.  Spirit of Sharing Program will be Saturday, January 13, 2018 at 2 p.m. at Roosevelt State Park in Morton.  Please bring at least 2 non perishable goods for each person in attendance as a donation.