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The Forest-Scott County Career & Technology Center recently held an induction ceremony for the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS).
Mississippi’s flu season remains severe, with flu activity declining only modestly since the beginning of the year, according to the latest report from the Mississippi State Department of Health.
A fabulous group of Loras College students spent three days of their winter break at Morton Elementary School.  They assisted in daily activities of the classroom.  Staff had nothing but amazing t
Ten Years Ago
Sebastopol Bobcat Reginald Shepherd has signed a letter of intent with Hinds Community College. Pictured from front left are his mother, Shanta Shepherd, Shepherd and his father Reggie Shepherd.

Forestry Banquet Oct. 26

The Scott County Forestry Association Banquet will be held Thursday, October 26 at Roosevelt State Park Lodge.  Registration will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the meal and program beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Please call the Scott County Extension Office at 601-469-4241 by October 16 to register for the banquet.

Jail escapee captured

State inmate Gregory Trigg, who escaped from the Scott County Jail last weekend, has been captured and is back in prison.

Trigg, #R4245, was found in a motel in Hazlehurst and arrested without incident by local authorities. He was caught at 11:30 p.m. Monday at the motel. His identity was confirmed later.

Arrest Report October 11

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 27 – October 5. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Crystal K. Watford, 34, 51 Young Hill Dr, Monticello, improper equipment, drug possession- methamphetamine, no driver’s license.