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The mentors at Bound to Excel Mentoring took 100 local youths to the Ole Miss football game in Oxford on September 22.

The Morton Homemaker Volunteers held a dedication ceremony on October 3 to unveil new MHV signs at the entrances of Morton. The ceremony was held just off Highway 13 at the entrance to the city.

The Morton Panthers gave the homecoming crowd a good showing and a victory to cap off homecoming week festivities this past Friday night.

Morton Elementary School students joined in the homecoming week fun by dressing up for “Nerd Day.” From the left Nyanna Kincaid, Amareya Sims and Caleigh Slaughter put their school spirit on full display.


Morton High School announced its 2018 Homecoming Queen and Football Queen during the football game against Choctaw Central last Friday night.

Scott County MHV Members recently participated in the Fall MHV Capital Area meeting held in Copiah County.

Community Calendar

October 7

Joseph Habedank, Soloist of the Year, according to Singing News Magazine 2017, will be in concert at Salem Baptist Church, 2380 Salem Rd, Lake, MS, Sunday Morning, Oct. 7th, 10:55 am.  There will be no charge for this concert.  For more information please call 601-775-8272.

October 14

Morton News

Announcements: The Morton High School Homecoming Parade will be held on Thursday, October 4th at 6:00 p.m.  Route will start at the school, turn on Highway 481 South, turn on West Second Avenue, turn on Main Street and return to the high school.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Oct. 3  Linda Wilkerson Jefcoat, Kevin Stewart, Grady Austin II, Jack Kihn, Charles Hall, Susan Myers, Louise Harrell, Wilma Robinson, Page Warren, Julie Elise Sparks, Anse Rigby, Roy Windham, Cody Walters

Harperville News


Men’s Ministry Breakfast is October 7th

The monthly HBC Men’s Ministry Breakfast will take place next Sunday morning, October 7th at 8:00 a.m. All men and boys are welcome to join. Bro. Ken McLemore will be the visiting pastor and lead the worship services next Sunday.