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The Scott County Distinguished Young Woman Program will be held Saturday night at the Livingston Center in Roosevelt State Park. Doors will open at 6:30, with the program beginning at 7:00.

 February is Library Lover’s Month, and the Friends of the Forest Public Library, along with members of the Forest Public Library staff, are pictured holding new nonfiction donations.

Young girls at Bettye Mae Jack Middle School in Morton now have an opportunity to be part of a mentoring group.

On January 23, Morton High School hosted a mid-year celebration to highlight the successes and achievements of the inaugural class of the MHS STAR Academy Program.

From the left, Dr. Joseph White, Superintendent, Mavis Dixon, Forest Elementary School Teacher of The Year and FES Principal Tracy Adcock.

We are sorry to learn of the death of young Tykey Bland who transitioned Thursday, January 24.  He was a 2017 graduate of Scott Central.

Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: The We Care Missions Food Distribution dates for February are:  Friday, February 8 and Friday, February 22 at Morton United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall from 10 a.m.-12 noon.  All Eligible participants must provide required documentation for all members of recipient households.

Excel opportunities:


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Feb. 6: Shirley Gunn, Janis Durr Clark, Corwin Stewart, Rev. Sonny Adkins

Feb. 7: Mack Gaddis, John Rushing, Linda Warren, Mollie Mapp Rinehart, Paul Watson, David Sharp




Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

Hope Sunday was all you wanted

Announcements: East Mississippi Baptist State Convention Mid-Winter Board Meeting will be held at Spring Hill M.B. Church 1403 Dubose Street in Ellisville, Ms. on February 15th-16th 2019. Registration starts at 6:00 p.m.




Ringgold News

By SIBYL GORDY,

Super Bowl Sunday

This was the second Super Bowl I have ever watched! I didn’t know anything about either team. I have heard so much about Tom Brady in the last few days that I just had to be pulling for his team. Tom has proven to be a outstanding player and all around good family guy that he just scored high with me.



Midway News

By DELIE SHEPARD,

Join Midway for an Old Timey dinner

Midway M. B. Church will host its annual Black History Program on the 4th Sunday during regular service. Sylvia is chairing the program.  After service, there will be an “old timey”, soul food dinner.  All the foods on the menu will be home made. Come an enjoy an “Old timey” home cooked meal.


Union Grove/ Steele News

By BRENDA BOBBITT,

Planning underway  for Cleanup Day

Sylvester UMC will host it’s Black History Program on February 17 and Union Grove UMC will host its Black History Program on February 24. Please come out and join us in celebrating Black History with information regarding Black inventors, Black politicians and Black History of our community.



Harperville News

By SHEILA SANDERS,

Busy church month at Harperville Baptist

February is shaping up to be a busy time at Harperville Baptist Church. There will be a Married Couples Valentine Banquet, with childcare provided, next Saturday hosted by the Women’s Ministry.  The following week, a Grandparent’s Banquet will be held.



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