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The annual Holy Week worship celebration kicked off Monday at the Forest United Methodist Church’s Family Life Center.

Tate Rushing has earned the Eagle Scout rank which is the highest rank a scout can attain in the Boy Scouts of America.

In the lead up to Easter Sunday, two Forest churches are in final preparations for their annual Holy Week celebrations that will begin April 15.

Forest High School baseball celebrated senior night on April 2.

Matthew Giammalvo moved to Hillsboro from Orlando, Florida four years ago. Since that time, he has unearthed many interesting relics of history in the area surrounding his community.

Forest Municipal School District announces Kindergarten and Pre-K registration is now open

The Forest Municipal School District is taking applications for the Pre-Kindergarten & Kindergarten programs for the 2019-2020 school year. Potential students must have reached the age of four years on or before September 1, 2019, for Pre-Kindergarten, and the age of five years on or before September 1, 2019 for Kindergarten.

Arrest Report April 10

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center March 28 – April 3. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Lindsey Suzanne Frith, 36, 133 B Cole Av, Walnut Grove MS, Court Order.

Angela Lynn Hayman, 46, 243 Hillsboro St, Forest MS, Court Order.

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Five Heavenly Crowns

Pastor Timothy Croff delivered the morning message on Sunday, April 7, 2019.  His text was delivered from the book of Psalm 46, verse 10 subject: “How to handle a bad day.” Rev. Buckley lead the Responsive Reading, Psalm 37 verses 1-9. 

Readers are encouraged to continue Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and service


Our prayers are with the family of the late Rev. Edward Hightower who transitioned Sunday morning at the University Medical Center. Rev. Hightower served as pastor of the Mt. Moriah M. B. Church for almost twenty years.  He was a community advocate and minister for several churches in the Jackson and surrounding area.