Today's Top Stories

Every year during the month of October, the staff at Lackey Memorial Hospital shifts in to high gear to spread the word on the importance of awareness, early detection and treatment for breast can
Morton High School announced its 2019 homecoming queens last Friday night during the home game against Kemper County.
Scott Central will observe homecoming activities on Thursday, October 10 during the football game against Newton. The homecoming and football queens will be crowned during half time.
Tuesday morning a high-speed pursuit on Interstate 20 that included five law enforcement agencies, and traveled through Rankin and Scott Counties ended just past the Highway 501 bridge over I-20.
By James Phillips jphillips@sctonline.net

Arrest Report October 9

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 25- October 3. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Johnathan Keith Wilkerson, 27, 212 Mingo Rd, Brandon, MS, Larceny- All Other- Over $1000.


Legal Notices October 9

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IN THE CHANCERY COURT  OF SCOTT COUNTY,
MISSISSIPPI

CAUSE NO. 2019-0165

IN THE MATTER OF THE  HEIRSHIP OF KASSANDRA  BARRETT,
DECEASED
RITA GRAY, ON BEHALF OF  HEIR(S) AT LAW AND  WRONGFUL DEATH  BENEFICIARY(IES),
PETITIONER

SUMMONS BY
PUBLICATION
PURSUANT TO MRCP 81

STATE OF MISSISSIPPI






County under burn ban

On September 30, the Scott County Emergency Management Agency (SCEMA), in association with the Mississppi Forestry Commission (MFC), inacted a complete burn ban for all of Scott County. A burn ban means that all burning, on public and private land, is strictly forbade until the ban is lifted.



Lake School Resource Officer

The City of Lake in conjunction with the Scott County Sheriff Department have worked together to bring a full time school recource officer to Lake Elementary School, Lake Middle School and Lake High School. Lang will be on duty at all three schools every day of the week moving forward.


Keeton Honored

Rex Keeton was recognized by East Central Community College at the Warriors home football game Thursday night. Keeton is a native of Morton, and during his time at East Central he played football on the 1963 and 1964 Warriors’ teams.



Arrest Report October 2

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 18 - September 25. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Jimmy Marcus Frith, 43, 212 Hutchinson Rd, Forest MS, DUI Second Offense.


Conner Brown

Services for Mr. Conner Brown were held at 11:00 am, Friday September 27, 2019 at Milling Funeral Home of Sebastopol. Burial was in the Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. John Patterson and Rev. Reggie Williams will officiate.

Visitation was held from 9:30-11:00 am on Friday.


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