By James Phillips
While doing some reading this past weekend, I came upon a story purporting that Atheism is now the largest religion in the U.S. I find it illogical and confusing that Atheism is even called a religion, but for the purposes of this article I will leave that be.
A couple of Saturdays ago my hands were in serious need of a perk up. I happened to be in town anyway so I found my way to a local nail shop. I got there four minutes before the shop was set to open. I was the only person there and was thankful to beat the long lines.
The Forest High School Band program ended the 2018-2019 season with a perfect record after recently earning all-superior ratings at state contest.
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.
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.
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.
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.