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Morton native Paul Meeks has been making nationally renowned turkey calls for more than 40 years, and last Friday night he was inducted into the Mississippi Wildlife Heritage Foundation Hall of...

Candidates must qualify no later than June 26

The Center of Hope Pregnancy Resource Center of Forest hosted the 7th Annual Tournament for Life golf tournament June 1 at the Forest Country Club. 

The Forest 3CG Elite AAU basketball team is on a roll over the last few weeks. The forest team coached by Jeffery Johnson won the most recent regional tournament in Atlanta this past weekend.

Sebastopol High School Lady Bobcats senior Taylor Watkins was chosen as a member of the MS Class 1A, 2A and 3A allstar softball team.

Members of the Sebastopol High School Bobcats cheerleading squad were named as All-Americans at summer cheerleading camp last week.

Vacation vs. Workation


My wife, Danny, my daughter, and I first started vacationing on the Gulf of Mexico in Ft. Morgan, Alabama 16 years ago and with the exception of a jaunt to the mountains one summer, and this summer, we’ve spent a week or more there every year.

Arrest Report June 5

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 22-May 29. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Robert E. King

Mr. Robert King, 81, of Forest, passed away peacefully in the afternoon hours of Tuesday, May 28, 2019, at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. He was born to Jessie and Lula King on October 20, 1937, in Walnut Grove, Mississippi.

Dwight Comans

Mr. Dwight Comans age 68, passed away Saturday June 1, 2019 at his residence in Forest, MS. Visitation was held Sunday June 2, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM and Monday June 3, 2019 from 12:30 PM until 1:50 PM at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS.

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Another Great Story

We will host Vacation Bible School at Sylvester United Methodist Church starting on June 17th and ending on June 20th.  The theme this year is WHOOSh!  Take Flight To Where God Leads You. We pray that you come out and enjoy this fun-filled and educational week with us.