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When we kicked off the 2020 session on January 8, I had the honor of raising my hand for the third time to be sworn in to serve as your State Representative for House District 75.
10 Years Ago
The Scott County Sports Hall of Fame is in its sixth year of having recognized former athletes and coaches who excelled in their sports with its induction of the 2020 class members.
Thanks to the Organizers

Mrs. Dorothy Strong will serve as Marshal for 23rd Annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Walk


We are sorry to learn of the death of Mrs. Mae Ruth Robinson who transitioned Thursday, January 9th, just 16 days short of her 95th birthday. Memorial services will be held Wednesday, January 15th at 11:00 at Little Rock Church. Our prayers are with her children, Ollie, W. C. (Barbara), Otto, Jimmy (Sandra), Mary Ann Brown, and Mosie Wash.

Arrest Report Jan. 15

The following individuals were taken in to custody and booked in to the docket at the Scott County Jail between January 2 - January 9. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Tia Marie Taylor, 39, 356 Live Oak Av, Gulfport MS, Felony Child Abuse-Knowingly Permit Sexual Battery on Child.

Suzelle Weems

Suzelle Weems succumbed, on January 10, 2020 to the ravages of acute myeloid leukemia despite a valiant and resolute year-long battle with the disease, a battle which involved chemotherapy and bone-marrow transplant.

Tim Goodin

Services for Tim Goodin were held Sunday, January 12, 2020, at 2 p.m. from McClain-Hays Chapel with Rev. Jarvis Hamilton, Rev. Kevin Bryan, and Rev. Mitchell McDonald officiating. Burial followed in Coy Community Cemetery in Preston. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Irene K. Smith

Irene K. Smith, age 91, went to be with the Lord on January 6, 2020, surrounded by her family at Hospice Ministries, Ridgeland, Mississippi. Visitation will be at Ott and Lee Funeral Home in Morton, MS from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm on Saturday, January 18, and at 2:00 pm on Sunday, January 19.

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Mr. Douglas Linwood Nabors was born in Birmingham, Alabama, Monday, December 30, 1940. He passed... READ MORE