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The Forest Municipal School District Board of Trustees made the announcement last week that they have hired a new superintendent to lead the school system.

Staff members and residents at MS Care Center in Morton kicked off the annual celebration of National Nursing Home Appreciation Week on Monday.

The Morton Police Department paid tribute to Biloxi Police Officer Robert “Mac” McKeithen on Monday as the slain officer was being laid to rest in south Mississippi.

The Forest-Scott County Career and Technology three man Welding Fabrication team is planning their trip to the SkillsUSA Welding National Championships after winning the title as the best high...

The City of Forest is currently finishing work on the new all-inclusive playground at Gaddis Park.

The Winston County Self Help Co-Op recently teamed up with the Scott County Small Farmers and Land Owners organization to help a new farmer get his future cattle business started. 

Lone Pilgrim News

By JOSIE GAMMAGE,

Women’s Day Program is May 26

On Sunday, May 5, 2019, Pastor Croff message was delivered from the book of St. Mark, Chapter 11, 22nd verse.  His subject: “You could be blocking your own blessing.” Reverend John Patrick lead the congregation during Altar Prayer.    




Local Girl Scout Unit Celebrates Scouting with Mother/Daughter Tea

By CONSTANCE SLAUGHTER-HARVEY,

Our community is saddened by the death of Mr. William Gray who transitioned Monday, April 29th at the MS Baptist Medical Center. His Home Going Celebration was held Saturday, May 4th at his home church of Lynch Chapel. Pastor Rev. Shirley Wilder officiated and delivered the eulogy. Her remarks focused on the question, “Are you ready?” Rev.




Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

Trust

 

Announcements: Summer Camp at Excel Learning Center for grades kindergarten through 5th grade. The dates will be June 3-6, 10, 13, 17-20 and 24-27 from 8:00 a.m.11:30 a.m. You can register for one week or all weeks the fee is $25 per child and $20 for each additional child in the family


Thelma Keyes

Happy Mother’s Day

 

Good Morning/Evening!

Mother’s Day is near and I want to salute all the mothers, grandmothers, and aunts, or any woman who had a positive influence in our young men and ladies lives. 



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May 8

The Lackey Hospital Auxiliary is offering a $1,000 Scholarship to a high school senior planning to major in nursing.  Applications must be returned by May 8, 2019.  They may be obtained from Leola Myer at LMWisteria@aol or Lorry Blackwell at 601-536-2029.

May 9


Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements:  Correction-The first We Care Missions Food Distribution date for May is Friday, May 10 (not May 14 as printed last week).  The other date in May is Friday, May 24, both from 10 a.m.-12 noon at Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street.



Forest News

Happy Birthday:

May 8: Carolyn Whitacre, Benny Austin, Karen Webb Blossom, Brian A. Wells, Jerry Wayne Fortenberry, Carol Smith, Perry Fletcher, Billy Mayes, Jason Weatherford, Gwen Gaddis, Dina Martin



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