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Students at Morton High School can now delve into a whole new world of learning, a virtual reality learning world.

The members of the Rotary Club of Forest used their meeting this past week to fill care boxes for members of the Forest and Morton Mississippi National Guard Units who are currently deployed on active duty serving in the defense of our nation....

Forest High School crowned its 2018 homecoming queen this past Friday night during festivities held as the Bearcats took on the Florence Eagles.

LHS will celebrate its homecoming with festivities September 19, when the Hornets host a community luau at the high school from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and prior to the September 21 home football game against Richland.

Scott Central Attendance Center has announced the 2018-19 Homecoming Court which is pictured here.  Seated from the left are seniors Jessie Reiss, Chryselynn Martin, Zykerra Kincaid, and Olivia Triplett.

Mayor Nancy Chambers recently signed a proclamation officially declaring September 17 through September 23 as Constitution Week in the City of Forest. Pictured here with Mayor Chambers are members of local Hontokala Chapter of the MSDAR.

FHS Homecoming 2018

Forest High school announced its 2018 homecoming court who will be honored during the September 14 football game versus Florence at L.O. Atkins Field. Pictured here are the maids selected to represent each class in this year’s homecoming court.


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Sept. 12  Gary Allen Pryor, Billy M. Pace, David Tullos, Roy Jeff Fountain, Bettie Wilkerson, Robert S. Simmons, Patti Austin, Mary Harrell, Brenda Tadlock



Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: The We Care Missions Food Distribution dates for September are Friday, September 14 and Friday, September 28. Eligible participants may receive food from 10 a.m.-12 noon at fellowship Hall of Morton United Church, 29 Church Street.





Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

A good way to start your day

Announcements: Pleasant Gift M.B. will host a Fellowship Conference Service on September 15, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. with breakfast being served at 8:00 a.m. Speakers will be Jackie McDougle, Demetra Brown and Apostle Bonnie Morgan.



Sebastopol News

By LINDA L. CORLEY,

Planning meeting set for September 13

Sebastopolooza Fall Festival and 5K Run/Walk coming Oct. 27, 2018. If you would like to be a part of planning, meet at Town Hall, Thursday, September 13, at 6 p.m. Everyone is invited to participate.


Midway News

By DELIE SHEPARD,

Prayer’s going up for

Midway M. B. Church will celebrate it 132nd Anniversary during regular morning service on September 16.  Everyone is asked to come and celebrate this day with those of us who has remained members of the original church found in Midway.




Lone Pilgrim News

By JOSIE GAMMAGE,

Prayer’s going up for bereaved families

On Sunday, September 9, 2018, Pastor Croff’s text was delivered from the Book of Jonah, Chapter 2 verse 10, his subject: “Do what the Lord says do.” Reverend Buckley read the responsive reading.


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