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The fourth annual “Women in Rotary” celebration and awards luncheon was recently held at the Country Club of Jackson.

Luke Reynolds is ready for the 2019 baseball to get underway.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has closed the right lane of the Higway 35 overpass in Forest due to damage discovered during a routine bridge inspection.

Forest Municipal School District has announced their selection for Parent of the Year — Chiquita Lofton-Wilson, who was nominated by Forest High School Principal, Kim Shoemaker.

Fannie Porter and Beverly Gatewood Pope were inducted into the Scott Regional Hospital 2019 Hall of Fame during the Milestone Ceremony and Reception held in February.

In February, retired teachers, coaches, administrators, and superintendents of Scott County were honored with a luncheon at Bettye Mae Jack Middle School.

Ringgold News


Missed the storms

In my community, we were really blessed that predictions for weekend weather didn’t happen! We gripe about the up and down temperatures and several days of rain, but have to remember that we are in Mississippi. 

Legal Notices March 13



Public notice is hereby given  that Jerry Derrick's Body Shop  will hold public auction at Jerry  Derrick's Body Shop, 356 Herring Rd, Morton, MS 39117, on  March 14, 2019 at 10:00 am  Pursuant to the abandoned  Motor Vehicle Act, House Bill  221, Law of 1995, the following vehicles will be sold:

2011 Ford Fusion 4dr


Owner:  Ella Wees Hawthorne

Lien holder:  Credit Acceptance

1999 Pontiac Grand Am

VIN# 1G2NE52E9XM786143

Owner:  Calvin M Harris

Classified Ads March 13


FOR RENT Mobile Home Lot or RV Lot call 601-469-1164

RANDY'S TREE SERVICE  Cut down, pruning & removal,  stump grinding. Insured,   FREE est. 601-635-2726;  601-527-1361


Full time and part time positions available. Restaurant  experience recommended and  must have flexible work hours.  Also looking for assistant managers. Please call Taylor Henderson at 601-506-2508.


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Election slate is set for 2019

March 1 was the final day to qualify for the 2019 statewide elections and with the 5:00 p.m. deadline now passed the slate is set.

Statewide candidates will be listed next week. This year’s ballot on the county level includes:

• Circuit Clerk:

Rebecca ‘Becky’ Gray, Democrat


• Chancery Clerk:

Gardner announces candidacy

Paid Political Announcement

I am Hampton Gardner and I am running for Senate, District 31. This district includes Newton County, Scott County, and a section of Lauderdale County. I am honored to have received this opportunity to serve this great state that has been my home for the past 29 years.



Services for Edna Ezell were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Milling Funeral Home... READ MORE