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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.

Legal Notices September 12






Title 33

Part 203

Chapter 5:  Firearms and  Hunting.

Rule 5.1  General.

(a)   It shall be unlawful to possess  any firearm, air rifle, BB gun or  primitive weapon in a public  park within the Reservoir Project Area, except as otherwise  specifically permitted by applicable state law.

Classified Ads September 12


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RV LOT - Great location. Call  601-469-9448.

Disrespecting anthem in protest only creates more problems


The 2018 NFL football season is set to kickoff tomorrow night and as the new season readies to start the biggest issue being talked about has nothing at all to do with football. It has nothing to do with wins-and-losses, potential playoff runs, roster moves or what players will outperform others during the season.

Arrest Report September 5

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center August 23 - August 27. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Joseph Matthew Sharp, 35, 9868 Hwy 21, Forest MS, Misd- Assault-Domestic violence

Devera J. Easterling

Devera J. Easterling, age 71 and a resident of Forest died Tuesday August 28, 2018 in Jackson, MS following an extended illness.

Graveside services were held  at 10 a.m. Friday August 31, 2018 from the Ephesus Cemetery. Rev. Chris Harrison officiatef.  There was no visitation.

Cheryl I. Marler

Mrs. Cheryl I. Marler, age 60, passed away Sunday September 2, 2018 at her residence in Morton, MS. Visitation was held Tuesday September 4, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday September 5, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:50 a.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS. Services were held Wednesday September 5, 2018 at 10:00 a.m.



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