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The following individuals were taken in to custody and booked in to the docket at the Scott County Jail between October 23 - October 30. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Mrs. Billie McNeece Gunn, a resident of the Lena community, died Sunday, November 3rd at her home in Lena, Ms. where she was surrounded by her loving family.
Andrea Jo Harrison, 34, of Pulaski, Mississippi, went to her Heavenly home on Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at her home in Pulaski, Mississippi. She was born Friday, February 22, 1985 in Jackson, Mississippi.
Mr. Vernon Crotwell, age 71, passed away Wednesday, October 30, 2019.
Due to possible inclement weather and rain the 2019 Treat Street event in Forest will be moved from Gaddis Park to the Forest Coliseum on Earl Johnston Drive. Treat Street will be held Halloween Night, Thursday, from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Tropical Storm Olga suddenly formed in the Gulf of Mexico on October 25 and started its quick trek north. Initial reports on the storm indicated landfall would bring torrential rains and possible tornadoes to all of Mississippi. On Saturday Olga passed through Scott County and left significant damage and thousands without power in its wake.
Scott County voters will head to the polls Tuesday, November 5, for the 2019 General Election. Voters will make their choices for numerous state and local offices.
The Scott County Poll locations will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m.
The contested races included on the General Election ballot are: