Today's Top Stories

The Mississippi Economic Council and the M.B. Swayze Foundation has announced that Morton High School’s STAR Student is Garren Jackson Barnes.
Last week Governor Tate Reeves announced the launch of the Back to Business Mississippi Grant Program website to help small businesses receive financial support quickly to recover from the economi
With the passing of Memorial Day, the unofficial start of summer, life in a pandemic world is different, but some local officials think it is beginning to improve.
The following individuals were taken in to custody and booked in to the docket at the Scott County Jail between April 17 and May 14, 2020.
With in-person meetings on hold for now due to COVID-19, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues to offer online litter prevention programs for children and families.

Thelma Keyes

Lord help me

Good Morning/Evening!

“Ear not; stand still and see the salvation of the Lord which He will work for you today.” (Exodus 14:13)

Senate Report


Last week your Senate returned to work on Thursday to tackle the task of getting CARES funds to the people. With an agreement reached between the Governor, the Lt. Governor and the Speaker of the House, it was agreed that the legislature will appropriate the funds and the Governor will administer the funds.

Glenda B. Comans

February 18, 1932 – May 5, 2020

Graveside service for Mrs. Glenda Comans were held Thursday, May 7th, 2020 at Antioch Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery at 2 p.m. Rev. John Sharp and Rev. Mark Vincent officiated.

Mrs. Comans, age 88, passed away on Tuesday, May 5th, 2020.

Mildred Elizabeth Loper

A family graveside service for Mildred Elizabeth Loper was held at Eastern Cemetery in Forest, MS.  Miss Loper, 100 years old, was born February 18, 1920 in Forest, MS and died May 7, 2020 at Wisteria Manor in Shubuta, MS.  She was one of seven children born to Otha D. and Emmett Edwards Loper.