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The 2019 Distinguished Young Woman of Scott County, Olivia Triplett, is one of 30 young women from across Mississippi who will be vying to become the next Distinguished Young Woman of Mississippi and represent the state in the national...

Carolyn Cooper has been a mainstay with the the Mississippi Second Chancery Court District as the court’s administrator for 23 years.

During July 4 range activities Precision Shooting Center held AR-15 Affirmation Day by having only AR-15 rifles shot from 1- 4 pm.

The Mississippi Marlins 10UAA baseball team competed in the 2018 Grand Slam World Series of Baseball in Panama City Beach, FL on June 18-24. The Marlins finished 1st in the 10AA division and placed 5th overall out of 25 teams.

Luke Reynolds, pictured here with Jaron Madison, Chicago Cubs Scouting Director, recently signed his first Major League Baseball contract.

The City of Forest has been awarded the highly competitive 2018 Healthy Hometown Award sponsored by Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Mississippi.

Valeria Alita Renfroe

After a lengthy battle with Alzheimer Disease, Valeria Alita Renfroe, 93, peacefully died on Tues. June 5, 2018 at Lackey Convalescent Home in Forest, MS with her family and friends by her side. Visitation was held on Thurs. June 7, 2018 from 12:45 p.m. -1:30 p.m. at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon, MS. Funeral Services were 1:30 p.m.

Midway News


Date changed for Youth Feeding Program

Midway Park is open with tables and playground equipment for the children. More is needed in the construction and operations of the park.  Fundraising will become an inevitable objective of the park.  When asked to give, please give as generous as you can. 

Pleasant Hill News


Youth Day Program


Announcements: Morton Vocational/Bettye Mae Jack School Reunion July 5, 6, and 7, 2018 for more information call Johnnie M Jones 601-732-6564, John Kennedy 601-829-9089, or Carl R. Lucas 601-366-3134.

Lone Pilgrim News


Men’s Day Program was a great success

On Sunday, June 24, 2018, Pastor’s Croff message was delivered from the Psalm 51, verse 10.  His subject: “Change Me”.  Reverend Buckley read the Responsive Reading. Evangelist Mosley provided Words of Encouragement, what is your special gift? 

Morton News


Announcements:  Reminder to begin celebration of the Independence Holiday by attending the  “Celebrating an Old Fashioned July 4th” program at First Baptist Church Morton on Friday, June 29 beginning at 6:00 p. m.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

June 27  Dr. Joe “Mitch” Mitchell, Sara Reifenberg, Pamela Bramlett, Janelle Brown, Kathy Bishop Britt, Karla Childs, Shelby Wolverton, Alison Benton, Spencer Rushing, Edward E. McCaughn, Mozelle Warren