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Rep. Tom Miles recently spoke to the Pi Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma Society International about issues concerning education in the upcoming legislative session. Pictured with Miles are Dr. Hilda White and Donna Harris.


Industry-leading defense contractor Raytheon broke ground on its new radar production facility in Forest last week.

With Thanksgiving right around the corner the preparations for the holiday season are well underway and Creative Christmas will kick off the season tomorrow.

The Scott Central Rebels had another dominating performance last Friday night in their 34-0 2A playoff victory over the South Delta Bulldogs.

Former Forest resident Clyde Morgan marched with the Mississippi State University Alumni Band for the last time during Homecoming festivities November 3 in Starkville.

Operation Christmas Child organizers in Scott County have been hard at work preparing for the organizations annual National Collection Week that is scheduled for November 12-19.

Morton News


Announcements:  Excel Learning Center activities:  Free Bingo, Saturday, November 10, 6:30 p.m., refreshments served. An opportunity to view/bid on the many desirable auction items to be available through November 20; A Soup and Dessert Gala, annual Holiday Soup meal, November 14 and 15 from 10:30 a.m.-12:30- p.m.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Nov. 7:  Mike Sorey, Mike Gould, Shauna Keyes, Johnny Rhodes, Brenda Brown Powe, Butch Barton, David Chamblee, Nell Shirley, Leonard Smith, Jason  Driskell.

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New drama at LHS offers students new opportunities


The new drama going on at Lake High School is not that of the bad variety it is actually a chance for students to learn about theater and show off their acting skills. The students at LHS now have the opportunity to take a theater class as an elective in their course curriculum because of the push of LHS teacher Jessica Price.

BMJ holds anti-bullying program

BMJ Middle School in Mortron held an Anti-Bullying Forum on October 23. The forum provided valuable information to the students on the impact that bullying has on others. There were 13 individuals on the panel of discussion to inform the students about the dangers of bullying. Some members of the panel are shown here with school officials.