All Scott County officials who were elected to public office in November, were present to take their official oath of office at the Scott County Courthouse on December 30, to begin a new four year term.
Today's Top Stories
The town of Sebastopol lost a native son, public leader, and tireless entrepreneur with the death of Nolen Sistrunk last week. The longtime businessman and former Sebastopol Mayor was laid to rest in the same city where he was born, and made a difference in so many lives along the way.
Steve McLaurin is the newly elected Chairman of the Mississippi Poultry Association Board of Directors for 2020. He assumed the position Jan. 1.
Former Mississippi Assistant Secretary of State, General Counsel and civil rights advocate Constance Slaughter-Harvey, of Forest, will keynote the annual celebration of life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. at 10 a.m. Friday, Jan. 17, at Jackson State University.
Beginning this week, The Scott County Times will take a glance back through history with the top stories of each week from 10, 25 and 50 years ago. Join us in taking a look back at Scott County news.
10 Years ago
Lee McDill of Decatur, Mississippi recently joined First Financial Bank’s Poultry Lending Division as a Loan Officer.
A 2015 graduate of Mississippi State University with a BBA in Finance, McDill also completed coursework at Mississippi Banking School at the University of Mississippi in 2018.
Well we’re not very far into the new year — and new decade — but already there have been several things that flat out, jumped out at me — politics excluded because that business jumps out, and up and down, and all around, all the time.
I’m by no means a foreign policy expert, but you don’t have to be to know eliminating one of the world’s most dangerous terrorists is a good thing. But once again the Democrats are up in arms because President Trump gave the order to kill a terrorist who had the blood of hundreds of American soldiers on his hands.
Weston Adcox, the 14-year-old son of Wesley and Tammy Adcox, shot an 8-point buck that weighed in at over 200lbs on December 22. Adcox was hunting in the Homewood Community when he harvested the deer.
The East Central Community College baseball program is hosting Around the Diamond with Tim Anderson Jan. 17, featuring the former Warrior All-American baseball player and current Major League Baseball batting champion.