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The work on resurfacing Hwy 80 through Forest is in full gear, and while the roadwork is causing traffic congestion and delays the end result is long overdue.
The Mississippi Department of Education released its unofficial accountability results for the 2018-2019 school year Tuesday.
Forest Public Library Branch Manager Dianne McLaurin is pictured  receiving two 2019 book drive donations.
Lake High School announced its 2019 homecoming court. LHS will celebrate homecoming on September 20, at 6:30 p.m. before the home game versus Choctaw Central High School.
The 16th Annual Wing Dang Doodle Festival will be held at Gaddis Park in Forest on September 28, and this year the festival will again host the Forest Community Arts Terrifically Talented Showcase

Thelma Keyes

Stay hydrated in the heat

Good Morning/Evening!

“Blessed rather are those who hear the word of God and obey it.” Luke 11:28

Pleasant Hill News


How to Stand

Announcements: Homestead M.B. Church Fall Revival will start September15, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. Their will be a two-night service September 16-17 beginning at 7:00 p.m. Rev. Cornelius Turner of Carthage Ms. will be the speaker.

Lone Pilgrim News


Claim bigger things from God

Sunday morning message was delivered by our pastor, Timothy Croff, from James 5th Chapter, verses 13 thru 15. Subject: Prayer Still Works. Rev. Jimmy Dale White officiated Altar Prayer. Responsive Reading was done by Rev.  Timothy Croff.

Hubert L Shoemaker

Hubert L Shoemaker age 94, passed away Tuesday September 3, 2019 at his home in Ludlow, MS surrounded by his three daughters. Visitation was held Thursday September 5th 2019 at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS from 9:00 AM until 10:50 AM.

Arrest Report September 11

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center August 28 - September 5. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Kenneth Joe Patrick, 61, 332 Watson Dr, Forest MS, DUI Third or Subsequent Offense, Contempt of Court.

Morton News


Announcements: Friends of Morton Library wish to express appreciation to all individuals, businesses, artists and craftsmen who so graciously donated/provided items for the Silent Auction Fundraiser.  At a later date the amount raised and the winners of the donated Gift Certificates will be revealed.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Sept. 11: Sherry Robinson, Margaret Warren, JaLane Weems, Lori Mapp, Debbie Bishop, Ethel Calvery, Brooke Gordin, Vondell Gibbs, Regina Fitzhugh, Delia L. Smith, Margaret Cadden, Larry Harrison, Jackson Paul Matthews.