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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

Labor Day

Members of Forest Boy Scouts Troop 63 were out early on Labor Day to place over 150 American Flags for individuals and business that have joined their flag placement fundraiser. Pictured here are Joseph Powell and Cam Crimm.

Scott Central offense comes to life in 49-0 blowout win over Morton


After being held in check last week against Class 2A top ranked Taylorsville, the Scott Central offense came to life early last Friday against cross county Morton. The Rebels scored early and often while the defense pitched a shutout for a 49-0 thrashing of the homestanding Panthers.

perfect 36 on ACT

Tyler Betts and Ethan Crain, both of Scott County, are students at East Rankin Academy in Pelahatchie. Both students received a perfect score of 36 on their ACT college entrance exam.