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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.

Arrest Report October 31

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center October 18 – October 23. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Antoine Sherbal, 38, 281 N Davis St, Forest MS, Disturbance of Family.

Douglas Mack Hord

Douglas Mack Hord, 20, of Raleigh, Mississippi, died Saturday, October 20, 2018, at University Medical Center in Lubbock, Texas. He was born Sunday, June 7, 1998 in Northport, Alabama.

Tate Fortenberry Jr.

Tate Fortenberry Jr., 92, passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Brandon Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. A celebration of life was at 11am Friday, October 26, 2018, at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon, MS. Burial followed at Eureka Baptist Church near Pisgah, with Military and Masonic Rites. Dr. Kevin Cooper and Rev.