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At the September meeting of Pi Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Stephani Cranford was inducted into membership in the organization.

For 31 days each October our nation brings into the spotlight breast cancer awareness in an attempt to explain and emphasize the importance of awareness, early detection and treatment.

The congregation at Kalem United Methodist Church welcomed a very special guest this past Sunday. The Resident Bishop of the Mississippi Conference of The United Methodist Church, James E.

East Rankin Academy will celebrate homecoming on Friday, October 19. The 2018 homecoming presentation will be during halftime of the game against Presbyterian Christian School scheduled to begin at 7:00 p.m.

Sebastopol Bobcats faced the Hamilton Lions at home last Friday. The Bobcats entered the game with a 1-3 district record, while the visiting Lions entered the game with the 0-4 district.

The No. 3 Scott Central Rebels continued their season long winning streak with a one-sided blowout of in-county rival Lake Hornets.

The Message


God’s ways are much better than ours!!!

“Teach me, O Lord, to follow your decrees (Your plans); then I will keep them to the end. Give me understanding, and I will keep your law and obey it with all my heart. Direct me in the path of your commands, for there I find delight.”  (Psalm 119:33-35)

Morton News


Announcements: Scott Regional Hospital Health Fair 2018 is scheduled for Thursday, April 26 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.  Participate in health screenings, information booths, department services provided by Scott Regional a Division of Rush Health Systems. Enjoy a free lunch and register for door prizes.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

May 2 Margaret Ann Prophitt, Emilee Jane Tadlock

May 3 Teresa Hughes, Glenn Robinson, Ronnie Allen, Lisa Mitchell, Peggy Kihn, Mrs. Doris Brown, Kale Brown, Ken Austin, Jonathon Richardson, Benton Harris, Anna Morgan Baker

Legal Notices April 25



Pursuant to the abandoned  Motor Vehicle Act the following  vehicles to be sold on May 10,  2018 at 10:00 a.m. at Anthony's, 154 West Street, Sebastopol, MS 39359.


VIN# 4T1BF1FK6CU174895


Terms of the sale are cash  and no checks will be accepted. We reserve the right to refuse any and all bids. All sales  are final. No refunds will be  made. Said automobiles will  be sold as is condition with no  guarantees.


Publish: April 25, 2018; May 2,  2018; May 10, 2018


Chamber Awards

At the Forest Area Chamber of Commerce meeting last week, Chris Strebeck was the recipient of the Golden Shovel Award, left photo, for his service to the Chamber and the Ivan Bagley Award was presented to Jeffrey Cooper for his service to the Chamber. Presenting the awards was Drew Kenna.


Health Fair set for April 26

Scott Regional Hospital, A Division of Rush Health Systems, will be holding their 2018 Annual Health Fair, “Carnival to Better Health” on Thursday, April 26, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., at the hospital located at 317 Highway 13 South, Morton.