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The 15th annual Wing Dang Doodle festival is fast approaching and all of the last minute preparations are underway so that the September 29 event, will be the best and most visited ever.

The Forest Bearcats knew going into last Friday night’s game that they did not want to end up in a high scoring game with the 2017 Class 2A state runner-up Winona Tigers.

Forest High school announced its 2018 homecoming court who will be honored during the September 14 football game versus Florence at L.O. Atkins Field. Pictured here are the maids selected to represent each class in this year’s homecoming court...

SANTA RITA, Guam – A 1996 East Rankin Academy graduate and Morton, Mississippi native, is providing a critical maintenance capability to the U.S.

Forest’s George Taylor among those recognized

East Central Community College in Decatur will recognize four outstanding alumni during the 2018 Homecoming celebration scheduled Thursday, Oct. 4.

The requirements of being a full-time college student while learning the ropes of this grand journey of life can be challenging to any young adult, but there are some that seem to take it all in-stride and find the time to go above and beyond...

Milestone #85


When a person is in their 80s, wouldn’t you say it is safe to assume that every birthday is a milestone? My dad, Harmon Drexil “Joe” Beeland, hits his 85th milestone this coming Sunday. 

Mrs. Agnes T. Miley

Mrs. Mary Agnes Thomas Miley, age 93, a resident of Pulaski passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.  Visitation was held from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Morton.  Services were held at 2 p.m.

MaeDean Goolsby

MaeDean Goolsby, age 54 a resident of Forest died Sunday January 7, 2018 at the Lackey Memorial Hospital in Forest following an extended illness.

Kimberly Suzanne Giles Miles

Kim Miles peacefully entered into Heaven on January 08, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Visitation was held on Wednesday January 10, 2018 from 5:30 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS. Funeral Services were held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday January 11, 2018 in the Wolf Funeral Services Chapel in Lake, MS with Bro.

James “Rod” Phillips

Funeral services for Mr. James “Rod” Phillips were conducted at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 from the Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel with Bro. Ray Ingram and Bro. Billy Ray Parker officiating. Interment followed in the Morton Church of God Cemetery under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Morton.

Eugene Odom

Victor Eugene Odom, age 63 a resident of  the Pea Ridge community near Forest, died Monday January 8, 2018 surrounded by his loving family, following an extended illness.