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The fourth annual “Women in Rotary” celebration and awards luncheon was recently held at the Country Club of Jackson.

Luke Reynolds is ready for the 2019 baseball to get underway.

The Mississippi Department of Transportation has closed the right lane of the Higway 35 overpass in Forest due to damage discovered during a routine bridge inspection.

Forest Municipal School District has announced their selection for Parent of the Year — Chiquita Lofton-Wilson, who was nominated by Forest High School Principal, Kim Shoemaker.

Fannie Porter and Beverly Gatewood Pope were inducted into the Scott Regional Hospital 2019 Hall of Fame during the Milestone Ceremony and Reception held in February.

In February, retired teachers, coaches, administrators, and superintendents of Scott County were honored with a luncheon at Bettye Mae Jack Middle School.

Denzel H. Faulkner

Denzel H. Faulkner (97), a retired carpenter, was born August 5, 1921, in Slick, Oklahoma, the son of Benjamin Joseph Faulkner and Mary Vilena Faulkner. He passed away following a short illness February 21, 2019, at The Mississippi Veterans Nursing Facility in Kosciusko, Mississippi.

Stanley Chambers

Mr. Stanley Chambers, age 89, and a lifelong resident of Scott County, passed away on February 19, 2019 under the care and supervision of the staff at Mississippi Care Center in Morton.

Jean Renee Patrick

Graveside services for Ms. Jean Renee Patrick were held at 3:00 pm, Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Rev. Randall Creel officiated. Visitation was held from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m., Sunday, February 24, 2019, at Milling Funeral Home of Sebastopol. Ms.

Howard Wright

Mr. Howard Wright, age 66, passed away on Saturday, February 23, 2019 at his residence in Forest, MS.  Visitation was held on Tuesday, February 26, 2019 from 4:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday February 27, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:45 p.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS.

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Never give up on your dreams

I have truly enjoyed the pictures, videos and other expressions of celebration during Black History Month. We had a wonderful celebration at our church Union Grove UMC. Our youth and members put on a play called “A World without Black People” highlighting the inventions of black people.



Services for Edna Ezell were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Milling Funeral Home... READ MORE