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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...

Sebastopol gives Mooney first win

By KRYSTAL WHITE,

The Sebastopol Bobcats defended their home turf and gave Coach Nicky Mooney his first victory by shutting out the Clarkdale Bulldogs 38-0 last Friday night. Even with the rain coming down, the Bobcat offense started hot with 14 unanswered first quarter points, and neither the rain nor the Bulldog defense was able to slow the offense down.




Celebrities should entertain us, not lecture us

By JAMES PHILLIPS,

The celebrities that entertain us have risen to fame for their talent and the ability to captivate an audience. Some of these individuals are very easy on the eyes, some can deliver dramatic lines with enough persuasion it can bring tears to your eyes, some can scare the heck out of you and others make you laugh so hard your cheeks hurt.






Wayne Lee Mangum

Wayne Lee Mangum, 81, of Vicksburg, MS (and formerly of Memphis, TN), passed away on Monday, April 16, 2018, in Vicksburg. He was born in Magee, MS on December 9, 1936, to Wayne Sutton Mangum and Ruby Davis Mangum. He graduated from Mendenhall High School and attended Mississippi State University, where he played football on scholarship.


Betty Jean Bell

Mrs. Betty Jean Bell, age 79, went to be with her Lord on Sunday, August 19, 2018. Visitation was held on Monday August 20, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS. Visitation was also  held on Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:15 p.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS.



Stacey David Davis

Stacey David Davis passed away on Sunday, August 5, 2018  at the age of 44. Stacey was an Emmy-Award winning Video Journalist. He lived in Phoenix, Arizona where he worked at KPNX-TV.



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