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The Forest Municipal School District Board of Trustees made the announcement last week that they have hired a new superintendent to lead the school system.

Staff members and residents at MS Care Center in Morton kicked off the annual celebration of National Nursing Home Appreciation Week on Monday.

The Morton Police Department paid tribute to Biloxi Police Officer Robert “Mac” McKeithen on Monday as the slain officer was being laid to rest in south Mississippi.

The Forest-Scott County Career and Technology three man Welding Fabrication team is planning their trip to the SkillsUSA Welding National Championships after winning the title as the best high...

The City of Forest is currently finishing work on the new all-inclusive playground at Gaddis Park.

The Winston County Self Help Co-Op recently teamed up with the Scott County Small Farmers and Land Owners organization to help a new farmer get his future cattle business started. 

Bro. Billie G. Nichols

Bro. Billie G. Nichols, age 83 passed away on Saturday April 27, 2019 at MS State Veterans home in Kosciusko, MS. Visitation was held on Sunday April 28, 2019 from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS and on Monday April 29, 2019 at Lake Christian Church from 12:30 PM until 12:50 PM.

Legal Notices May 1




Pursuant to the abandoned  Motor Vehicle Act the following  vehicles to be sold on May 16,  2019 at 10:00 a.m. Auction will  be held at Anthony's, 154  West Street, Sebastopol, MS  39359.


Sale date May 16, 2019 @  10:00 am




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.

Classified Ads May 1


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FOR RENT Mobile Home Lot or RV Lot call 601-469-1164


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MDEQ Issues Water Contact Advisory for Pelahatchie Creek Near Morton

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) issued a water contact advisory Tuesday for a section of Pelahatchie Creek near the City of Morton (see attached map).  The advisory is issued for Pelahatchie Creek from Highway 13 at Morton to where the creek crosses Highway 80 near the Town of Clarkburg. 

Take care my friends


When the weather forecasters announced that Thursday afternoon’s storms were making a beeline for Forest and Morton, I told my co-workers to pack up and head home, in hopes that they could get off the roads before bad weather hit.



Mr. and Mrs. Billy McCurdy are pleased to announce the wedding of their daughter Hannah to Will... READ MORE