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We are sorry to learn of the transition of Forest Housing Authority Executive Director Maxie Glover Rasco who died Friday, February 28th at the MS Baptist Hospital in Jackson. Memorial services arrangements are incomplete. Our prayers are with her son, William, and other family members. W. F. Mapp Funeral Home is in charge.
The following individuals were taken in to custody and booked in to the docket at the Scott County Jail between February 21 and February 27, 2020. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
2/21 Clifton Pryor, 7744 Hwy 21 N, Forest – Bond Surrender
Roy “Sam” Harris, 91, of Forest, MS, passed away Sunday, February 16, 2020, at MS Care Center of Raleigh in Raleigh, MS.
He was born Monday, January 28, 1929.
Shirley Nell Smith passed away on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Ochsner Health Center O’Neal in Baton Rouge, LA. She was 80.
Mrs. Bernice A. Harrell, age 86, passed away Thursday February 27, 2020 at her residence in Forest, MS.
Mrs. Allie Sue Croxton, 88, of Forest, MS passed away on Friday, February 21, 2020 while surrounded by her family at her Forest, MS home. Visitation was held on Monday, February 24, 2020 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS.
The Scott County School District has been honored by the Mississippi School Board Association (MSBA) in their Lighthouse School Leadership Awards Program.