Today's Top Stories

The members at the local Web Memorial VFW Post 4974 in Forest will sponsor and host a free lunch program on the fourth Thursday every month beginning tomorrow.

A record number of people braved the cold to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., during the 22nd annual MLK Walk in Forest on Monday.

February is Library Lover’s Month and the Forest Public Library is announcing one of its most ambitious promotions of the year: Show Us Your Books!

Coach Johnathan Sigrest who teaches Algebra I and elementary PE was recently named Scott Central High School teacher of the year.

 

Top Teacher

Abigail Drake is a sixth grader at Sebastopol Attendance Center who loves to read. With only one semester left in the school year, she has already earned 283.7 points in Accelerated Reading.

MLK Walk a wonderful  opportunity for discussion

Rebels dominate in 2018

The year 2018 saw some great accomsplishments made by Scott County sports teams. The Lake Lady Hornets Softball Team advanced to the 2A State Chamionship Series before lossing two heartbreakers.

The Morton Panther Baseball team made a good run in the 2018 playoffs making it to round three before falling to Seminary.


Arrest Report January 2

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center December 20 – December 26. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Billy Patrick, 58, 1523 Hawthorn Place, Clinton, MS, Assault- Simple.



Pam Stokes

Mrs. Pam Stokes, age 81, passed away Tuesday December 25, 2018 at her residence in Forest, MS. Visitation was held Thursday December 27, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Friday December 28, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. until 11:50 a.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS. Services were held Friday December 28, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.


Mary Brown Armstrong

Mrs. Mary Brown Armstrong, age 97, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Lackey Convalescent Home in Forest, MS. Visitation was held Thursday December 27, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Friday December 28, 2018 from 1:00  p.m. until 1:50 p.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS. Services followed at 2:00 p.m.



Mary Lou Stack Harris

Mrs. Mary Lou Stack Harris, age 74, passed away Saturday, December 22, 2018 at her residence in Lake, MS. Visitation was held Sunday, December 23, 2018 from 3:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS. Graveside services were held Monday, December 24, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. at Hopewell Baptist Cemetery in Lake, MS.


Harold Chastain

Mr. Harold Chastain, age 81, passed away Thursday December 27, 2018 at Woodland Court Assisted Living in Newton, MS. Visitation was held Saturday December 29, 2018 from 4:30 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday December 30, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until 1:50 p.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS.








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