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Students at Morton High School can now delve into a whole new world of learning, a virtual reality learning world.

The members of the Rotary Club of Forest used their meeting this past week to fill care boxes for members of the Forest and Morton Mississippi National Guard Units who are currently deployed on active duty serving in the defense of our nation....

Forest High School crowned its 2018 homecoming queen this past Friday night during festivities held as the Bearcats took on the Florence Eagles.

LHS will celebrate its homecoming with festivities September 19, when the Hornets host a community luau at the high school from 5:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., and prior to the September 21 home football game against Richland.

Scott Central Attendance Center has announced the 2018-19 Homecoming Court which is pictured here.  Seated from the left are seniors Jessie Reiss, Chryselynn Martin, Zykerra Kincaid, and Olivia Triplett.

Mayor Nancy Chambers recently signed a proclamation officially declaring September 17 through September 23 as Constitution Week in the City of Forest. Pictured here with Mayor Chambers are members of local Hontokala Chapter of the MSDAR.

Colonel Bert Gilmore

Services for Colonel Bert Gilmore were held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at Sebastopol Baptist Church. Burial with military honors was in the Sebastopol City Cemetery. Dr. David Rives and Rev. J. Clark officiated.

Edward Daniel Robinson

Edward Daniel Robinson of Norwood/Young America, MN, a former resident of Forest, MS passed away on July 29, 2018, at the age of 70. He was preceded in death by his parents James and Bertha Robinson, his mother-in-law and father-in-law Marie and Al Clous, and his sister-in-law and brother-in-law Joann and Dick Scott.

Carol Ann Jones

Carol Ann Jones, age 56, passed away Sunday, August 19, 2018. Visitation was held Tuesday, August 21, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday August 22, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. until 10:20 a.m. at Ephesus Baptist Church in Forest, MS. Services were held Wednesday August 22, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at Ephesus Baptist Church in Forest, MS.

Morton News


Announcements:  (Correction)-To acquire information concerning the place, schedule, times of the GED Classes offered in Scott County, contact Ryan Clarke at 1-877-462-3222 extension 387. The Forest Career Advancement Center is located at 316 South Main Ave., Forest.  Classes will no longer be taught at Morton Public Library.

Forest News

Aug. 29  Lynda Wolverton, Zula Crosby, Mona Chambers

Aug. 30:  Nelda Risher, Nancy Bramlett, Dawn Odom, Mrs. R. L. Hatch, Leisa Michelle Wilkerson, Joshua Jeffcoats, Becky Vincent, Rose Mary Brown, Elsie McCrory.

Harperville News


Scott Central Homecoming is Sept. 17

The Scott Central Rebels continued their winning record with the defeat of Morton on Thursday night with a final score of 41-7.  Scott Central will travel to Newton County this Friday with plans to add another win to their record. 

Thelma Keyes

Sometimes we have to let go

Good Morning/Evening!

“Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” James 1:17



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