Today's Top Stories

The work on resurfacing Hwy 80 through Forest is in full gear, and while the roadwork is causing traffic congestion and delays the end result is long overdue.
The Mississippi Department of Education released its unofficial accountability results for the 2018-2019 school year Tuesday.
Forest Public Library Branch Manager Dianne McLaurin is pictured  receiving two 2019 book drive donations.
Lake High School announced its 2019 homecoming court. LHS will celebrate homecoming on September 20, at 6:30 p.m. before the home game versus Choctaw Central High School.
The 16th Annual Wing Dang Doodle Festival will be held at Gaddis Park in Forest on September 28, and this year the festival will again host the Forest Community Arts Terrifically Talented Showcase

Morton News


Announcements:  We Care Missions Food Distribution for September is scheduled on Friday 13th and Friday 27th at Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street from 10 a.m.-12 noon.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Sept. 4: Jimmy Woodard, Gene Comans, R. M. Guyse, Tony Henderson, Linda Baker, Kathy Belt, Evelyn Shuttleworth.

Be safe this Labor Day

The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2019 Labor Day Travel Enforcement Period on Friday, August 30 at 12:01 a.m. and conclude Monday, September 2 at midnight. In an effort to enforce traffic laws and reduce traffic crashes, MHP will participate in Operation Crash Awareness and Reduction Effort during the holiday period.