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Scott County’s Distinguished Young Woman Kariana Simmons of Lake is among teens across Mississippi who will be representing their communities this week at the DYW of Mississippi competition in Mer
On July 10 U.S. Senator Cindy Hyde-Smith met with Andrew Warnsley, left, of Morton, one of two Mississippi youth delegates to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) Children’s Congress.
The children of the youth group from Christian Triumph M.B. Church participated in a community service project during the month of June.
The vandals who destroyed property at the recently upgraded handicap accessible playground in Gaddis Park failed to harm the joy it brings children.
Waylon Crimm and Nate Reiss, members of Boy Scout Troop 63 of Forest recently participated in a 12 day backpacking trek at Philmont Scout Ranch, which is located in northeastern New Mexico from Ju

Harperville News


Report Cards come out Thursday

While not exactly sweater-wearing fall weather, we did get some cooler temps and really beautiful days to enjoy during fall break. School resumed this week and reports cards will be given out to parents during open house from 3 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, October 18th. 

Lone Pilgrim News


Thanks to the Lone Pilgrim youth group

On Sunday, October 14, 2018, Pastor Croff’s message was delivered from the book of Romans, Chapter 6, verse 23, his subject: “What if I don’t wake up in the morning?” Reverend Buckley read the responsive reading.   

Community Calendar

October 19

A gospel country singing will be held at 5:30 pm. every third Friday night at Nolan Sistrunk Pavilion, Sebastopol. Bring a dish for supper. For more information call Shirley Boxx at 601-564-1970 or Kenneth Graham at 601-562-6085 or Ted Alexander at 6041-728-9637.

October 20

Morton News


Announcements: The remaining date in October for the We Care Mission Food Distribution is Friday, October 26 at Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street from 10 a.m.-12 noon.  This month begins a new reporting period of eligibility for the distribution of food.  All who seek to participate must follow the criteria for

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Oct. 17  Charles Shields, Nancy Underwood King, John Bowie, Jimmy H. Graham, Thelma Rhodes, Helen Crimm, Katherine Fountain Reigelman, Linda Williams, Muriel Rushing, Heather Tadlock

ECMHC awarded $285K grant


East Central Mississippi Health Care in Sebastopol is a community health center that recently celebrated 40 years of providing care to local area residents. ECMHC of Sebastopol started treating patients in 1978 and has expanded its network of clinics to include locations in Walnut Grove, Philadelphia and Newton.

Let’s move on


It’s over. Done Deal. Let’s move on. Brett Kavanaugh is now an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. Half of us are happy. Half of us are not. There is absolutely nothing that can be done at this point to change that fact, so let’s move on to other matters that deserve the attention of 100 percent of us and our leaders.