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Rep. Tom Miles recently spoke to the Pi Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma Society International about issues concerning education in the upcoming legislative session. Pictured with Miles are Dr. Hilda White and Donna Harris.


Industry-leading defense contractor Raytheon broke ground on its new radar production facility in Forest last week.

With Thanksgiving right around the corner the preparations for the holiday season are well underway and Creative Christmas will kick off the season tomorrow.

The Scott Central Rebels had another dominating performance last Friday night in their 34-0 2A playoff victory over the South Delta Bulldogs.

Former Forest resident Clyde Morgan marched with the Mississippi State University Alumni Band for the last time during Homecoming festivities November 3 in Starkville.

Operation Christmas Child organizers in Scott County have been hard at work preparing for the organizations annual National Collection Week that is scheduled for November 12-19.

Edward Monk Sr.

Services for Mr. Edward Monk Sr.  will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, January 25, 2018, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol. Bro. H.L. Rhodes and Bro. Barren Price will officiate. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, January 24, 2018, at Milling Funeral Home of Sebastopol.

Linda D. Frith Shoemaker

Mrs. Linda D. Frith Shoemaker, age 64, passed away on Friday January 19, 2018 at the Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Visitation was held on Sunday January 21, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m., Monday January 22, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m., and on Tuesday January 23, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until 1:50 p.m.

Kathy Graham

Services for Mrs. Kathy Graham were held at 1:00 p.m. Friday, January 19, 2018 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol with burial in the Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery. Brother Harmon Smith officiated.

Visitation was held from 5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Thursday, January 18, 2018 at Milling Funeral Home of Sebastopol.

Jeannette Stephens

Funeral services for Mrs. Jeannette Stephens were conducted at 11 a.m. on Friday, January 19, 2018 from the Pine Ridge Baptist Church at Lawrence with Bro. Larry Laird officiating. Interment followed in the Pine Ridge Cemetery under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest.

Arrest Report January 24

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center January 10 - January 17. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Kendrick J Walker, 45, 177 Black and White Cemetery Rd Forest, misd - public drunk

Thelma Keyes

Church Dedication is February 18

Good Morning / Evening!

“Your Word is a lamp unto my feet and a light to my path.” Psalms 119:105

There is nothing more supernatural than the word of God, which is given to us by divine inspiration of the Holy Spirit speaking through His prophets, pastors, and disciples.