Make no mistake, Sean Gerald accepted the job as head football coach at Morton High School to build a winning football program, but simply winning football games is not his only goal. Gerald, and his Panther coaching staff, are working to development young men who are winners in life who also bring home victories on the football field.
Most Read News Articles
The Scott County Times 2019 Gridiron Edition was released today, and just as it does every year, the release of the Gridiron Edition means the start of another season of Mississippi High School Football.
The fourth Saturday in September is the day marked on the calendar for the 16th Annual Wing Dang Doodle Festival in Forest, and that day is quickly approaching.
After months of planning that began in January, the Forest Area Chamber of Commerce is busy with its final preparations for the 2019 event.
The Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) released statewide results from the 2018-19 Mississippi Academic Assessment Program (MAAP).
Voters will again head to the polls for the party primary runoff elections on Tuesday, August 27. Voters will select their choices for party nominees for County Coroner Democrat, Supervisor Beat 1 Democrat, Supervisor Beat 2 Democrat, Governor Republican, Attorney General Republican and Central District Public Service Commissioner Democrat.
This is the “tail” of a rain dance by Henry and Henrietta as performed beneath the light of the shimmering moon. My apologies in advance to Clement Clarke Moore, the author of the original.
`Twas a dog day in August when all through the house not a creature was stirring — well maybe a mouse.
Mr. Troy Smith, age 76, a resident of Pulaski, MS passed away on Saturday, August 10, 2019 at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Visitation was held from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. Monday, August 12, 2019 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Morton and 10 a.m.-10:45 a.m.
Francis Elizabeth “Fran” Harrell Pinkston, age 68, resident of Memphis, Tennessee and wife of Grant Logan Pinkston, departed this life Saturday afternoon, August 17, 2019 at Methodist North Hospital in Memphis.
The following are unofficial election results for the party primary elections on August 6 released by the Scott County Circuit Clerk’s office. There were a total of 6,673 votes cast in Scott County during the primary election.
Polls are open from 7:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center July 18 - July 24. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Carillo Sefuentes Sergio, 19, 439 Trenton Rd, Forest MS, Hold for Other Agency, Simple Assault.
The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center August 1 -August 8. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Chancellor Solomon, Jr., 37, 268 Decatur-Conehatta Rd, Newton MS, Drivers License-Suspended Traffic, Insurance-Failure to Show Proof Liability.
The City of Forest Alderman Ward I runoff election was held on August 6. Yolanda White defeated Dewaun Walker to become the new Alderwoman for Ward I.
White received 77 or the 120 votes cast during the runoff election.
The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center July 25 - August 1. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Reginal Eugene Williams, 39, 5249 Clifton-Hillsboro Rd, Forest MS, Contempt of Court.
Magee resident and Mississippi author John Shivers will visit the Forest Public Library on Tuesday, August 6. The program begins at 5:30 p.m. for appetizers and a chance to meet the author, followed by a book talk and signing at 6:00 p.m.
Randy O. Rogers, 43, of Walnut Grove was indicted for Sexual Exploitation of a Child by the Scott County grand jury on July 22.
Rogers is also facing charges of Statutory Rape and Sexual Battery on a minor in Leake County, but has not been indicted.
A Scott County Grand Jury indicted Rickey Edward Hawkins, 57, of Forest on two counts of DUI Manslaughter during its July 22 session.
The indictment is the result of a December 29 two-vehicle accident that resulted in the deaths of 11-year-old Madison “Madi” McDill and her grandmother Connie Phillips.
The requirements of being a full-time college student while learning the ropes of this grand journey of life can be challenging to any young adult, but there are some that seem to take it all in-stride and find the time to go above and beyond and Maygrace Lee certainly fits that mold.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Department has three suspects in custody in connection to the Latasha Johnson murder investigation. “We currently have three individuals in custody and all three individuals are charged with felony accessory after the fact in connection with Mrs. Johnson’s murder,” Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee said.
In today’s society it is no longer acceptably appeasing to just respect others beliefs and opinions. During the past two decades what started as suggestions to be “politically correct” has transformed into frenzied demands for everyone in this country to conform or face repercussions.
Mr. and Mrs. Terry Campbell are pleased announce the engagement of their daughter Chelsea Cleanise, to Jerry Rogers, son of the late Ronald E. Rogers, Sr. and Sarah Rogers of Las Vegas, Nevada.
Dr. and Mrs. Randy Reynolds of Forest, Mississippi announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their son, Luke Andrew Reynolds, to Raeanna Sue Bray, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jerry Bray of Vancleave, Mississippi.
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.
The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center November 29 – December 5. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
John Tubby, 25, 118 Dixon Rd, Carthage MS, Fail to Appear.
Morton High School senior Trinity Hammons signed a national letter of intent to attend and play softball for Mississippi Delta Community College in Moorhead next year. Pictured here from the left Angela Hammons, mother; Trinity Hammons and Haley Hammons.
Morton Elementary School students joined in the homecoming week fun by dressing up for “Nerd Day.” From the left Nyanna Kincaid, Amareya Sims and Caleigh Slaughter put their school spirit on full display.
The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 2 – May 8. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Jered Frith, 19, 44 CR 23533 Rd, Louin MS, General Violations.
Christopher Lee Creel, 32, 42 Dogwood Hills Rd, Forest MS, Work Program.
On Sunday, November 26, 2017, at approximately 1:15 p.m., La Bendicion convenience store was robbed by two individuals with handguns.
Anyone with any information on the identities of either of these two individuals should contact Central Mississippi Crime Stoppers at (601) 355-TIPS or the Forest Police Department at (601) 469-4141.
Forest School District Teachers of the year awards from left are Lindsay White Middle School English teacher, Robin Sistruck was also recognized for being district teacher of the year for the elementary school, and Katherine Grisham who received the award for the High School
The incessant rant by those in the mainstream media calling into question President Donald J. Trump’s mental state strongly suggests that it is they and not the president who need to see a shrink!
The Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi cases for trial under the Honorable Judge Collins. The following cases be set for trial and/or disposition in the February, 2018, term of Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi, as follow:
First Monday January 29, 2018
Payton Rogers of the Forest High School football team signed with East Central Community College. Pictured with Payton are his dad, Trey Rogers, his sister, Alana Rogers and his momCarrie Rogers.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Department began accepting donations Monday in their second annualy Sheriff’s Toy Drive. There is a drop off box at the Scott County Sheriff’s Department in the lobby which is open to the public 24 hours a day. There will be a small drop box at Petals & More in Forest.