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Arrest Report October 9

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 25- October 3. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Johnathan Keith Wilkerson, 27, 212 Mingo Rd, Brandon, MS, Larceny- All Other- Over $1000.



2019 Scott Central Homecoming Court

Scott Central will observe homecoming activities on Thursday, October 10 during the football game against Newton. The homecoming and football queens will be crowned during half time. Pictured here is this year’s homecoming court. Seated from the left are senior maids, Tabitha McDaniel, Tierra Lyle, Kiara Reed and Aerrianna Hardaway.



Excel celebrates 20 years

The board members and staff at Excel Community Learning Center in Morton will celebrate 20 years of serving the Morton and surrounding communities on October 10. The non-profit organization that has been labeled “one of the best kept secrets in Scott County” is excited to celebrate two decades of service, and plan for the future. 





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Arrest Report September 18

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 4 - September 11. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Jimmy Lee Rawson, 54, 101 New Subdivision Rd, Morton MS, Old Fines.


Arrest Report September 25

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 12 - September 19. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

George Arthur Carr, 39, 806 Willis St, Forest MS, Trespassing, Hold for Investigation.



Arrest Report October 2

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 18 - September 25. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Jimmy Marcus Frith, 43, 212 Hutchinson Rd, Forest MS, DUI Second Offense.



Arrest Report October 9

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 25- October 3. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Johnathan Keith Wilkerson, 27, 212 Mingo Rd, Brandon, MS, Larceny- All Other- Over $1000.


Lake School Resource Officer

The City of Lake in conjunction with the Scott County Sheriff Department have worked together to bring a full time school recource officer to Lake Elementary School, Lake Middle School and Lake High School. Lang will be on duty at all three schools every day of the week moving forward.



Keeton Honored

Rex Keeton was recognized by East Central Community College at the Warriors home football game Thursday night. Keeton is a native of Morton, and during his time at East Central he played football on the 1963 and 1964 Warriors’ teams.


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Arrest Report November 12

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.


Arrest Report January 2

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.


Signs with MDCC

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.

 



Arrest Report May 15

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.




Arrest Report Dec. 26

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center December 13 – December 19. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Richard Bobbitt, Jr., 35, 1341 E 4th St, Forest MS, Indicted-Indicted.


Miles speaks to DKG

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.

 


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Teacher of the Year

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




Signs with ECCC

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.

 



Circuit Court

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

 


Second Annual Toy Drive underway

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.


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