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Joyce Harrison celebrates 99 years

Ms. Joyce Harrison was born on March 18, 1920 in Jasper county Mississippi. She attended school in Jasper county until she graduated and moved on to attend the University of Southern Mississippi where she got her degree in Home Economics. She taught Home Economics in Ringold and Sebastopol for over 32 years until she retired in 1982.



Arrest Report March 20

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center March 7- March 13. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Lettie W Beemon, 70, 29 Seven St, Forest, MS, Drugs-Possession of Marijuana 1st Offense, Drugs-Possession Schedule I.


Forestry Banquet set for March 28

The Scott County Forestry Association Banquet will be held Thursday, March 28, at Roosevelt State Park Lodge. Registration will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the meal and program beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Please call the Scott County Extension Office at 601-469-4241 by March 21, if you would like to attend.


100th Birthday

Happy 100th Birthday to Mrs. Estella Fountain. Her birthday was Sunday, March 10 and was celebrated on Saturday March 9 at Kat’s Kave in Forest with family and friends.

 




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Two in custody in Bland case

The Forest Police Department has two suspects in custody in connection with the January 24 murder of Tykey Bland. Demarlo Pereze West, Jr., left photo, 17, of Lake and Nelson Ortiz, Jr., right photo, 18, of Forest have both been charged with First Degree Murder. West also faces an additional charge of Aggravated Assault-Gun.








Arrest Report March 13

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center February 28- March 6. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Elijah Navarro Anderson, 35, 76 Mooney Lane, Lena, MS, Probation/Parole Violation, Sexual Battery.



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Platinum Level

 Scott County gymnasts, Blair Lathem and Jayden Lathem, competed with Miller Gymnastics Platinum Level team during 2017-2018 competitions. Pictured from left, Blair Lathem, Nicole Thorne, Jayden Lathem. Not Pictured, Chloe Kirkland and Olivia Hantzis.

 



PORs at MES

Mr. Luis Hernandez and Ms. Jennifer Nichols received Positive Office Referrals for their early morning shining attitudes at Morton Elementary School.

 





Mississippi Bar honors Slaughter-Harvey for her lifetime of service

The Mississippi Bar presented Constance Slaughter-Harvey of Forest with its Lifetime Achievement Award during their 2018 Annual Meeting. The Bar presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to those individuals who have devoted service to the public, profession and the administration of justice over the span of a professional career. 



Leiden, Phillips to wed Saturday

Dr. Kelly Leiden of Ocean Springs and Mr. Matthew Leiden of Virginia Beach, VA are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Walsh Leiden to Gene Bridges Phillips, Junior, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Bridges Phillips, Senior of Memphis, Tennessee.



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Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

Foregiveness

Announcements: Pleasant Gift M.B. will host a Fellowship Conference Services on September 15th 2018 at 9:00 a.m. with breakfast being served at 8:00 a.m. Speakers will be Jackie McDougle, Demetra Brown and Apostle Bonnie Morgan.


Thelma Keyes

Giving Thanks

Good Morning/Evening!

“But giving thanks is a sacrifice that truly honors me. If you keep to my path I will reveal to you the salvation of God.”


Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

A good way to start your day

Announcements: Pleasant Gift M.B. will host a Fellowship Conference Service on September 15, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. with breakfast being served at 8:00 a.m. Speakers will be Jackie McDougle, Demetra Brown and Apostle Bonnie Morgan.




Sebastopol News

By LINDA L. CORLEY,

Benefit set for Saturday

Sympathy is extended to the family of Becky Brewer Mclain. Becky fought a long, hard battle to overcome cancer. Becky definitely leaves an impact on the Sebastopol community. God’s blessings on her family and friends.


Charles Wayne Goolsby

Charles Wayne Goolsby, 47, of Terry, MS passed away on January 3, 2019.

Charles was born and raised in Forest, MS to Nancy and Arthur Goolsby. He attended Scott Central School. Charles married Linda in 1998. He worked as a dispatch and enjoyed his children and grandchildren, farming, and fishing.


Midway News

By DELIE SHEPARD,

Fill up the bleachers and support the team

Congratulation to Scott Central Football team who won their game against Bruce on last Friday Night.  The score was 55-6 Midway is proud of all of its coaches especially of, Deacon Tevin Nickols and some players, Dejerrious Black and Zaharrie Kincaid. 




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Obituaries

Services for Edna Ezell were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Milling Funeral Home... READ MORE