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The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 31 – June 6. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Howard L. Smith, 20, 119 Rose Street, Forest MS, Contempt of Court/Failure to pay fines/restitution
The 2018 primary election results have been certified by the State of Mississippi Secretary of State’s office and there will be two run-off elections on June 26.
June 13 Rusty Healy, Robin Risher, Dorris Nanny, Robbi Doherty, Joshua Benjamin Harris
June 14 Nan Elise Jacob, Donny McCrory, Rosemary Hopkins, Denise Shaw, Bitsey Halford Buegel, Janis Leaf, Roger Guyse, Susan Strebeck, Benjamin Steele Sims, Mark Harrell
From August 5 until May 8, 2018, Tia Patrick was granted the opportunity to go on a delegation to Seoul, South Korea.
Announcements: There will be a Scott County Livestock Association Meeting on Tuesday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Scott County Extension Office. A board meeting will follow shortly after the Association meeting. Brian Wilkerson will be cooking hamburgers and hot dogs.
Scott County native, Dr. Christopher Gilmer has dedicated his professional life to higher education. His hard work has led to him accepting the position of president at West Virginia University at Parkersburg.
Jimmie Terrell Harrison a.k.a. “Chuckie,” 43, a resident of Forest, was one of 11 suspects arrested, and accused, by federal agents of trafficking drugs through East Central Mississippi and several other states.
Raytheon is an industry-leading defense contractor and has been a huge supplier of jobs in Scott County for decades. The company announced May 31 that they will be making a $100 million corporate investment in the Consolidated Manufacturing Center in Forest.
The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) would like to congratulate the Class of 2018 on their upcoming graduation. Specifically, they would like to honor Margarete Gabie Ellis. Ellis, formerly of Forest High School, is the daughter of LeaAnn and Wesley Ellis.
For years I’ve complained in this space over and over again about two things in particular. The way some folks drive around town, and especially on Highway 21 between here and Sebastopol, and what they do with their trash in those same areas.
The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 17 – May 23. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Warren Jones Jr., 56, 95 Goldmillion Rd, Walnut Grove MS, General Violations.
Carrie Hacker, 27, 4859 Hwy 481, Morton MS, Contempt of Court.
Weaver wins championship
There was a lot of fast talking going on at the Mississippi Auctioneers Association annual convention and bid calling championships April 29.
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.
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.
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
Residents in the vicinity of North Homewood Road and Highway 501 in Forest are having an odorous experience due to a bad bouquet on the breezes blowing their way. Waste Management Clearview Landfill, located about five miles away on Mudline Road in Lake, is apparently having some challenges in putting a lid on this pungency.
On October 25 Tyson Foods, Inc. in Forest, held a Safety Event to celebrate the achievement of reaching one-million man-hours without incident. The Scott County Times was invited to come be a part of the party.
The American Legion Post #9 of Forest will sponsor Dr. David M. Walker as orator at the Veteran’s Day Program at 11:00 a.m., Friday, November 10 at the Scott County Courthouse.
Collection week begins November 13
Have you packed your shoeboxes? Operation Christmas Child National Collection Week is November 13-20.
The coordinated efforts of The City of Forest and Mississippi Power, Simmons Erosion Control, Inc., and Custom Paving will further beautify downtown Forest with the addition of six decorative street lamps and poles on Smith Avenue.
Kim Miles peacefully entered into Heaven on January 08, 2018 surrounded by her loving family. Visitation was held on Wednesday January 10, 2018 from 5:30 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS. Funeral Services were held at 10:00 A.M. on Thursday January 11, 2018 in the Wolf Funeral Services Chapel in Lake, MS with Bro.
Spring Revival is just around the corner
Preparations are getting under way for the Great American Cleanup sponsored by Keep Mississippi Beautiful in the Steele Community. The Cleanup is scheduled for March 10-12. If you would like to donate snacks, water, gloves or food please contact me at 601-507-9567.
Nov. 8: Barbara Tucker, Billy Guyse, Jeann’e Bradford Rowland, Joyce Cabe, Melinda Nanney, Mark Graham, Alan Gilmer, Devera Brown, Evie Joy Burgess, Pat Strong, Eric Fortenberry
Mississippi voters believe legislators should act immediately to develop a long-term, comprehensive plan to address maintenance of Mississippi’s roads and bridges, even if it means increasing fuel taxes.
Mr. and Mrs. Ray Gomillion, Ray’s Radiator & Machine Shop of Forest recently won a trip to Washington, D.C. for being one of the top Exmark dealers in a six-state region. R.W. Distributors, Inc., the Exmark Distributor, awarded this trip for outstanding sales of Exmark mowers.
Even though the Forest Bearcats had home field advantage last Friday night, they suffered a 35-0 shut-out loss to the Louisville Wildcats.