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Three being held in connection to Johnson murder

By JAMES PHILLIPS,

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.









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Happy Birthday:

Sept. 19  Sandra Bridges, Jetty Gary, Ken Sebren, Barbara Williamson, Kevin Langston, Mrs. Marion Thrasher, Dr. Sid W. Bondurant, Mrs. Lovett Weems, Jr., Debra Ann Moore, Kay King, Todd Belt


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Colonel Bert Gilmore

Services for Colonel Bert Gilmore were held at 10:00 a.m., Wednesday, August 29, 2018, at Sebastopol Baptist Church. Burial with military honors was in the Sebastopol City Cemetery. Dr. David Rives and Rev. J. Clark officiated.


Edward Daniel Robinson

Edward Daniel Robinson of Norwood/Young America, MN, a former resident of Forest, MS passed away on July 29, 2018, at the age of 70. He was preceded in death by his parents James and Bertha Robinson, his mother-in-law and father-in-law Marie and Al Clous, and his sister-in-law and brother-in-law Joann and Dick Scott.


Disrespecting anthem in protest only creates more problems

By JAMES PHILLIPS,

The 2018 NFL football season is set to kickoff tomorrow night and as the new season readies to start the biggest issue being talked about has nothing at all to do with football. It has nothing to do with wins-and-losses, potential playoff runs, roster moves or what players will outperform others during the season.






Jennings rushes for 258 yards carrying Morton to first win of young season

Morton workhorse running back Von Jennings was determined his team would not leave Raymond without a victory this past Friday night. He would rush for 258 yards on 18 carries and scored three touchdowns. Jennings not only carried the football, he put his teammates on his shoulders and carried them to their first victory of the 2018 season.



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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.




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

 








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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.




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

 








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