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Three being held in connection to Johnson murder


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.

Forest News

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


Thelma Keyes

Talk back to the devil as Jesus did

Good Morning / Evening!

“Moreover let us exult and triumph in our troubles and rejoice in our sufferings, knowing that pressure and affliction and hardship produce patient and unswerving endurance.”  Romans 5:3

Harperville News


Scott Central Homecoming is Sept. 17

The Scott Central Rebels continued their winning record with the defeat of Morton on Thursday night with a final score of 41-7.  Scott Central will travel to Newton County this Friday with plans to add another win to their record. 


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



Meet the Lender

The Small Business Administration Mississippi District office hosted a “Meet the Microlender” event in Forest on August 16. Local small business owners and future entrepreneurs from as far away as Greenville attended the event at Kats Kave.

Community Calendar

April 27-29

On Friday, April 27, the Excel Learning Center in Morton will host “Drawing with Mr. Luis,” an evening of drawing for children in grades one through five, along with a parent.  Mr. Luis Hernandez will teach basic drawing skills to the participants. 



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