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Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

It’s not about you

Announcements: East Mississippi Baptist State Convention Mid-Winter Board Meeting will be held at Spring Hill M.B. Church, 1403 Dubose Street in Ellisville, Ms. on February 15th-16th 2019. Registration starts at 6:00 p.m.


Union Grove/ Steele News

By BRENDA BOBBITT,

Happy Valentine’s

February is Black Hisrory Month. Black History Month started as Negro History Week.  This week was chosen because it coincided with the birthday of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. Both of these dates were celebrated by the black communities since the late 19th century.



Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Feb. 13: Sandra Wade Freeman, Kerwin Viverette, Jr, Cooper Beard, Brenda Latham, John Shelton Bounds, Jessica Hisaw, John David Green, Dr. Archie Howard


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Community Calendar

January 24

VFW Post 4974, located on Hwy. 80 across the street from King Lumber, is sponsoring Free Lunch on the 4th Thursday of each month starting January 24. Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. until 1 p.m.. Please call Gary Robinson 601-507-7800; Tom Wilson 601-497-7353; or Billy Alexander 601-507-3307 to make reservations.






Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

How Soon We Forget

Announcements: East Mississippi Baptist State Convention Mid-Winter Board Meeting will be in Ellisville, MS. on February 15-16, 2019.

The Excel center will be hosting a Rummage Sale on February 8, 2019. Time 8:30-4:30.


Lone Pilgrim News

By JOSIE GAMMAGE,

Remember the Elderly

Pastor Timothy Croff’s message was delivered from the book of Genesis, Chapter 1, verse 1-3, subject: “Neighbor who would not serve a God like this?” Reverend Buckley lead the Responsive Reading, from the book of Psalm 37, 1-9.


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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.

 



Signs With Alcorn

Kodi Travis of the Forest High School football team signed with Alcorn State University. Pictured with Kodi are his dad, Walter Travis, his mom, Furlinda Travis and James Bo Clark and Earnest Love.

 





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.

 



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Lessons Learned

By TIM BEELAND,

I remember almost everything about August 29, 2005. Where I was, what I was doing, when the power went off, and all of the death and destruction caused by a hurricane named Katrina. After that day it would have been hard to convince me that anyone would ever again try to ride out a major hurricane along the Gulf Coast.


Blessing of the Bearcats

This past Sunday marked the 4th year that the Forest United Methodist Church opened its doors for a special worship and fellowship time with some of the administrators, coaches, and student athletes from Forest High School.



Gary Reid

Mr. Gary Reid, age 58, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018 at his residence in Forest, MS. Visitation was held Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until 11:50 a.m. August 8, 2018 at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS. Services were held Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS. Burial followed at Salem Baptist Cemetery in Lake, MS.


Carolyn R. Garvin,

Carolyn R. Garvin, 78, of Fulton entered Heaven’s gates on October 27, 2017, following a valiant fight against cancer.
She was born on July 9, 1939 in Smith County, Mississippi, the daughter of the late Oliver Regions and the late Velma (Thompson) Regions.


The Message

By PASTOR BILL MYERS,

Do I have to forgive people that have hurt me?

The answer is yes!  We need to remind ourselves to let go of any unforgiveness that we might be harboring toward someone, which could hold us back from moving forward with our lives.




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