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Arrest Report June 19

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center June 5 – June 13. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Shaun Michael Denton, 29, 779 Cooperville Rd, Morton MS, Assault-Domestic Violence.





new Garden Club officers

On May 21 the Forest Garden Club announced its new officers for 2019 - 2020. Former vice-president Sanrda Jones officially installed the new officers. The new FGC officers are pictured from left, front row, Lynne Wood, president and Vickie Hester, vice-president.


Splash pad fun in the midday sun

The splash pad at Gaddis Park in Forest was full of kids enjoying some fun in the sun last Thursday. As the Central Mississippi temperatures steadily rise so do the number of children enjoying the H2O playground each day. The splash pad is open for the summer season Tuesday - Saturday, 1:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. for children under 12.



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Forest News

Happy Birthday:

May 22: David Windham, Floy Weems, Oliver B. Triplett, III, Michael Wayne Buegel, Tommy Lee, Sharon Bridges Scanlon, Mack Henderson, Nancy Chambers, Greg Pittman

May 23: Deborah Hughes, Joel Monks, Dan Brantley, Page Gaddis, Preston Gaddis


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

June 12:  Carolyn Guyse, James Sanderson, Mike Smith, Charlotte Jones, June Windham, Sonny Gibbs, Rowanna Pope, Lisa Colbert, Ronnie Risher, Todd Bryan Christopher, Kristi Heflin, Rusty Risher, Kimberly Faye Webb, Brandon Chambers, John Tyke Sims


Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

Bright Future

Announcements: Summer Camp at Excel Learning Center for grades kindergarten through 5th grade. The dates will be June 3-6, 10, 13, 17-20 and 24-27 from 8:00 a.m.11:30 a.m. You can register for one week or all weeks the fee is $25 per child and $20 for additional child in the family


Lone Pilgrim News

By JOSIE GAMMAGE,

Congratulations to Pastor Henderson

On Sunday, May 19, 2019, Pastor Croff message was delivered from the book of 2nd Peter, Chapter 4, 6th verse, His subject: “Heaven or Hell, the choice is yours.”  Pastor Croff also read the Responsive Reading. Reverend White led Alter Prayer. 


Arrest Report June 19

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center June 5 – June 13. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Shaun Michael Denton, 29, 779 Cooperville Rd, Morton MS, Assault-Domestic Violence.


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

June 5:  Dr. Johnnie Smith, Debra Carpenter, Ellen M. Gentry, John Moore, Jimmie Smith, Ann Gibbs, Ann Abel, Pat Dilley, Frank Edmondson III, Bernice Posey, Ellen Gail Chancellor


Union Grove/ Steele News

By BRENDA BOBBITT,

Another Great Story

We will host Vacation Bible School at Sylvester United Methodist Church starting on June 17th and ending on June 20th.  The theme this year is WHOOSh!  Take Flight To Where God Leads You. We pray that you come out and enjoy this fun-filled and educational week with us.


McCarty promoted at Community Bank

Greg Moore, President and CEO for Community Bank is proud to announce that Lee McCarty has  been named Assistant Vice President. A native of Meridian, Mississippi, McCarty recently served as Loan Officer and has been in banking for four years. In his new role, McCarty will continue to manage and grow loans and deposits in the Forest market.


Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: Scott County MHV Leader Training/County Council meeting will be held Tuesday, May 28, 1:30 p.m. at MSU Extension Scott County office, 230 South Davis Street, Forest.  Program on “Eating with the Seasons” will be presented by Paige Manning with the MS Department of Ag and commerce. Everyone is invited to attend.



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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. 


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.






Arrest Report January 2

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center December 20 – December 26. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Billy Patrick, 58, 1523 Hawthorn Place, Clinton, MS, Assault- Simple.



Arrest Report November 12

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center November 29 – December 5. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

John Tubby, 25, 118 Dixon Rd, Carthage MS, Fail to Appear.


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Teacher of the Year

Forest School District Teachers of the year awards from left are Lindsay White Middle School English teacher, Robin Sistruck was also recognized for being district teacher of the year for the elementary school, and Katherine Grisham who received the award for the High School


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

 



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.


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.

 



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