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Arrest Report June 13

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




Forest News

Happy Birthday:

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




Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

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.



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League Champions

Lake Youth Baseball 7-9 League Champions, Allstar Team Sports, finished the season a perfect 11-0. Pictured here first row, from left: Kason Edwards, Jordan Lynam, Landyn Williams, Kylan Chrislom and Colt Shelley. Second row: Brayden Clark, Khari Towner, Que Gray and Cannon Nester.


gymnast complete competition season

Miller Gymnastics in Newton completed their 2017-2018 competition season. The competition team won numerous titles at the team level and in individual events including Level 2 overall state champion Reese Thoms. Scott County resident Ava White competed with the teams Level 2 gymnast who are pictured here with their trophies and medals.




Sebastopol News

By LINDA L. CORLEY,

Camp Bailey begins Monday, June 11

Sunday the community honored Ms. Allie Mae Creel with a celebration of her 100th birthday. It was a great turnout and the church fellowship hall was beautifully decorated. Great job everyone involved in its preparation. A beautiful tribute for a beautiful lady.


A tribute to Nancy and Jerry

By CAROL LINDLEY,

Few people have come into my life and have left such a huge footprint.  Jerry and Nancy are two of those people.  From early days on North Davis Street to marriage, children and grandchildren, Nancy and Jerry have remained true to their God and true to their family.  Things happen to all, but none have weathered the storm like these two have do



Thelma Keyes

Father’s Day is Sunday June 17

Good Morning / Evening!

“Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need”.  Hebrews 4:16


Ringgold News

By SIBYL GORDY,

Social Security Double Standard?

Paul Ryan, Speaker of the House of Representatives, is the person who proposed raising the retirement age on Social Security. It was changed for everyone but the ones that made the rule. Now he announced his retirement at age 48. — with full Government Pension.


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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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