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The Message

By PASTOR BILL MYERS,

It’s time to stop looking back at our failures!

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland.”  (Isaiah 43:18-19)


Sarah J. Mills

Sarah Jeanette Mills, 82 passed away Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at her residence. Services were at 2:00 p.m. Friday, June 15, 2018 at Ott and Lee Funeral Home in Forest with burial in Hillsboro Baptist Church Cemetery. Dr. Ricky Gray and Rev. Phillip Roland officiated.




Thelma Keyes

Hope you found joy in celebrating fathers

Good Morning  / Evening!

The Spirit also helps in our weaknesses. For we do not know what we should pray for as we ought, but the Spirit Himself makes intercession for us with groanings which cannot be uttered. (Romans 8:26)


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Ellis graduates from MSMS

The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) would like to congratulate the Class of 2018 on their upcoming graduation. Specifically, they would like to honor Margarete Gabie Ellis. Ellis, formerly of Forest High School, is the daughter of LeaAnn and Wesley Ellis.





Arrest Report May 30

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 17 – May 23. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Warren Jones Jr., 56, 95 Goldmillion Rd, Walnut Grove MS, General Violations.

Carrie Hacker, 27, 4859 Hwy 481, Morton MS, Contempt of Court.


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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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Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

Happy Mother’s Day

Announcements: Day of Prayer will be May 14, 2018 at 6:00 p.m. at the Scott County District Building.

Shiloh M.B. Church is in revival this week starting at 7:30 p.m.

Homestead M.B. Church is in revival this week.







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. 


Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: We Care Missions Food Distribution dates for May are Friday, May 11 and Friday, May 25 from Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street, with distribution beginning at 10 a. m.-12 noon.



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