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Industry-leading defense contractor Raytheon broke ground on its new radar production facility in Forest last week. The project, announced in May, is a $100-million corporate investment, which will create dozens of jobs at Raytheon’s Forest campus over the next five years.
The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center November 1 – November 7. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Jermaine Hughes, 35, 1693 VFW Rd, Forest MS, Larceny-Petty-Attempted.
Kenneth J. Patrick, 60, 332 Watson Dr., Forest MS, Old Fines.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Department responded to a Scott County School District school bus crash prior to school last Thursday morning on Turner Road in the Midway Community.
City of Morton Mayor Gerald Keeton announced the approval of a Mississippi Development Authority Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $444,658 for Morton.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner the preparations for the holiday season are well underway and Creative Christmas will kick off the season tomorrow.
Every year, the Board Members of the Forest Area Chamber of Commerce nominate and cast their votes for the Citizens of the Year. The Chamber has announced that the 2018 Forest Citizens of the Year are: Randy and Pat Dilley.
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday, November 27, for the Special Senate Election Runoff between Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy.
Scott County Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. There will be one race included on the ballot:
Members of Forest United Methodist Church will gather Thursday in service to help the less fortunate in the community with providing its traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Now in its 14th year, the Thanksgiving meal will be served from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., or until the food runs out in the church’s family life center.
The Lake Hornets entered last Friday nights game against the visiting Eupora Eagles with high confidence after knocking off a No. 1 seed in East Union the prior week. This week the Hornets had the luxury of playing on their home field and were looking to punch their ticket to the third round of the 2A playoffs with a big win.
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
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
The incessant rant by those in the mainstream media calling into question President Donald J. Trump’s mental state strongly suggests that it is they and not the president who need to see a shrink!
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.
Forest UMC held their annual rummage sale to benefit the mission trip to Belize last week. Pictured in no specific order are Micheal Regan, Dewayne Delaet, Bobbie Ragen, Martha Eppostein, Mitzi Breland, Mary Jones, and Ignocio Costillo.
The requirements of being a full-time college student while learning the ropes of this grand journey of life can be challenging to any young adult, but there are some that seem to take it all in-stride and find the time to go above and beyond and Maygrace Lee certainly fits that mold.
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.
The Morton Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Barter Day Festival on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Roosevelt State Park in Morton. This family fun filled event brings back old past times while helping to promote the beautiful Roosevelt State Park.
The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 27 – October 5. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Crystal K. Watford, 34, 51 Young Hill Dr, Monticello, improper equipment, drug possession- methamphetamine, no driver’s license.
March 14: John Tyree, Jr., Randy Woods, W. A. Pogue, Catherine Huckabey, Leiah Gilbert Bridges, Roger McDaniel, James Gibbs.
March 15: Sheila Rushing, John Allen Roby, Shawn Gunderson, Charles Rogellio, Jr., Jonathon Huff, Anna Gaddis
On October 16 two Marines, Gabriel Vasquez and Jason Bailess, embarked on a 155 mile “Ruck” across Mississippi, trekking from the Alabama state line to the Mississippi River, in only five days, to raise awareness and support in the battle against Veteran Suicide and Veteran Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD
Dr. Deepthi Mundra bought Metro Dental located at 1237 Highway 35 South in Forest in June from Dr. Jim Polles. In 2015, Dr. Polles had advertised for an associate and Dr. Mundra got the job. In 2017, Dr. Polles decided to sell Metro Dental and he asked Dr. Mundra if she wanted to buy it.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Department 2nd Annual Toy Drive is right on track and happening right now. They have a large drop off box in their lobby and it is open to the public 24 hours a day. There is also a small drop box at Petals & More in Forest.