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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.
Forest Community Arts and Forest Downtown Development proudly announce the imminent arrival of highly anticipated celebrity guests, Robert St. John and Wyatt Waters, and are thrilled to host a book-signing event to launch their newest collaboration: A Mississippi Palate: Heritage Cuisine and Watercolors of Home.
The Mississippi Statewide Accountability System Report that includes both the Forest Municipal School District and the Scott County School District was released last week.
According to a report last week in the Magee Courier newspaper, a newly formed company, Ascentium Healthcare Resources, owned by Lackey Memorial Hospital, has purchased the bankrupt Pioneer Health Services, the former parent company of Lackey.
Mr. and Mrs. Bryan Davis Stringer, III of Brandon and Mr. and Mrs. Brian Wayne Robinson of Standing Pine announce the engagement of their daughter, Emily Brenna Robinson to Matthew Thomas Brown, of Pearl. Matthew is the son of Mr. & Mrs. Michael Brown of Brandon.
The Scott County Forestry Association Banquet will be held Thursday, October 26 at Roosevelt State Park Lodge. Registration will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the meal and program beginning at 6:30 p.m. Please call the Scott County Extension Office at 601-469-4241 by October 16 to register for the banquet.
Growing a Cure for Cancer, from left, Teresa Lofton, Asia Lofton, Rita Jones
Jimmie Terrell Harrison a.k.a. “Chuckie,” 43, a resident of Forest, was one of 11 suspects arrested, and accused, by federal agents of trafficking drugs through East Central Mississippi and several other states.
Monday morning on my way to the office — about halfway between Sebastopol and Forest — one of the ever present Scott County School buses heading toward us, with yellow lights flashing, slowed and looked to be about to stop. The chicken truck driver in front of me slowed down and then eased on past.