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Teacher of the Year

Coach Johnathan Sigrest who teaches Algebra I and elementary PE was recently named Scott Central High School teacher of the year.

 

Top Teacher

Joni Boswell who teaches fourth grade math was recently named Scott Central Elementary School teacher of the year.


Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

Things Happen

Announcements: East Mississippi Baptist State Convention Mid-Winter Board Meeting will be in Ellisville, Ms. on February 15-16, 2019.

Scott County District Association Fellowship services will be January 27, 2019. Time 5:00 p.m.


Ringgold News

By SIBYL GORDY,

Prayer concerns: Billy Fortenberry, Jennifer Lafferty involved in bad wreck (Danny Pettigrew’s cousin). Edna Ezelle of Decatur (requested by Doris Cupit). Sincere sympathy to Stephen Smith in the loss of his grandparents, David and Diane Smith, who died in a house fire on Saturday night. Our sympathy to this entire family.



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New year, new congress same old Washington circus

By JAMES PHILLIPS,

One January 3, the new Democrat controlled U.S. House of Representatives was sworn in with new faces all around the congressional chamber, but the “new” lasted all of about 30 minutes. Within the first hour of the new 2019 session the same left-wing Democrat Trump psychosis we have endured for two years was back on full display.


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Dec. 26: Helen Cox, Jerry Lee Bustin, Jackie Gibbs

Dec. 27: Andy Stevens, Betty McDill, Scottie Ball, Margaret Thompson, Michael Harris, Wyatt Gerald, Kenneth Nanney, Diane Logan, Jane Risher, Charles Derschuck, Patty Reynolds, Pat Rogers, Robin Aultman, T. W. Warren




Pam Stokes

Mrs. Pam Stokes, age 81, passed away Tuesday December 25, 2018 at her residence in Forest, MS. Visitation was held Thursday December 27, 2018 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Friday December 28, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. until 11:50 a.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS. Services were held Friday December 28, 2018 at 12:00 p.m.



Mary Brown Armstrong

Mrs. Mary Brown Armstrong, age 97, passed away Tuesday, December 25, 2018 at Lackey Convalescent Home in Forest, MS. Visitation was held Thursday December 27, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Friday December 28, 2018 from 1:00  p.m. until 1:50 p.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS. Services followed at 2:00 p.m.





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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.

 




Signs With Alcorn

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 News

Happy Birthday:

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


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Arrest Report October 11

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.









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