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Spring Revival 2019

Announcements: Tonight, is the last night of Rawls Chapel M.B. Church revival. Services begin at 7:15 p.m. Rev.Willie Kinner is the speaker.

Pleasant Hill M.B. Church will have Easter Sunrise service at 7:00 a.m. April 21, 2019.

Excel Honors Volunteers during Annual Appreciation Banquet


Our prayers are with the family of the late Mrs. Johnnie Louise Moffett Lamb who transpired Wednesday at the University Medical Center in Jackson.  Mrs. Lamb and her husband, Carl, resided in the W. L. Slaughter Subdivision.  Memorial services are scheduled for Thursday, April 18th at Mt Nebo M. B. Church in Raleigh, MS at 11:00 a.m.

The Message


Are we truly living like Jesus?

Jesus is loving, kind, patient, understanding, forgiving, peaceful, gentle, and joyous, etc. This is the fruit of the “Spirit” listed in Galatians 5. Yes, this is His personality….

Shouldn’t our lives reflect the same?


Ringgold News


Harrison celebrating 99th birthday

Ms. Joyce Harrison is celebrating her 99 years young birthday on Monday, 3/18/19! She was at church Sunday and stood up for songs and prayer.  Her son Charles and family, along with a couple of nieces brought her for services.  She is certainly a trooper and always has a smile and a hug!

Ringgold News


Robert Muller’s report finallly finished

From what is being told on the Mueller report it doesn’t show any collusion on the President’s family or him!  The total cost is estimated to be approximately $35 Million. Just wondering what they will start investigating next?  My bet is that it won’t be on Hillary Clinton!

Edna Ezell

Services for Edna Ezell were held at 2 p.m., Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union with burial at County Line Cemetery. Bro. David Jay officiated.

Visitation was held from 5:30 p.m. - 8 p.m., Saturday, March 16, 2019 and 1 hour prior to services on Sunday, March 17, 2019

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

March 20: Kim Sessums, Margie Chambers, Frank Sturrup, Tommy Hannah,   Jeff Federick, Vanessa Culliver, Gray Prewitt, Lisa Hollingsworth, Luke Andrew Reynolds, Miriam Clarke

Josie Gibbs

Mrs. Josie Gibbs, age 103, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019 at Trend Health Systems in Carthage, MS. Visitation was  Saturday, March 16, 2019 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Sunday March 17, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at Hazel Baptist Church in Lake, MS. Funeral services were held Sunday March 17, 2019 at 3:00 p.m.


Platinum Level

 Scott County gymnasts, Blair Lathem and Jayden Lathem, competed with Miller Gymnastics Platinum Level team during 2017-2018 competitions. Pictured from left, Blair Lathem, Nicole Thorne, Jayden Lathem. Not Pictured, Chloe Kirkland and Olivia Hantzis.


Mississippi Bar honors Slaughter-Harvey for her lifetime of service

The Mississippi Bar presented Constance Slaughter-Harvey of Forest with its Lifetime Achievement Award during their 2018 Annual Meeting. The Bar presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to those individuals who have devoted service to the public, profession and the administration of justice over the span of a professional career. 

Leiden, Phillips to wed Saturday

Dr. Kelly Leiden of Ocean Springs and Mr. Matthew Leiden of Virginia Beach, VA are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Lauren Walsh Leiden to Gene Bridges Phillips, Junior, son of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Bridges Phillips, Senior of Memphis, Tennessee.

Wake up Democrats

Dear Editor:

Why would anyone want to kill the goose which has been laying the golden eggs thus far in the Trump administration?

However, that is exactly what will happen in the event  the Democrats regain control of the U.S. Senate and House in the upcoming mid-term election in November.

Three being held in connection to Johnson murder


The Scott County Sheriff’s Department has three suspects in custody in connection to the Latasha Johnson murder investigation. “We currently have three individuals in custody and all three individuals are charged with felony accessory after the fact in connection with Mrs. Johnson’s murder,” Scott County Sheriff Mike Lee said.


Pelahatchie man charged with Christmas Day murder of father in Scott County


A 19-year-old man is in custody after the alleged murder of his father.

Sheriff Mike Lee said last week that early Christmas morning the sheriff’s department responded to a call at 1634 Riverbend Rd in Scott County, the residence of Wayne Adcocks. Adcocks, 57, was shot once in the head.

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.