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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


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


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.


Thelma Keyes

There can only be

one king in our lives


Good Morning/Evening!

“The Son of Man came to seek and to save those who are lost.”  Luke 19:10

Morton News


Announcements: Quick Bites Programs, via interactive video, from MSU University may be viewed at the MSU/Scott County Extension Service office, 230 South Davis Street, Forest.

Elizabeth Ann Wallace

Miss Elizabeth Ann Wallace, age 73, passed away Thursday January 8, 2019 at her residence in Lena, MS. Private Memorial services will be held at a later date. Interment will be at Bethlehem Baptist Cemetery in Morton, MS. Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS is in charge of the arrangements.

Pleasant Hill News


Looking Back on 2018

The Scott County District Association located on Hwy 80 East in Morton Mississippi serves around 13 Churches in our community. Many programs and conferences were held during the year of 2018. Pleasant Hill M.B. Church was recognized as Church of the year during the Education Conference.

Morton News


Announcements:  The remaining We Care Missions Food Distribution date for the month of January is Friday, January 25 from 10 a.m.-12 noon at Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street.

2019 Forest Area Chamber Officers

The Forest Area Chamber of Commerce announced their new officers for 2019 at the Chamber meeting on January 14. The new officers are pictured above from the left, Lee McDill, Dianne McLaurin, Jammie Patrick and Lee McCarty. Back row, Nicole Kennedy, Steven McGee, Robin Autry and Timmy McDill.



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


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.