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Arrest Report June 12

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 30 – June 5. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Delanea Anderson, 23, 148 Mills Rd, Conehatta MS, Hold for Other Agency.




Morton’s Meeks inducted to MS Wildlife Hall of Fame

By JAMES PHILLIPS,

Morton native Paul Meeks has been making nationally renowned turkey calls for more than 40 years, and last Friday night he was inducted into the Mississippi Wildlife Heritage Foundation Hall of Fame. The master turkey hunter was recognized and honored for his contributions to the Mississippi wildlife community over the last four decades.







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Arrest Report May 22

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 9 – May 15. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Darryl Wayne Slaughter, 38, 2531 Queens Av N, Jackson MS, Murder-Felony.




Arrest Report June 5

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 22-May 29. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.







Memorial Day to be observed Monday

Memorial Day will be observed on Monday, May 27, with a ceremony at the Scott County Courthouse in Forest. The nationally observed federal holiday is a time to honor and remember the brave individuals who, while serving our nation at home and abroad, made the ultimate sacrifice for this country. 


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Community Calendar

June 13

The Tribute Quartet will be in concert at Salem Baptist Church, Thurs., June 13th,7:00 pm, 2380 Salem Rd, Lake,. Everyone is invited to attend.  For more information please call 601-775-8272.

June 13



Thelma Keyes

Sunday is Father’s Day

Good Morning/Evening !

Let us all come forward and draw near with true hearts in unqualified assurance and absolute conviction engendered by faith. Hebrews 10:22


Watkins selected

Sebastopol High School Lady Bobcats senior Taylor Watkins was chosen as a member of the MS Class 1A, 2A and 3A allstar softball team. The allstar weekend was held on May 31 - June 2 on campus of Jones Junior College in Ellisville.


The Message

By PASTOR BILL MYERS,

God is Love!

By “As the deer pants for streams of water, so my soul pants for you, my God.” (Psalm 42:1)

I’m always spiritually attracted to someone who is “desperate” for more of God. You can see the longing for more of the Heavenly Father in their face, and especially in their eyes.


Dearl Roddy Holmes

Mr. Dearl Roddy Holmes age 82, passed away Tuesday June 4, 2019 at his residence in Morton, MS. Visitation was held at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS. on June 9, 2019 from 2:30 PM until 5:00 PM and Monday June 10, 2019 from 10:00 AM until 11:50 AM.


Midway News

By DELIE SHEPARD,

Father’s Day Banquet is Sunday after Church

Midway M. B. Church Father’s Day Banquet will be held this Sunday immediately after morning service.  The ladies are preparing and paying for the meal.  The men are asked to come and enjoy the celebration.


Lone Pilgrim News

By JOSIE GAMMAGE,

Children’s Day

Pastor Timothy Croff delivered the morning message on Sunday, June 9, 2019.  His text was delivered from the book of I Peter chapter 5, verse 7 and from St. John chapter 14, verse 27.  Subject:  “Jesus Is Our Caretaker.”




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Teacher of the Year

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


Circuit Court

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

 



Second Annual Toy Drive underway

The Scott County Sheriff’s Department began accepting donations Monday in their second annualy Sheriff’s Toy Drive. There is a drop off box at the Scott County Sheriff’s Department in the lobby which is open to the public 24 hours a day. There will be a small drop box at Petals & More in Forest.


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.

 



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