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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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Arrest Report Dec. 26

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center December 13 – December 19. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Richard Bobbitt, Jr., 35, 1341 E 4th St, Forest MS, Indicted-Indicted.






2018: The Year in Review

December 2018 was one of the top 3 wettest months on record in Mississippi and Scott  County was no exception. Just as the year was about to a close torrential downpours on December 27 caused widespread street flooding.



Arrest Report January 2

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center December 20 – December 26. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Billy Patrick, 58, 1523 Hawthorn Place, Clinton, MS, Assault- Simple.



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Three being held in connection to Johnson murder

By JAMES PHILLIPS,

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.




Arrest Report February 7

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center January 24 - January 30. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Derik Leckon Patrick, 21, 122 Bullah Rd Forest, misd - disorderly conduct, failure to comply


Drug Bust On I-20

Sunday night a Scott County Deputy stopped a vehicle on I-20 West. The driver of the vehicle was identified as Feliciano Flores 37, of Houston Texas. “During the traffic stop the deputy was given a consent to search the vehicle.” Sheriff Mike Lee said. “During the search the deputy found 78 lbs.


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Feb 14    Don Healy, Jean Amis, Cynthia Hunter, Caroline Lanthrip, Mike Gaddis, Mindy Chambers, David Smith, Nancy Witshire, Junior Pryor, Mary Grace Harallson Schwab, Rev. John Case, Teresa Packer, Kent Young, Gladys Willison, Dewayne Hawkins, Elan Powell, Tracy Risher


Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements:  We Care Missions Food Distribution dates for March are Friday, March 9 and Friday, March 16 from 10:00 a.m.-12 noon at Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street.  Those eligible for the program must have all required documentation with them.




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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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