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Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: A Book Fair, featuring a varied selection of good books and other interesting items, will be available for purchase at the Scott Regional Hospital on Thursday, May 24 from 9 a.m.-3 p.m.


Sebastopol News

By LINDA L. CORLEY,

Ms. Allie Mae Creel’s 100th Birthday party is June 3

Mark the date on your calendar for Sunday June 3, 2-4 p.m. Sebastopol Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Let’s celebrate the 100th birthday of Ms. Allie Mae Creel. Ms. Allie Mae turns 100 on May 30. A great celebration for a special lady.


Top Juniors

Forest High School Faculty honors the top two juniors at Awards Day.  The Danforth “I Dare You” Awards are presented each year by Forest High School Faculty to a female and male in the junior class.   Students selected are in the top of their class academically and are involved in clubs, organizations, and extra-curricular activities at Forest


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Arrest Report April 25

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center April 12 - April 18. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Corey D Lewis, 39, 6924 Biscane Blvd Rex GA, Felony-Trafficking in Controlled Substances


Mildred Jean Wilcher

Mildred Jean Wilcher Warren, age 74, passed away on April 21, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family in Morton, MS.

Mildred was born in Scott County, MS to Danny and Tilda Perkins.


Gerry Michael Shoemaker

Gerry Michael Shoemaker, born September 3, 1964, in Morton, MS, passed away at his home in D’Lo on April 19, 2018.

Michael was the owner of the D’Lo Antique Store in D’Lo, MS

Michael is survived by his brother, Jerry Shoemaker (Debbie); his sisters, Sherry Roby (John) and Shelia Moudy (Paul).





Arrest Report May 9

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center April 26 - May 1. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Charles Dewayne Loper, 21, 2715 S 18th St., Forest, MS, Grand Larceny, Poss Stolen Prop, Burglary   



Arrest Report May 2

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center April 19 - April 25. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Cole Graffenread, 21, Homeless Morton MS, Misd- Malicious Mischief/Vandalism, Malicious Mischief/Vandalism


Patriotism at its finest

Back in 1992 my wife, Danny, and I lived in a wonderful old farmhouse in the quaint north central Mississippi town of Carrollton. We had just finished restoring the house — if you can ever finish restoring a 100-year-old home — and were beginning to think about starting a family. That twinkle in the eye thing.


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Marines march across Mississippi

By JILL WARE,

On October 16 two Marines, Gabriel Vasquez and Jason Bailess, embarked on a 155 mile “Ruck” across Mississippi, trekking from the Alabama state line to the Mississippi River, in only five days, to raise awareness and support in the battle against Veteran Suicide and Veteran Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD


ECCC Warrior Football lands three players on All-State, All-Region Teams

East Central Community College freshman defensive back Keonte’ Daniels has been named to both the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges First Team All-State South Offense and the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 First Team Offense for his play during the recently completed 2017 season.






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

By TIM GETER,

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.


Forest Parade

By BILLY FREEMAN,

Christmas parades were held in three of Scott County’s municipalities in the last week heralding the holiday season. Pictured, Community Bank of Forest claimed top honors in the Forest Parade’s Red Division. Second place went ot Bank of Forest and Third place was claimed by Lackey Memorial Hospital.


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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.



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

 









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