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Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

It’s not about you

Announcements: East Mississippi Baptist State Convention Mid-Winter Board Meeting will be held at Spring Hill M.B. Church, 1403 Dubose Street in Ellisville, Ms. on February 15th-16th 2019. Registration starts at 6:00 p.m.


Union Grove/ Steele News

By BRENDA BOBBITT,

Happy Valentine’s

February is Black Hisrory Month. Black History Month started as Negro History Week.  This week was chosen because it coincided with the birthday of Abraham Lincoln and Frederick Douglass. Both of these dates were celebrated by the black communities since the late 19th century.



Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Feb. 13: Sandra Wade Freeman, Kerwin Viverette, Jr, Cooper Beard, Brenda Latham, John Shelton Bounds, Jessica Hisaw, John David Green, Dr. Archie Howard


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Community Calendar

January 24

VFW Post 4974, located on Hwy. 80 across the street from King Lumber, is sponsoring Free Lunch on the 4th Thursday of each month starting January 24. Lunch will be served from 11:00 a.m. until 1 p.m.. Please call Gary Robinson 601-507-7800; Tom Wilson 601-497-7353; or Billy Alexander 601-507-3307 to make reservations.






Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

How Soon We Forget

Announcements: East Mississippi Baptist State Convention Mid-Winter Board Meeting will be in Ellisville, MS. on February 15-16, 2019.

The Excel center will be hosting a Rummage Sale on February 8, 2019. Time 8:30-4:30.


Lone Pilgrim News

By JOSIE GAMMAGE,

Remember the Elderly

Pastor Timothy Croff’s message was delivered from the book of Genesis, Chapter 1, verse 1-3, subject: “Neighbor who would not serve a God like this?” Reverend Buckley lead the Responsive Reading, from the book of Psalm 37, 1-9.


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Arrest Report May 16

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 3 - May 9. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Kayla Michelle Monk, 29, 408 Lyle Dr. Morton MS, Felony- Indicted

Larry Sampson, 71, 808 4th St. Forest MS, Misd- Public Drunk


Arrest Report June 27

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center June 14 – June 20. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 

Andres Gonzales, 30, 137 Veste St, Longview TX, False Report of Crime


gymnast complete competition season

Miller Gymnastics in Newton completed their 2017-2018 competition season. The competition team won numerous titles at the team level and in individual events including Level 2 overall state champion Reese Thoms. Scott County resident Ava White competed with the teams Level 2 gymnast who are pictured here with their trophies and medals.


To God be the Glory!

By TIM GETER,

Music is a form of art that involves vocal or instrumental sounds or both, combined to produce a beautiful form of harmony. Music can also express one’s emotions. Barbara Ott of Morton has always had a love for music.



Arrest Report March 21

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center March 7 -  March 14. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Crystal King, 29, 367 Smith County RD Raleigh MS 39153, misd - public drunk.


Arrest Report April 124

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center March 28 - April 1. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Nicole Hill, 34, 1380 Hillsboro VFW Rd Forest MS, felony - Murders


Arrest Report June 13

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 31 – June 6. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Howard L. Smith, 20, 119 Rose Street, Forest MS, Contempt of Court/Failure to pay fines/restitution



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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

 




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





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