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Mrs. Jada Marie McCrory, age 54, passed away Monday, July 30, 2018 at University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Visitation was held Tuesday July 31, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. and Wednesday August 1, 2018 from 1:30 p.m. until 2:45 p.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Morton, MS.
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“You have done many good things for me, Lord, just as You promised. I believe in your commands, now teach me good judgement and knowledge”. (Psalm 119:65-66)
The Mississippi Bar presented Constance Slaughter-Harvey of Forest with its Lifetime Achievement Award during their 2018 Annual Meeting. The Bar presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to those individuals who have devoted service to the public, profession and the administration of justice over the span of a professional career.
Forest Elementary School will begin the new year with a new principal at the helm. Tracy Adcock was hired by the Forest Municipal School District and officially started on July 1. Adcock replaces longtime principal Stacy Crosby who retired at the end of the previous school year.
The Forest Baptist Church mission team enjoyed a wonderful and productive mission trip to Haiti from June 30 through July 6. During their time spent in the Caribbean nation located on the island of Hispaniola they were in the small mountain village of Thoman which is home to approximately 900 native villagers.
The 8th Annual Nabs and Coke Party is set for this Friday and Saturday, July 21 and 22 and all Forest High School Alumni are invited. FHS Alumni will gather to reminisce about the times they spent walking the halls of the school, studying hard in the classroom and playing sports on the fields and courts that make up Bearcat Country.
Forest Municipal School District will start the new school year with enhanced security as the school district continues to be proactive rather than reactive when it comes to ensuring the safety of all students.
The annual EC Day at the Neshoba County Fair celebrating East Central Community College in Decatur is scheduled for Monday, July 30, at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds in Philadelphia.
ECCC alumni, students, and prospective students and their families, and all fair goers are invited to attend EC Day at the Fair.
Lake Youth Sports Organization is holding open registration for 2018 youth football and cheerleading until August 3.
Forms can be picked up at The Hornets Nest in Lake or receive by texting or calling Wendy Clark at 601-507-8249 to have a registration form e-mailed.
The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center July 5 – July 11. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
James Willie McCoy, 29, 104 Kalem Trailor Park Rd, Morton MS, Disturbing the Public Peace.
Heroes come in all forms. Some wear capes. Some don suits of armor. Some even work for the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT). Keith Herrington, a District 5 maintenance worker in Kalem, thought he was reporting for a typical day of work. HiBy CAREY MILLER,
When it was time to pick a topic for his high school senior project, Chandler Norman wanted to learn more about the world of prosthetics.
For several years now, online stores have reported the Monday after Thanksgiving Day is their busiest. It is Cyber Monday and we have come to expect the big annual savings we find for gift items. And, without standing in the long lines on Black Friday.
Home field advantage certainly made a difference for the Lake Hornets who defeated the Newton Tigers 42-36 Friday night.
The atmosphere was heated as next-door neighbors Forest and Morton battled it out to see who could claim the “W” in the Battle for the Golden Chicken last Friday night at Bearcats Stadium.
The Sebastopol Bobcats were defeated by the West Lowndes Panthers last Friday night. This brings the Bobcats to the end of their fateful season with their eighth loss in a row, but they went out fighting.
The Morton Panthers went head-to-head against the Kosciusko Whippets last Thursday night and came out on the losing end of the contest. The Whippets rushed for an impressive 313 yards on 41 carries.
Last week my dear wife, Danny, tagged me on a social media site with a picture of an original bottle of Old Spice Cologne. The caption on the photograph was “who can smell this now?”
Last Friday night, the Scott Central Rebels continued to leave a trail of shut-out victories in their wake this season. Union was utterly defeated by the Rebels, 64-0.
The following judgments were issued during the October term of Scott County Circuit Court:
Cold weather lead to tragedy last week ultimately causing a fatality in the city of Forest when a house was ingulfed by flames.
According to Forest Fire Chief Jason Tilman the fire occured on the evening of December 12.
Home field advantage was not enough to afford the Sebastopol Bobcats a victory against the Vardaman Rams. The Rams overcame the Bobcats 26 to 0. Try as they might, the Bobcats could not get the football into the end zone during the entire contest against the Rams, who had a consistent night, scoring one touchdown in all four quarters.
Just outside of Lake city limits, at least four instances occurred between Friday, November 3 and Sunday, November 5, where suspicious individuals pulled to the side of the road in front of area businesses and homes, propped the hood up on their vehicle under the guise of having car trouble, and spent an unusu
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.
You see, or hear, all sorts of warnings around this time of year. Things like don’t plug extension cords into space heaters or vice versa. Same with overloading circuits with Christmas tree lights and outside decorations and the like. Fire hazard they say.
Al Bergin lives a mile from the Clearview landfill in south Scott County and says there are times he can’t even leave his house. “On some days going outside is not an option because of the heavy cloud of odor that fills the air,” Bergin said.
Dr. Deepthi Mundra bought Metro Dental located at 1237 Highway 35 South in Forest in June from Dr. Jim Polles. In 2015, Dr. Polles had advertised for an associate and Dr. Mundra got the job. In 2017, Dr. Polles decided to sell Metro Dental and he asked Dr. Mundra if she wanted to buy it.
Forest Community Arts and Forest Downtown Development proudly announce the imminent arrival of highly anticipated celebrity guests, Robert St. John and Wyatt Waters, and are thrilled to host a book-signing event to launch their newest collaboration: A Mississippi Palate: Heritage Cuisine and Watercolors of Home.