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Industry-leading defense contractor Raytheon broke ground on its new radar production facility in Forest last week. The project, announced in May, is a $100-million corporate investment, which will create dozens of jobs at Raytheon’s Forest campus over the next five years.
The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center November 1 – November 7. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
Jermaine Hughes, 35, 1693 VFW Rd, Forest MS, Larceny-Petty-Attempted.
Kenneth J. Patrick, 60, 332 Watson Dr., Forest MS, Old Fines.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Department responded to a Scott County School District school bus crash prior to school last Thursday morning on Turner Road in the Midway Community.
City of Morton Mayor Gerald Keeton announced the approval of a Mississippi Development Authority Community Development Block Grant in the amount of $444,658 for Morton.
With Thanksgiving right around the corner the preparations for the holiday season are well underway and Creative Christmas will kick off the season tomorrow.
Every year, the Board Members of the Forest Area Chamber of Commerce nominate and cast their votes for the Citizens of the Year. The Chamber has announced that the 2018 Forest Citizens of the Year are: Randy and Pat Dilley.
Voters will head to the polls Tuesday, November 27, for the Special Senate Election Runoff between Cindy Hyde-Smith and Mike Espy.
Scott County Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 7 p.m. There will be one race included on the ballot:
Members of Forest United Methodist Church will gather Thursday in service to help the less fortunate in the community with providing its traditional Thanksgiving meal.
Now in its 14th year, the Thanksgiving meal will be served from 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m., or until the food runs out in the church’s family life center.
The Lake Hornets entered last Friday nights game against the visiting Eupora Eagles with high confidence after knocking off a No. 1 seed in East Union the prior week. This week the Hornets had the luxury of playing on their home field and were looking to punch their ticket to the third round of the 2A playoffs with a big win.
"What was that," I remember asking the first time as a child I heard the noise from the woods out back of the house. “It’s a panther screaming,” someone — my dad, or my grandfather, or an uncle — answered. And so began the mystery of the big cats in my mind.
It was gone almost as fast as it came, but the snow last Friday was certainly a sight to behold. I’ve always enjoyed a good snow, perhaps it is because I was born on a frosty morn. My parents say that it was so cold on the day my mom went into labor the doors were frozen shut. Trouble from the very beginning, one might say.
The libraries of Scott County are planning for a special event in April, as a collaborative celebration of National Library Week 2018. Pascagoula photographer Jeff Baldock, Creative Visions, is displaying his latest “Downtown by Night” series at the Forest Public Library on Tuesday, April 10.
The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center June 21 – June 27. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
John Dillion Alford, 25, 330 MC Lum Rd, Morton MS, Multi-Count.
Spring arrived Tuesday and the Forest Garden Club is tilling up the grounds for another great gardening season.
The Forest Garden Club was established in 1962 and is a member of National Garden Clubs, Deep South Garden Clubs, and The Garden Clubs of Mississippi, and is in the Southern Pine District.
As warm weather starts to approach, tornados could be on the horizon. According to Scott County Emergency Management Operations Director Alvin Seaney, when a funnel cloud starts to form and warnings are placed in the area, one must take action immediately and find safety.
I drive a 2003 Ford Expedition with roughly 328,000 miles on it. I could probably use a new vehicle, but in my eyes it cranks, it goes into gear, and it takes me from home to work and back. The A/C isn’t so good but the heat is fine and since the temps this week are hovering around the teens that works for me too.
Jan 3 Ellen Case, Eddie Golden, Bobby Elliott, Cornelia Ritchie, Ronald Reid, Jewel Brousard, Bari Bishop Longgrear, Herman McKenzie, Chad Brantley, Watt Whatley, Jana Roby Helmer, Kirby Money
Raytheon is an industry-leading defense contractor and has been a huge supplier of jobs in Scott County for decades. The company announced May 31 that they will be making a $100 million corporate investment in the Consolidated Manufacturing Center in Forest.
The Morton Chamber of Commerce is hosting the Barter Day Festival on Saturday, October 21, 2017, from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. at Roosevelt State Park in Morton. This family fun filled event brings back old past times while helping to promote the beautiful Roosevelt State Park.
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.
March 14: John Tyree, Jr., Randy Woods, W. A. Pogue, Catherine Huckabey, Leiah Gilbert Bridges, Roger McDaniel, James Gibbs.
March 15: Sheila Rushing, John Allen Roby, Shawn Gunderson, Charles Rogellio, Jr., Jonathon Huff, Anna Gaddis
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
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.
The Scott County Sheriff’s Department 2nd Annual Toy Drive is right on track and happening right now. They have a large drop off box in their lobby and it is open to the public 24 hours a day. There is also a small drop box at Petals & More in Forest.