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February 24

Green Grove United Methodist Church located at 1689 Norris-Homewood Rd., Lake, will hold their Black History Program on Sunday, Feb. 24 at 1:30 p.m. the guest speaker will be Attorney Katrina Gibbs. She currently serves as Municipal Court Judge in Rankin County and was the first African-American appointed to the position.


Madison “Madi” McDill

Services for Ms. Madison “Madi” McDill were held at 2 p.m., Friday, January 4, 2019, at Sebastopol Baptist Church with burial in the Sulphur Springs Baptist Church Cemetery. Rev. Tim Fanguy and Rev. Guy McGarrity officiated.





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Shooting claims teen’s life

Last Thursday night law enforcement authorities were dispatched to the scene of a fatal shooting in the city limits of Forest. Tykey Bland, 19, of Harperville has been identified by family members as the victim of the shooting.

Bland was a 2017 graduate of Scott Central Attendance Center.


Arrest Report January 23

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center January 10 – January 16. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Frederick Deontrey Fountain, 23, 537 MLK, Forest, MS, Disturbing the Public Peace.







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Arrest Report May 30

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 17 – May 23. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Warren Jones Jr., 56, 95 Goldmillion Rd, Walnut Grove MS, General Violations.

Carrie Hacker, 27, 4859 Hwy 481, Morton MS, Contempt of Court.







One day will come

By TIM BEELAND,

Saturday afternoon while cruising the back roads of Rankin, Scott and Leake County, up around Ludlow I think it was, I spied a couple of fishermen on the bank of a creek and  wished I was shoulder to shoulder with them.




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Platinum Level

 Scott County gymnasts, Blair Lathem and Jayden Lathem, competed with Miller Gymnastics Platinum Level team during 2017-2018 competitions. Pictured from left, Blair Lathem, Nicole Thorne, Jayden Lathem. Not Pictured, Chloe Kirkland and Olivia Hantzis.

 






PORs at MES

Mr. Luis Hernandez and Ms. Jennifer Nichols received Positive Office Referrals for their early morning shining attitudes at Morton Elementary School.

 





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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