Meet the Staff:
TIM BEELAND, Editor/Publisher
As editor and publisher, Tim is responsible for the overall operation of the newspaper and writes a weekly column.
A native of Newton, Miss., he began his newspaper career at the Clarksdale Press Register in Clarksdale, Miss. in 1984. He then served as advertising director for the Greenwood Commonwealth in Greenwood, Miss. before being named editor and publisher, in the late ‘80s, of the weekly Winona Times in Winona, Miss. and the Carrollton Conservative in Carrollton, Miss.
In 1996 he started the weekly Rankin Record in Flowood, Miss. and took over the reins of the Scott County Times in 2009. He is a graduate of Mississippi State University and the winner of multiple writing, photography and advertising awards.
Tim and his wife, Danny, have one grown daughter who is Deputy Director of the Public Education and Community Engagement Division of Mississippi State Attorney General’s office, and they split their time between a family home in Sebastopol, Miss. and their lake house at the Ross Barnett Reservoir.
Charlene Stinson, Office Manager/Classifieds/Legals/Subscriptions
As office manager, Charlene is responsible for accounts payables and receivables as well as the classifieds, legals and subscriptions. She is a native of Scott County and a graduate of Scott Central High School. She began her newspaper career at The Scott County Times in 2018. Charlene lives in Morton with her husband Jimmy.