FOREST — Four days after a tornado wiped out the flea market area along Highway 35 north of Forest, owners Willie and Patsy Johnston and a crew of merchants were right back in action making deals and sales — determined not to be defeated by
FOREST — During the past 50 years as Head Start programs were educating young children to prepare them for first grade or kindergarten, Willie Lee Benford has been there along the way assisting in that mission.
Mississippi has many things to be proud of and one of the top things on that list would have to be the arts. Regardless of what our state’s budget looks like, we are certainly rich in the quality of arts across our state.
FOREST — Callers who contacted Community Bank in Forest for many years heard the cheerful voice or visitors who entered the lobby saw the friendly face of Kitty Colbert who served as the face and voice of the bank.
FOREST — Serving her adopted community through caring for stray animals has been a continued passion for Sandy Franklin who believes a positive difference can be made in the population of cats in Forest.