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On January 15, 1929 a boy by the name Martin Luther King Jr was born to his mother Alberta Williams King and father Martin Luther King Sr.

Lydia Bishop, pictured left, of Sebastopol recently served as a page for the Mississippi Senate. Pages generally run errands for officials and Senate staff. She is pictured with Lt. Governor Tate Reeves who sponsored her visit.

All Tournament Team Members and Most Valuable Players Orlandra McGee and Vantasia Duncan.

All Tournament Team Members and Most Valuable Players Diwun Black and Keziah Wash.

Forest School District Teachers of the year awards from left are Lindsay White Middle School English teacher, Robin Sistruck was also recognized for being district teacher of the year for the elementary school, and Katherine Grisham who received...



County schools’ energy savings renovations are 87 percent complete

By TIM GETER,

Scott County School District started making renovations to improve building energy efficency during the first week of June last year. After seven months of renovations included in the $4.17 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC), Johnson  Control has completed 87 percent of the projects.


Circuit Court

The Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi cases for trial under the Honorable Judge Collins. The following cases be set for trial and/or disposition in the February, 2018, term of Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi, as follow:

First Monday January 29, 2018

 




Milestone #85

By TIM BEELAND,

When a person is in their 80s, wouldn’t you say it is safe to assume that every birthday is a milestone? My dad, Harmon Drexil “Joe” Beeland, hits his 85th milestone this coming Sunday. 



Mrs. Agnes T. Miley

Mrs. Mary Agnes Thomas Miley, age 93, a resident of Pulaski passed away on Thursday, January 11, 2018 at her home surrounded by her family.  Visitation was held from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, January 13, 2018 at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Morton.  Services were held at 2 p.m.


MaeDean Goolsby

MaeDean Goolsby, age 54 a resident of Forest died Sunday January 7, 2018 at the Lackey Memorial Hospital in Forest following an extended illness.


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