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Winter Storm Benji pushed across much of the Magnolia State last Friday dumping record high snow in some places. Forest and the surrounding areas received around 4 to 5 inches of the white stuff.

The ageless Forest tradition of “Snow Bunnies” returned like Frosty last Friday as a rare storm engulfed the county.

Emily Ann Monk Hunter, Owner/Stylist, opened the door and welcomed everyone in during the Grand Opening of Be-YOU-tiful Salon in Sebastopol recently.

Mr. and Mrs. Reggie Robertson, pictured with Tommy Miles, were recognized as Grand Marshalls during the Morton Christmas Parade on December 4.
 

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.

On Sunday, November 26, 2017, at approximately 1:15 p.m., La Bendicion convenience store was robbed by two individuals with handguns.

Merchants report Christmas shopping season off to a good start following Black Friday

Retailers, brick-and-mortar as well as online, breathed a collective sigh of relief on Turkey Thursday as holiday sales jump-started ahead of the also brisk Black Friday deals. The official 2017 shopping spree season saw record sales, heading full steam ahead toward Christmas.





Second Annual Toy Drive underway

The Scott County Sheriff’s Department began accepting donations Monday in their second annualy Sheriff’s Toy Drive. There is a drop off box at the Scott County Sheriff’s Department in the lobby which is open to the public 24 hours a day. There will be a small drop box at Petals & More in Forest.






ECCC Warrior Football lands three players on All-State, All-Region Teams

East Central Community College freshman defensive back Keonte’ Daniels has been named to both the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges First Team All-State South Offense and the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 First Team Offense for his play during the recently completed 2017 season.


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Winona Marie Aycock Babb, 89, a resident of Pearl, MS passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 at... READ MORE


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Announcements: MSU/Scott County Extension Service Offices will be closed for the holidays from... READ MORE