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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...




Bearcats show out in 37-8 win over Kemper County

By ALLEN ARDREY,

In their away game, the Forest Bearcats showed off their offensive and defensive chops against the Kemper County Wildcats last Friday night in a decisive 37-8 win. This most recent victory came at a crucial time for the Bearcats, which landed them a spot in the playoffs of the 2017 MHSAA Football Championships of the 3A division.




Arrest Report November 1

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center October 19 – 26. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Chirstoper A Patrick, 41, 131 Wash Dr, Forest, misd – drugs-possession marijuana 1st offense



Marines march across Mississippi

By JILL WARE,

On October 16 two Marines, Gabriel Vasquez and Jason Bailess, embarked on a 155 mile “Ruck” across Mississippi, trekking from the Alabama state line to the Mississippi River, in only five days, to raise awareness and support in the battle against Veteran Suicide and Veteran Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD


Trick or Treat?!

Has this year just flown by? Has Halloween snuck up on you, tapped you on the shoulder, and hollered, “Boo!”? Well, no worries, because there are some sweet local ways to get Halloween in the bag:


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