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Boy Scout Troop 63, lead by Vance Cox, is preparing for a 75 mile - 12 day hike.

Local churches in Scott County will be holding their traditional Easter programs through Holy Week leading up to Easter Sunday.

Doye Poole and Charles Bobbitt were inducted in the Scott Regional Hospital 2018 Hall of Fame during the Milestone Ceremony and Reception held on February 21st.

Students enrolled in the Jobs for Mississippi Graduates Program at Morton High School recently visited Scott Regional Hospital to learn about careers in health care.

The Scott Central football team will be guided by a new head coach this coming year.

Devin Cooper a former player and assistant coach at Scott Central will lead the rebels into the next season.

Spring arrived Tuesday and the Forest Garden Club is tilling up the grounds for another great gardening season.

Pelahatchie man charged with Christmas Day murder of father in Scott County


A 19-year-old man is in custody after the alleged murder of his father.

Sheriff Mike Lee said last week that early Christmas morning the sheriff’s department responded to a call at 1634 Riverbend Rd in Scott County, the residence of Wayne Adcocks. Adcocks, 57, was shot once in the head.

Arrest Report January 3

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center December 20 - December 27. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Joy Marie Boatner, 34, 2174 Pine Grove Rd Walnut, felony - forgery, checks, misd - failure to appear

The Quilter


A life of fabrics, colors, shapes, needles, and thread would describe the life of Nancy Federick. Federick is a retired kindergarten school teacher of 31 years with a passion for quilting.

Morton News


Announcements: Morton Homemaker Volunteers Club (MHV) will have the first regular club meeting of 2018 on Wednesday, January 3 at Morton Public Library commons room beginning at 1:00 p. m.