Today's Top Stories

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.

Morton News


Announcements: The second We Care Missions Food Distribution will be held on Friday, March 16 from 10 a.m.-12 noon at the Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 church Street.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

March 21:  Alete Renfroe, Beth Busbea, Billy Ray Dill, Mike Bagley, Floyd Tucker, Jr., Nancy Bowman, Jessica Wright, John Eric Henderson, Lee Ann Calhoun

Thelma Keyes

Good Morning/Evening!


A friend shared this with me and I thought it should be shared with you all:

The meaning of “Good Morning!”

G - Get up.

O - Open your heart.

O - Open your mind.

D - Dedicate your day to God.


M - Meditate on God’s word.

Lone Pilgrim News


Choir Rehearsal is Saturday

On Sunday, March 11, 2018, Pastor Timothy Croff message was delivered from the book of Psalms 107, verse 2.  His subject, “I am Healed, and the devil tried to steal my help.” Reverend Buckley performed Responsive Reading.   

Midway News


Youth Revival begins March 26

Sympathy to the Holifield, Bobbitt and Hunt families in the passing of Ray Charles Holifield.  His services were held last Saturday, at Midway M. B. Church. His eulogy was delivered by Rev. Randy Lewis.  His Interment was at the church cemetery. 

Union Grove/ Steele News


Union Grove Usher Day is March 18

Thanks to everyone who participated in The Great American Cleanup. Thanks to those who donated money, items, and time. And special thanks to all the kids and young adults who took time from their Spring Break to help with this project.