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.

Forestry Banquet Oct. 26

The Scott County Forestry Association Banquet will be held Thursday, October 26 at Roosevelt State Park Lodge.  Registration will begin at 6:00 p.m. with the meal and program beginning at 6:30 p.m.  Please call the Scott County Extension Office at 601-469-4241 by October 16 to register for the banquet.

Jail escapee captured

State inmate Gregory Trigg, who escaped from the Scott County Jail last weekend, has been captured and is back in prison.

Trigg, #R4245, was found in a motel in Hazlehurst and arrested without incident by local authorities. He was caught at 11:30 p.m. Monday at the motel. His identity was confirmed later.

Arrest Report October 11

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center September 27 – October 5. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Crystal K. Watford, 34, 51 Young Hill Dr, Monticello, improper equipment, drug possession- methamphetamine, no driver’s license.