Human development and family science major Victoria Vivians of Forest will reign this week as 2017 Homecoming Queen at Mississippi State University.
The attorney for Scott County in the American Civil Liberties Union case against the county, Will Allen of Brookhaven, provided this paper with an update last week that the monetary settlement between the ACLU and the county had been made public and was of the amount of $75,000.
Forest United Methodist Church hosted first responders and their families on Sunday, July 1 for services and lunch. Attendees included members of Scott County Sheriff’s Department, Forest Police Department, and Forest Fire Department.
Judge David Clark swore in members of the City Council, the mayor, election commissioners, court clerks, fire and police chiefs, and other city officials on Wednesday, July 5 at City Hall.
Dina Martin of Scott County was born in 1937, left the county in 1956, left Mississippi in 1970, lived in over 20 states, and returned after 30 years with her second husband, Joe Martin. She now lives between Forest and Conehatta.