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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...

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.