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This is one whale of a story

By TIM GETER,

Once upon a time many years ago animals unimaginable  roamed this earth leaving behind links into history with their bones buried beneath the surface, today known as fossils.

According to Webster, fossils are the remains or impressions of a prehistoric organism preserved in petrified form or as a mold or cast in rock.






Forest News

Happy Birthday:
 
Feb 28  Dot Townsend, Haywood Reeves, Steven Gaddis, Chuck Hollingsworth, Janice Fortenberry, Ray Thompson, Jr. 


Pleasant Hill News

By PEGGY LEWIS,

 Announcements: Mississippi State University Extension in Scott County, Scott Regional Hospital and Morton Healthy Home Committee are teaming up to present Walk-a-Weigh Health Control Program. For more information contact Morton Chamber of Commerce at 601-732-6135.



Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements:  Morton Public Library invites local teens to Teen Craft Night, Thursday, February 22 at 5:00 p.m.  Monster Bookmarks will be made during this activity.


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Senate Bill will help cities with cleanup of rundown property

By TERRY BURTON,

Senate Bill 2607 would offer cities relief by expediting the rapid cleanup of rundown properties. It would allow cities to clean small parcels of rundown property less than one acre in size for which the city spends $250 or less. It would allow up to four cleanings a year for cities with populations of 25,000 or more.


Wayne Kyzar

Funeral services for Mr. Wayne Kyzar were conducted Tuesday, February 6, 2018 at 1:00 p.m. from the Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Dan Henry officiating.


Top Administrators

Scott County School District Administrators of the Year are, from left, Scott Wells, High School; Lee Killen, District Administrator of the Year; and Marylynn Crotwell, Elementary.



SCSD Teachers of The Year

By BILLY FREEMAN,

The Scott County School District recently named their Teachers of the Year. Pictured from front left are Michelle Gibbs, Lake High School; Debbie Burnham, Forest-Scott County Career Center and District Teacher of The Year; Melandy Henry, Sebasopol High; Marilyn Maseda, Morton High; and Tina Ware, Morton 3rd-4th.


Red Rose Award

At the January meeting of Pi Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, the chapter Red Rose Award was presented to Lisa Seale, left, principal of Lake Elementary School. The award is presented each year to an outstanding woman in her community who has benefited education and the status of women in educational roles.


Graduates Basic

U.S. Air Force Airman Hope K. Curry, right, graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.


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Second Annual Toy Drive underway

The Scott County Sheriff’s Department began accepting donations Monday in their second annualy Sheriff’s Toy Drive. There is a drop off box at the Scott County Sheriff’s Department in the lobby which is open to the public 24 hours a day. There will be a small drop box at Petals & More in Forest.



Circuit Court

The Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi cases for trial under the Honorable Judge Collins. The following cases be set for trial and/or disposition in the February, 2018, term of Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi, as follow:

First Monday January 29, 2018

 









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Second Annual Toy Drive underway

The Scott County Sheriff’s Department began accepting donations Monday in their second annualy Sheriff’s Toy Drive. There is a drop off box at the Scott County Sheriff’s Department in the lobby which is open to the public 24 hours a day. There will be a small drop box at Petals & More in Forest.



Circuit Court

The Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi cases for trial under the Honorable Judge Collins. The following cases be set for trial and/or disposition in the February, 2018, term of Circuit Court of Scott County, Mississippi, as follow:

First Monday January 29, 2018

 









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