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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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Patsy Lou Ridings Robertson

Patsy Lou Ridings Robertson, age 81, passed away on Sunday, February 4, 2018. Visitation was  held Wednesday, February 7, 2018, at Breeland Funeral Home in Canton, MS from 5:00 until 8:00 p.m.  Funeral Services were held February 8 at 10:00 a.m.


Arrest Report February 14

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center January 30 - February 7 . All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

 Melvyn Figueroa,39, 16823 Watering Oaks Lane Houston TX, misd - no drivers license, other - hold for other agency



Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements:  Don't forget to enjoy a meal of Homemade Soups and Dessert at Excel Learning Center, 383 South Fourth Street, Morton from 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. on Thursday, February 1.  Dine in or take out your meal. Price depends on your choice of items offered.



Rose Killens

 A memorial service for Ms. Rose Killens was be held at 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol. Bro. George Ellis officiated.

The family received friends from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m., Tuesday, February 13, 2018, at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Sebastopol.


Roy L. Thomas

Roy L. Thomas, 79, of Darwin Ave., Glens Falls, New York, passed away Wednesday, January 31, 2018 at Glens Falls Hospital. 

Born July 26, 1938 in Forest, Mississippi, he was the son of the late Deroy and Julia (Hardy) Thomas.



Wilson Davis Wooten

Mr. Wilson Davis Wooten, age 81, passed away on Wednesday January 24, 2018 at his home in Lake, MS. Visitation was held on Friday January 26, 2018 from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and again on Saturday January 27, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:50 a.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS.


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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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