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Lake Grand Marshall

In Lake, where Izeary Body, pictured , served as Grand Marshall, Pat Jordan won first place truck and second place went to Todd Jordan. Wayne Jordan won Mayor’s Choice. In the car division winners were, first place, Jody Jordan and second place, Sonny Steele. Wayne Wimberly claimed Mayor’s Choice.



Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements:  Friends of the Library will meet in the conference room of Morton Public Library on Wednesday, December 6 at noon. Everyone is invited/encouraged to attend.  Some additional organizational business will be conducted and a reception including light refreshments will be served.


Forest Parade

By BILLY FREEMAN,

Christmas parades were held in three of Scott County’s municipalities in the last week heralding the holiday season. Pictured, Community Bank of Forest claimed top honors in the Forest Parade’s Red Division. Second place went ot Bank of Forest and Third place was claimed by Lackey Memorial Hospital.


Calendar November 29

November 30

The Forest Baptist Church Good News Singers & Young at Heartz will present Christmas Dinner Theater on Thursday, November 30th, at 12:00 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Free Lunch!

December 4


Sheriff’s Toy Drive

The Scott County Sheriff’s Department 2nd Annual Toy Drive is right on track and happening right now. They have a large drop off box in their lobby and it is open to the public 24 hours a day. There is also a small drop box at Petals & More in Forest.


Mary Ruby Gilmer Watkins

Services for Ms. Mary Ruby Gilmer Watkins were held at 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday, November 28, 2017, at Steam Mill Cumberland Presbyterian Church with burial in the church cemetery. Rev. Wade Phillips and Rev. John McDonald officiated.
Visitation was held from 12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at Steam Mill Cumberland Presbyterian Church.


Dilley Honored

Jessica Dilley, a planning engineer at the Mississippi Department of Transportation, was honored as Young Engineer of the Year at the 2017 winter meeting of the Mississippi Engineering Society. Pictured from front left are Gracyn Dilley, Mrs. Kermit Reynolds, Erin West and Anna Blair West.


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Winona Marie Aycock Babb, 89, a resident of Pearl, MS passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 at... READ MORE


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