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Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Jan 24   Bob Tadlock, Gregory Cooksey, David McCann, Danny Sistrunk, Richard Creel, Amy Jones, Ashley Jones, Dawn Bradford, John Neely, Austin Henderson, Alan Gaddis



Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: The last We Care Mission Food Distribution for the month of January is Friday, January 19 from 10:00 a.m.-noon from the Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street.


Calendar January 17

There is no charge for announcements to run in Community Calendar for two consecutive weeks. If you would like your event publicized more than the two complimentary times, the cost is $20 per week.



Teacher of the Year

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 the award for the High School



The Message

By PASTOR BILL MYERS,

Am I selfish and demanding?

Do others see us as someone who demands their own way?  Are we always arguing and debating trying to prove we’re right?  Do we really care about the desires and needs of others?  Do our actions and words reflect the lifestyle of Jesus?



Eugene Odom

Victor Eugene Odom, age 63 a resident of  the Pea Ridge community near Forest, died Monday January 8, 2018 surrounded by his loving family, following an extended illness.


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Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: We Care Missions Food Distribution dates for January, 2018 are Friday, January 12 and Friday, January 19 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon at Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church, 29 Church Street.  All eligible recipients must present all required documents for each member of the household.


County schools’ energy savings renovations are 87 percent complete

By TIM GETER,

Scott County School District started making renovations to improve building energy efficency during the first week of June last year. After seven months of renovations included in the $4.17 million energy savings performance contract (ESPC), Johnson  Control has completed 87 percent of the projects.



Service Project

Forest High School’s Technology Student Association recently held a community service project. They held a canned food drive in November. The project benefited the Carlisle Crisis Center. Pictured on the front row are Nicedrianna Gray, Karen Calzadilla and Joselyn Jose. Back, Hezekiah Robinson, Joshua Gonzalaz and Josh Harper.


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Jan 10  Jerry Eugene Taylor, Kathryn Woodson, Tommy Massey, Robin Ramey, Cynthia Leigh Waggoner, Charles Gilmer, Glover Wade Jones, Jr.

Jan 11  Dallas Williamson, John Autry, Bob McWilliams, Taylor Smith,  Robyn Winstead, Alissa Williams, Gayle Walsh Massey




Community Calendar

December 27

 

The Ninth Year Pre-Anniversary Revival for Zion Outreach Deliverance Ministries, 117 N. Boyd Rd. in Lena is December 27-29 at 7:30 nightly and Sunday, December 31 at 3:00 pm.

 

December 30


Harold Lee Dennis

Mr. Harold Lee Dennis, age 91, passed away on Friday December 15, 2017 at the G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery VA Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Visitation was held on Monday December 18, 2017 from 5:00PM until 7:00PM at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS.


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Pelahatchie man charged with Christmas Day murder of father in Scott County

By TIM GETER,

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.



Trick or Treat?!

Has this year just flown by? Has Halloween snuck up on you, tapped you on the shoulder, and hollered, “Boo!”? Well, no worries, because there are some sweet local ways to get Halloween in the bag:




Forest News

Happy Birthday:
Oct. 18  Betty Ezelle, Bill Stanton, Ricky Clarke, Ted Jones, Tim Chadwick, Roy Waldrip, Stephanie Mangum, Cheri Watkins, Rancie B. Cummins, Nancy Derochuck, Lucille Patrick, Kim Moss, Talitha Hendry, Rendy Hedgepeth, Stephanie Harrison, Amy Gilbert






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