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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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Ruby Doris Delcomyn

Funeral services for Mrs. Ruby Doris Delcomyn were conducted at 12:00 p.m. on Friday, January 5, 2018 from the Liberty Baptist Church with the Rev. Jerry Holmes officiating. Interment followed in the Liberty Cemetery under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest.



Frank William Colbert III

Funeral services for Mr. Frank William Colbert, III were conducted at 11:00 am on Friday, December 29, 2017 from the Ott & Lee Funeral Home Chapel with the Rev. Reggie Williams and Rev. Randall Creel officiating. Interment followed in the Eastern Cemetery under the direction of Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest.


Ricky Myers

Mr. Ricky Myers, age 38, passed away on January 5, 2018.

Ricky was born in Tupelo, MS to Johnny Myers and Eva Myers.

He is survived by parents, Johnny and Eva Myers; brothers, Scott Myers and Jon Myers; sister, Jennifer Myers; grandmother, Sara Gatewood; nephews, Kevin Baumgardner, Joseph Myers and Stephen Myers.




Dorothy McDill

Services for Ms. Dorothy McDill were held at 11:00 am, Thursday, December 28, 2017, at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church with burial in the church cemetery. Bro. Randall Creel officiated. Visitation was held from 9:30 am until 11 am, Thursday, December 28, 2017, at Sulphur Springs Baptist Church.



First Buck

Twelve-year-old Weston Adcox shot his first buck, a seven point weighing in at 180 lbs. He was hunting in the Homewood Community on January 4 when this buck entered his sights. Weston is the son of Wesley and Tammy Adcox.


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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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