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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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Reggie Kenneth Hunter, Sr.

Reggie Kenneth Hunter, Sr., 75, went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, December 26, 2017 at his home in Brandon, MS. surrounded by his family.  Visitation was Saturday, December 30, 2017 from 12 Noon until 2 p.m. at Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Brandon, MS.  Funeral Services were at 2:00 p.m.


Eagle Scout

Asa Barnes was awarded his Eagle Scout Badge on November 26, 2017 at Forest Baptist Church. Barnes’ service project was to rebuild the back fence of the playground area at the church. He earned his Eagle Scout rank in August of 2017.





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.


Helen Frances Dale Rochinski

Mrs. Helen Frances Dale Rochinski, a native of Columbia, MS, was born January 8, 1922, and went to be with the Lord on January 4, 2017, after a brief illness.

Visitation was at Ott and Lee Funeral Home in Forest on Saturday, January 6, from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. 


Thelma Keyes

Our plans may not be God’s plans

Good Morning/Evening!

I pray everyone had a wonderfully blessed Christmas; even if some of us had a few valleys to go through. God was always with us!


Midway News

By DELIE SHEPARD,

Christmas cruise was astronomical

 

Happy New Year to everyone.  It is such a blessing to be able to encounter the new year. I know that seems like old news but I have been out of the country on a cruise and was not able to send my article in to the newspaper.



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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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