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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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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.


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

 

Dec. 27: Andy Stevens, Betty McDill, Scottie Ball, Margaret Thompson, Michael Harris, Wyatt Gerald,  Diane Logan, Jane Risher, Charles Derschuck, Patty Reynolds, Pat Rogers, Robin Aultman, T. W. Warren



The Quilter

By TIM GETER,

A life of fabrics, colors, shapes, needles, and thread would describe the life of Nancy Federick. Federick is a retired kindergarten school teacher of 31 years with a passion for quilting.



Arrest Report January 3

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center December 20 - December 27. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Joy Marie Boatner, 34, 2174 Pine Grove Rd Walnut, felony - forgery, checks, misd - failure to appear


Forest News

Happy Birthday:

Jan 3 Ellen Case, Eddie Golden, Bobby Elliott, Cornelia Ritchie, Ronald Reid, Jewel Brousard, Bari Bishop Longgrear, Herman McKenzie, Chad Brantley, Watt Whatley, Jana Roby Helmer, Kirby Money




Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: Morton Homemaker Volunteers Club (MHV) will have the first regular club meeting of 2018 on Wednesday, January 3 at Morton Public Library commons room beginning at 1:00 p. m.


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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.


Union Grove/ Steele News

By BRENDA BOBBITT,

Watch Night is December 31

 

Union Grove/Sylvester United Methodist Church held its Annual Christmas Program/Cantata on December 16 at 5:00 p.m. at Union Grove United Methodist Church.  The kids did an excellent job from reciting bible verses to explanations about our holidays, singing and praise dancing. 





Arrest Report July 26

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center July 13-July 20. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Nyjalik Fitzgerald Ware, 20, 545 Pikes Rd., Lena, bond surrender (x2)
Anthony Bradford, 34, 7132 Hillsboro Rd., Forest, possession of methamphetamine


Arrest Report August 2

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center July 20-July 26. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Christopher Posey Jr., 22, 1733 Marcie Cir., San Francisco, possession of 1 oz. of marijuana


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