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Arrest Report Dec. 13

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center November 29 - December 6.  All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:
Nicholas Smith, 22, 309 Mead St Forest, felonies-DUI, other substances,drugs-poss control substances




Cindy Craig Harrell

Cindy Craig Harrell, age 52 a resident of Clifton, MS, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at Lackey Hospital in Forest, MS.  Visitation was held from  5-9 p.m. Monday, December 4, 2017 from the Ott & Lee Funeral Home in Forest and from 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home.


Ruth F. Marty

Ruth F. Marty, 102, went home to be with her Lord at Lackey Convalescent Home in Forest, MS, on Sunday, December 3, 2017. She was preceded in death by her husband of 47 years, Edmund John Marty. She was born to the late Fred and Beulah Fussner, of Mentor, Ohio on September 13, 1915 in Willoughby, Ohio.


Marie Babb

Winona Marie Aycock Babb, 89, a resident of Pearl, MS passed away Sunday, December 10, 2017 at MS Care Center of Morton. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at Ott and Lee Funeral Home in Brandon, MS with the interment in Floral Hills Memory Gardens in Pearl, MS. Visitation was Monday from 5:00 p.m.



Forest News

Happy Birthday:
Dec.13  Alicia Eure, Casey Chambers, Carol McDill, Ruby McDill, Ann Nanney Boyette, Kristy Walsh Sessums, Kay Harrison, David Webb, Melanie Roberts, Paul Valentine, Sara Elizabeth Lowrey, Sara Grace Hunter




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Forest News

Happy Birthday:
Nov. 22:  Jane Dykes, Patsy Alexander, Kevin Pryor, Gordon Toudt, Lana Simmons Gordon, Tommy Brown, Alisha J-Donn Parks, Jimmy Patterson, LaDonna Benton
Nov. 23:  Sheila Tate, Linda Craig, Maxine Dement, Jenna Gardner, Joey Baker, Christopher Huff, Mrs. Jewel Harris, Sheila Newell


ECCC Warrior Football lands three players on All-State, All-Region Teams

East Central Community College freshman defensive back Keonte’ Daniels has been named to both the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges First Team All-State South Offense and the National Junior College Athletic Association Region 23 First Team Offense for his play during the recently completed 2017 season.




Merchants report Christmas shopping season off to a good start following Black Friday

Retailers, brick-and-mortar as well as online, breathed a collective sigh of relief on Turkey Thursday as holiday sales jump-started ahead of the also brisk Black Friday deals. The official 2017 shopping spree season saw record sales, heading full steam ahead toward Christmas.


Forest News

Happy Birthday:
Nov. 28:  Dr. Ed Stuart, Fred Owen Smith, Lance Shirley, Jean Watkins, Dewayne Wedgeworth, Brian Hollingsworth, Melissa Hellen
Nov. 29:  Debbie Burns, Gloria Daniels, Frank Dement, III, Prescilla Cooksey, Ricky Creel, Tonya Courtney, Jerry Haralson, Colin Smith, Tracy Holifield, Elese Ros



Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements:  The MSU/Scott County Extension Service Office, 230 South Davis Street, Forest, will close on Wednesday, November 22 at noon and reopen on Monday, November 27,  Christmas holidays for the staff will begin on Monday, December 20 and reopen on January 2, 2018




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