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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.


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


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.




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The Message

By PASTOR BILL MYERS,

Do I have to love everybody?

“Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind and with all your strength.” The second is this: “Love your neighbor as yourself.  There is no commandment greater than these” Matthew 12:30-31.


Barbara Babs Beach Day

Babs Beach Day was born August 5, 1948. She passed away in her sleep on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017 after losing her battle with cancer. Babs attended Murrah High School in Jackson, MS and graduated with the class of 1966. She received her BS degree in History from MS State University. Babs was a resident of Morton MS for the last 14 years.



Charles Emmons

Charles Aubrey Emmons, 86, passed away peacefully at home on Wed. Nov. 15, 2017, while surrounded by his family. Visitation was held at Ott & Lee, Brandon on 11/17 and Services were held at Crossgates Baptist in Brandon on 11/18.  Interment at Floral Hills Memory Garden, Brandon.


Jimmy E. Ware

Mr. Jimmy E. Ware, age 83, passed away on Monday November 06, 2017 at the Bedford Care Center in Newton, MS.
Visitation was held on Wednesday November 08, 2017 from 5:00PM until 7:30 p.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS and again on Thursday November 09, 2017 from 2:00 p.m.until 2:50 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church in Lake, MS.



Arrest Report Dec. 6

The following persons were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center
November 23 – November 29. All persons are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law:





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