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Long before Alderman Harry Robinson started serving the citizens of City of Forest in Ward III he served to protect all Americans in the United States Army and he almost paid the ultimate sacrifice.

The City of Forest has made it a priority to bring new and exciting draws to the downtown area. One of the attractions that city officials and private partners have been working hard on is the Sights and Sounds Park located on the corner of S....

Local teams are getting set to start the 2018 football season and only have a few more practices before the season kicks off. All Scott County teams are eager to get underway and will start their regular season games this Friday night.

The Scott County Emergency Management Agency is sponsoring a Safety Expo that will be held at Gaddis Park in Forest on August 18 from 9 a.m. through 1 p.m.

Forest Rotary Club sponsored a Stuff the Bus project to benefit Forest and Scott Central elementary schools.

Forest Municipal School District will start the new school year with enhanced security as the school district continues to be proactive rather than reactive when it comes to ensuring the safety of all students.

Gary Reid

Mr. Gary Reid, age 58, passed away Sunday, August 5, 2018 at his residence in Forest, MS. Visitation was held Wednesday from 10:30 a.m. until 11:50 a.m. August 8, 2018 at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS. Services were held Wednesday at 12:00 p.m. at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS. Burial followed at Salem Baptist Cemetery in Lake, MS.

Douglas A Herring

A Celebration of Life for Douglas Ashley Herring was held, Sunday, August 12, 2018, at First Baptist Church, Starkville, MS, beginning at 3:30 p.m. Visitation was held in the sanctuary from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Following the service, internment was at Oddfellows Cemetery, Starkville, MS.

Arrest Report August 15

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center August 2 – August 8. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.


Drucillia Monique McKee, 26, 121 Rawson Lane St, Walnut Grove MS, Drugs-Possession Paraphernalia.