Calendar November 8

November 9
East Central Community College will honor military veterans by hosting its Military Appreciation Breakfast Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017, on the Decatur campus.

November 10
Forest High School will host its annual Veterans’ Day Program at 9 a.m. in the Auditorium.  The program will be followed by a brunch sponsored by the BETA Club students.  All Veterans and community members are invited to attend.  For more information contact Allan Atkison at Forest High School.

November 10
Bettye Mae Jack Middle School will be celebrating Veterans’ Day on November 10th at 9:00 AM. All local Veterans are invited as well as encouraged to attend our celebration to pay honor to them. Mississippi’s US Senator Roger Wicker will be the key-note speaker. We will also have a host of local officials and dignitaries attending. I would like to ask the local Veterans to stay after the ceremony and help judge the Military Themed Posters which are created by our students and help decide which ones receive awards.
Bettye Mae Jack is located at 128 Martin Luther King Drive, Morton, MS

November 10
Conference at Christ Our Common Portion Ministries, 2089 Hwy 35 S, (old Mimi Bridal building)  Forest MS, (601)564-0002. November 10 6:30 p.m -8:30 p.m; November 11 Day Sessions 9:30 a.m to noon and 4:30-7:00 p.m; November 12 9:30 a.m. Speaker Bro. G.L Parks, Wilburton, OK. Theme: He that hath an ear, let him hear what the spirit saith unto the churches. Raymond Johnson, Jr. Senior Pastor.

November 12
Mt. Hebron Primitive Baptist Church, 6702 Old Jackson Road, Forest, MS 39074 announces Pastor’s 24th Year Anniversary, Sunday – November 12, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. Speaker – Rev. Sheldon Thomas of Little Rock M.B. Church-Guest Choir. Honorees are Pastor Floyd C. McConnell and Elect Lady-Sis. Louella McConnell. Sis. Tracy Holifield, Program Chairperson

November 12
Concord M. B. Church will celebrate their 145th Church Anniversary on Sunday, November 12, at 3:pm. The guest speaker will be Rev. Anthony Robinson from St. John Baptist Church, Newton, Ms. A special memorial ceremony will be held at Concord on Saturday, November 11, beginning at 12:00 p.m.

November 12
First Baptist Church Morton welcomes Dr. Carl Duck November 12. Dr. Duck served as pastor at First Baptist Church Morton in 1952 until 1955. Dr. Duck will deliver the 11:00 a.m. service to celebrate his 90th birthday November 7.  Dr. Duck is starting his bucket list of preaching at each church he served as pastor during his career. Dr. Duck and his wife Bonnie reside in Brentwood, Tennessee.

November 13-21
A silent auction for the benefit of the Excel Learning Center’s educational programs will be held from November 13-21. Among the more than one hundred items to be featured in the silent auction are the following: two hand-crafted vases by wood artist Terry Thompson, LOV pottery from Donna Vosburg, a Walter Peyton football jersey, hand quilted items, a glider rocker, two sets of pots and pans, and baby afghans.
The silent auction will take place at the Excel Learning Center, 383 South Fourth Street, Morton. Bidding will open on the free Bingo evening –— Saturday, November 11.  Bidding can continue from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. daily from Monday through Friday, November 13-21. 

November 16

Mississippi State University Extension in Scott County, Scott County Mississippi Homemaker Volunteers and Forest Community Arts will sponsor “Creative Christmas”, Thursday, November 16, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Forest National Guard Armory.  There will be an admission fee of $1.00.   Make plans to attend this holiday event, which will feature arts, crafts, and baked goods by local artisans as well as a variety of other items available for purchase.  Forest Community Arts will sponsor “Vinyl Crafting” by Mary Jones.  The VFW and American Legion will also be selling plates for $6.00 and drinks for $1.00.  Please bring a donation of non-perishable food for the Scott County Crisis Center.

November 19

At Colbert Commons, Sunday, November 19th, from 2 PM – 4PM, Forest Community Arts and Forest Downtown Development will host Robert St. John and Wyatt Waters at a book-signing to introduce their newest collaboration: A Mississippi Palate.

November 20

On Monday November 20 the East Ms Greys SCV Camp 1666 will have as its Speaker camp member David Gould of Lake. David will do a program on the 4 Thanksgivings from 1861 - 1864.  Everyone is invited to attend. Meeting will start at 6:30 at the Forest Community Center.  For more information contact Bruce Warren @ 601 668 1276