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The Forest Baptist Church mission team enjoyed a wonderful and productive mission trip to Haiti from June 30 through July 6.

The Lackey Hospital Auxiliary awards an annual $1,000 nursing scholarship to a local graduate that has demonstrated academic excellence and plans to further their education in the medical field.

During a recent awards ceremony, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) recognized employees for their years of continuous service to the agency.

Courtney Jo Weaver of Nanih Waiya is set to take the stage this week to compete for International Auctioneer Champion.

The 2019 Distinguished Young Woman of Scott County, Olivia Triplett, is one of 30 young women from across Mississippi who will be vying to become the next Distinguished Young Woman of Mississippi and represent the state in the national...

Carolyn Cooper has been a mainstay with the the Mississippi Second Chancery Court District as the court’s administrator for 23 years.

Beatrice R. Edwards Hale

Memorial graveside services were held on Saturday, July 14, 2018 for Beatrice R. Edwards Hale of San Diego, California at Union Baptist Church Cemetery in the Red Top Community in Scott County. Services were conducted by Bro. M.L. Wallace of Lena.

Larry Leach

Mr. Larry Leach, age 66, passed away on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at UMMC in Jackson, MS. Visitation was held from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Tuesday July 17, 2018 at Wolf Funeral Services in Lake, MS and Wednesday July 18, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. until 9:50 a.m. at Hazel Baptist Church in Lake, MS.

Morton News


Announcements:  Bro. William Beggiani, Sr. and the congregation of Independence United Methodist Church will host a revival on July 22, 23 and 24. Guest speakers and times are Sunday, July 22-Rev. Kelly Pope at 6:00 p.m.; Monday, July 23-Rev. Patsy Twiner at 7:00 p.m. and Tuesday, July 24-Rev. James Twiner at 7:00 p.m.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

July 18  David Watkins, Tonya Wilkerson Whittington, Anna Elizabeth Youngblood. Danny Thomas, Jr., Kendall Ashmore, Angela Alline Scales, Larie Kay, Nelson Kaye, David Goree, Eric Powell, Denise Coleman, Doris Credille

The Message


He will answer your prayers

Are you feeling lonely?  Abandoned?  Do you feel forgotten by God? Was His answer the opposite of what you had wanted and prayed for?  Have you cried out, “Where are you God?” or “Why God?”

Lone Pilgrim News


Choir Day is July 29 at 2:00 p.m.

On Sunday, July 15, 2018, Reverend Buckley’s message was delivered from the book of Exodus, chapter 4, verses 10-13. His subject: “Lord, Why me?” Pastor Croff read the Responsive Reading.  

Upcoming Events: Reverend Buckley’s ordination will be held on July 22nd at 2 p.m.. 

Harperville News


Time to get back to the ‘Real World’

This is the last full week of the summer break as Scott County District School teachers will report to work next Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday for professional development. All time seems to fly by, but it seems that no time passes faster than summer break.

Pleasant Hill News


God gives me strength

Announcements: MT. Moriah fall revival will begin July 23-25, 2018 Services will begin each night at 7:15 with Rev. Eric Jones as the guest Evangelist.

We Care Mission Food Distributions dates are July 6 and July 20. Location Fellowship Hall of Morton United Methodist Church 29 Church Street Morton Ms.