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A former Forest Bearcat looks to earn a spot on the Chicago Cubs baseball team and take the field at Wrigley.

The Forest United Methodist Church is happy to announce they have a new pastor. David Slaughter.  will begin his tenure as pastor at FUMC with his first sermon on Sunday, July 1.

Lake Youth Baseball 7-9 League Champions, Allstar Team Sports, finished the season a perfect 11-0. Pictured here first row, from left: Kason Edwards, Jordan Lynam, Landyn Williams, Kylan Chrislom and Colt Shelley.

From August 5 until May 8, 2018, Tia Patrick was granted the opportunity to go on a delegation to Seoul, South Korea.

Miller Gymnastics in Newton completed their 2017-2018 competition season. The competition team won numerous titles at the team level and in individual events including Level 2 overall state champion Reese Thoms.

Raytheon is an industry-leading defense contractor and has been a huge supplier of jobs in Scott County for decades.

XOXO and Happy Easter

By TIM BEELAND,

While browsing through the stack of newspapers that came in the Monday mail, a column by a friend and colleague of mine, Jamie Patterson the managing editor at the Yazoo Herald, caught my eye. Jamie was reminiscing about all the little gifts her young children have given her over the years.





Debbie French

Services for Mrs. Debbie French were held at 2 p.m., Friday, March 23, 2018 at Milling Funeral Home Chapel of Union with burial in the Mt. Zion Congregational Methodist Cemetery. Bro. Jeff Hall and Bro. Tod Thompson officiated.



Forest News

Happy Birthday:

April 4 Kayla Welbourne, Georgia Lynn Jones, Joe Thrash, Robert Marveggio, Joyce Carr, Jeannie Bailey Tadlock, Mike Pace, Charles Smith, Jana Nester, John Alumbaugh, David Nabors, Joyce Lathem



Morton News

By FRISKY ROLAND,

Announcements: The Sims Cemetery maintenance/preservation meeting will be held at the cemetery on Saturday, March 7-8:00 a.m.  All family members and friends are invited/encouraged to attend. Those wishing to make donations in memory/honor of loved ones may remit checks to: Virginia Mangum, 4734 Blossom Hill Road, Morton, MS 39117.


Union Grove/ Steele News

By BRENDA BOBBITT,

Marriage Matters Seminar is Friday

Union Grove United Methodist Church Men’s Day Program was great.  If you missed it, you missed a treat.  Our men performed a wonderful praise dance and Pastor Sheldon Thomas brought a great word.  Thanks to him and the Little Rock Family for coming to worship with us on yesterday.





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