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The City of Forest Animal Control shelter sits a couple hundred yards off Bishop Ln in a remote part of the city.

An afternoon crime-spree came to an abrupt end with gunfire on Hwy 35 at the Forest City Limits last week.

Former Forest resident Sid Salter of Starkville, right, was recently honored with the Silver Beaver Award for Distinguished Service to Scouting by the Pushmataha Area Council, Boys Scouts of America.

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.

Arrest Report June 13

The following individuals were entered into the docket at the Scott County Detention Center May 31 – June 6. All individuals are considered innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.

Howard L. Smith, 20, 119 Rose Street, Forest MS, Contempt of Court/Failure to pay fines/restitution

Morton News


Announcements: There will be a Scott County Livestock Association Meeting on Tuesday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. at the Scott County Extension Office. A board meeting will follow shortly after the Association meeting. Brian Wilkerson will be cooking hamburgers and hot dogs.

Forest News

Happy Birthday:

June 13 Rusty Healy, Robin Risher, Dorris Nanny, Robbi Doherty, Joshua Benjamin Harris

June 14 Nan Elise Jacob, Donny McCrory, Rosemary Hopkins, Denise Shaw, Bitsey Halford Buegel, Janis Leaf, Roger Guyse, Susan Strebeck, Benjamin Steele Sims, Mark Harrell

Thelma Keyes

Father’s Day is Sunday June 17

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“Let us then approach God’s throne of grace with confidence, so that we may receive mercy and find grace to help us in our time of need”.  Hebrews 4:16